December 31, 1989
What does it mean to be "filled with the Spirit"? It is not merely a one-time event for certain Christians or an intense emotional release. Instead, as Alistair Begg explains, all believers must continually submit to the Holy Spirit's control in every area of their lives. As the Spirit energizes our minds and wills, the result is increasing intimacy with God and obedience that flows from delighting in Him.
18And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,
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