21st week - Christ in us! The more Christ is in us, the more the Holy Spirit will abide upon us.
“And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.” John 1:32 (KJV
Whew! Isn’t this amazing? This verse reveals to us the fact that the holy Spirit will only come and abide upon us when we identify with Christ and when e have received His nature and character in us.
Many times, we have our own agendas, our own plans and purposes, but the Lord says: “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” (Matthew 6:33). Still other times, we can see ourselves entangled in so many different things we wouldn’t let go, but apostle Paul said: “Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, And be found in him” (Philippians 3:8-9.
God said: “And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:17). It’s no different today. We want the anointing of the Holy Spirit, we want healing, deliverance, prosperity and well being in all areas of our existence, but the Lord is a Person – not a blessing machine. He will not come upon our selfish and self-centered desires and plans. He will only come if and when He sees Christ in our life, because the Holy Spirit only comes and abides upon Christ
CHRIST IN US
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