The Helper Comes

In John 15:26, Jesus told His disciples that when the Helper comes whom He is sending from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes from the Father, He will testify of Me.  Whenever the Holy Spirit is working He always points to Jesus.  Jesus is the object of His attention.  He always brings Jesus into focus.  When a person becomes a Christian, Jesus should be the main focus of our lives.  He should be the one we all want to become like.  When Jesus died on the cross He was doing the will of the Father.  As His followers our goal and ambition should be doing the will of the Father.  Our present and future should be wrapped in becoming more and more like Jesus.  I love what Paul said in the book of 1 Corinthians.  "He said, "I have determined that I will know nothing but Christ and Him crucified."  The beautiful thing is that this focus does not have to be a manmade effort.  We have the Holy Spirit living inside us.  He has been sent by Jesus.  He is the Spirit of truth who testifies of Jesus.  He will help us, empower us, gives us all we need to walk in victory and in authority.  We do not have to do this alone.  We have resurrection power in us.  He will enable us to not just live a Christian life but live it abundantly.  There is an old hymn that states, "More abundantly, more abundantly, that you might have life and more abundantly."  Jesus died, was buried and rose from the dead so we could have both eternal and abundant life.  The Holy Spirit living inside of us makes that possible.  So today, go and touch your world for Jesus Christ and do it abundantly in the power of the Holy Spirit.