Humble Bob, on Feb 7 2006, 09:58 PM, said:
charlie, on Feb 7 2006, 09:25 PM, said:
Praise God Elijah. I have asked Him for many years now and I know that I will receive His Spirit because He said "those who ask receive and those who seek find".
A person must love the Lord first, secondly the person must love and be servants to one another; Love thy neighbor as you love thyself. Then will the Lord send his Holy Spirit onto that person.
The person must not only Love the Lord. But they must Love the Lord with all of their heart all of their mind and all of their might. Then and only then can they see straight enough to love their neighbor as their self. Because if the Lord said you must hate your life. Then wouldn't I hate my neighbors life too. Or do you think that may be Luke got this part wrong? and it is more what Matthew and Mark said leave them not hate them.
26 "If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple.
29 And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life.
29 So Jesus answered and said, "Assuredly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My sake and the gospel's,