Posts Tagged ‘ Holy Spirit ’

VerseD: Galatians 1:10

For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.
Galatians 1:10, ESV

It is not enough to be a people-pleaser or to want to be liked by everyone (both are impossible to achieve with everyone).
We serve and aim to please only One: our Lord Jesus Christ to the glory of the Father with the help of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Matthew 4:4

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”
Matthew 4:4 ESV

Our bread is more than something to eat. We are sustained by God’s written Word and The Word, Jesus Christ.
Daily reading of Scripture encourages our souls. Seeking Jesus by the help of the Holy Spirit gives us assurance and strength.

VerseD: 8:26

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.
Romans 8:26, ESV

When life is so difficult and painful that it hurts to even think, God encourages and empowers us to seek Him who knows our wants, needs, and hurts. Then we have the peace of God, even when life is bad.

VerseD: Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Ephesians 6:10, ESV

God empowers us by His Holy Spirit to love and show grace to others, to defend and proclaim His Word, and to withstand persecution, temptations, and troubles.

VerseD: James 3:13

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.
James 3:13, ESV

We have truth on our side, but wisdom often dictates grace and compassion win out over blunt statements.
Ask the Holy Spirit to give wisdom in every interaction with others.

VerseD: 1 Corinthians 16:13-14

Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.
1 Corinthians 16:13‭-‬14, ESV

Be careful to not let the ways of world affect your life and faith. Be bold in the Gospel and in sacrificially loving others by the power of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Isaiah 55:1-2

“Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good, and delight” yourselves in rich food.
Isaiah 55:1‭-‬2, ESV

We drink of the Holy Spirit, the milk of the Gospel, and wine of the blood of Christ; and we eat the bread of the body of Christ. For full meat, we dig into theology and deep things of Scripture while serving God.
These are things money cannot buy.

VerseD: 1 Timothy 2:5-6

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.
1 Timothy 2:5‭-‬6, ESV

Jesus came at the perfect time to teach us truth and save our souls, and now He sits at the right hand of the Father to rule and contend for us.
The Holy Spirit now empowers us to point others to our Savior.

VerseD: Galatians 5:25

If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit.
Galatians 5:25, ESV

By the Holy Spirit we promote the gospel of peace to our fallen world and amongst each other in all love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

VerseD: Colossians 3:15

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
Colossians 3:15, ESV

We have peace knowing our Lord has already won the war, and we can be thankful because we have guarantee of the Holy Spirit of our delivery into eternal life with Christ.