Today we come to one of the most challenging aspects of living daily under the influence of the Holy Spirit. It is wildly contradictory to the American way of life.
When we talk about the most mystical and powerful force in the universe, the Holy Spirit, it is almost always in individual terms.
But in our focus on the individual – the focus of so much in our culture – we miss the witness of the Scripture that the Holy Spirit also fills, anoints, and empowers whole communities. The place of God’s presence, the house of God, as it were, is the community of believers…together