The Indwelling of The Holy Spirit

When the believer has pleased God by loving him with all his heart, mind and soul, he is one step closer to the pinnacle of his spiritual experience, which is the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.
When the believer is indwelt by the Holy Spirit, he or she becomes a child of God and is justified to say, as Jesus said in John 10:30, "I and my father are one."
To be indwelt by the Holy Spirit, however, the believer needs to complete a period of orientation to prepare his soul to receive the divine guest. Initiating the process requires that one important question be answered in the affirmative:
"Have you resolved to treat others as you would want to be treated?"
The importance of answering this question in the affirmative is that by treating others as you would want to be treated, you are demonstrating being indwelt by the Holy Spirit; since only the Holy Spirit can enable you to overcome the natural human inclination to treat others as you would not want to be treated. At the same time, you are also demonstrating that you love God with all your heart, mind and soul; since without this love the Holy Spirit will not indwell you.
Treating others as you would want to be treated helps you begin building an intimate relationship with God. It is not meant to demean you, or cause you to grovel before the throne of God for help. It strengthens you spiritually to break Satan's chains around your mind, improve your relationship with those closest to you, and help you find happiness.
All you need to keep in mind is that accepting God's will is the only means by which your soul can be purified, and made a suitable dwelling for the Holy Spirit to help you hold onto your faith. Hearing, reading, speaking and practicing the word of God is the beginning of this process.

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