Some Very Useful Questions!


Here is a very practical thought that may help you to understand a whole lot …

Question –  Do you think that you will be able to bless a whole lot more people if you were to receive a whole lot more Revelation, Wisdom and Knowledge from the Holy Spirit?

Another question –  Do you think that God wants you to grow into a deeper Revelation of Him?

Then you have to understand and accept that Revelation is dimensional and that Revelation increases in us as we continue to GROW IN GOD and HE IN US!

Exactly the same principle is true when it comes to His Anointing, because His Anointing is nothing less than the very expression of His Person and His Presence in us and through us!

Revelation is having a greater impartation of God in our lives – He unveils Himself in us and we grow as we continue to gaze deeper into His Glory – from Glory to Glory in His Spirit.


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In the holy place we work to enter His Presence.  There is a multitude of activity in prayers, fastings and offerings in an attempt to worship Him.

Into the Most Holy Place we cannot enter through our efforts, no matter how much we offer, sacrifice, pray or fast.

There we enter only by the Blood of Jesus and by His Grace alone.

There we in our activity come to rest, and yield ourselves – knowing that we can do NOTHING to enter in, save to accept what He has done and surrender ourselves to Him to be ushered in by His Love!

Where are you in your present walk with God?

Are you working hard to enter in, or have you discovered the vestibule leading into the Most Holy Place of yielding yourself to Him to work in you?

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You will experience true unending “Revival” in only one way – by living, dwelling, worshiping and walking in yielded fellowship with the holy spirit in the inner-tabernacle of your soul?

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When we do “revivals” we have to work up a storm – praying, singing, sweating, dancing, shouting, screaming, waving flags and blowing our holy horns, in our attempts to get God’s attention and to work ourselves into a state of spirituality and spiritual excitement.

Did God intend for us “enter into” His Presence?

Or did He call us to WALK IN THE SPIRIT?

When we yield our lives to Him in surrendered obedience, allowing Him to reign in us – The Holy Spirit is present and ready to lead us – whether in a meeting, or in our living room.

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Why did Jesus warn that we should not follow miracles as a standard of righteousness?

Because there are false miracles produced by powers other than the inherent manifestation of the Life of Christ!

We judge not by miracles, but by the fruitful fragrance of a life permeated with His Life, yielding a harvest of Truth.

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Want to live a perfect life in Christ?

Seek His will in your life and value and guard it as the greatest Treasure.

I recently prayed and asked for many good things pertaining to our upcoming meetings.

I ended my prayer asking above all for His will to be done in those meetings and immediately sensed a flooding of His Presence surging through my entire being.

I was instantaneously transported into a position of perfect Oneness with Him.

I could tangibly experience that in that moment I was as One with Him as I could ever hope to be on earth.

I sensed the Holy Spirit say – “There is a place of perfection in Christ.  It is in our willingness to live in perfect surrender to His will, to become One with Him in purpose, thought and action.”

Don’t seek many things. SEEK HIS WILL ABOVE ALL IN YOUR LIFE!

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The prophet declares by the Spirit that “without holiness no man shall see God”.

Do you want to see Him?

Not only in Heaven, but do you also want to see Him here on earth?

There is no Revelation without being Spirit filled and there can be no standard of self achieved holiness, the only holiness standard is being filled with the Spirit of Holiness.

It is His Presence that gives us Vision to see Him and to worship Him in Spirit and in true reality. It is also His Spirit that fills us with His holiness!

It remains true that “no flesh shall see God and live”, both in this life and the life hereafter – Therefore yield your life and “walk in the Spirit and you will not fulfill the lusts of the flesh”.


~ Johann van der Hoven

Johann van der HovenJohann van der Hoven is in South Africa.  He has been serving the Lord in ministry since 1991 and has hosted numerous apostolic revival meetings in South Africa and in South America.  He also currently pioneers a organic church planting movement across South Africa.  For more information about him and his ministry visit Fellowship of Believers or Revival.

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