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Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit The “Person” of the Holy Spirit Of the three “persons” to the concept of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit is often shrouded in more mystery than the other two. While the person of God the “Father” as the creator and sustainer of creation is well established in the scripture and the history of Judaism and Christianity, and while the person of Jesus the “Son” as an actual person in the course of human history is well documented in history and scripture, the person of the Holy Spirit...

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Pneumatology: The Holy Spirit

The Greek words pneuma, meaning spirit, and logos, meaning doctrine, make up the word pneumatology. Pneumatology is the doctrine of the Holy Spirit (Bere and Horton 169). The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity. He enters into a person’s heart when they except Jesus as their Lord and Savior. It is impossible to live a triumphant Christian life without being aware and knowing the works of the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit is a person, just like God and Jesus. Some proof of this is that He...

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The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are enumerated in Isaiah 11:2-3. They are present in their fullness in Jesus Christ but are found in all Christians who are in a state of grace. We receive them when we are infused with sanctifying grace which we receive twice, once during baptism, and once during confirmation. I chose this topic because the Holy Spirit lives inside us and guides the actions of those who desire His presence. The Holy Spirit empowers the believer...

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God the Holy Spirit

Fundamentals of SDA Beliefs God the Holy Spirit Who is the Holy Spirit? The Bible informs us that the Holy Spirit is a person. It also revealed that the early believers viewed Him as a person, Chris spoke of Him as a distinct person. The Scriptures also refers to the triune of God, the Holy Spirit, as a person. The Holy Spirit has many personalities. “He strives (Genesis 6:3), teaches (Luke 12:12), convicts (John 16:8), directs church affairs (Acts 13:2), helps and intercedes (Romans 8:26), inspires...

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Essay On Indwelling Of The Holy Spirit

The interceding of the Holy Spirit is one of the benefits of salvation. Because of the nature of mankind even when they are saved there still exists a spiritual conflict in the body. Hence this makes the indwelling of the Holy Spirit important. This paper will concentrate on the interceding work of the Holy Spirit for believers. The interceding work of the Holy Spirit in the life of believers comes as a result of man’s weakness. Dr. Wallace states that in Romans 8:26, 27, Paul speaks of two ways...

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Baptism Of The Holy Spirit Analysis

providing a Reformed Perspective on Baptism of the Holy Spirit. Through his work I was able to see the connection between the Holy Spirit’s work in the Old Testament and the fulfillment of the Holy Spirit’s empowerment of Jesus’ followers. However, the main topic of discussion by Kaiser is whether there is one event of salvation—including the infilling of the Holy Spirit; or are there two different events—one for salvation and the other baptism of the Holy Spirit. In light of this, what I find most interesting...

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Gift of the Holy Spirit

* The Holy Spirit is a gift from God that sh ows our genuineness for him and our love for him. Holy Spirit is Gods guarantee of the inheritance he has promised us. Acts 1:4-5 “On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.” Acts 2:1-4 “When the day of Pentecost came, they...

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Christianity and Holy Spirit

WHAT IS PENTECOST? Pentecost is the great festival that marks the birth of the Christian church by the power of the Holy Spirit.  Pentecost means "fiftieth day" and is celebrated fifty days after Easter. [pic] WHAT HAPPENED ON PENTECOST? Ten days after Jesus ascended into heaven, the twelve apostles, Jesus' mother and family, and many other of His disciples gathered together in Jerusalem for the Jewish harvest festival that was celebrated on the fiftieth day after Passover.  While they were indoors...

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Baptism and the Holy Spirit

Baptism and the Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts Water Baptism vs Baptized with the Spirit and Power The book of Acts begins with Jesus' parting words to His apostles before His ascension to the right hand of God the Father. In His opening statement Jesus promises the Holy Spirit, and He does this by distinguishing the coming of the Spirit from the baptism of John. “For John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.” (Acts 1:5) John had testified...

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Christianity and Holy Spirit

Baptized by the holy spirit   7) What question did the apostles ask Jesus?  How did he respond? (6-7)  They asked, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?”  He replied, “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”   8) What was promised when the Spirit came upon them...

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