In the Spirit…

The Fruit of being "in the Spirit"

Rev 4-8 John writes twice that he was “in the Spirit.” What does that mean to us today? Yesterday, we recalled the words of Jesus to Peter, “Follow Me!” When we are following, we are doing as Christ. He was fully controlled and permeated by the power of the Holy Spirit. The question lay before me: am I ‘in’ the Spirit? How do I know? I can know if I am demonstrating the Fruit of the Spirit, which Paul outlines for us in Gal 5: “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.” [Gal 5:22-23]

Today the challenge is to test the spirits to see if they are of God. 1Jo 4:1 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God,

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