TOPIC: Speaking to Yourself
TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: Ephesians 5:18-19 – And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and
making melody in your heart to the Lord.
The fact that you received the Holy Spirit at a specific time does not mean you will always be filled with Him. Being filled with the Holy Spirit has to be a daily experience, in the same way you drink water every day. You don’t get filled with the Spirit simply by saying, “I’m now filled with the Spirit.” There are things to do that get you filled with the Spirit.
As a child of God, you should always enjoy His presence every day. In the verse above, there is a clear outline of how to live a life of being constantly filled with the spirit. He lets us know the way to do it is by “…speaking to yourselves…” For those without light this seems to be a high level of madness, but that God for the bible says God uses the foolish things of this world to confuse the wise. Hallelujah!
Firstly, you have to learn to speak to yourself Psalms, these are spiritual poems sung or spoken to God in worship. Secondly you have to learn to speak to yourself Hymns, these are songs of thanksgiving and praise directed to or about God. Spiritual songs are prophetic songs of God’s Word that come to you from the realm of the spirit, sometimes in other tongues. Fourthly learn to “make melody in your heart to God,” the melody might not sound nice to someone else who hears it, but you will get blessed as you sing to the Lord. This might not make sense but to God it makes faith. When you feel like singing don’t resist the spirit just spring forth in the direction of the spirit. Everything might be out of key in the realm of the natural but you are edifying yourself in a special way. As you read this prophetic word for today, let your spirit spring forth in tongues, songs and hymns in the name of Jesus.
All things are working together for my good and my lines have fallen for me in pleasant places. I can never be disadvantaged in life for I operate from a mountain top perspective in the name of Jesus!
FURTHER STUDY: 1 Samuel 30:6, 1 Chronicles 16:9-10, Acts 4:31
GoodNews Daily Devotional By Uebert and Bebe Angel 13 October 2021. With years of full time ministry between them, Uebert and BeBe Angel are Pioneering & Leading voices in proclaiming the GOOD NEWS of God’s grace (Euagellion) with a prophetic edge that has made them to be coined the leading forces of both the Good News movement and the modern day Prophetic Movement.