The Holy Spirit Study 10: Our Prayer Fixer and Interceder

The Holy Spirit Today Day 10 - Our Prayer Fixer and Interceder One of the most critical roles I am called upon to fill in our family is that of an “interpreter”! I say this in love, but my kids and my husband rarely speak the same language. Even now that we are all adults, there are many things that simply get lost in translation!   Well-meaning questions, requests, or comments so easily…

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The Holy Spirit Study 9: Our Teacher and Guide

The Holy Spirit Today Day 9 - Our Teacher and Guide “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” (John 14:26, ESV) “When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he…

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The Holy Spirit Study 8: Convicts Us of Sin

The Holy Spirit Today Day 8 - Convicts Us of Sin “And when he [the Spirit] comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment.” (John 16:8, ESV) You did it again. As much as you tried not to, you found yourself in the same position you were in last week. And now you feel guilty about it and your conscience is bothering you. You vow to yourself that…

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The Holy Spirit Study 7: Sunday Selah

The Holy Spirit Today Day 7 - Sunday Selah “And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper [the Holy Spirit], to be with you forever.” (John 14:16, ESV) Forever. It’s promised to us a number of times in God’s Word and we can take so much comfort from those promises. If you’re a child of God, His Spirit came to dwell inside of you the very moment…

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The Holy Spirit Study 6: Scriptures for Saturday

The Holy Spirit Today Day 6 - Scriptures for Saturday “Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own.” (1 Corinthians 6:19, ESV) “And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.” (Ephesians 4:30, ESV) We have been looking at the basics of the Holy…

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The Holy Spirit Study 5: The Fruit of the Spirit

The Holy Spirit Today Day 5 - The Fruit of the Spirit “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23, ESV) Did you know that if you’re a Christian there should be evidence that you are? And did you know that at the moment of salvation, you receive the Holy Spirit—that He comes and dwells…

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The Holy Spirit Study 4: Giver of Spiritual Gifts

The Holy Spirit Today Day 4 - Giver of Spiritual Gifts “Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching; the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with…

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The Holy Spirit Study 3: Our Comforter and Helper

The Holy Spirit Today Day 3 - Our Comforter and Helper The disciples, in obedience to the Lord’s directive, set out across the sea without Him. In the darkness of the night, they found themselves alone in the boat, facing a terrible storm. They were in their element, an area in which these rugged fishermen were considered experts. But beaten by the waves, with the wind against them, they were in trouble!  …

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The Holy Spirit Study 2: How and When We Receive the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit Today Day 2 - How and When We Receive the Holy Spirit “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23, ESV) “In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the…

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The Holy Spirit Study 1: Introduction

The Holy Spirit Today Day 1 - Introduction  “The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him – the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the LORD.” (Isaiah 11:2, NIV) “I need an editor,” I sighed out loud as I pushed back from my writing desk. I gave my strained neck a little massage and took a…

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