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When it comes to using television and radio to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ, Billy Graham and Franklin Graham have worked to maximize their impact over the decades.
But now Franklin Graham has a somewhat dire warning to those who use these mediums to spread Good News.
“The storm is coming where we’re going to be off the radio and television and the internet,” Graham said.
“My understanding as a teenager was to ‘seek’ the Holy Spirit, and then the Holy Spirit would take over my mouth. At a youth camp, a pastor excitedly told me that the Holy Spirit was there and encouraged me to speak out. I did exactly that, and I received.” —Edwin Smith
Glory Carriers demonstrate the manifest presence of God with signs and wonders because they have cultivated over time an intimate friendship with the Spirit of God. Every friendship has a starting point, however, and I believe friendship with the Holy Spirit begins with the baptism in the Holy Spirit. We read in the Bible how this experience is necessary for us to walk in the power of the Spirit.
Holy Spirit Baptism in the Bible
Let’s look at two biblical promises: first, John the Baptist said, “I indeed baptize you with water to repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire” (Matt. 3:11). Later, Jesus said, “For John baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now. … You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you” (Acts 1:5, 8a).
People of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnicities are noticing the winds of change that are blowing across America.
The times today are so radically different from where they were even a decade ago that many wonder how much worse the deluge of immorality and fiscal irresponsibility can get before the dam breaks and God’s judgment sweeps across the land.
Acting President of MorningStar Ministries and Lead Pastor of MorningStar Church Chris Reed sat down with Charisma News and shared how a prophetic dream the Holy Spirit gave him in March 2022 is developing and evolving into fruition.