“Hereby ye know the Spirit of God: every spirit which confesses Jesus Christ come in flesh is of God.”
- It is the confession of a Person — and not just a fact about the Person.
- John 16 – The work of the Spirit is to glorify Christ and make those things of His known to us. It is Christ-centered.
(Story by bro. Albert Hayhoe about a patient)
- We should stay away from that which pretends to be supernatural but does not confess Jesus Christ.
- Beware of the character of some that they will not endure sound doctrine.
“And spirits of prophets are subject to prophets” (1 Corinthians 14:32).
When one is led by the Spirit of God, the individual is in complete control and is not forced to speak.