“But the man who isn’t a Christian can’t understand and can’t accept these thoughts from God, which the Holy Spirit teaches us. They sound foolish to him because only those who have the Holy Spirit within them can understand what the Holy Spirit means. Others just can’t take it in.” 1 Corinthians 2:14
Although I have been a Christian for more than 35 years, I still have much to learn. I am far from perfect. And I do not ever expect to be – in this lifetime. Only our Lord Jesus Christ was without sin.
However, I know from experience that the more time I spend with God through reading. studying, memorizing and meditating on His Word, with the help of the Holy Spirit to interpret God’s truth to me, the more I become like our Lord Jesus Christ, God’s Son.
When you spend time daily in Bible reading and study, your life will change.
After reading God’s word consistently for several months, you will be amazed by the things God has done in your life.
How can we understand the Bible? How can we experience its life-changing influence in our lives?
The nonbeliever and the disobedient, carnal Christian have difficulty in understanding the Bible because they must rely on their human faculties in their attempt to understand things that are of a spiritual nature in God’s Word.
As Paul writes to the church at Corinth,
“…the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them because they are spiritually discerned” (KJV).
BIBLE READING: 1 Corinthians 2:9-13
Since the Holy Spirit inspired holy men of old to record God’s Word, the Bible, I will ask Him to interpret God’s message to my own life, and, today, I will encourage others to depend on the Holy Spirit to live a supernatural life
By Dr. Bill Bright
Used by Permission
As the founder of Campus Crusade for Christ, along with his wife, Vonette, Dr. Brig 4 billion exposures to the Gospel of Jesus Christ since 1951.
On July 19th, 2003 at the age of 81, Dr. Bill Bright went home to be with the Lord.
• Understanding the Holy Spirit
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