Monday, October 24, 2016
Holy Spirit - Characteristics
Bible Questions Answered:
“...the Holy Spirit then is like the Lord, as a person?...”
Christina/ Calgary, Alberta Canada
The third member of The Trinity, God The Holy Spirit, as a person, is shown to have the following characteristics.
Psalm 51:11 KJV (The Holy Spirit, reverenced.)
Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy Holy spirit from me.
Matthew 12:31 KJV (The Holy Spirit, may be blasphemed, reviled.)
Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against The Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men.
John 6:63 NKJV (The Holy Spirit, Life giving.)
It is The Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are Spirit, and they are Life.
John 14:16 KJV (The Holy Spirit, who comforts us.)
And I will pray The Father, and He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you for ever;
John 14:17 KJV (The Holy Spirit, is The Spirit Of Truth.)
Even The Spirit Of Truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth Him not, neither knoweth Him: but ye know Him; for He dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.
John 14:26 KJV (The Holy Spirit, teaches us.)
But The Comforter, which is The Holy Ghost, whom The Father will send in My name, He shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
John 15:26 NLT (The Holy Spirit, testifies of The Truth.)
But I will send you The Advocate (The Comforter)—The Spirit Of Truth. He will come to you from The Father and will testify all about Me
John 16:12-14 KJV (The Holy Spirit, guide, teacher, one who glorifies The Lord.)
12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.
13 Howbeit when he, The Spirit Of Truth, is come, He will guide you into all Truth: for He shall not speak of Himself; but whatsoever He shall hear, that shall He speak: and He will shew you things to come.
14 He shall glorify Me: for He shall receive of Mine, and shall shew it unto you.
Acts 5:3 KJV (The Holy spirit, may be lied to.)
But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to The Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Acts 7:51 KJV (The Holy Spirit, may be resisted.)
Ye stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist The Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.
Acts 10:19,20 KJV (The Holy Spirit, guides us.)
19 Meanwhile, as Peter was puzzling over the vision, The Holy Spirit said to him, “Three men have come looking for you.
20 Get up, go downstairs, and go with them without hesitation. Don’t worry, for I have sent them.”
Acts 16:6-8 NLT (The Holy Spirit, warns.)
6 Next Paul and Silas traveled through the area of Phrygia and Galatia, because
The Holy Spirit had prevented them from preaching The Word in the province of Asia at that time.
7 Then coming to the borders of Mysia, they headed north for the province of Bithynia, but again The Spirit Of Jesus did not allow them to go there.
8 So instead, they went on through Mysia to the seaport of Troas.
Romans 8:2 NLT (The Holy Spirit, gives Life.)
And because you belong to Him, the power of the Life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death.
Romans 8:15 KJV (The Holy Spirit, adopts us into the family of God.)
For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received The Spirit Of Adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
Romans 8:26 NKJV The Holy Spirit, intercedes.)
Likewise The Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but The Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
Romans 8:27 KJV (The Holy Spirit's mind-thoughts.)
And He that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of The Spirit, because He maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.
Romans 15:30 NKJV (The Holy Spirit, is a God of love.)
Now I beg you, brethren, through the Lord Jesus Christ, and through the love of
The Spirit, that you strive together with me in prayers to God for me,
I Corinthians 2:11 KJV (The Holy Spirit, knows man. and God.)
For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but The Spirit Of God.
I Corinthians 12:11 NLT (The Holy Spirit, wills what gifts, we have.)
It is the one and only Spirit who distributes all these gifts. He alone decides which gift each person should have.
Ephesians 4:30 KJV (The Holy Spirit, may be grieved.)
And grieve not The Holy Spirit Of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.
Titus 3:4,5 KJV (The Holy Spirit, gives spiritual rebirth, to God's people.)
4 But—When God our Savior revealed His kindness and love,
5 He saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of His mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new Life through
The Holy Spirit.
Hebrews 10:28,29 KJV The Holy Spirit, may be insulted.)
28 He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:
29 Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot The Son Of God, and hath counted The Blood Of The Covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite (Insult) unto
The Spirit Of Grace?
I Peter 1:2 NKJV (The Holy Spirit, changes us into the image of Jesus Christ.)
Elect according to the foreknowledge of God The Father, in sanctification (growing in grace) of The Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of The Blood Of Jesus Christ:
Dear friend, this Great Comforter, may be yours!
Acts 2:36-38 KJV (How may we receive The Holy Spirit?)
36 Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made the same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
37 Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized (Make public confession of your faith.) every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive
The Gift Of The Holy Ghost.