How to be filled with the Holy Spirit

Here’s something written by Derek Prince, in his book, “You shall expel demons”

In Ephesians 5:18 Paul gives us two words of instruction. The first is negative: “Do not be drunk with wine.” The second is positive: “Be filled with the Spirit.” Most Christians would acknowledge that it is wrong to be drunk. Yet how many believe it is equally wrong not to be filled with the Spirit?

The infilling of the Holy Spirit is an essential part of God’s provision for victorious living. Paul speaks of this infilling in the continuing present tense: “Be continuously filled.” He is speaking not about a onetime experience but, in the next three verses, about a lifestyle:

• Singing praises continually to the Lord
• Being unceasingly thankful to God the Father
• Being humbly submissive to one another

As the Holy Spirit fills you continuously in this way, demons will find in you no vacant area that they can occupy!

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2 thoughts on “How to be filled with the Holy Spirit

  1. I stumbled upon your blog today and read several pieces that were very stirring and encouraging. May God continue to bless you as you seek Him first. And like Abraham, may He bless you to bless the nations, for His glory. He is worthy of it all!

  2. Blessed my heart today! Powerful words of wisdom. May God bless you richly 🙂
    Also, thank you for posting the poem “He Maketh No Mistake”… I really needed it as I am currently going through a trial… Thank you for letting God use you to bless others…

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