The Holy Spirit isn’t an idle spectator within the Trinity. He’s been involved from the beginning in redemptive history, and here are nine ways he’s at work in your life today.

  1. He makes known the presence of Jesus

The Holy Spirit is not a rogue member of the Trinity doing his own thing. His primary work in our life and the world today is to mediate the presence of Jesus Christ. (This is theological shorthand describing the role of the Holy Spirit in making known to us the personal presence of Jesus Christ.)

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  1. He makes us more like Jesus

There’s one important point to make about the Holy Spirit: He’s holy. In a general gist, the Holy Spirit produces holiness within us. He will convict us of sin (John 15:8–11) and lead us to become more like Jesus. As we walk with the Spirit (Gal. 5:16) and stay in step with the Spirit (Gal. 5:25), he will strip away our love for sin and make us more like Jesus (Gal. 5:16, 18).

  1. He helps us understand the Bible

The relationship of the Holy Spirit with the Bible is twofold. He inspired the writing of the Bible (2 Tim. 3:16; 2 Pet. 1:20–21) and helps us to understand the Bible (John 16:13; 1 Cor. 2:9–11; Heb. 3:7; 10:15). When it comes to understanding a passage from Scripture, the Holy Spirit will help you to understand what it means and how it changes your life. The Holy Spirit will work through your personal reading of the Bible, family and friends. Also, if you’re in a position of teaching the Bible to your family, friends, small group, or church, it’s a good idea to ask for the Holy Spirit to help your listeners understand the passage you are sharing.

  1. He calls you to work

The Holy Spirit not only calls people to faith in Jesus Christ, but he calls us to a specific vocation or task. This means that the God of the universe will guide you into the vocational decisions you make. Sometimes our life will appear to be a random hodgepodge of loosely connected events tied together, but this is not the case at all. God is directing your steps and guiding your life—even when it comes to work.

  1. He empowers you for service

The Holy Spirit also empowers us for service. This means he enables us to do what we’ve been called to do. From the pages of the Old Testament we observe the Holy Spirit’s empowering presence in the lives of Joshua (Num. 27:18), Saul (1 Sam. 11:6), David (1 Sam. 16:13), and many others, to accomplish what they were called to do. In the New Testament, we see that he empowered Jesus’ earthly ministry (Luke 4:14), the early disciples (Acts 1:8), and the preaching of the gospel (Acts 4:8, 31; 6:10; 1 Thess. 1:5).

  1. He helps you pray

The Holy Spirit is active in aiding us in our prayer life (Rom. 8:26–27). There will be times—not maybe—in your life as a Christian when you feel inadequate in your prayer life or have no idea what to pray for. In these moments the Holy Spirit will help us when we do not know how to pray for God’s will in a particular situation.

  1. He guides you

The Holy Spirit also guides us (Gal. 5:16, 25; cf. Acts 8:29; 13:2; 15:7–9; 16:6; Rom. 8:14). He led Jesus into the wilderness (Matt. 4:1), provided direct guidance to Philip (Acts 8:29), and even later physically transported him (Acts 8:39–40).

  1. He empowers you for building the church

Jesus is alive and he is building his church. His church isn’t built through political engagement or military might. His church is built through the proclamation of the gospel. Thankfully God hasn’t left us alone in his work. He sent the Holy Spirit to empower our evangelistic efforts.

  1. He gives you spiritual gifts

The Holy Spirit also works through us by giving us spiritual gifts (1 Cor. 12:11). He doesn’t give us these gifts for our personal benefit, either. He gives us gifts for the common good of the church (1 Cor. 12:7). This means that we receive spiritual gifts for building up the church. He also gives us gifts so we may serve others (1 Pet. 4:10).

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Rosemary Ben

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Come holy spirit 🙌🙌🙏

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