The Importance Of Prayer To The Holy Spirit

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Please join me in saying the prayer to the Holy Spirit. Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in us the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and we shall be created. And you shall renew the face of the earth. O God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy your consolations, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
As loving Christians, we resemble flashlights. Batteries, the energy source for a flashlight, are useless until someone turns the switch on. When turned on, the batteries’ energy creates light. A flashlight, properly used, will illuminate all that is around it. Christians, whose love has been energized by God’s grace and nurtured through grace, through study and prayer are now ready to shine--not for people to look at, but for people to see who they can become. God’s grace energizes Christians to love. The twin batteries of study and prayer are ready to go. We need to “turn on” the switch of Christian Action so people will have the light of God to see who they can become. Butterflies are nice to look at, but more importantly, we Christians are to live our lives in such a way that others will know how to become butterflies themselves.
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One Day One we talked about receiving the gift: the relationship. On Day Two we talked about nurturing the gift and growing in Christ’s love. Today we will talk about giving the gift of God’s love to

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