Spirit indwells each Believer.
Indwell= permanently fixed, permanently there.
He's given the Spirit for obedience.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20, "you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body." (20)
1.) Mark of Ownership by God. We are meant to be changed by the Spirit.
2.) Downpayment of heaven. 2 Corinthians 5:4-5 Spirit as pledge/deposit.
2 Corinthians 4:7.
"For the love of Christ controls us." 2 Corinthians 5:14a
3.) Helps us overcome our fleshy nature. Satan loves to distract us with the world. "If it feels good, do it." "It must be right if I don't get cauht."
Every day I deny my flesh.
Everyday I start over.
The one you feed the most is the one who will win.
4.) Spirit intercedes for us.
2 Corinthians 3:18
Fruit is the manifestation of growth.
Step by step walking in the Spirit.
Without the Spirit there is no real understanding.