And the Spirit of Jehovah shall rest on Him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of Jehovah. Why not want to live the whole life of Jesus? I. This is what we see the Holy Spirit doing in the Bible. I. Jesus did everything He did as a man empowered by the Holy Spirit. What did that miracle prove? It says, “for God was with We can do what Jesus did! Acts 10:38. As a man He was the incarnation He has and always will be completely God and completely man. Jesus learnt hunger, as Matthew 4:2 says “And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He was afterwards hungry.” Jesus learnt thirst, as John 19:28 says “After this, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, Jesus said, ‘I thirst.’“ Jesus learnt tiredness, as John 4:6 says “And Jacob’s well was there. And the power of the Lord was there, for the curing of them.”. God desires fruit in our lives for a much more practical purpose. Our Mission & Vision At Spirit Empowered Ministries Our vision and mission is to help connect people to Jesus. The Old Testament makes the source of the power of Jesus abundantly clear in the following three passages, where the Prophet Isaiah foretells of Jesus saying: Isaiah 11:1-5“And a Shoot goes out from the stump of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots. (Hebrews 5:7-9.) And He shall not judge according to the sight of His eyes, nor decide by the hearing of His ears. If you are a disciple of Jesus Christ, you already have the Spirit dwelling within you! Jesus wanted no dubiety or doubt about whose power He was operating under: it was that of the Holy Spirit, not his own. The primary reason why God gave us the Holy Spirit is to empower us to serve Him. Both are in error here. All the things that Jesus did was by the power of the Holy Spirit; that same Holy Spirit who birthed us as children of God and anoints us to live and minister the way He did. How the Holy Spirit Empowers Within Two We need to be The Spirit of God was also involved throughout the life and ministry of Jesus. Mary, Jesus, and prophet Muhammed. Menu. And yet it is clear from these and other passages, that Jesus lives out his mission fundamentally from his human nature. Paul said, “For I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God , who loved me and gave Himself for me.” (Galatians 2:20). One work in particular showed that he was empowered by the Spirit. And Pharisees and teachers of the Law were sitting by, who had come out of every village of Galilee and Judea and Jerusalem. Perhaps every so often, someone would stop and hand him a few coins. This is what happens at the time when a person accepts Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior and becomes born again. the eternal Son of God became a human being, without ceasing to be God. Jesus repeats this in Matthew 12:28 as He is questioned by the Pharisees as to whose power He used to cast out demons, answering “… I cast out demons by the Spirit of God… “ This follows another scripture passage, Matthew 12:18 where Jesus quotes the Isaiah 42:1 passage above saying “Behold My Child whom I have chosen; My Beloved, in whom My soul is well pleased. Peter says that Jesus of Nazareth, a We ought to live the way Christ lived. It says, “for God was with Him.” Before His ascension to heaven, Jesus promised His followers that He would send a Helper who would be with them forever.