5 Signs of the Holy Spirit in You

5 Signs of the Holy Spirit in You

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God sent His Spirit to transform our hearts and make us more Christ-like 🕊️. 

He knew that we needed help in living a righteous life that pleases Him. Without God’s help, we are unable to live the kind of life that God desires for us to have. As believers of Jesus Christ, we have the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in us.

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“...the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you.” John 14:17

5 Signs You Have The Holy Spirit In You

Since the Holy Spirit lives in us, our lives should show signs that He lives in us and is actively at work in our hearts ❤️. 

In this article, we will look at five signs of the Holy Spirit in a believer.

1) Transformation

The Holy Spirit works in us and helps us mature as believers, and brings about the transformation of our hearts and minds.

Titus 3:4-6 says,
“But when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior.”

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Having the Holy Spirit regenerates our spirit, and we become a new creation.

We undergo a complete transformation at the spirit level and this causes our behavior to change. The world believes in improving yourself and becoming a better person, but the Holy Spirit turns you into a completely new being 🧖‍♂️. 

When you are transformed, others notice the change in you. That is why when someone gets saved, others can see a difference in them, though they may not know what caused the change. A person with the Holy Spirit in them, will be like a new person.

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We are always looking for how to become better people, but God wants us to be totally new people who reflect His glory.

2) Growing in the Fruit of the Spirit

One sign that you have received the holy spirit is the presence of the fruit of the Spirit.

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.”
Galatians 5:22-23

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The more time we spend with God, we grow in love, joy, peace, and the other fruit listed in this Scripture. When you see someone grow in the fruit of the Spirit, then you know that they have allowed God to work in their hearts.

The journey of salvation is lifelong, and it takes time for the fruit to fully manifest in our lives. Sometimes you will find that you are not as joyful or kind as you should be, and you can pray and ask God to help you 🙏🏻. 

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Growth takes time, and you can be patient with yourself as you grow in the fruit of the Spirit. When you have the fruit of the Spirit manifesting in you, you will notice that you do not act the way you do before you got saved.

If your joy and happiness came from outside sources, it now comes from the inside.

Whenever you want to check whether you are growing in the fruit of the Spirit, you can go through each of them and ask yourself if you are manifesting them in your life.

3) The Leading of the Holy Spirit

With the Holy Spirit living in us, we can follow His leading as we go about our daily lives.

Signs of the holy spirit presence are found in a person who will talk about how God is speaking to them and giving them direction or instructions for every step they take. God wants us to follow the voice of His Spirit.

“For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.”
Romans 8:14

Romans 8:14

When a believer is led by the Holy Spirit, they will obey God’s Word, and go in the direction that He wants them to go. God speaks to us in our hearts and shows us the way we are to go 🧭. 

When you don’t know what to do in a given situation, you can ask the Holy Spirit and He will give you the solution. You will make fewer mistakes in life when you make it a habit to listen to what God wants you to do.

Many times we want to know the will of God for our lives and the only way we can is by listening to His Spirit.

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We can commit to obeying the things that God wants us to do in life so that we can live a righteous life that honors Him. During our quiet moments, we can hear the Holy Spirit speak to us and tell us what is in His heart 💗. 

We can make decisions that lead to life when we make them with God as our source of wisdom and discernment.

4) Speaking in Tongues

Signs of being filled with the holy spirit is the evidence of speaking in tongues.

After salvation, a believer can be baptized in the Holy Spirit and they will speak in tongues.

“And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.”
Acts 2:4

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When Jesus had returned to heaven, He sent the Holy Spirit who infilled those who were praying in the upper room. They began to speak in tongues as evidence of the baptism of the Holy Spirit.

Jesus said that those who believe in Him will speak in new tongues. “And these signs will follow those who believe: 

"In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues”
Mark 16:17

As believers, we can speak in tongues when we are baptized in the Holy Spirit. Not speaking in tongues does not mean that a person is not saved, they are, only that they have not received the baptism of the Holy Spirit.

5) Testing the Spirits

Sign for Holy Spirit is in a person who professes Christ is not readily accepting any doctrine they hear out there ✊🏻. 

They test the spirits by which people speak and act, and turn to the word of God to confirm the truth.

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“Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.”
1 John 4:1

One with the Holy Spirit in them will quickly discern false prophets and teachers. They are convicted when they hear teachings that sound spiritual but are not from God. They have learned to confirm what they hear with the Word of God.

The only way to know the truth is to read and meditate on the Bible and understand God’s commands 📜. 

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This is how you guard yourself against deception and hold on to the truth. When you see others falling away from the faith, it is likely that they believed a lie about God and His Word.

If we are going to hold on to our faith, we need to have the truth in our hearts always.

Conclusion

The above are only five signs of presence of Holy Spirit in a person. You can ask God to show you more as you have your quiet time with Him.

To always be filled with the Holy Spirit, you can give Him more room in your heart so that He can do a great work in you.

God accomplishes His work on earth through the Holy Spirit and also renews our hearts through the same Spirit. Allow the Holy Spirit to help you become more godly and live a righteous life.

Testing the Spirits

Read next: The gospel of Jesus Christ is based on love, and we are to love like He does. God loved us and sent Jesus to die for our sins so that we would not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16).

No one is beyond the love of Christ in the world and when we accept Him as our Savior, His love dwells in our hearts. In the Bible, it is shown how to love others like Jesus.

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175 comments

  • Meme

    God called to me when I was in my early 20s TWICE. Via a random letter that came from a church I didn’t even go to. (The letter was so short all it said was “Somebody in this house needs Jesus”) and through a woman that kept coming to my front door and studying with me. That’s how the seed got planted. I also literally felt Jesus presence right next to me one night when I was fed up with Life!! “I wasn’t ready to be godly” those were the words in my head I’ll never forget. I was young beautiful and had the video vixen mindset but my life was in complete shambles. Over time however I still remained very interested in Gods Word and went to church on rare occasions. But I was living like a worldly person. As we believers know pain and suffering bring us closer to God. I needed more pain, after a few more years I realized that I need God. I want his Peace and Love. The plant was officially watered when a friend gave me a copy of the NLT Bible then I got pregnant. I stayed home reading allll the time. I was living buck wild running the streets right before this. I never stayed home or always had people over. But this time Gods word dwelled in me. It was perfect timing. Now my life has changed. I own a car, have a nice cozy apartment, I’m drama free, i don’t find myself around people and situations that are no good for, I have an inner peace, I can tell when someone is no good for me early on, and more importantly I have Gods favor, Jesus Christ is my savior and I truly believe in him, I came here to confirm that I have the Holy Spirit and YESSSS I do based on what I read. In fact I believe God sent me straight to this article to verify what I was reading in the scripture. I can now face things in life in peace and I Love everything God did for me. I want to show my appreciation by Glorifying him and Publicly worshiping him and Jesus. God is so Good and worth every last drop of our time.

  • Greenland Academy

    Blessed by your message. God bless you and continue to use you for greater things and works.

    In Him
    Arthur Joseph Kabila.

  • James Rucker

    This story happened to me about 8 years ago and is somewhat confusing for most to understand.
    My comment is about how God’s spirits communicates with me.
    My awakening started after I saved a child from turning into a gay because he was victim of a sexual in counter with a older boy when this happen and I found out about it much later after it happened when my wife told me that no one was helping him and as soon as I heard about it God told me I to help but his parents didn’t want my help but I was persistent and quiet awhile past and I finally got my chance to help him it took a few weekends to help him but the whole time I was being told what to do in my head by God and when you help 1 child that starts a domino affect because helping out just 2 person saves many lives from turning into monsters.
    After doing this I went back to my regular life and it was not long after that my life started falling apart it had a lot to do with finances and 1 late night I had enough it was around 3am in the morning l went out side and saw Orion’s Belt in the sky and I started praying now just to make clear I have never prayed like this in my life and I was not going to Church.
    This is what I said when I prayed(God take me off this planet I don’t want to live here anymore) This is what happened(My head turned to the right and I spoke a language that I could not understand it was just a small sentence) Now I have always wondered if God was real and like most people we need proof well I got mine and I am 100% sure it was because I helped a child from becoming a monster and I know this because I know me and if I was God I not help someone like me now don’t get me wrong I am not a criminal I am a cusser and say things I should not. What happened that night change me forever my family has not had any bad issues with not having money to pay bills and not only did God show me he is real he also implanted 3 lights in my right eye and for a while I was confused I looked up information about lights in eyes and what I found out was there are lights seen in eyes and they are called floaters and it is a medical condition because they float around randomly WELL my lights don’t do that they actually have a purpose they actually communicate with me at 1st they started out as only 3 of them now I have 4 of them I will explain how the 4th later.It took me a few months to figure out how they communicate with me and this is how it works I think something in my head and if the answers is yes 1 or more of the lights will come down from right side of my pupil travel around to the bottom of my pupil and go left straight towards my nose and most of the time it disappears at my nose if the spirit lights are making a very strong point the spirit light will even travel right into my left eye NOW medical lights (floaters) don’t travel between both eyes all the more reason I know I have spirits inside my head. I spoke of a 4th light Now moving forward 6 years I was sitting on my couch and it was very late at night and I was watching YouTube and all of a sudden I see this ORB passing in front of me from left to right and it stopped as I was looking at it it all of a sudden came right at me and entered my temple I felt it enter my temple and I saw it as a bright light pass from my left eye to my right eye and disappeared and I didn’t see it after that I would see the other 3 spirit lights but not the 4th until I started questioning in my head if it was
    still there and all of a sudden I see 4 spirit lights traveling across my eyes.
    So all in all God is 100% real and spirits are real so is there any other believes out there that can relate to what I said.

  • Michelle Richardson

    Grace & Peace Beautiful People. I jus wanted to share a little bit about how I feel about our “God Almighty”. God is my “Everything and I am nothing without Him and I can do nothing without Him. I always thank God for being filled with His Precious Spirit. He loves us on a level that we will never be able understand. We know God loves us but we will never be able to process The Depths of His Love. That blows my mind every time. God bless you all🙏🏾♥️🕊

  • Beverley Dudley

    When the spirit of truth he speak expressively and I do not agree that we have to speak in tongues.For that is one of the gifts of the spirit and not the fruit. All will not receive the same gift. And tongue is speaking a different language. Acts 2:6-8 pls read these verses❤

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