But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you; and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost parts of the earth. (Acts 1:8)
The Holy Spirit, though called the Comforter, is much more than that and serves several purposes in the body of Christ [the Church]:
The Holy Spirit serves an important purpose in the lives of believers:
v Demonstrates Love:
In the natural world, after a house has been lived in by a person for a period of time, it reflects the character of that person. Likewise, our spiritual houses should reflect the character of the Holy Spirit who dwells within. The Holy Spirit conforms the believer to the image of Christ:
Is there any wonder that John lets us know that what dwells inside us is greater than any force outside of us?
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. 1 John 4:4