To know the Love of God

Walking by the Holy Spirit is not simply experiencing his power in our lives, or gaining direction, it is a daily devotion to the Lord which communicates the love of Jesus Christ. Matthew 5:16 says, Let your light shine in such a way that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who…

What do I really want?

God has given us the ability to make choices – even in regard to our obedience to the Holy Spirit. The question I’ve been mulling over is this Do I really want to be led by the Holy Spirit? Although, my answer is a resounding YES, my behavior doesn’t always match up. According to Paul,…

What I know about the Holy Spirit

Before I became a follower of Jesus Christ at seventeen, I didn’t really know what the Bible said about God. So, in those first years my understanding of Jesus Christ and the commitment I made grew exponentially. In my eagerness to learn, I was vulnerable to misinterpretations of God’s word. There were times I allowed…

Seven characteristics of the Holy Spirit

In addition to studying what the Bible has to say about the Holy Spirit, I’m readingĀ  Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan and Danae Yankoski. Although I don’t believe we can neglect one part of the Trinity while drawing near to Christ. Chan and Yankoski desire to help…

Walking by the Spirit

This morning a friend and I walked through a preserve near my house. She was unfamiliar with the place, so it was up to me to take the lead. In the past, my husband has always led the way, and I’ve followed without really paying attention. This morning, it was up to me. At each…