"Praying people are the only people who have influence with God, the only kind of people to whom God commits Himself and His mission. Praying people are the only people in which the Holy Spirit dwells, for the Holy Spirit and prayer go hand in hand. The Holy Spirit never descends upon prayerless people. He never fills them; He never empowers them. There is nothing whatever in ...
As believers, we are filled with the Holy Spirit. I believe E.M. Bounds is referring to the fact that our commitment and life of prayer affects how powerfully we are filled with the Holy Spirit and used by the Lord. The greater the commitment; the greater the anointing and filling.
I pray, "Come Holy Spirit, fill us to overflowing!"
Love & Prayers, Pat