Reflection: The promise of the Holy Spirit
Can you imagine walking with Christ on the earth? What an experience that would have been, to witness first-hand the glory and wonder of Christ in the flesh. To hear his voice, to see his face, to feel his touch. It’s this thought that makes what Jesus said in these passages even more remarkable, “it is for your good that I am going away…” What could be better than Christ with us? There’s only one thing better, and that’s Christ within us through the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of Christ. The fact is, Jesus never intended for us to try and do our Christian journey alone or in our own strength. Yet many of us live our lives struggling and striving, often with the best intent, to follow God by the flesh, when this whole time Jesus has provided a new way to live by his Spirit. Over the next two weeks, my prayer is that you would begin to see, understand and experience the tangible power of the Holy Spirit working in your life.
Question: What can you start doing every day to become more aware of the Holy Spirit in your life?
Prayer: Father, today we still ourselves before you and ask that you would open our eyes and our hearts in a new and deeper way to your Holy Spirit. We thank you that you haven’t left us alone but are with us always. Amen.