Let’s begin today by asking an important question.
What is the rationale, or the reason that God commands us to be filled with the Holy Spirit? I think that’s a pretty good question. Here is the answer.
Fulfilling our purpose
If you and I are going to be a living revelation of what God’s plan and purpose is for His creation, if you and I are going to be a visible demonstration of the new community that God is creating, if we are going to fulfill the Lord’s goal of each one of His children growing up into the image of Christ. If we are going to live in harmony and unity, if we are going to walk in love and wisdom. None of those things can be successfully accomplished apart from the Holy Spirit filling us and empowering us to live out who we truly are. [Read more…]