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Encouragement From
The Word

August 21

Greek: πνεῦμα
Definition: Wind, breathe, our spirit that responds to God.

1Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 2Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

3But immediately, when Jesus perceived in His spirit that they reasoned thus within themselves, He said to them, “Why do you reason about these things in your hearts?” 4But He sighed deeply in His spirit, and said, “Why does this generation seek a sign? Assuredly, I say to you, no sign shall be given to this generation.”

5And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.6And when Jesus had cried out with a loud voice, He said, “Father, ‘into Your hands I commit My spirit.' ”fn Having said this, He breathed His last.

7But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him.

8So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.

1Matt. 5:3; 2Matt. 26:41; 3Mark 2:8; 4Mark 8:12; 5Luke 1:47; 6Luke 23:46; 7John 4:23; 8John 19:30

Do You Have The Assurance That Jesus Christ Lives In You?

Bill Freeman

What the Bible Says

The most basic thing in your relationship with God is to have the assurance that Jesus Christ lives in you. The Bible guarantees that you can have this assurance.

"God was pleased to reveal His Son in me." Galatians 1:15-16

"Behold, I [Christ] stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him." Revelation 3:20

"Do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?" 2 Corinthians 13:5

"God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory." Colossians 1:27

"If Christ is in you, the spirit is life because of righteousness." Romans 8:10

Since the Bible reveals that man can have the definite assurance that Christ lives in him, how do you personally gain this assurance?


The first step in gaining the assurance that Jesus Christ lives in you is to understand that man was created with an inner capacity for Christ to live in him. The Bible describes this capacity by telling us that man is composed of three parts:

"Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ." 1 Thessalonians 5:23

The human spirit is the place in man where Christ comes to live:

"The Lord who...forms the spirit of man within him." Zechariah 12:1

"The one who joins himself to the Lord is one spirit with Him." 1 Corinthians 6:17

"That which is born of the Spirit is spirit." John 3:6

"The Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit." 2 Timothy 4:22

When you receive Christ, He enters directly into your spirit and you are born again.

Body, Soul And Spirit