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Why Your Prayer For The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit Might Not Be Answered.

The baptism of the Holy Spirit is the right of every regenerated human being. The Lord Jesus Christ promised that He would not leave His people comfortless. At the ascension, He told His disciples to wait patiently in Jerusalem until they are bestowed with the power from on high, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:1-15.

However, as much as the Lord want to baptise every believer in the power of the holy ghost, there is a particular criterion that is considered as the major thing to look out for, before any believer could be bestowed with power from on high. God does not just give the holy ghost. Even, from inception, the baptism of the holy ghost is for a purpose, it is not for decorative purposes of the soul or spirit, it is to be for the fulfilment of the will of God.

Now let us, first of all, look out for the reason why Jesus Christ came into the world. The Lord Jesus Christ says in the book of Luke 4:18

Luke 4:18

KJV: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,

Luke 4:19

KJV: To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

That is the exact mission of the Lord Jesus Christ on earth, as such, He has bequeathed the same to the believers, after the ascension. The Lord Jesus Christ charged the early apostles to preach the gospel everywhere. In this, the essence of the Holy Spirit was highlighted.

In Acts 1:8, the Lord Jesus Christ gave the disciples the major reason why He would be sending them the comforter, the Holy Spirit, that would henceforth be with them since He would be leaving them.

The Acts 1:8

KJV: But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost comes upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

The Major Reason For The Baptism Of The Holyghost is Evangelism. If you won't preach the gospel, your prayers for the baptism of rhe holy ghost might not be answered:

(Your prayers for the baptism of rhe holy ghost might not be answered if you won't preach the gospel to the lost)

The Lord Jesus Christ affirmed that "ye shall receive power purposely for you to witness for me", hence, your plea and prayers for rhe baptism of the holy ghost might not be answered if you are not ready to witness for the Lord. Evangelism is a paramount factor for the baptism of the holy ghost. The purpose of the gift of the spirit is for evangelism. To raise the dead, to give sight to the blind, and to successfully convert people to God, all require power from on high to be fulfilled. The Lord Jesus Christ says the believers who believe in him and who hold firmly to Him shall perform wonders and miracles, even, more than He did while on earth.

(The baptism is for the works of miracles. Jesus says, more of the miracles than He did, shall the believers do, after Him.)

The Lord would, first of all, consider your intentions before granting your requests. The baptism of the holy ghost is exclusively set for the work of the gospel. If you would not be ready to witness for the Lord or be available for His services, either as a minister, or even a worker in His house, your prayers and plea for the baptism of the holy ghost might not be forthcoming.

He, first of all, considers your intention before granting your request.

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