We know that the person of the Holy Spirit dwells in the heart of every believer (Romans 8:9); however, every believer does not seem to possess the power of the Spirit. Some live every day just like pagans. They don’t hear God speak to them; they don’t seem to have any spiritual strength; and they have very little power over temptation.
The problem of course is that they have not allowed the Holy Spirit to be in complete control. If we expect to live in the power of the Holy Spirit we must invite Him to dwell in every part of our life. We must give Him the throne of our heart.
There are a few terms in scripture that are descriptive of this concept of giving Him control. In Galatians 5:16-25 there are three terms used: walk by the Spirit, led by the Spirit, and live by the…
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