If you are new to the Christian life or new to a Spirit-led life, you may be wondering how the Holy Spirit affects your life. Can having Him in your life really make a difference?
The good news is: Yes, it does! Romans 8:26 explains the Holy Spirit’s role when it says: “Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.” And John 15:26, in The Amplified Bible, refers to the Holy Spirit as the Comforter, the Counselor, the Helper, the Advocate, Intercessor and Strengthener.
These two scriptures tell you that the Holy Spirit affects your life in these ways:
- The Holy Spirit helps you by comforting and strengthening you in the midst of difficulties.
- The Holy Spirit shows you how to pray about your concerns and guides you in what to do.
- The Holy Spirit helps you overcome your weaknesses by showing you what those weaknesses are, giving you the wisdom to overcome them and interceding on your behalf to the Father about them.
Discover what else the Word has to say about the role of the Holy Spirit in your life by studying these verses:
- John 14:26
- John 16:7-15
- Book of Acts
- Romans 15:13
- Galatians 5:22-23
- Jude 20
Embrace the work of the Holy Spirit in your life and enjoy the powerful affect that He will have!