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To all you Christians out there that have been baptised in the Holy Spirit, you will know what i mean when i speak of conviction. How mixed the feelings – that sudden recognition that you’ve done something wrong, the feeling of guilt and yet the deep praise and adoration for God that he gives us insight into our desires of the heart – good and bad. I am filled with deep gratitude that the Holy Spirit should reveal such things to me. For me it is confirmation that i am loved. When i feel such conviction i am reminded of the following verses:
“…My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he accepts as a son.” (Hebrews 12:5-6 NIV).
Therefore i rejoice in these convictions because i am reminded that i am God’s child and that He loves me. So let us receive our discipline with joy and give praise to our Father who loves us!


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