“be filled with the Spirit” (Ephesians 5:18) is to be controlled by the Holy Spirit. This is a present continuous action and requires a believer to be (a) daily yielded to God, (b) daily in repentance with confession with godly sorrow, (c) daily allowing the word of God to richly indwell the inner man. Being controlled by the Holy Spirit empowers a believer (a) daily in spiritual battle (Spirit versus flesh) and, (b) daily in living out the person and character and conduct of Christ and in being obedient to the will of God.
Why Should I Believe?
In this series we will examine some of the foundations of the Christian faith to see if these things are really worth believing. How do we know the Bible is true? Does God really exist? Is Jesus really the only way to heaven? We invite you to join us as we ask the question, “Why should I believe?”