I’ve been diving deep into study on Holy Spirit–especially in the Old Testament.
I was raised on the idea that Holy Spirit really came at Pentecost. And the Spirit did, in demonstrative power. But man alive, if you look throughout the Old Testament, you’ll find God’s Spirit -e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e.
Brooding and hovering.
Creating and shaping.
Renewing and reviving.
And isn’t that what we need more today than ever?
Psalm 104:28-30 describes our uncontainable God:
“…when you open your hand,
they are satisfied with good things.
When you hide your face, they are terrified;
when you take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.
When you send your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the ground.
Spirit who creates also provides.
Spirit who who brings forth also sustains.
Spirit who develops also carries us through.
I don’t know where you are today. What you’re staring down or what’s staring down you.
May we join together, crying out, “Send your Spirit,” that we may be made anew.
I love you!