4. President Boyd K. Packer counseled: “I have learned that strong, impressive spiritual experiences do not come to us very frequently. Use proper and respectful language in whatever language you speak. . The better you understand how the people you teach, missionaries, and members feel when they receive the witness of the Spirit, the better you will understand your own role, which is to: Be edified and have your mind enlightened as you search the scriptures and teach the doctrine. 2002, 4. This gift entitles you to the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost as you remain worthy of it. Joseph Smith said: “There is a difference between the Holy Ghost and the gift of the Holy Ghost. Week 3. It is a list of the scriptures as suggested reading in those chapters by topic from the text, the chapter summary, and the what to study passages.) Pray with faith that your prayers will be answered. Those who are sealed by the Holy Spirit of Promise receive all that the Father has (see Doctrine and Covenants 76:51–60; Ephesians 1:13–14). About one-third of age-eligible men go. DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0009, 1 The Religious Culture of the Latter-day Saints, 11 Celestial Marriage: A New and Everlasting Covenant, The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints, 1 The Religious Culture of the Latter-day Saints, 2 The Life Plan of the Latter-day Saints, 11 Celestial Marriage: A New and Everlasting Covenant, Urged to submit their “papers;” local Church leaders. Tell the brethren to keep their heart open to conviction, so that when the Holy Ghost comes to them their hearts will be ready to receive it. Recognize that God’s thoughts are not your thoughts (see Isaiah 55:8–9), and trust God to answer your prayers in His own way and in His own time. A similar decision opens for young women at age 21, but without the obligatory sense. Teaches truth and brings it to remembrance. Read one or two of the following passages, and ponder what a person must feel to be converted. Express gratitude for manifestations of the Lord’s hand in your work (see Doctrine and Covenants 59:21). PREACH MY GOSPEL PREACH MY GOSPEL Chapter 3, Lesson 4: The Commandments; “Keep the Sabbath Day Holy” and “Observe the Law of the Fast” Chapter 13; “Nourishment by the Word of God” and “The commitment to Stay Active in the Church” Chapter … As a member of the Church, you have received the gift of the Holy Ghost by priesthood authority. Learn to understand, recognize, and follow the promptings of the Spirit. “The gift of the Holy Ghost comes after one repents and becomes worthy. The gospel will have a familiar ‘ring’ to them” (“The Light of Christ” [address given at the seminar for new mission presidents, June 22, 2004], 2, Church History Library, Salt Lake City). Preach My Gospel FHE Lesson 1: Chapter 4—Missionary Work and the Spirit. Thus, you should help the people you work with grow in faith by inviting them to repent and to make and keep commitments. ), “The Spirit does not get our attention by shouting or shaking us with a heavy hand. Discuss the different ways that people describe the influence of the Holy Ghost. He is a personage of spirit and does not have a body of flesh and bones (see Doctrine and Covenants 130:22). All covenants and performances must be sealed by the Holy Spirit of Promise if they are to be valid after this life (see Doctrine and Covenants 132:7, 18–19, 26). We live in the day prophesied by Book of Mormon prophets—a day when people will “contend one with another, and they shall teach with their learning, and deny the Holy Ghost, which giveth utterance” (2 Nephi 28:4; see also 3 Nephi 29:6; Mormon 9:7–8). Consider the following when you pray: Use the language of prayer, which shows that you love and respect your Heavenly Father. How did Alma answer these questions? The answers should then take shape in your plans. Strengthens the desire to avoid evil and obey the commandments. G. Homer Durham [1943], 234–35). “Preach My Gospel” “Preach My Gospel” missionary. Then courageously follow those promptings. Discuss the following statements and how these principles can change both your prayers and your work. You have been promised inspiration to know what to do and have been given the power to do it (see Doctrine and Covenants 43:15–16). Study Alma 33:1–12; 34:17–29, 38. All young men between 19 and 25 years of age are urged to submit their “papers” to their local Church leaders in order to go on a two-year mission on behalf of the Church, if they are worthy. You can study chapters in order or plan another sequence that better meets your needs. The new missionary guide, titled “Preach My Gospel,” focuses on five core lessons for teaching by the heart and by the Spirit, Keywords: Pray that you will be led to those who are prepared to receive the message of the Restoration. You should desire spiritual gifts and earnestly seek for them (see Doctrine and Covenants 46:8; 1 Corinthians 12:31; 14:1, 12). Chapter 4 “Father, I Stretch My Hands to Thee” Chapter 5 “I Love the Lord, He Heard My Cries” Chapter 6 “Go Preach My Gospel, Saith the Lord” Part II The Proverbial Forest; Chapter 7 “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say” Chapter 8 “come Ye that Love the Lord” Chapter 9 “God Moves in a Mysterious Way” Conclusion John A. Widtsoe [1954], 46). Pray that you will be shown where to go and what to do. Rather, the missionary or teacher is making contact with the Spirit of Christ already there. The Holy Ghost is also referred to as the Holy Spirit of Promise (see Doctrine and Covenants 88:3). … This is what God expects of us” (The Gospel Kingdom, sel. Several gifts of the Spirit are described in Moroni 10:8–18; Doctrine and Covenants 46:11–33; and 1 Corinthians 12:1–12. 5:30; Doctrine and Covenants 85:6–7.) Look through your journal and find occasions when you have been led by the Spirit or have experienced revelation or another gift of the Spirit. Talk about the prayers you offer as companions. Resist the temptation to talk freely about these experiences. Pray with love and charity. He is anxious to support you in your practical and specific challenges. 3 on what to study and teach. 2 Nephi 31:18; Doctrine and Covenants 20:27; John 16:14. You can spend an entire study session on just a few paragraphs—or an entire chapter. The lessons in this guide contain the essential doctrine, principles, and commandments for missionaries to study, believe, love, live, and teach. Remember, however, that your confidence and faith should be in Christ, not in yourself. Then we should pray for guidance and act upon it if we receive it. Pray to know how you can help others, and then be willing to sacrifice in their behalf. Pray about and ponder the scriptures. Have I had strong feelings of love for the people I have met? 1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ [the Son of God].. date: 18 January 2021, All young men between 19 and 25 years of age are urged to submit their “papers” to their local Church leaders in order to go on a two-year mission on behalf of the Church, if they are worthy. What can you learn from this experience about your own work? If we do not receive guidance, we should act upon our best judgment. Rely on the Spirit rather than your own talents and abilities. The Holy Ghost will help you in every aspect of your work. Think of times when you have experienced any of the feelings, thoughts, or impressions described in the passages below. “The light of Christ is just what the words imply: enlightenment, knowledge, and an uplifting, ennobling, persevering influence that comes upon mankind because of Jesus Christ. …. To troubleshoot, please check our To be able to preach the gospel, express the Lord’s life, and bear the fruit of life, one must follow the leading of the Holy Spirit. The training may be either “foreign” or “stateside,” lasting from three to eight weeks depending on language needs. For training new missionaries. Learn preach my gospel with free interactive flashcards. Preach the Word 1 I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of His appearing and His kingdom: 2 Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and encourage with every form of patient instruction. The gifts of the Spirit are special spiritual blessings that the Lord gives to worthy individuals for their own benefit and for their use in blessing others. By ponderizing the verses highlighted in Chapter 3 of Preach My Gospel everyone can gain a deeper understanding, and eventually a mastery of the Gospel. How does it relate to your daily missionary activities? 4)Being ready in season and out of season— “Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season” (2 Tim. And when they do, they are generally for our own edification, instruction, or correction. Ask the missionaries to give talks about the mission and power of the Holy Ghost. The personage of the Holy Ghost. Study the following scriptures and consider how they answer these important questions that you should ask each day. The missionaries are responsible for knowing the doctrine and continually preparing to teach it. Why do I need to receive personal revelation? Ask missionaries how they help those they teach feel and recognize the Spirit. 3:10. They will come to know that in a very real sense, they are servants of the Lord speaking in His behalf. Revelation and spiritual experiences are sacred. Ask them if they feel their prayers are meaningful. Present a lesson on using proper and respectful language in prayer. If it inviteth to do evil, it is of the devil. Week 2. 3, 1985). Effective prayer requires great effort (see Moroni 10:3–4; Doctrine and Covenants 8:10; 9:7). We need to meditate, contemplate, think of what we are praying about and for and then speak to the Lord as one man speaketh to another” (Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Gordon B. Hinckley [2016], 114). These are only some examples of the many gifts of the Spirit. Personal decision making is one of the sources of the growth we are meant to experience in mortality. (Review Alma 33:1–2.) What do these scriptures teach about the power of the Spirit in your work? Discuss as companions how you will seek the Spirit more earnestly. Lesson: Look at the “Attribute Activity” on page of Preach My Gospel. All people can know the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon through the power of the Holy Ghost. The Prophet Joseph Smith taught that the Spirit is basic to teaching and preaching: “No man can preach the Gospel without the Holy Ghost” (History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838], 756, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City). Where would you like to be on this scale? Name: Mission and Dates of Service: List of Areas: Companions: Names and Addresses of People Baptized. When the Spirit touches the heart, hearts are changed. Create a climate when you teach in which the Holy Ghost can bear witness. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. These gifts come by prayer, faith, and works, according to God’s will (see Doctrine and Covenants 63:9–12; 84:64–73). How did you feel? Some chapters in Preach My Gospel focus on what you need to do as a missionary—how to study, how to teach, how to manage time wisely. Consider what the story can teach you about the nature of inspiration. Pray for the welfare of those you are teaching, new converts, and returning members. They can choose the order that this material is taught to serve the needs of each individual. The Holy Ghost testifies of truth. Rely on the Spirit to know what to pray for (see 3 Nephi 19:24; Doctrine and Covenants 46:28, 30). A person is capable of receiving spiritual guidance before being baptized and confirmed. (Exhort means to encourage strongly or urge someone to do something.). Have I been given words to say at the moment I needed them? Study and ponder the following counsel. President M. Russell Ballard spoke of the power of the Spirit: “True conversion comes through the power of the Spirit. The name caught hold and was used everywhere as the title for the new missionary manual. If they will do this, a new light will come into their lives. The missionaries are responsible for knowing the doctrine and being continually preparing to teach it. Discuss your ideas with other missionaries and members. Others lack such confidence. President Boyd K. Packer said: “It is important for a … missionary … to know that the Holy Ghost can work through the Light of Christ. A similar decision opens for young women at age 21, but without the obligatory sense. Preach My Gospel: A Guide to Missionary Service (2018), 95–108 “4 Recognize the Spirit,” Preach My Gospel, 98–108. Pray for people by name. Always express gratitude for your blessings. Before you begin studying these lessons, the first thing you need is NEW SCRIPTURES, yes, NEW individual SCRIPTURES (the stick of Judah and the stick of Joseph,­ see Ezekiel 37) in both, your native language and your second language, if you are foreign speaking. Strive to pray sincerely, with real intent, and with “all the energy of heart” (Moroni 7:48). During your weekly and daily planning sessions, you will need to ask some basic questions every day—even many times each day (see the “Scripture Study” box that follows for examples of questions). God loves you and all His children. What is the relationship between following your own judgment and relying on the Spirit? Dear Fellow Missionary, we compliment you on the great opportunity you have to be a missionary. The Spirit is always available to guide and direct you. Preach My Gospel is intended to help you be a better-prepared, more spiritually mature missionary and a more persuasive teacher. He was bright. About one-third of age-eligible men go. Chapter 3 of Preach My Gospel concisely describes all of the doctrine that the missionaries are to teach to those learning about the church. Please, subscribe or login to access full text content. Label one column “What the Lord Did” and the other column “What Lehi or Nephi Did.” Read the story of the Liahona and the broken bow (1 Nephi 16:9–30) or the story of Nephi building a ship (1 Nephi 17:7–16; 18:1–6). Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013, DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.001.0001, PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). )” (“The Candle of the Lord,” Ensign, Jan. 1983, 53). Invite people to act. Having prayed, we act; our proper petitions have the effect of charting a righteous course of conduct for us” (Bruce R. McConkie, “Why the Lord Ordained Prayer,” Ensign, Jan. 1976, 12). Preach My Gospel Chapter 5: Book of Mormon Building on last week, I wanted to write a little bit more about how the Book of Mormon was important for us. Seek inspiration to answer these questions in a way that meets each situation. A conscious effort to be grateful will help you recognize how merciful the Lord has been in your life. The Gift of the Holy Ghost—a Sure Compass, Doctrine and Covenants 132:7, 18–19, 26. “You recognize the promptings of the Spirit by the fruits of the Spirit—that which enlighteneth, that which buildeth up, that which is positive and affirmative and uplifting and leads us to better thoughts and better words and better deeds is of the Spirit of God” (Teachings of Gordon B. Hinckley, 260–61). As they do so by the Spirit, [the people they are teaching] will respond under the influence of the same Spirit.”, “Missionary Service,” First Worldwide Leadership Training Meeting, Jan. 11, 2003, 20. "Go Ye into All the World, and Preach My Gospel" Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Gospel Doctrine Teacher's Manual, Lesson 26; Lesson 11: “The Field Is White Already to Harvest”, Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual, 58-62 “Chapter 33: Missionary Work,” Gospel Principles, 211-217 All Rights Reserved. Preach My Gospel Chapters 1­- 5 never read YOUR scriptures in the mission field (see John 5:39 where Christ teaches this!). As you read the following passages, identify aspects of your work that require the guidance of the Spirit. “Our duty is to preach the gospel to all men. Chapter 3 of Preach My Gospel concisely describes all of the doctrine that the missionaries are to teach to those learning about the Church. Teach as directed by the Spirit, and testify that you know by the power of the Holy Ghost that what you teach is true. If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian. Helps the righteous speak with power and authority. Be careful and not turn away the still, small voice; it will teach them what to do and where to go; it will yield the fruits of the kingdom. Record your feelings and impressions in your study journal. “Ask [God] to put you just where he wants you, and to tell you what he wants you to do, and feel that you are on hand to do it” (Brigham Young, Discourses of Brigham Young, sel. … And if you are doing the right thing and if you are living the right way, you will know in your heart what the Spirit is saying to you. CHAPTER 1. But before it caught hold, the first prototype for the new manual was introduced as “Teach All Nations, Baptizing Them . Learn to rely on the Spirit to show you where to go, what to do, and what to say. “[Joseph Smith] proceeded to give instruction to the Elders respecting preaching the Gospel, and pressed upon them the necessity of getting the Spirit, so that they might preach with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven” (History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842], 969, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City). 12: How Do I Prepare People for Baptism and Confirmation? What do you learn from the following passages of scripture? In order to preach the gospel … Consider This. But you should also be willing to follow the Spirit and change your plans when unforeseen opportunities arise. These experiences with the Spirit follow naturally when a person is willing to experiment upon the word. The Provo, Utah, Missionary Training Center (MTC) is now one of several to which they may be assigned. Brigham Young University BYU ScholarsArchive All Theses and Dissertations 2010-10-22 A Historical Analysis of How Preach My Gospel Came to Be Benjamin H. White Brigham Young University - Provo Choose from 500 different sets of preach my gospel flashcards on Quizlet. ” with its title drawn from Matthew 28:19. Alma 32:28; Doctrine and Covenants 6:14–15; 1 Corinthians 2:9–11. Gives ideas in the mind, feelings in the heart. A final reason to preach the book of Colossians emerges from a theme that undergirds the whole book, stretching from the first verses to the last chapter. Such words as compel, coerce, constrain, pressure, demand, do not describe our privileges with the Spirit. About ten percent of age-eligible young women go on an 18-month mission. Have I had unusual opportunities to meet people with whom I could share a message? Doctrine and Covenants 42:16; 84:85; 100:5–8; Luke 12:11–12, Moroni 10:8–17; Doctrine and Covenants 46:8–26; 1 Corinthians 12, Alma 10:17; 12:3; 18:16, 20, 32, 35; Doctrine and Covenants 63:41. (Chapter 3 is the missionary lessons) You could not be signed in, please check and try again. Yet many people also yearn for spiritual things. Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Some missionaries feel confident that they know how to be successful. By the power of the Holy Ghost a person receives a testimony of Jesus Christ and of His work and the work of His servants upon the earth” (Bible Dictionary, “Holy Ghost”). Are they guided by the Holy Ghost? For example, missionaries who must learn a new language may receive the gift of tongues to give them divine help in learning a language. The Lord has promised that the Spirit will guide us in many important ways. Record your feelings and impressions in your study journal. You can study chapters in order or plan another sequence as directed by your mission president. Had he not taken this sign or ordinance upon him, the Holy Ghost which convinced him of the truth of God, would have left him” (“Sabbath Scene in Nauvoo,” Times and Seasons, Apr. Ask a recent convert to talk about how he or she was influenced by the Spirit as he or she learned about the Church. A teacher of gospel truths is not planting something foreign or even new into an adult or a child. Ponderize Preach My Gospel. Read the following scripture passages (including the headings to these sections). The name Preach My Gospel was officially submitted for approval on August 4, 2003. He will shower His blessings upon you through the gift of the Holy Ghost. Pray for them in your personal prayers and when you are with them. “Preach My Gospel” prepare you to fulfill your purpose as a missionary. 1996, 4. “The gift [of the Holy Ghost] can come only after proper and authorized baptism, and is conferred by the laying on of hands. But the right of revelation for others does not extend beyond our own stewardship.”, “Communion with the Holy Spirit,” Ensign, Mar. Their faith will grow as they repent, obey the commandments, and make and keep covenants. Relying on the Spirit is so important that the Lord warns us very strongly not to deny or quench the Spirit. It has a lot to do with the Spirit of course, because it brings the Spirit, and helps you learn. Teach others how to recognize the Spirit. $6.00 USD Language: Language. The Lord said, “And the Spirit shall be given unto you by the prayer of faith; and if ye receive not the Spirit ye shall not teach” (Doctrine and Covenants 42:14). How do I adapt my teaching to the needs of those I teach? Joseph Smith also taught that revelation is vital for your daily work: “This is the principle on which the government of heaven is conducted—by revelation adapted to the circumstances in which the children of the kingdom are placed” (History, 1838–1856, volume D-1 [1 August 1842–1 July 1843, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City]). The Preaching of John the Baptist. It wasn’t a rote thing, it was a conversation and that young man accomplished wonders while the other young man went through the motions. He was educated. There is no more compelling work than this, nor any which brings greater satisfaction. He will give you power to deliver the message and to testify of Christ and His gospel. You can no more force the Spirit to respond than you can force a bean to sprout, or an egg to hatch before its time. Acknowledge and give thanks for answers to your prayers? President Howard W. Hunter offered this counsel: “Let me offer a word of caution. One great challenge for you and those you work with is to recognize the quiet, subtle promptings of the Holy Ghost. A church filled with self-appointed spiritual umpires will struggle with thankfulness. What is Teaching Skills? Going on a mission may delay schooling, the beginning of a career, or marriage. As you learn to receive personal revelation, you will teach with power and authority (see Alma 17:3) because the Holy Ghost gives you power to speak (see 1 Nephi 10:22). Urged to submit their “papers;” local Church leaders, two-year mission, worthy, age-eligible (men, women), may alter school, career, marriage, worthiness interview, ward Bishop, stake President; First Presidency, mission experience, Missionary Training Center (MTC), foreign mission, stateside mission, Preach My Gospel, five core lessons, teaching by the Spirit. Ponder the following statements concerning sincere prayer: “The trouble with most of our prayers is that we give them as if we were picking up the telephone and ordering groceries—we place our order and hang up. 13: How Do I Work with Stake and Ward Leaders? Rather it whispers. This spiritual influence begins with the Light of Christ, which “is given to every man, that he may know good from evil” (Moroni 7:16; see also verses 14–19). With Free Printables to help! Who is the Holy Ghost and how does He work? Consider the following statement by President Dallin H. Oaks: “[A person may have] a strong desire to be led by the Spirit of the Lord but … unwisely extends that desire to the point of wanting to be led in all things. … The Holy Ghost bears witness of the truth and impresses upon the soul the reality of God the Father and the Son Jesus Christ so deeply that no earthly power or authority can separate him from that knowledge.”, “The Gift of the Holy Ghost—a Sure Compass,” Ensign, Apr. “4: How Do I Recognize and Understand the Spirit?” Preach My Gospel: A Guide to Missionary Service (2018), 95–108, “4 Recognize the Spirit,” Preach My Gospel, 98–108. Craig (Alpine, UT)’s review of Preach My Gospel: A Guide To Missionary Service. Believe that God will answer your prayers. People who receive a witness but have not been baptized and confirmed do not yet have the promise of the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost. 78) 1. Just as vital as what you do, however, is who you are and who you are becoming. Doctrine and Covenants 20:37 Call upon the Lord. Fill out the Preach My Gospel Chapter 6: How Do I Develop Christlike Attributes?. Colossians fills us with thanksgiving and prayer. “If worthy, we are entitled to receive revelations for ourselves, parents for their children, and members of the Church in their callings. 187-189) additional information in Lesson 4: The Commandments (pg. INFORMATION AND INSPIRATION FOR LIVING A LATTER-DAY SAINT LIFE. They are to be guarded with care and shared only when the Spirit itself prompts you to use them to the blessing of others” (“The Candle of the Lord,” 53). Faith in Jesus Christ. Preach My Gospel Chapter 3. What do the commandments and promises contained in the following scriptures mean for your personal and companion study? Introduction: How Can I Best Use Preach My Gospel? “The power [of the Holy Ghost] can come upon one before baptism and is the convincing witness that the gospel is true. You can create a climate to foster growth, nourish, and protect; but you cannot force or compel: you must await the growth” (Boyd K. Packer, “The Candle of the Lord,” 53). The witness that comes to sincere seekers of truth before baptism comes through the power of the Holy Ghost. Preach My Gospel: A Guide to Missionary Service. A desire to be led by the Lord is a strength, but it needs to be accompanied by an understanding that our Heavenly Father leaves many decisions for our personal choices. 3 c A voice of one crying out in the desert: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, 5: What Is the Role of the Book of Mormon? As people choose to keep commitments, they will feel the power of the Holy Ghost more strongly and will develop the faith to obey Christ. Remembering these experiences can help you recognize and receive the Spirit once again. Consider and discuss how the following counsel applies to you: “You cannot force spiritual things. For example, answer questions such as: Have I understood something better as I have studied the scriptures? Become a Redditor. … The gift of the Holy Ghost is the right to have, whenever one is worthy, the companionship of the Holy Ghost” (Bible Dictionary, “Holy Ghost”). What is the role of the Spirit in missionary work? Preach My Gospel No teams 1 team 2 teams 3 teams 4 teams 5 teams 6 teams 7 teams 8 teams 9 teams 10 teams Custom Press F11 Select menu option View > Enter Fullscreen for full-screen mode They can tell the Spirit of the Lord from all other spirits—it will whisper peace and joy to their souls; it will take malice, hatred, strife and all evil from their hearts, and their whole desire will be to do good” (quoted in Juvenile Instructor, July 19, 1873, 114). Continue teaching them the gospel 5. They should be kept private and discussed only in appropriate situations. The power that was in the one and the absence of power in the other was so apparent. The Holy Spirit of Promise. 2 a As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: * b “Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way. We should remember the Most High day and night—always—not only at times when all other assistance has failed and we desperately need help” (Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Howard W. Hunter [2015], 80). The Holy Ghost works in the hearts of people to bring about these changes. Read Moroni 10 and write in your own words what Moroni exhorts the reader of the Book of Mormon to do. As appropriate, have missionaries share a story or experience they heard in a recent testimony meeting, teaching experience, or other setting. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. Pray for the Spirit’s guidance, and valiantly follow the promptings you receive. 4: How Do I Recognize and Understand the Spirit? B. 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