Doctrine of Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is my personal friend.

The Holy Spirit is the Messenger of God  Isaiah 63;9

Jesus Is the Message of God   John 1;18

You must receive the Messenger to receive the Message.

The Word of God (LOGOS) comes on the Breath of God (RUACH) John 1;1

Greek word pneuma, meaning spirit, wind, or breath. 

The Holy Spirit is the 3rdperson of the Trinity    Is. 9:6

The Holy Spirit has a Personality.

  • He creates and gives life   Job 33;4
  • He appoints and commissions ministers         Is. 48;16
  • He directs ministers where to preach     Acts 8;29
  • He directs ministers where not to preach          Acts 16;6
  • He instructs ministers what to preach    1 Cor. 2;13
  • He spoke in, and by, the prophets           Acts 1;16
  • He strives with sinners                  Gen. 6;3
  • He reproves              John 16;8
  • He comforts              Acts 9;31
  • He helps our infirmities     Rom 8;26
  • He teaches                           John 14;26 
  • He guides                             John 16;13
  • He sanctifies                       Rom. 15;16 
  • He testifies of Christ         John 15;26
  • He glorifies Christ             John 16;14
  • He has a power of his own           Romans 15:13
  • He searches all things      Rom 11;33,34
  • He works according to his own will         1 Cor 12;11
  • He dwells with saints       John 14;17
  • He can be grieved             Eph 4;30
  • He can be vexed                Is;63;10
  • He can be resisted             Acts 7;51
  • He can be tempted            Acts 5;9

Names of The Holy Spirit

  • In Hebrew                     Ruach Ha-Kodesh             רוח הקודש, ” 
  • Spirit of YHWH God      Acts    5:3 & 5:4 
  • Breath of the Almighty   Job 33;4 
  • The Spirit of Comfort     John 14;16
  • The Eternal Spirit           Heb. 9:14 
  • The Spirit                         Matt.4;1
  • The Holy Spirit                Ps. 51:11
  • Spirit of the Lord God    Is. 61;1
  • Spirit of the Lord           Is. 11;2
  • Spirit of God                  Gen. 1:2
  • Spirit of the Father      Matt. 10;20
  • Spirit of Christ              Rom.8.9
  • Spirit of the Son           Gal. 4;6
  • Spirit of life                   Rom. 8;2
  • Spirit of grace               Zech. 12;10 
  • Spirit of prophecy        Rev. 19;10
  • Spirit of adoption         Rom 8;15
  • Spirit of wisdom           Is. 11;2 
  • Spirit of counsel           Is. 11;2
  • Spirit of might               Is. 11;2
  • Spirit of understanding             Is. 11;2
  • Spirit of knowledge      Is. 11;2
  • Spirit of the fear of the Lord     Is. 11;2
  • Spirit of truth                 John 14;17 
  • Spirit of holiness           Rom. 1;4
  • Spirit of revelation       Eph. 1;17
  • Spirit of judgment        Is. 4;4
  • Spirit of burning           Is. 4;4
  • Spirit of glory                1 Pet 4;4
  • Seven Spirits of God     Rev 1;4
  • Free Spirit                       Ps. 51:12 
  • Good Spirit                      Neh. 9:20 
  • The Lord                         2 Thess. 3:5 
  • Power of the Highest    Luke 1;35

The Deity of Holy Spirit

There are 4 distinct proofs of the deity of Holy Spirit

  1. Omnipotence     Luke 1; 35
  2. Omniscience      1 Cor. 2;10, 11
  3. Omnipresence   Ps. 139; 7
  4. Eternal                 Heb. 9; 14 

The work of The Holy Spirit.  

  • The Holy Spirit exalts Jesus.
  • The Holy Spirit convicts us. 
  • The Holy Spirit regenerates us. 
  • The Holy Spirit lives in us. 
  • The Holy Spirit seals believers. 
  • The Holy Spirit guides us. 
  • The Holy Spirit prompts us to worship. 
  • The Holy Spirit empowers us for witness. 
  • The Holy Spirit enables us to understand and apply what is taught in the Word of God. 
  • The Holy Spirit will give life to our bodies.  

Emblems of Holy Spirit.

  • WATER                   John 3;5
    • Cleansing     Ezek. 16;9
    • Fertilising    Ps. 1;3
    • Refreshing   Ps. 46;4
    • Abundant     John 7;7 
    • Freely given Is 55;1
  • FIRE
    • Purifying      Is. 4;4
    • Illuminating Ex. 13;21
    • Searching     Zeph 1;12
  • WIND
    • Independent             John 3;8
    • Powerful       1 Kings 19;11
    • Sensible in its effects John 3;8
    • Reviving        Ezek 37;9
  • OIL                           Ps. 45;7
    • Healing          Luke 10;34
    • Comforting    Is. 61;3
    • Illuminating  Matt 25;3
    • Consecrating Ex. 29;7
  • RAIN AND DEW     Ps. 72;6
    • Fertilising      Ezek 34;26
    • Refreshing    Ps. 68;9
    • Abundant       Ps. 133;3 
    • Imperceptible           2 Sam. 17;12
  • A DOVE                    Matt. 3;16
    • Gentle            Matt. 10;16
  • A VOICE                   Is. 6;8
    • Speaking       Matt. 10;20
    • Guiding         Is. 30;21
    • Warning       Heb. 3;7-11
  • A SEAL                    Rev. 7;2
    • Securing       Eph. 1;13
    • Authenticating John 6;27
  • CLOVEN TONGUES Acts 2;3   (Speaking in Tongues)

The Holy Spirit has 9 Gifts and 9 Fruit

 Fruit of Holy Spirit: 
Galatians 5;22 
Love 
Joy 
Peace 
Patience 
Kindness 
Goodness 
Faithfulness
Gentleness
Self-control 
The fruit of the Spirit is produced by the Spirit, not by the Christian.   
Gifts of Holy Spirit: 
1 Corinthians 12:7-11   
Words of wisdom  
Word of knowledge 
Prophecy
Faith 
Healings 
Miracles 
Discerning of spirits 
Different kinds of tongues Interpretation of tongues 
The gifts of the Spirit are produced by the Spirit, not by the Christian.   

The Holy Spirit is my best friend

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