Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom (2 Corinthians 3:17, ESV) An understanding of the Holy Spirit is critical for an intimate fellowship and walk with the Lord. If we know who He is and how He operates in our lives, we can fully cooperate with
Who is the Holy Spirit?
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you (Acts 1:8 ESV) What is the Name of the Holy Spirit? Is His name Holy Spirit? In reality, the Spirit’s proper Name is not the Holy Spirit. The term “holy spirit” is a descriptor of a spirit that comes from God. It
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you” (John 14:26, ESV). Who is the Holy Spirit? What does He do in your life? These are very important questions for every single
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 (1 Cor. 2:11 KJV). Understanding the Holy Spirit can only come from divine illumination, a revelation by the light of His Word. Even
But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God is come upon you. (Lk. 11:20 KJV) Jesus made the statement above in response to an accusation by the religious Pharisees that He was casting out demons by the power of Beelzebub, the prince of the devils. He
And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever (Jn. 14:16 NKJ) One reason why we have difficulty relating with the Holy Spirit is because He seems to be too abstract or mysterious to us, “like the wind!” We humans function with pictures in
“How much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God?” (Heb. 9:14 NASB) The Word of God and the Holy Spirit might sometimes appear to be a choice for us to focus on one or the other. Should I focus more on reading the Bible, or