Filled with the Spirit (Micah 3:8)

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Mica chapter three verse eight. But as for me i am filled with power with the spirit of the lord and with justice and might to declare to jacob his transgression and israel his sin. What a beautiful verse in the middle of this chapter so mica at this point has been talking about false prophets as addressed in many different points already in this short book in the old testament but here in verse eight. He says but as for me. He begins talking about his role as a true prophet. He said i am filled with power with the spirit of the lord not with the spirit of this world with the adversary who wants to deceive with false prophecy. False teaching that which not from god. I'm filled with power with the spirit of the lord and with justice and might so are already in this book. Mike has been a mouthpiece for god's judgment upon his people for their injustice in their oppression of people yet here. Mike is saying. I'm filled with justice and might because i'm filled with the spirit of the lord. And then he says all of this filled with power the spirit lord with justice in my to do what to declare to jacob his transgression and to israel his sin to speak about the seriousness of aggression and sin against god and to call people to turn to him. So how does this verse lead us to pray while. I don't wanna make an exact parallel by any means between followers of jesus. Today you and me have trusted are trusting in jesus for salvation because there are some unique things that characterize mica here but when we turn the pages the new testament we see these realities applied to every follower of jesus his what regius told his disciples before he ascended into heaven. You will receive what you will receive power when who when the holy spirit comes upon you. My zen phil with power with the spirit of the lord like this is an awesome thought that which mica experienced as a prophet in the old testament. Every follower of jesus experiences in the new testament. You will receive power when the holy spirit comes upon you. Mica says with justice and might yes like we have the spirit of god in us. The word of god to us about what is just and right and good and we have the strength of god living in us his spirit dwells inside of us y when mike say i'm filled with power the spirit of lord with justice in mind to declare to jake transgression and to israel his sin to tell people about the series of sin and the salvation of god. So why do we have. The power of god's spirit living in us remember what jesus said to his disciples. You will receive power when the holy spirit comes upon you and you will be my what my witnesses you will witness to who i am what. I've come to do to save people from their sin. You will testify declare to others their transgression their sin in my salvation. Mica chapter three verse. Eight this is you and me as followers of jesus and so many ways so god. We prayed you'd help us to realize this today. Help us to live in this today. Help us to live accordingly today to realize that wherever we are whenever our job is are there were student we work in this capacity or that capacity wherever we are whatever we do god help us to live filled with your power with your spirit inside of us with justice and might gut help us to do justice to do that which is right and good strength of your mind. Fijian's six ten be strong in the lord and the strength of his mind. God help us to live in your strength today and with your spirit in us. Help us to declare to other people their transgression and sin and your salvation. God we pray for holy spirit. Empowered boldness today to be your witnesses. God we praise you for micheals faithfulness in his day. And we pray that you would help us each one of us to be faithful with your power your spirit your justice your mind to declare your word help us to be faithful today we pray in jesus name

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