THE HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD

THE HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD

  1. THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE COMFORTER
  2. THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD.
  3. THE PERSONALITY OF HOLY SPIRIT
  4. THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE TEACHER
  5. THE INDWELLING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
  1. THE INSPIRATION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE COMFORTER
1. Proceeds from the Father. John 15:26.
2. Given

By the Father. John 14:16.

By Christ. Isa 61:3.

c. Through Christ’s intercession. John 14:16.

 3. Sent in the name of Christ. John 14:26.
4. Sent by Christ from the Father. John 15:26; 16:7.
5. As such he

  1. Communicates joy to saints. Ro 14:17; Gal 5:22; 1Th 1:6.
  2. Edifies the Church. Act 9:31.
  3. Testifies of Christ. Joh 15:26.
  4. Imparts the love of God. Ro 5:3-5.
  5. Imparts hope. Ro 15:13; Gal 5:5.
  6. Teaches saints. Joh 14:26.
  7. Dwells with, and in saints. Joh 14:17.
  8. Abides for ever with saints. Joh 14:16.
  9. Is known by saints. Joh 14:17.

 6. The world cannot receive. Joh 14:17.

THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD.
1. As Jehovah. Ex 17:7; Heb 3:7-9; Nu 12:6; 2Pe 1:21.
2. As Jehovah of hosts. Isa 6:3,8-10; Act 28:25.
3. As Jehovah, Most High. Ps 78:17,21; Act 7:51.
4. Being invoked as Jehovah. Lu 2:26-29; Ac 4:23-25; 1:16,20; 2Th 3:5.
5. As called God. Act 5:3,4.
6. As joined with the Father and the Son in the baptismal formula. Mt 28:19.
7. As eternal. Heb 9:14.
8. As omnipresent. Ps 139:7-13.
9. As omniscient. 1Cor 2:10.
10. As omnipotent. Lu 1:35; Ror 15:19.
11. As the Spirit of glory and of God. 1Pe 4:14.
12. As Creator. Gen 1:26,27; Job 33:4.
13. As equal to, and one with the Father. Mt 28:19; 2Co 13:14.
14. As Sovereign Disposer of all things. Dan 4:35; 1Co 12:6,11.
15. As Author of the new birth. Joh 3:5,6; 1John 5:4.
16. As raising Christ from the dead. Act 2:24; 1Pe 3:18; Heb 13:20; Ro 1:4.
17. As inspiring Scripture. 2Ti 3:16; 2Pe 1:21.
18. As the source of wisdom. 1Cor 12:8; Isa 11:2; Joh 16:13; 14:26.
19. As the source of miraculous power. Mt 12:28; Lu 11:20; Ac 19:11; Ro 15:19.
20. As appointing and sending ministers. Ac 13:2,4; 9:38; 20:28.
21. As directing where the gospel should be preached. Ac 16:6,7,10.
22. As dwelling in saints. Joh 14:17; 1Co 14:25; 3:16; 6:19.
23. As Comforter of the Church. Ac 9:31; 2Co 1:3.
24. As sanctifying the Church. Ezek 37:28; Ro 15:16.
25. As the Witness. Heb 10:15; 1John 5:9.
26. As convincing of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment. Joh 16:8-11.
THE PERSONALITY OF HOLY SPIRIT
1. He creates and gives life. Job 33:4.
2. He appoints and commissions ministers. Isa 48:16; Ac 13:2; 20:28.
3. He directs ministers where to preach. Ac 8:29; 10:19,20.
4. He directs ministers where not to preach. Ac 16:6,7.
5. He instructs ministers what to preach. 1Cor. 2:13.
6. He spoke in, and by, the prophets. Ac 1:16; 1Pe 1:11,12; 2Pe 1:21.
7. He strives with sinners. Gen. 6:3.
8. He reproves. Joh 16:8.
9. He comforts. Ac 9:31.
10. He helps our infirmities. Ro 8:26.
11. He teaches. Joh 14:26; 1Co 12:3.
12. He guides. Joh 16:13.
13. He sanctifies. Ro 15:16; 1Co 6:11.
14. He testifies of Christ. Joh 15:26.
15. He glorifies Christ. Joh 16:14.
16. He has a power of his own. Ro 15:13.
17. He searches all things. Ro 11:33,34; 1Co 2:10,11.
18. He works according to his own will. 1Cor. 12:11.
19. He dwells with saints. Joh 14:17.
20. He can be grieved. Eph 4:30.
21. He can be vexed. Isa 63:10.
22. He can be resisted. Ac 7:51.
23. He can be tempted. Ac 5:9.

 THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE TEACHER

1. Promised. Pr 1:23.
2. As the Spirit of wisdom. Isa 11:2; 40:13-14.
3. Given

a. In answer to prayer. Eph 1:16, 17.

b. To saints. Ne 9:20; 1Co 2:12-13.

 4. Necessity for. 1Co 2:9,10.

5. As such he

a. Reveals the things of God. 1Co 2:10,13.

b. Reveals the things of Christ. Joh 16:14.

c. Reveals the future. Lu 2:26; Ac 21:11.

d. Brings the words of Christ to remembrance. Joh 14:26.

e. Directs in the way of godliness. Isa 30:21; Eze 36:27.

f. Teaches saints to answer persecutors. Mr 13:11; Lu 12:12.

g. Enables ministers to teach. 1Co 12:8.

h. Guides into all truth. Joh 14:26; 16:13.

i. Directs the decisions of the Church. Ac 15:28.

 6. Attend to the instruction of. Re 2:7,11,29.
7. The natural man will not receive the things of. 1Co 2:14.

 THE INDWELLING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

 1. In his Church, as his temple. 1Cor 3:16.
2. In the body of saints, as his temple. 1CoR 6:19; 2Co 6:16.
3. Promised to saints. Eztek 36:27.
4. Saints enjoy. Isa 63:11; 2Ti 1:14.
5. Saints full of. Act 6:5; Eph 5:18.
6. Is the means of

a. Quickening. Rom 8:11.

b. Guiding. John 16:13; Gal 5:18.

c. Fruit bearing. Gal 5:22.
7. A proof of being Christ’s. Rom 8:9; 1Jo 4:13.
8. A proof of adoption. Ro 8:15; Gal 4:5.
9. Is abiding. 1Jo 2:27.
10. Those who have not

a. Are sensual. Jude 1:19.

b. Are without Christ. Rom 8:9.
11. Opposed by the carnal nature. Gal 5:17.

 THE INSPIRATION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

 1. Foretold. Joe 2:28; Ac 2:16-18.
2. All Scripture given by. 2Sam. 23:2; 2Ti 3:16; 2Pe 1:21.

3. Design of

a. To reveal future events. Ac 1:16; 28:25; 1Pe 1:11.

b. To reveal the mysteries of God. Am 3:7; 1Co 2:10.

c. To give power to ministers. Mic 3:8; Ac 1:8.

d. To direct ministers. Eze 3:24-27; Ac 11:12; 13:2.

e. To control ministers. Ac 16:6.

f. To testify against sin. 2Ki 17:13; Ne 9:30; Mic 3:8; Joh 16:8,9.

4. Modes of

a. Various. Heb 1:1.

b. By secret impulse. Jdjd 13:25; 2Pe 1:21.

c. By a voice. Isa 6:8; Ac 8:29; Re 1:10.

d. By visions. Nu 12:6; Eze 11:24.

e. By dreams. Nu 12:6; Dan 7:1.

5. Necessary to prophesying. Nu 11:25-27; 2Ch 20:14-17.
6. Is irresistible. Am 3:8.
7. Despisers of, punished. 2Ch 36:15,16; Zec 7:12