Living a spiritual life is living a life in which our spirits and the Spirit of God bear a joint witness that we belong to God as God’s beloved children, (see Romans 8:16). This witness involves every aspect of our lives. Paul says: “Whatever you eat, then, or drink, and whatever else you do, do it all for the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31). And we are the glory of God when we give full visibility to the freedom of the children of God.
When we live in communion with God’s Spirit, we can only be witnesses, because wherever we go and whomever we meet, God’s Spirit will manifest itself through us.
"... that the nations may know me when I show myself holy through you before their eyes." - Ezekiel 38: 16b (NIV)
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