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I have ideas. I imagine, “what if”. Some of these thoughts seem pretty cool!!

Does it seem to be far fetched sometimes? Yes, it does.

God doesn’t have far fetched thoughts.  God can do anything. God can go way beyond my ideas, my dreams.

And, God does it through His Spirit which is already at work within me. Wow!!!

May I not limit God to my dreams. May I lean in to hear what God has in mind. It is more than I can ever imagine. God is great and He has great things in mind for me.

God’s desire for  me is greater than my desires for myself.

God can do anything, you know—far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams!

He does it not by pushing us around but by working within us, his Spirit deeply and gently within us. Ephesians 3:20

The Bible is quite clear that the Holy Spirit is active in our world. The book of Acts, which sometimes goes by the longer title of “The Acts of the Apostles,” could just as accurately be called “The Acts of the Holy Spirit through the Apostles.” After the apostolic age, there have been some changes—the Spirit does not inspire further Scripture, for example—but He continues to do His work in the world.

The Holy Spirit does many things in the lives of believers. He is the believers’ Helper. He indwells believers and seals them until the day of redemption—this indicates that the Holy Spirit’s presence in the believer is irreversible. He guards and guarantees the salvation of the ones He indwells. The Holy Spirit assists believers in prayer and “intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God” (Romans 8:26–27).

The Holy Spirit regenerates and renews the believer. At the moment of salvation, the Spirit baptizes the believer into the Body of Christ. Believers receive the new birth by the power of the Spirit. The Spirit comforts believers with fellowship and joy as they go through a hostile world. The Spirit, in His mighty power, fills believers with “all joy and peace” as they trust the Lord, causing believers to “overflow with hope” (Romans 15:13).