"The Gift of His Spirit"
JOY IN THE JOURNEY - THROUGH THE YEAR
July 10th 2019
"If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children,
how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!"
God knows how to give good gifts. He is the One who finds the seekers, who answers the askers, who opens the door of his life to those who knock.
What is God's great gift, according to Jesus? What is the present he chooses to give to his children? It is the Holy Spirit!
Jesus teaches us that what we ask for in prayer is rarely what we need. We usually ask for provision, when the God who knows how to give good gifts is ready to give us His presence through the Holy Spirit. And so the prayer He gave us, that can be spoken in a single breath, is rooted in the request for His breath, for His Spirit.
JOURNAL: What do you think of when you see the words "Holy Spirit"? What does the Holy Spirit mean to you? How have you experienced the Spirit?