Holy Spirit directs believers in ministry

Scripture references

Matthew 10:19–20 (ASV 1901)

19But when they deliver you up, be not anxious how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that hour what ye shall speak. 20For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father that speaketh in you.

Acts 8:29 (ASV 1901)

29And the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

Acts 13:2 (ASV 1901)

2And as they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.

Acts 15:28 (ASV 1901)

28For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things:

Acts 16:6–10 (ASV 1901)

6And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden of the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia; 7and when they were come over against Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia; and the Spirit of Jesus suffered them not; 8and passing by Mysia, they came down to Troas. 9And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: There was a man of Macedonia standing, beseeching him, and saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us. 10And when he had seen the vision, straightway we sought to go forth into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.

Acts 20:22 (ASV 1901)

22And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:

Romans 8:14 (ASV 1901)

14For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

Stories

When a Christian couple objected conscientiously, to having their marriage blessed by the State Church in Germany, they were made to face prosecution. But they got the Holy Spirit's help and leading to defend their convictions.
When George Müller contemplated building another Orphan House, he sought God's guidance and in an amazing way, got God's leading to go ahead with the building plans.
A sick man publicly confessed his sin of disobedience. Within a few days, he recovered fully. He went on to become an ordained minister.
One time Brother Yun got arrested, the Holy Spirit leads him to feign insanity and by so doing, raise an alarm so believers from the underground meeting he just left would escape arrest by the Police.
Despite his willingness to continue, all doors to ministry were closed against Brother Yun following his escape from prison. By prayer and meditation, he sought direction on the next steps to take and got God's leading.
After a decade of missionary work in Singapore, the Lord reveals to Tom and Edna Hamblin, through identical prophesies and the scriptures, what He will have them do next.