Jesus is baptized and the spirit comes down on him? Ever received something as a gift? If it is just a decoration, what do you do with it? hang it up…and really do nothing else with it. It just kind of sits there. What about when you receive $100. What do you do with that. some will spend immediately but others will save it for something awesome. What about $1000? $1,000,000. Money starts getting alocated, saved, spent quickly. Or if you get a brand new car. You can jsut leave it in the garage, but what are you very likely to do? It’s purpose is to be driven so you will drive it right?
The Holy Spirit is less of a decoration and more like the money or the car. It’s purpose is to be used. And whats even cooler is this: It is infinite! It does not waste or run out. Check it out
37 On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. 38 Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” 39 By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified.