So here we are, day 17 of our 21 days of prayer and fasting. I’m not sure exactly what you’ve experienced in this time but I’ve felt some ups and downs. But in all of it my sensitivity to the Holy Spirit continues to heighten. That is one of the most important things that we experience in times of prayer and fasting because with a greater sensitivity to the Holy Spirit leads us to greater experiences with the Holy Spirit.
Part of that sensitivity is what the Holy Spirit is speaking into my life, personally culling things out of me that hinder my walk. Some of those things can be fear, wrong attitudes, unforgiveness, hurts, busy or simply disobedience. The other side of that coin are the things He’s depositing in me: identity, fruit of the Spirit, wisdom, revelation, favor and opportunity. You see I need a greater increase in these deposits just as you do, just as I need the wrong things pulled out of me just as you do too.
Sometimes we are ok with the Holy Spirit doing the work of despositing things in us (the perceived good stuff) while not wanting Him to remove the wrongs things out of us, but it is absolutely necessary that we allow Him both works, because they work together. He removes the wrong attitudes, etc and fills that space WITH the good stuff. (It needs a space to go)
So continue to become more sensitivity to the Holy Spirit and enjoy the process of His work; the deposits and the withdrawals.
Praying for you! Pastor Patrick