When we come into a meeting, we don't have to pray for the Holy Spirit to come ... because He is already there. What we want Him to do is manifest Himself.
When we were going to a meeting, I would pray, "Lord, we want You to manifest Your Presence tonight through Your Word."
Sometimes we may think, "Where are You, Holy Spirit? I don't hear You. I don't see Your manifestations." Perhaps this is because we are not listening.
I've been asking God, "God, I know that Your Presence is in my spirit man. I know that You are present: God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit ... all three of You are in my spirit."
So what kind of devil out there thinks he can come and put sickness and disease on us? When the devil comes against believers with sickness, disease, poverty ... anything contrary to the attributes of God, he is treading on God's property. That's illegal! He's an outlaw. We are God's property. We belong to Him.
Reverend Robert W. & Mary C. Butler