Holy Spirit Essays

  • 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

  • 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 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 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

  • The Message Of The Holy Spirit Analysis

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Walking In The Holy Spirit Analysis

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    Regeneration - If faith is produced by the regenerating power of the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 2:8), then this must be the case of Old Testament saints (Hebrews 11) who looked ahead to the cross, believing that what God had promised in regard to their redemption would come to pass. 2) Indwelling (or filling) - Here is where the major difference between the Spirit’s roles in the Old and New Testaments is apparent. So, while in the New Testament the Spirit only indwells believers and that indwelling is permanent

  • The Sacrament In Early Christianity

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    water and the Spirit. Baptism is necessary for salvation (John 3:5), and conveys a permanent sign that the new Christian is a child of God. Jesus himself was baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. The Greek word baptizein means to "immerse, plunge, or

  • Holy Spirit In Act 2 Analysis

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    The impression of many is that the presence of the Holy Spirit is accompanied by activity and often, loud noise. The mental picture, created by the account of the first outpouring of the Holy Spirit in Acts chapter 2, comes to mind. The scripture tells what raucous effect the Holy Spirit on this group of people had. They became noticeably noisy. There was something different about this noise. It was not just another ordinary noise; it was a sound so distinct and attention grabbing that it caught

  • 1.1 Biblical Proof Of The Existence Of Godhead

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    the Holy Ghost that binds these three into the oneness of the divine Godhead.” (Hinckley, 1998, 2.) The word ‘trinity’ is not found in the bible, but the concept does. The term is a theological word Christians use to describe the triune God—three coexistent, co-eternal Persons who make up God. That is, God is a trinity of persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. However, the Father is not the same person as the Son; the Son is not the same person as the Holy Spirit; and the Holy Spirit

  • The Trinitarian Doctrine Of God

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    connection are dramatically portrayed in the anguish of the Gethsemane prayer where Jesus begins: “ “ Mark 14:36.The untranslated Aramaic address to the heavenly Father, abba, seems important. It marks a special relationship between Jesus and the holy One of Israel. From the Talmud and writings from first-century Antioch we learn that abba meaning “daddy” and imma meaning “mommy” were terms used by small children when speaking

  • John 16 Ap Speech

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    Good Morning VPC! Hope everyone is doing well. Please read with me the gospel of John 16 for our daily devotion. The prosperity gospel (A.K.A the gospel of health and wealth) is a movement that seems to be sweeping across the globe today. This movement teaches us that when we place our trust and faith in Christ, we are given an abundance of health and wealth. There is nothing more foreign to scripture than this type of teaching. In fact, the opposite is true, and Jesus makes it abundantly clear

  • Religious Affections

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    more complicated. “But will any Christian say, men ought not to love God and Jesus Christ in a high degree” (150)? Next, he looks at the effects of affections on the body (one’s actions), the way one speaks about their faith, the strength of one’s spirit, and finally on one’s knowledge of scripture. Through these, he asserts that none of these filters, so to speak, serve as a way to effectively judge one’s true faith (152-153). In the third section, Edwards turns his focus to the best ways to distinguish

  • Anointed Herald Of God's Kingdom Analysis

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    ecclesiology, because they do not recognize the transference of the Spirit on the day of Pentecost from Jesus to the disciples. The power of God that enabled Jesus to do signs and wonders is with us too. It is to our advantage, Jesus said, that he goes to the Father, because only then would the Spirit come upon the disciples and they would do even greater deeds than he did