Indwelling

Acts 17:24 “The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. 25 And he is not served by human hands, as if he needed anything. Rather, he himself gives everyone life and breath and everything else. 26 From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. 27 God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us. 28 ‘For in him we live and move and have our being.’ As some of your own poets have said, ‘We are his offspring.’

We come from God and we return to God. We exist in God. We move in God. He creates us, indwells us, and carries us. We LIVE in God. He inhabits his children, not stone temples. He enlivens us with His Spirit. All of living creation reveals His aliveness and indwelling Presence. He gives us life so we would know Him. He gives us abundant life through His indwelling so we would love Him.

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