Great artwork depicting Advent!
The Holy Spirit likes Advent.
He was busy at work during the first Advent. Sending angels to commission and call people. Filling people like John the Baptist with his presence even whilst still inside his mother’s womb! The Holy Spirit was guiding people, prompting people, speaking to minds and hearts in all sorts of ways, including through dreams and prophecies. On Sunday at The Belfrey we saw how the song of Zechariah flowed out from deep within him as the Spirit flowed in (Luke 1:67). That’s often how it is with the Holy Spirit – as he pours in something naturally flows out.
The same Spirit is at work amongst us today. Leading and touching and blessing and filling people. This is especially true at Advent. That’s why this is a great time to be praying that ancient prayer of the church: ‘Come Holy Spirit’. Because he will come…
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