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We should ask God to fill us with His Spirit.

That filling of the Spirit is a reminder that God has loved us – in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus – at the cost of his safety and challenges to his sanity.

When the Spirit fills us by convincing us that we are loved by God through Christ, we find the freedom to love in ways that threaten our safety and challenge our sanity.

This is the fruit of the Spirit: love…(Galatians 5:22)


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This past Sunday, we talked about the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives, empowering us for life and mission by creating in us a deepening delight in who Jesus is and what he has done, is doing and will do in and through us.

Two books that might help to fan that delight into a flame – both by John Piper and both available for free online:

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