John 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
Did it ever occur to you that He is called the Comforter because He wants to make you comfortable? I think about it in this way; I surrendered to my Lord Jesus Christ and now my body is His temple, His dwelling place.
1 Corinthians 3:16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
If you sold your home to someone and they said, “Come, live with me!” Would you be comfortable with that living arrangement, knowing everything was His and no longer yours? Maybe you don’t think that way, yet the task of the Comforter is to comfort you, to allow you to be comfortable.
Philippians 4:6 (ESV) do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
“May I have a drink of water please?” That isn’t the sort of thing you have to ask for when you are living with the Living Water. You live here, get comfortable and understand that everything you need to live with God is already fully suppled.
2 Timothy 3:17 That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.
Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
In this the Holy Spirit will supply you with those things which you cannot purchase on your own.
Here is the tricky part that many of us get tripped up on; they don’t belong to us.