Experience the Life-Giving Holy Spirit in the Upper Room – Come Holy Spirit, Come!
‘…those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God’ — Rom. 8: 14
Without the Holy Spirit we have no life in us, with the Holy Spirit we have the life of Jesus.
Without the Holy Spirit we return to the Upper Room in fear and anxiety but with the Holy Spirit we leave the Upper Room and witness to Jesus to the ends of the earth.
The Holy Spirit is our source of power here on earth (Acts 1:8).
“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be My witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth” In our strength, trying to live our lives in our own ability and might, we are helpless and powerless, like a branch cut off from the vine tree, but God gives us the ability empowered by Him, strength stretched by Him. Use the God-given power to
- Serve the Lord.
- To witness for the Lord.
- To have fruit in our lives
- To overcome the devil and his works.
The Holy Spirit fully God!
He lives within us to carry out our Triune God’s divine purposes!!
The Holy Spirit is God’s seal on us!!!
The Holy Spirit lives in us and His presence in us means we are God’s temple. He works to transform us to be more like Christ.
The Holy Spirit helps us produce the virtues of Christ — love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, self-control, and faithfulness. He intercedes for us when we pray, communicates the groanings of our heart when we don’t have words, and fills us with power when we worship. In addition, the Spirit is our assurance that we are God’s children. We are his. His future, his blessings, and his grace are ours. Holy Spirit is the One who is poured out upon you like a healing balm – to sooth, to calm, and to comfort. He is the One who renews your strength, reviews your spirit, refills your cup, restores your strength, and refreshes your spirit.
Let us pray today for ourselves and the entire Church, that we may all be renewed by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Let us ask Him to guide us into all truth and to help us grow in Close companionship with Christ through daily prayer, reading of the Holy Scriptures and partaking of the Holy Sacraments.
O Holy Spirit, convict us, Sanctify us, Guide us, Lead us, Comforts us, Renews us, Grant us gifts and make us fruitful.
Come Holy Spirit, Come!
Come Holy Spirit, come, en-kindle the hearts of your faithful.
Come Holy Spirit, come, saturate us with your presence and sanctify us.
Come Holy Spirit, come, renew our minds and our hearts, make healthy our bodies and our souls.
Come Holy Spirit, come, teach us to open our hearts and our lives to the Will of God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, make us keep the Word of God constantly.
Come Holy Spirit, come, make every beat of our hearts a song of praise, blessing, thanksgiving and glory to God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, replace our cold hearts with living furnaces of burning love for God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, make every cell of our bodies a holy altar of worship and service to God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, penetrate with your light the deepest part of our souls, empower us with great faith, clothe us with your love and enlighten us with your wisdom.
Come Holy Spirit, come, inspire us to be holy and perfect.
Come Holy Spirit, come, teach us to surrender to God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, let peace reign in our midst, the peace that Jesus has given us.
Come Holy Spirit, come, make us aware of the living presence of God at all times.
Come Holy Spirit, come, enlighten our minds with wisdom of the heart.
Come Holy Spirit, come, prepare our souls as living tabernacles of the Holy Trinity.
Come Holy Spirit, come, take over our lives: act in us, think in us, will in us, for the glory of God .
Come Holy Spirit, come, increase our faith, hope and love, give us the grace to do always the will of God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, touch the hearts of all unbelievers and all sinners, convert them to Jesus, fill them with repentance and the spirit of conversion.
Come Holy Spirit, come, en-kindle the fire of worship and adoration in lukewarm souls.
Come Holy Spirit, come, teach us to love one another as Jesus has loved us.
Come Holy Spirit, come, fill us with your goodness, teach us to share and to be compassionate.
Come Holy Spirit, come, anoint us with your purity, make us live holy lives for the glory of God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, fill us with understanding, patience, faithfulness, trustfulness, mercy, self-control, humility, kindness, charity, obedience, piety, surrender and joy.
Come Holy Spirit, come, fill us with the Word of God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, make us truly new creatures in Christ, help us to shine his light where there is darkness; to bring his peace and joy where there is unhappiness.
Come Holy Spirit, come, Teach us to glorify Jesus.
Come Holy Spirit, come, animate us with your holy presence. Fill your temples: take possession of our bodies, our souls, our minds and our wills; which we submit to you to glorify God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, fill us with the Power of Faith. With the great Love of God. With holy Wisdom. With abundant Grace. With innocent Purity. With everlasting Peace and with the Light of God.
Come Holy Spirit, come, dwell in us forever, with the Father and with the Son. Amen. O Comforter, Holy Spirit, Who, in the likeness of fiery tongues, descended upon the holy apostles in the Upper Room and enlightened their minds with divine understanding; we beseech You to enlighten us with the brightness of Your blissful gifts, that now and at all times we may glorify You and the Father from Whom you proceed, and the Son from Whom You take, now and forever.