What is meant by the renewing of the Holy Spirit?

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The renewal wrought by the Holy Spirit includes the following: When Baptism regenerates us through faith, at the same time it gives us a new spiritual life. The Holy Spirit begins living in us, enlightens our minds and our understanding, directs our will toward everything good, and gives us strength to live as God’s children, to resist lusts and be renewed according to the image of God.

On the Last Day in the resurrection, Christ’s Church will be glorified, at which time we will be free of our Old Adam and completely cleansed and holy.

Tit. 3:5: According to His mercy He saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost.

Rom. 8:14: For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

2 Cor. 5:17: If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature.

Eph. 5: 25-27: Christ also loved the Church and gave Himself for it, that He might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the Word, that He might present it to Himself a glorious Church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any such thing, but that it should be holy and without blemish.