Paul N. F. (11 June 2011)
"The Holy Spirit Is at Hand to Help You"

The Holy Spirit Is at Hand to Help You

By A. W. Tozer

But why dost thou judge thy brother?. . . for we shall all
stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
-Romans 14: 10

  God in love and wisdom has given us in His Holy Spirit
every gift and power and help that we need to serve
Him. We do not have to look around for some other way!

  The most solemn aspect of this is our individual
responsibility. The Bible teaches that a day is coming
when we must all appear before the judgment seat of
Christ; that everyone faces a review of the things done
in the body, whether good or bad.

   In that day we will be fully exposed and the things that
we have done in our own strength and for our own glory
will be quickly blown away, like worthless straw and
stubble, forever separated from the kind of deeds and
ministries which were wrought by the Spirit and which
are described as eternal treasures in the sight of God,
gold and silver and precious stones that the fire cannot

   In that day, all that is related to the work of the flesh
 will perish and pass away, and only that which has been
 wrought by the Spirit of God will remain and stand.

   Do you dare to accept the fact that the sovereign God
 has designed to do all of His work through spiritually
 gifted men and women? Therefore, He does all of His
 work on earth through humble and faithful believers
 who are given spiritual gifts and abilities beyond their
 own capacities.

  It was the promise of Christ that "you shall receive
 power" through the ministry of the Holy Spirit - and
 along with power the bestowment of sweet graces and
 pleasant fruits of godliness when He is allowed to gain
 control of our persons!

Yours in Christ,
Paul N. F.