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Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

Coffee Time with Jesus

  • The Holy Spirit: The Spirit of Grace
    Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose,
    will he be thought worthy
    who has trampled the Son of God underfoot,
    counted the blood of the covenant
    by which he was sanctified a common thing,
    and insulted the Spirit of grace?
    Hebrews 10:29
    The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Grace who gives people the opposite of what they deserve. People deserve Hell because they have rejected the Father and the Son, but the Spirit of Grace offers them Heaven. People deserve misery and oppression because they chose sin, but the Spirit of Grace offers them the peaceful will of God. People deserve to be cut off from the Father because they turn their backs on Him, but the Spirit of Grace offers to fill them with God’s presence and to enrich their lives. Grace is getting the good things of God instead of His judgment. The Holy Spirit wants people to be saved by grace and then to live by grace.
    Holy Spirit, I don’t deserve the good things of Heaven,
    but I accept them. I don’t deserve grace,
    but I’m grateful for it.
    The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Grace who comes to give you the assurance of salvation so that you can live confidently. He gives you spiritual gifts to serve the Father, and He will guide your every step. The Holy Spirit gives you spiritual light to understand the Scriptures, and He will use you as you share the gospel with people around you. The Holy Spirit gives hope for life beyond the grave. What good thing do you want from Him?
    Holy Spirit, I surrender to Your will; guide me this day. I accept all the good gifts You offer. Use me as I serve You this day. I like grace much more than legalism. Grace is a good way to live. Amen.
    Go Deeper: Hebrews 10:26-39
    The Holy Spirit will give you much more than you deserve.