How foolish can you be? After starting your Christian lives in the Spirit, why are you now trying to become perfect by your own human effort? (Galatians 3:3)
God gives his Spirit to everyone who asks Jesus to be their Savior. The Spirit loves, comforts, counsels, directs, empowers, advocates, intercedes, purifies, stands by us, helps us remember, gives spiritual gifts, and changes our minds and hearts so we can be more like Jesus.
Read the list again. Do you need any of these gifts? Then pray for them. Praying and living life with the Spirit is much easier than trying to be perfect by your own human effort.
Do you feel like you don’t have the resources, connections, or brainpower to succeed? Being successful takes work, but the Holy Spirit will intervene and do what you can’t do on your own. God has placed a dream in your heart. Go for it!
Father, I praise you for giving me your Spirit. Help me not be foolish and go through one day without the advantage of your Spirit. Today, I especially need your Spirit’s gift(s) of _________. Thank you for helping me achieve my dreams and goals. I am nothing without you. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.