Holy Spirit Come

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.” (John 14:15-16)

Into the Son

These are the words I read from a story about one of our presidents: “[He] talked about the absolute need to believe that with hard work and faith in God there is every reason to start each day in the Oval Office with hope.”

After I read those words I found a thought creeping into my head – when was the last time I told a client or a business associate or anyone in my day to day business world something like that?

I wrote the italicized words and left them up on my computer for a week, unfinished. Just a thought that impressed me.

In the White House, with the awesome responsibility that rests on the most influential nation in the world, a president must surely feel the import of that office and the weight of that responsibility. Relying on God must be real, immediate and present with that kind of responsibility. I can see how God’s presence and my reliance on Him would be so immediate in that kind of position.

How immediate is the presence of God in your life? Do you wake up each morning filled with faith and hope for the day ahead? I don’t. Continue reading “Holy Spirit Come”