“The Work of the Holy Spirit”

E. J. Waggoner

WHAT will the Spirit do for us when we receive Him? —He will do everything. “He will guide you into all truth,” “and He will tell you things to come” (John 16:13). He to the sevenfold Spirit of God— “the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord” (Isa. 11:2). “There is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives him understanding” (Job 32:8). Every gift of God to man comes by the Spirit.

"The 8th Law of Life" | 1888 Essential Reading

“Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you” (Matt. 6:33). But when men reverse the order, seeking first to provide for themselves, they shut God off from bestowing upon them the riches of the kingdom. It is impossible to lay too much stress on this feature of the violation of the commandment.