Contrary to popular opinions, being filled with the Holy Spirit IS NOT about us receiving a specific amount or “quantity” of the Holy Spirit. Being filled with the Holy Spirit just means that God has chosen and designated His Holy Spirit to be the One who causes us to live a Christ-like lifestyle—God has chosen and designated His Holy Spirit to be the supernaturally influencing factor that causes us to do what we do for Jesus the Christ, like witnessing to others, as well as ministering to others, edifying (building up) others, exhorting (encouraging) others, speaking in tongues, prophesying, performing miracles, and so forth.
Most of the 21st-century Christians worldwide have ignored the true meaning of fellowship or “koinonia,” which refers to doing God’s Perfect Will together. A telling sign that proves that they are unmindful of God’s preferred way for believers to interact with one another is their misplaced priorities. More times than not, most “churchgoers” only pay attention to the obvious inconsequential facts: believers are not perfect, and some people unintentionally hurt others. Yes, it is true that believers are not perfect; yes, it also is true that some believers unintentionally hurt others. But the overlooked salient point here is that even when the most godly believers, who are full of the Holy Spirit, uncharacteristically blow it by hurting others, they quickly respond to the Holy Spirit’s convicting and leading, which make them sensitive to the Divine Truth—they need to apologize to the people they have hurt plus seek the hurt ones and God’s forgiveness!