The difference between Satan accusing and the Holy Spirit convicting: Satan accuses and says "See, you're wrong. You don't belong with the Lord, you don't belong with Christ, you don't belong in the Church." That's wrong, that's false, that's not true - that's Satan. The Holy Spirit convicting says, "Okay, this is what you did; let Me lead you to holiness, let Me lead you to confession, let Me lead you to reconciliation. You don't have to stay in the dark, you can come into the light and realize that you're worth loving, you're still good even if you've made mistakes.'
Father Mike Schmitz
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Galatians 5:25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. It is one thing to talk about being filled with the Spirit; it is quite another to live under the Spirit's control and direction in our life. The Holy Spirit must guide our decisions, determine our morality, and control our speech. His fruit — love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and self-control must be evident in our lives.
Pray: Father, fill me with Your Spirit, I cannot bear fruit on my own. I don’t want to do the things I keep doing. As I lean on You and depend on You, please give me self-control and every fruit of the Spirit, . In Jesus’ Name, Amen
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