What was the difference?
Their experience with Christ was empowered and activated by the Holy Spirit. That was the source of their power. He was the difference in their lives.
As believers we have a choice. That choice is something that we have to make on a daily basis. Paul refers to that choice in Romans 12:1 – 2. Daily we have to choose to be a living sacrifice. We have to choose to move from doubt to trust in Christ and reliance on the Holy Spirit to navigate this journey which we began when we trusted Christ.
But there is more…