To most Christians the bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click I agree. Many of us who search for meaning, read the Christian Bible more closely than the Tea Party types ever will.
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!