Men of a Different Spirit

* Num. 14:24 – “My servant Caleb has a different spirit and follows me wholeheartedly.”

* Is. 11:2 – “The Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.”

1. SPIRIT OF HUMILITY

* Is. 57:15 – “I live in a high and holy place, but also with him who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly  and to revive the heart of the contrite.”

* Jacob – Gen. 32 – brokenness

* Ps. 51:17

2. SPIRIT OF COMMITMENT

* Vision  – Wholeheartedness

* Moses – Ex. 3

* Caleb – “has a different spirit and follows me wholeheartedly”

* Call of God

i. Supernatural Call

ii. Passion of Heart

iii. Gifting / Ability

3. SPIRIT OF DISCIPLINE

* Prov. 23:23 – “Get wisdom, disciple and understanding.”

* Integrity – 2 Tim. 2:20 -”he will be an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master, and prepared to do any good work.”

* 1 Tim. 4

4. SPIRIT OF DISCERNMENT

* Phil. 1:9 – “This is my prayer; that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight.”

* Depth of Insight – seeing into

– knowing about

– what to / how to

5. SPIRIT OF UNDERSTANDING

* 1 Cor. 2:14 – “The man without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.”

*Knowledge

6. SPIRIT OF WISDOM

* Deut. 34:9 – “Now Joshua, son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom.”

* James 1:5

* Acts 6:3

7. SPIRIT OF FAITH

* 2 Cor. 4:13 – “With that same spirit of faith we also believe and therefore speak.”

* Paul – experimental religion

8. SPIRIT OF ANOINTING

*2 Kings 2:9 – “Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit,” Elisha replied.

* Elijah / Elisha – anointing

* The Leader must be able to …

9. SPIRIT OF ENCOURAGEMENT

* 2 Sam. 19:1-6 – “Now go out and encourage your men.”

*  Jacob / David – counsel and inspiration

10. SPIRIT OF EXCELLENCE

*Ex. 35 and 36 – building the Tabernacle

* Bezalel – reliability