The moment Christ enters into our lives we are changed.
We don’t look different physically.
But inside…..well we are different.
Jesus answered and said to him,
“If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him,
and We will come to him and make Our home with him.
The Holy Spirit has come to live on the inside
He is beginning to clean house.
For God cannot live anywhere that is not holy.
1 Corinthians 3:16 MSG
You realize, don’t you, that you are the temple of God,
and God himself is present in you? No one will get by with
vandalizing God’s temple, you can be sure of that.
God’s temple is sacred–and you,
remember, are the temple.
The Holy Spirit plants a garden.
He starts with small seeds.
Seeds of peace, joy, patience, self-control, faith and love.
They are watered by the word of God.
Now the parable is this:
The seed is the word of God.
Having been born again not of corruptible seed
but in corruptible through the word of God
which lives and abides forever.
Small changes start to happen.
Bad habits and actions are being replaced with good habits and actions.
Our family and friends take notice.
Small buds of fruit spring out.
Fruit is blossoming.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
longsuffereing, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Suddenly, we are living inside out!!!!!!!