Even when we enter into a relationship with God, our wrestling with God doesn’t end. A spiritual experience is an encounter with something or someone other than yourself that is not based upon material phenomena. Let me first say that everything that I am about to tell you is in no way false, or an exaggeration of the truth. God’s Battle Plan for Us when Facing Spiritual Warfare . Spiritual husbands and wives hate the power of Jesus Christ – power of the kingdom of God. Lesson 40: Three Encounters With God (Acts 16:11-34) Related Media. God often motivates us by promise. As we move through this study on the Knowledge of the Holy, it is useful to look at some actual encounters that people had with God. Spiritual Encounters with God: A Witness, Two Prophecies and a Parable James R. Aist “‘In the last days it shall be,’ says God, ‘that I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.”– Acts 2:17 Introduction. He equips us with strength, wisdom, and discernment through His own Spirit to stay strong in the battle. Welcome to another episode of Spiritual Encounters with Pastor Caspar McCloud. He invites us to spend time in His Presence, through prayer and worship, pressing in to know Him more. He's already promised that when we draw near to Him, He's going to respond (James 4:8). Please email us. Jacob’s Fifth Encounter with God - Then God said to Jacob, “Go to Bethel and live there. 6:5). In this podcast episode, we discuss how having God-encounters can be a powerful catalyst for our inner growth. And they really are sent to intervene for people in times of need. God arms us with the sword, the Word of God, to stand against the enemy’s lies. It is marked by His presence, His power, and His deliverance. Where is yours leading you? What’s even more amazing is that this majestic, holy God invites us into an intimate relationship with Him through His Son. And at other times, He has His spiritual agents, righteous angels, act for Him. Thanks for reading Today’s Scripture Union Daily Encounter With God 8th August 2020 Devotional – Spiritual Check-Up Time. I for one had many spiritual encounters scattered though out my life. This is the first step to spiritual revival: having an encounter or re-acquaintance with God. Welcome to another episode of Spiritual Encounters with Pastor Caspar McCloud. You were seeking more of God than you’d known before–a real experience of encounter with God that neither doctrine nor evangelical service could give you. We would love to hear about your spiritual journey. With intentionality and focus, it's relatively easy to have an encounter with God. The ancient Jewish rabbis viewed this pivotal encounter with God as Jacob’s spiritual awakening. Maybe you or someone you know has even experienced such things. One of those was our friend Moses. Sammeyposh March 12, 2018 Leave a Comment on Pedophilia In ‘Spiritual Encounter With God’ – Catholic Archbishop Share with Love One of the highest-ranking officials in the Catholic Church says sexually abused children can experience “a spiritual encounter with God … The entire Bible is filled with spiritual situations and encounters with God, angels and other heavenly creatures, Lucifer and his demons. I am the God who appeared to you when you were fleeing from your brother Esau.” So Jacob said to his family and those who were with him, “Get rid of the foreign gods which you have, wash yourselves until you are ritually clean, and change your clothes. The Knowledge of the Holy: Moses' encounter with the glory of God. Ancient people have always believed the world has been run or controlled by God or “gods”. Welcome to God Encounters Ministries with James W. Goll. If your spiritual life has become too mechanical, it’s time to approach your time with God differently. Please share this topic with other people. Sparkles of God: Stories of Spiritual Encounters with God's Special Servants: Brown, Bea L: Amazon.sg: Books Todays special guest is our good friend Dr. T. We talk about what's going on today and what God's people should do. The following stories have been shared with us by real people who have had a life changing encounter with God. Pray for a heart that is open to a true encounter with Him, and wait patiently for … The experience leaves a person with a new and profound sense of awareness or understanding regarding God, a truth, or other religious expressions.The religious experience can be visual, auditory, and/or a sense of the presence of something “other.” Of those who responded to the survey, only 809 had such a spiritual encounter while not under the influence of illegal substances. Charles Spurgeon tells of a man who once went to a chapel to listen to the singing, but he didn’t want to hear the preaching. It is out of the ordinary, and it is often marked by some kind of physical sense of the presence of God. Sometimes God acts for us directly through the power of His Spirit. Don’t fear the encounter. God uses some unusual means to bring people to salvation. Make an altar there. Our passion is to equip you in your walk with God and light your spiritual fire! In the Intro to Spiritual Beings video, we explore how the “host of heaven” in Genesis 1: the sun, moon, and the stars, are depicted as spiritual beings and how the snake in Genesis 3 is also on the roster of spiritual beings. In fact it is always there but it is how much we experience it or are aware of it. God encounters him in Genesis 12:1-3. ... was the devil or from God. “Woe to me… I am a man of unclean lips… And my eyes have seen the King, the Lord almighty” (Isa. Scientists suspect Moses and other religious figures were epileptic. But that doesn't mean they didn't really hear God. Every person with a spiritual husband or wife persecutes the power of Jesus Christ – they persecute every Jesus Christ servants accompanied by miracles signs and wonders especially casting out demons. For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and a sound mind (2 Timothy 1:7). Each of us is on a journey. Divine Encounters: Motivation through Divine Promise 2 of 5 Lesson 02 of 05 usually is a promise. Are there dangers in the school of spiritual experience? Spiritual revival only starts when there is a move of God. Isaiah 6:1 tells us of Isaiah coming into the presence of God. And yet metaphorically, we wrestle more than ever. The fact is, God is real, and His angels are real. God’s Encounter with Abraham Let us see how this works by observing how God relates with Abraham, the father of faith. By that I mean people that have had an actual one-on-one experience with the living God. – Jacob [A fictional recounting of Jacob wrestling God in Genesis 32] Jacob’s encounter with God, when they wrestled until Jacob’s hip was dislocated, can seem challenging for us to comprehend today. The minimum, direct encounter of the lowest saint in heaven with the unlimited riches of God would produce a joy that infinitely transcends the cumulative potential joy present in the universe. about spiritual encounters and how to live in that realm of the spirit. When you encounter God, you are forever changed by the experience. Encounters with God, even if they are drug-fueled, provide lasting mental benefits, study suggests. If you are someone given to visions you reach a point where you can classify them. Daily Encounter With God 7th August 2020 Hit the play button to get inspired in your own walk with God! (Stockfreeimages.com) As you pursue supernatural encounters with God, beware of the dangers of the invisible realm. They were not scary or terrifying, but when these things catch you off guard; you would be startled, or you may rub your eyes, shake your head, and shrug it off as if to say “It is just my imagination playing tricks on me”. It is a specifi c time in your life when God “shows up” on your behalf. by I Gordon. 1st Step to Spiritual Revival – An Encounter With God. The Holy Spirit is a real spiritual encounter with God, but it only happens when you surrender yourself to God after "believing" and calling for Jesus; to follow and take over in every aspect of your life. Are Spiritual Encounters All In Your Head? An encounter is an event or an experience with God in which there is a supernatural manifestation of God’s presence in your life. Through His faithfulness in my own life, there are a few things I have learned about God Encounters: 1. F or over 9 years I have been, and still am totally perplexed by the unexplained psychic / spiritual experience that I had on the evening of February 25, 1998 at a small church in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Spiritual formation: that process of growing in Christ-likeness and maturity, is such a key part of our Christian life. 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