The Holy Spirit is the Lord's precious Grace which only dawns when we truly surrender ourselves and submit to the Will of God.There are nine fruits of the Holy Spirit, which should grow as a result of being indwelt by Him.Extra benefits are reaped!
A pinner said, "What is the role of the Holy Spirit? Harris looks at the various words used to describe the Holy Spirit to help us understand His function in the life of the Christian and the church. // The John Ankerberg Show"
fill vase with water--ask kids to fill it with air (they can't)--why?--water is taking up the space--what could we do to fill it with air--empty water :: in the same we we need to be emptied of ourselves in order to be filled with the holy spirit
"Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own ? For you have been bought with a price : therefore glorify God in your body ." I Corinthians 6 : 19 -- 20