Let the Holy Spirit Take Control

Description

Are you allowing the Holy Spirit, who is inside of you, to have His way with you and your body? Or are you trying to control things yourself?

“I recently had my annual physical examination, which I get once every seven years, and when the nurse weighed me, I was shocked to discover how much stronger the Earth’s gravitational pull has become since 1990.” —Dave Barry

We all have a physical representation of who we are in this physical world. That's a fancy theological way of saying that we have a body.

The human body is miraculous in its complexity. The greatest minds since the beginning of time have studied it, and continue to study it to this day, and we still aren't even close to knowing everything there is to know.

Scripture has a lot to say about our bodies:

Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness—Romans 6:13.

The physical body is neutral. It isn't good or evil any more than a gun is good or evil. It's a gun; it can be used for good or evil.

It's what happens inside the body that determines whether evil or good occurs outside the body. Today, are you allowing the Holy Spirit, who is inside of you, to have His way with you and your body? Or are you trying to control things yourself? The answer to those questions can make all the difference in the world for you today!

Jesus, I thank You for my body. Thank You for giving me this temporary vessel to live in on this earth. Today, I offer myself to You. All of me. Take my body and make it an instrument of Your righteousness. I surrender and ask that You would take control of it. Use it for Your glory as an instrument of worship, prayer, and loving service to those around me. Amen.

 

Please register for a free account to view this content

We hope you have enjoyed the 10 discipleship resources you have read in the last 30 days.
You have exceeded your 10 piece content limit.
Create a free account today to keep fueling your spiritual journey!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple

Related
The Gift of Forgiveness
Ron Carpenter
Do You Want to Change the World?
Jeff Schreve
One Ministry, Infinite Possibilities
James MacDonald
Pilgrimage
Dr. James Merritt
God Can Restore Time
Ron Carpenter
Follow Us

Want to access more exclusive iDisciple content?

Upgrade to a Giving Membership today!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple