Holy Spirit, All Divine

I wonder if any Christian can ever show forth the transforming radiance of the love of God without a complete surrender to the indwelling Person of the Holy Spirit? Surely that was in the mind of the songwriter, as he prayed and sang “Holy Ghost, with light divine, Shine upon this heart of mine. Chase the shades of night away, Turn my darkness into day. Holy Spirit, all divine, Dwell within this heart of mine. Cast down every idol throne; Reign supreme and reign alone.” Our world is filled with hatred and conflict, violence and bloodshed. Through the plan of redemption God has dealt graciously with this global problem of hatred in the hearts of men and women. He has sent the source of love and light and radiance to the human bosom; Paul himself testified: “The love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost, which is given to us” (Romans 5:5).

Verse
It is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. 1 John 5:6

Thought
God has sent the source of love and light and radiance to the human bosom.

Prayer
Lord, thank You so much for the light that is Jesus. I pray Your Holy Spirit will minister to me today in order to empower me for Your service.

This devotional was compiled from A.W. Tozer's Renewed Day by Day Volume II
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