If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.Galatians 5:25
There is a difference between being born again of the Spirit of God, and actually drawing your life from the Spirit of God. We have made the born again experience such a “once for all” event, that we often overlook the expected outcome. Walking in the Spirit is what has been opened up to believers, as opposed to continuing to live life in the flesh.
Our spiritual potential has been made alive in Christ.
We now have the ability to know the mysteries of God (1 Cor. 2:7-12). We are no longer limited to our finite understanding but can be renewed in the spirit of our mind (Eph. 4:23). We can now pray in the Spirit and not be restricted to our own thinking (1 Cor. 14:14-15).
For this cause we also, since the day we heard, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, that you might walk worthy of the Lord to all pleasing, being fruitful in every work and increasing in the knowledge of God, being empowered with all power, according to the might of His glory, to all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness, giving thanks to the Father, who has made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.Colossians 1:9-14
For He has delivered us from the power of darkness and has translated us into the kingdom of His dear Son; in whom we have redemption through His blood, the remission of sins.
This is what it means to live by the Spirit. – Filled with the knowledge of His will- Filled with wisdom and spiritual understanding- Increasing in the knowledge of God- Being empowered with all power- Delivered from the power of darkness.
Don’t settle for less! That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man. (Eph. 3:16)
Daily Devotion borrowed from Barry Bennett
Follower of Christ, writer & artist.