Who is the Holy Spirit in the Bible
- In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. He is the Spirit of God, hovering over the waters. (Genesis 1-2)
- The Spirit of God is the Spirit of His Son, Jesus. (Galatians 4:6)
- The Spirit of the Lord rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and fear of Jehovah. (Isaiah 11:2)
- Our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit which we have from God. (1 Corinthians 6:19)
- The Holy Spirit inspired the men who wrote the Bible. (2 Peter 1:21; 1 Thessalonians 1:5)
The Spirit of God is the Spirit of Jesus.
The role of the Holy Spirit in the Bible
- The Holy Spirit tells us the truth and revelations. (John 16:13)
- He is our helper who God sent in Jesus’ name to teach all things He preached to His disciples. (John 14:26)
- The Spirit intercedes and helps us in our weakness especially when we do not know what to pray for. (Romans 8:26)
- The Holy Spirit seals the promise of salvation through Christ. (Ephesians 1:13)
He is our helper.
What are the Powers of the Holy Spirit
- The Spirit knows our deepest thoughts. (1 Corinthians 2:10-11)
- God through the power of the Holy Spirit fills us with joy, peace, and hope. (Romans 15:13)
- The Holy Spirit convicts (unbelievers ) of their sin, the coming judgment, and righteousness to those who believe in Him. (John 16:7-15)
- They Holy Spirit replaces our “heart of stone” if we are careful to obey God. (Ezekiel 36:26-27)
- The Spirit of God who raised Jesus from the dead will give us eternal life. (Romans 8:11)
- The Holy Spirit gave the power to do signs and wonders to the apostles, so they can preach the gospel. (Romans 15:19)
The Holy Spirit fills us with joy, peace, and hope.
How do we receive the powers of the Holy Spirit
- Jesus sends the Holy Spirit so believers can witness for Him. (Acts 1:8)
- Peter said we must repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness sins, and we will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. (Acts 2:38)
- If we love Jesus and keep His commands, He sends us the Holy Spirit as our helper to dwell in us forever. (John 14:15-17)
- The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. (Galatians 5:22-23)
Jesus sends tHE HOLY SPIRIT.