When you open the Gift (Jesus) that God is offering to you, you will receive the Holy Spirit. Romans 8:11 says, “The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.”
There are four main functions of the Holy Spirit in the believer’s life. The first is that of Advocate. An advocate is someone who is for you, not against you. God is in your corner!
The Holy Spirit is also our Guide and our Teacher. He gives us instructions that will make everything come together eventually, even if those instructions seem to defy circumstances and logic. The Holy Spirit will then give us opportunities to apply what He has taught you through His guidance.
Finally, He is our Affirmer. When you’re constantly striving to gain approval from the people around you, you are going to end up exhausted. God is powerful! Live by that power and the affirmation of who He says you are. You don’t have to waste energy trying to be something you’r not! He created you & knows exactly who you are…a masterpiece. Stop searching for affirmation!
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