“Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.” Psalm 139:7-8
A hymn that has blesses me a lot begins with “Holy, Holy, Holy” and ends with the trilogy of “God in three persons, blessed Trinity.” As Christians, God dwells within us. What an amazing truth!
When my wife was explaining her faith to a Jewish girl, who commented that her faith had one God and ours had three, my wife explained the Trinity.
Jesus paid the ransom for our sin and then went back to heaven, but did not leave us alone. Implanted in the heart of every Christian is the Holy Spirit.
As we rise in the morning, we can be aware of His presence and the fact that we will face nothing alone. We have a spiritual partner to walk with us in every situation we face and every decision we make. As God’s children we gain confidence through knowing He is with us.
The Spirit will not prompt us to do anything that goes against Scripture. Therefore, we need to make sure we're listening to the voice of the Holy Spirit, not the voice of our own desires. We know which is which by checking this voice against the truth of God's Word.
Further reading: Is That You God?
God made us. Jesus paid for our sins and the Holy Spirit lives within us. Once we ask Jesus into our heart, He plants the Holy Spirit there for all of our life, as counselor, guide and provider of peace, becoming the strength for our weakness and revealing Jesus’ purpose for our lives.
Lord, I thank You that you have not left me alone and that the Holy Spirit gives me direction, godly wisdom and reminds me of my sin. Amen.
Right now, whisper the name ‘Jesus’ to become aware of the presence of the Holy Spirit within your heart. He is there with you, ready to lead, guide and keep you focused on Jesus. Whisper Jesus’ name tomorrow morning too, as soon as you wake up.