Holy Spirit Essays

  • Describe The Holy Spirit

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    that the Holy Spirit was with God before the creation. He described the Holy Spirit (identification of wisdom) and the Son (word) as the two hands of God. He uses this metaphor to explain God’s work. They don’t perform the same work but their work completes each other. • Tertullian argued that the Son and Father are the same substance and that the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father through the Son. In the example that he gives in how the father and the son are the root and three, the Holy comes

  • Holy Spirit Sparknotes

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    The Message of the holy spirit:the spirit of the encounter is a theological book written by Keith Warrington and published by Intervarsity press. He is vice principal and director of doctoral studies for Regents Theological College, Worcestershire, England. He has also authoured many other theological books. This book is part of a series of other theological books that explore biblical topics. The focus of this book is as the title says the Holy Spirit. The introduction focused on the attributes

  • Holy Spirit Outline

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    The Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts Bible 364   A: Acts History Revealed: Introduction of Acts B: Thesis Statement: In the Book of Acts the gift of the Holy Spirit and the powerful effect of this gift is revealed as Jesus promised. Jesus told the apostles, Acts:1:8, (NLT), “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be My witnesses, telling people about Me everywhere - in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” The promise

  • Pneumatology: The Holy Spirit

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    Pneumatology (Holy Spirit) Studies of the Holy Spirit include His deity, illustrations, sanctification, conviction, regeneration, indwelling, baptism, sealing, earnest, gifts, filling, teaching, guidance, prayer, and assurance. The Holy Spirit, in all that He does, glorifies the Lord Jesus Christ. He convicts the world of its guilt. He regenerates sinners, and in Him they are baptized into union with Christ and adopted as heirs in the family of God. He also indwells, illuminates, guides, equips

  • Pentecost: The Holy Spirit

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    Pentecost The Holy Spirit started to guide and influence the church at pentecost, and it continues to guide to this day. The Holy Spirit guides the apostles to preach the good news. The Church would be lost without the guidance of the Holy Spirit. In Church history there are many instances where the Holy Spirit guides people to make the right decision. Many people decide to set aside the Holy Spirit in there lives. They continue to choose bad decisions, and continue to not listen to Holy Spirit in there

  • Holy Spirit Role

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    Chapter 6 Holy Spirit Role Did I mention the Holy Spirit a short while ago? Divine intervention, what is it? This is a second question for your consideration. For, that night, we are told the king had trouble sleeping, and instead of reaching out to the only thing or one he needed to make him complete he reached out to another thing, thing I say - not people since there are people at his beck and call - not for help to go back to bed but he ordered a an attendant

  • Holy Spirit Research Paper

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    Who is the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit is fully God and the third person of the Trinity. “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.” 1 John 5:7 (KJV) The Bible tells us that the Holy Spirit is the third member of the Godhead and therefore fully God as well. The Bible also refers to the Holy Spirit as the “Spirit of God” and showing Him to be a part of God and having the nature of God. The Holy Spirit is a person. While some

  • Holy Spirit Research Paper

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    Who is the Holy Spirit? The Holy Spirit has been a part of our lives from the very beginning. It is because of the Holy Spirit that we are able to communicate with God. The Holy Spirit is the reason that we are able to hear from God, know right from wrong, and so much more. The Holy Spirit is a vital part of a Christians walk and relationship with God. Often times there are a lot of questions and misunderstandings when it comes to who and what the Holy Spirit is. The first thing that should be

  • Holy Spirit Research Paper

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    The role of the Holy Spirit in the Christian life is change. Biblical change that is directed toward doing what is honoring and pleasing to God. In other words, the Holy Spirit’s role is sanctification in the life of a believer. The Holy Spirit empowers the believer to put off the old ways that are displeasing to God by replacing them with new righteous ways (cf. Eph. 4:22-24, Col. 3:8-10, put off-put on passages). This is not simply behavior modification, but sanctification. This is crucial to understand

  • Personal Narrative: The Holy Spirit

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    of prayer these words come to mind: Long my imprisoned spirit lay Fast bound in sin and nature’s night Thine eye diffused a quickening ray I woke, the dungeon flamed with light My chains fell off, my heart was free I rose, went forth and followed Thee. My conversion was like a spiritual fountain, overflowing within, and producing wave after wave of indescribable emotion.

  • Martin Luther Holy Spirit Analysis

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    gifts of the Spirit, there is a noticeable lack of discussion of the work of the Comforter. This lack of attention is unfortunate. The primary work, or office, of the Holy Spirit should not slip from Christian catechesis, preaching, and theological training. As a Church and people of faith we need to look at closely the role of the Spirit in Martin Luther’s theology of justification and the practical implications for preaching and teaching that follow from his understanding of the Spirit active in faith

  • Explain The Two Fillings Of The Holy Spirit

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    two fillings of the Holy Spirit. The first one comes when one accepts Christ as their personal Savior. The second filling comes when one is baptized with the Holy Spirit and in Acts 2, it talks about the day of Pentecost. Also, in Acts 4:31, it talks about the apostles being filled a second time with the Holy Spirit and they received boldness from God. In Acts 9:17, it talks about Ananias laying hands on Saul (Paul) to receive his sight and to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Saul was already

  • Trinity: Father, Son And The Holy Spirit

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    as a unity of the three distinct person; Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Each of the person is distinct persons is distinct from the other yet identical in essence. In other words ,each fully divine in nature, but each is not totality of the other persons of the Trinity. The Trinity is three of these though the latter term has become the dominant one used to describe the individual aspects of God known as the Father, Son and The Holy Spirit. In the New testament, the doctrine of trinity is not yet

  • James Dunn's Baptism In The Holy Spirit

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    concerning New Testament pneumatology. But as the growth of the Pentecostal and Charismatic movement began to take place world-wide, it also set into motion a lot of dialogue and deliberations on this subject. The release of James Dunn’s Baptism in the Holy Spirit triggered the modern phase of these discussions and resurgence in the research of New Testament pneumatology. With this resurgence came fresh interest which brought to the fore the dialogue that had began to shape up between three well known scholars

  • How Did Pentecost Spread The Holy Spirit

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    Pentecost has come, The Holy Spirit Has Arrived What Have We Been Waiting for? The message of Pentecost is the message of the resurrection of Christ. Pentecost can be explained as the birthday of the church, where the apostles are empowered by the Holy Spirit go out and spread the good news of Jesus. Pentecost is a feast that celebrates the holy trinity and the coming of the Holy Spirit and the third person of the trinity. What Has Happened? Just the other day all of the disciples were gathered

  • How Did Christianity Contribute To The Formation Of The Holy Spirit

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    1. The Old Testament. In the Old Testament, the Spirit came upon whom he would and for such purposes as God determined; He left them as freely as He came when His designs were realized. If He abode with a king or a prophet, it was only because of the fact that such abiding was the immediate purpose of God. In this first period, the Holy Spirit is seen as Creator, as the energizing power working in certain men who fulfilled a specific purpose of God’s and as Author of the Scriptures. 2. The period

  • Why Is The Book Of Act Was Once Called The Acts Of The Holy Spirit

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    The book of acts was once called the acts of the Holy Spirit. If we study the scriptures carefully, we can arrive at a conclusion that The book of Acts is indeed a record of the powerful work of the Holy Spirit through the Apostles, mainly Peter and Paul. There are quite a few verses talking about accepting the Holy Spirit during the special time, including 1:5, 8:15-19, 11:15-16, 15:8, and 19:2-6. During the time of Acts, accepting the Holy Spirit is mainly a conversion experience. Nowadays, when

  • Holy Spirit Analysis

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    Introduction: “Without the Spirit of God, we can do nothing, we are as ships without wind, we are useless” (C.H. Spurgeon) Reading an article on the study of the Holy Spirit by Edwin Palmer, gave me much more insight about the Holy Spirit and answered so many questions that I have struggled with in the past, by explaining who and what this spirit is and where it came from. There are three questions that will be answered in this paper by reflecting back on the article. 1) What is the question

  • The Holy Spirit: An Analysis

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    It is horrible in cases of which a demon teaching or many such teachings are in a holy church. At an evil church, the main problem is their teachings are not leading to a saving knowledge of Christ. Therefore, they could have ten thousand good teachings but still all burn in hellfire forever so one extra one or one less than some other evil church is not helping them to get saved. It is so disgraceful and shameful to have even one demon's teaching accepted by an elect person since that would mean

  • Holy Spirit Research Paper

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    God will live in them (1 John 4:15). No matter how few of us there are He will be there for us.(Matthew 18:20). HOLY SPIRIT The Holy Spirit will comfort us when we are in need of it and will bring us peace (John 14:27). The Holy Spirit will convict us of sin (John 16:8). The Trinity is God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. They are all one (2 Corinthians 13:14). Where ever the Holy Spirit is there is freedom (2 Corinthians 3:17). BIBLE