Holy Spirit guides with specific names or details

Scripture reference

Acts 9:10–12 (ASV)

10Now there was a certain disciple at Damascus, named Ananias; and the Lord said unto him in a vision, Ananias. And he said, Behold, I am here, Lord. 11And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go to the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one named Saul, a man of Tarsus: for behold, he prayeth; 12and he hath seen a man named Ananias coming in, and laying his hands on him, that he might receive his sight.


On August 10, 1945, DeShazer was directed by the Holy spirit to pray for peace. He prayed from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, until the Holy Spirit told him to stop. Unknown to DeShazer, who was then a prisoner of war, the very day he prayed was a significant turning point in WWII.
God led Grace Jacob supernaturally to the home of her suicidal friend, just in time to prevent disaster.
When Hassan, a secret Christian evangelist in Cairo was forcefully led out of his home with a gun to his head one morning, all he could think of was that he had been found out and was about to die. Nothing prepared Hassan for the incredible twist, his supposed kidnap took.
A mother whose cupboard was bare knelt and prayed for her ”daily bread.” Meanwhile a young man in the city, a stranger to her, was impressed by God‘s gentle voice to go to a specific cottage with five loaves of bread.
Harriet Tubman's Quaker friend, Thomas Garrett, writes about her remarkable ability to hear her Shepherd's voice. God spoke to her on multiple occasions with specific information vital to the safety of, or provision for, the runaway slaves she was helping.
Mary had a dream of being a missionary in calaba, but needed a confirmation from the lord which she got at her interview with the mission board.
While at Brownville, Charles Finney is instructed thus: ". . . in prayer the thing was all shown to me, as clear as light, that I must go and preach in Gouverneur, and that God would pour out His Spirit there." He obeyed and God did as He promised.
A day before Brother Yun's dramatic escape from the Zhengzhou Maximum Security Prison, the Holy Spirit broke the news of his imminent escape and consequent stop at their home, to a Christian family in Zhengzhou so they could prepare for his arrival.
While Stoyan's father was imprisoned, the government exiled his wife and four children to an unknown place. On the train to exile, a stranger walks up to them; his Church was praying the previous night when the Holy Spirit specifically directed them to be on that train that day; with an offering for them.
When Nik Ripken reluctantly travels to a certain country, he is met at the airport by five strange men. It turns out that these men had been praying and we're directed by the Holy Spirit to him in very clear terms.
In response to the dire need of a family, the Holy Spirit wakes a deacon in the middle of the night and expressly communicates the need of this family to him, directing him to head out and meet this need. While he hesitated, the Holy Spirit remained firm until he obeyed and brought succor to this needy family.
Dr. Ripken's host makes a sudden detour on their way to the airport so they could go talk to a church leader - if he was home. On arriving at his home, they were amazed to discover that their guest was ready with breakfast, for he had been expecting them after he was informed of their coming by the Holy Spirit.
Pramana's life was in ruin; he was not in loving terms with his wife or kids and even his crops and livestock were yielding nothing. One night he heard a voice tell him to "Find Jesus, find the gospel," with detailed instructions on where and how to find Him. The very next day, Pramana embarked on the journey that forever changed his life!
Nik Ripkin and two other believers went to pay an impromptu visit to a Christian leader in Southeast Asia, but to their surprise; their host was expecting all three of them - the Holy Spirit had spoken to him about their visit.
The Holy Spirit specifically instructed a young man to go to preach the gospel in Palestine, where it was also revealed to him that this would be his place of martyrdom.
Tom Hamblin is convicted of his unforgiveness, there and then he forgives. As a result, he experienced an instant special anointing in his preaching and teaching.