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The following is from a book written about the Welsh Revival by those who experienced it firsthand and lived to see the fruits of it.
 War on the Saints by Jessie Penn-Lewis

THE TRUE WORKINGS OF GOD

True

i. The Baptism, or Fulness of the Spirit: An influx of the Spirit of God into the human spirit, which liberates the spirit from the soul (Heb.  iv. 12), so as become. a pliable organ or channel for the outflow of the Spirit through the believer, manifested in witness to Christ and in aggressive prayer service against the powers of darkness. 
     It is a true baptizing into the Body of Christ, and oneness with all the members of the Body.  Its special mark and result is known in power to witness for Christ, and in conviction of sin in others, and their turning to God. 
     The highest manifestation of the Fulness of the Spirit is co-existent with the use of the faculties and self-control. 
     There is but one reception of the Holy Spirit: with many succeeding experiences, developments, or new crises, resultant on fresh acts of faith, or apprehension of truth; various believers having varied degrees of the same Infilling of the Spirit, according to individual conditions.  The enduement of power for service is often a definite experience in many lives.  Pages 50, 291, 291

COUNTERFEITS OF SATAN

Counterfeit

i. Counterfeit workings of evil spirits may accompany a true reception of the Fulness of the Holy Spirit, if the believer "lets go" his mind into "blankness," and yields his body up passively to supernatural power.  As a "blank mind" and "passive body" is contrary to the condition for use required by the Holy Spirit, and is the primary condition necessary for evil spirits to work, the anomaly is found in the Holy Spirit responding to the law of faith, and filling the man's spirit, at the same time that evil supernatural powers respond to the law of passivity fulfilled in the mind and body.  They then can produce in the senses manifestations, which seem to be the outcome of the Holy Spirit's entry to the spirit.
     The results of the counterfeit manifestations are varied, and wide in their ramifications, according to individual conditions.  The abstract result is great "manifestations" with little real fruit; "possession" by evil spirits of the mind and body in varied degrees; a spirit of division from others, instead of unity, etc., etc.  Pages 54, 97, 106, 107, 108



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