The Holy Spirit is our loving comforter that not only protects us, but also gently pushes us into the right direction and gently prompts us to do the right thing. When we don't obey His pushing and prompting, we are really acting as an opposing force. And we know by opposing His Spirit, we are then out of order, which then opens ourselves to be oppressed by our opponent (the adversary).
So we must learn to say "Yes Lord". We must learn to say yes quickly, say yes willingly, and say yes daily. We must learn to be open and optimistic to His will and His way.
When we start to operate at a higher level of obedience and maintain an obedient lifestyle, we will reach results, receive rewards and reap riches that not only exceed our expectations, but will be more abundant and above all that we could ever ask, think, or imagine. Remember obedience is better than sacrifice.
If you are willing and obedient,
You shall eat the good of the land;
But if you refuse and rebel,
You shall be devoured by the sword.
For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.
Corliss B. Richardson, Co-Pastor
Trinity Christian Center