Know His Nature

Know His Nature

And do not bring sorrow to God’s Holy Spirit by the way you live. Remember, he has identified you as his own, guaranteeing that you will be saved on the day of redemption.
—Ephesians 4:30 NLT

You were made in God’s image. This means that the emotions you experience are reflections of responses that exist in the Person of God. As you can experience sorrow, so can the Holy Spirit. He is a mighty warrior, but He is also tender and gentle. He longs to protect you, and His jealousy for you is greater than your mind can grasp.

Your actions have a great potential to deeply grieve the Holy Spirit—yet you can also bring Him great joy. Abide in the Holy Spirit, the One who loves you without measure. Ask Him to bring light to the things in your life that grieve Him, and draw upon His grace to live in righteousness. As you live from this vibrant relationship, you will stand freely in His mighty presence!

Adapted from The Holy Spirit: An Introduction (Messenger International, 2013).

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8 replies to “Know His Nature

  1. Sampson Lamptey

    Have reard the bait of satan and it hasblessing reading the book but i hope this book is carring more weight to help us in our christian waalk.


  2. Nancy Dorris

    I have always appreciated you and your wife and the wonderful books you’ve written to increase our faith in the miraculous.


  3. Marlene Mouton

    Hi John got all your books thank you it great doing my master degree in ministry just all your books. God bless


  4. De Wet

    Awesome thank you.
    “Ask Him to bring light to the things in your life that grieve Him…” – so good never done that before


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