May 12, 2021
This week on Real Talk with Rachael I'm talking with author
Jeannie Cunnion about her new book Don’t Miss Out: Daring to
Believe Life is Better with the Holy Spirit. Jeannie is
well known for writing stories that make much of the wild love of
Jesus because of how her life has been rescued by it. She is also a
beloved Bible teacher and sought-after speaker who has been
featured on outlets such as the TODAY show, Fox News, The 700 Club,
and Focus on the Family. Jeannie, who holds a master’s degree in
social work, worked as a counselor and trainer in the adoption
field before writing. She is a wife to Mike and a mama to five boys
she is crazy about.
Key Points from Our Conversation:
- God equips us for what He's called us to do. If we let our
feelings of inadequacy stop us from pursuing our God-given dreams,
we forfeit the supernatural work in our lives.
- The Holy Spirit is undervalued in the church, but He is equal
to God and Jesus and essential for a thriving faith. When we view
Him as such, we become open to His very distinct purpose in our
- Most people assume that the Holy Spirit is for the extremes,
but it's a gift from Jesus. He gave us a friend so that we'd never
be without Him, so it makes sense that the enemy would distort our
view of Him.
- Speaking in tongues is a spiritual gift that brings intimacy
into the relationship with the Holy Spirit. Not everyone will
receive this gift, but if you do, you should embrace it. It's
encouragement for your spirit.
- Spiritual gifts are appointed by the Holy Spirit, everyone has
at least one, they are meant for the common good, and should be
used to build the church.
- If you want to learn more about the Holy Spirit, start by
reading John 14-16, as well as Galatians, Romans, and
- Christ's power, the disciple's power, and our power comes from
the Holy Spirit. He gives us the strength we need to fulfill what
God has called us to.
- "If we have the Spirit of God, we have everything we
Don’t Miss Out: Daring to
Believe Life is Better with the Holy Spirit
Hillsong Worship "Fresh Wind"
Let’s Get Real Practical:
Ask yourself these 2 questions this week - what do you believe
about the Holy Spirit? What is your relationship with Him - is He
your best friend or is He distant?
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