We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. 1 Corinthians 2:12
“…the spirit WHO is from God…” The spirit is alive when given to us from God. We can feed it and it will grow and prosper, or we can starve it to let it wither and die within us. The choice is ours to make. Will you feed your spirit, or starve it?