“I am crucified with Christ, nevertheless I live, yet not I but Christ liveth in me”. Gal 2:20.
There is also a seven-fold work of the Holy Ghost which can be seen outwardly, that is, the seven-fold outward expression of the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives which can be seen by our friends and our enemies. It cannot be hidden, and that work is made clear to us in Rom 8:9. “But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if any man has not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his”.
The first is the work of the indwelling Spirit. In other words, the Holy Spirit will bring into us the virtues of the Lord Jesus Christ. If you allow the Holy Ghost to possess you, others can see the good He has done for you. The Holy Spirit will surely bring upon our faces a peculiar glory and beauty, but to obtain this we have to obey Him. He will make us like Himself. The first great work of the Holy Spirit outwardly is to bring into me those virtues that can be seen by people around.
lists the virtues of a believer; “Put on therefore as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any; even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. And above all these things put on charity (love), which is the bond of perfectness. let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also ye are called in one body; and be ye, thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord”.
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