" Life can often be about what others can do for me rather than what I can do for them."
Self or Spirit? 1 Corinthians 6:19 ( The Message ) "... didn ' t you realise that your body is a sacred place, the place of the Holy Spirit? " Don ' t you see that you can ' t live however you please, squandering what God paid such a high price for? … God owns the whole works. So let people see God in and through your body."
Self or Spirit? 2 Corinthians 3:17-18 " Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom." " Nothing between us and God, our faces shining with the brightness of his face. And so we are transfigured much like the Messiah, our lives gradually becoming brighter and more beautiful as God enters our lives and we become like Him."
How can you be sure that you ' ve had a word from God? Hearing from God is closely related to prayer. A word from God will resonate within a group of people discerned together. A word from God will often have many applications : individuals and community over a span of time. A word from God needs to align with the Scriptures. Loosen your grip !