Anytime believers face overwhelming problems, they can rely on the Holy Spirit for the help they need. Zechariah 4:1-10 Are you facing what seems like an insurmountable obstacle? It might be a problem too complex to solve, a task beyond your ability, a sin too tempting to overcome, or a situation over which you have … Continue reading Facing Life’s Mountains
As we surrender to the promptings of the Holy Spirit, we are transformed. Ephesians 5:18-21 God wants all of His children to be filled with the Spirit, but many of us aren’t sure what this means. While every believer is indwelt by God’s Spirit, the extent of His rule is determined by our obedience. Try … Continue reading
What Is the Spirit-Filled Life?
God is perfectly just and merciful. Revelation 4:1-11 The scene in today’s passage gives us a glimpse of a holy God who is worthy of mankind’s worship. He’s perfectly pure in His thoughts, motives, choices, and actions, and His holiness is also revealed in His separateness from all evil and transgression. Since God cannot tolerate … Continue reading The Holiness of God
No matter how hard we try to follow God in our own strength, we’ll succeed only when we surrender and depend fully on Him. Luke 24:44-49 Do you remember the book The Little Engine That Could? A small engine keeps repeating the words “I think I can. I think I can.” By using sheer willpower, she … Continue reading The Power of the Holy Spirit