Final words before the impartation!
There has to be joy because of the faith. You move from duty to delight in your Christian devotion. Joy is a delight. We must savour the things of God. Passiveness is not of God. Joy is a spiritual principle
Spiritual Gifts have a fabric; a way they are meant to function. Paul told us to seek edification. A gift is as important as the needs that need to be met. He was emphasizing the importance of the gift of tongues and interpretations. Tongues and interpretations = Prophecy
Your spirit should gain ascendency over your flesh but there are times when the flesh wins and your response should be I have an advocate with the Father! The scripture already gives us a clear picture of how temptations should be handled.
Vital Signs: When is my spirit normal? The same way a doctor checks the temperature of a patient and know something wrong is the same way one can discern something is wrong spiritually!
Righteousness Consciousness. What's more important than fasting and praying is knowing how to receive from God.