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3000 - God the Holy Spirit


What the scriptures say about
Holy Spirit, God the

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3030 - Holy Spirit, power of
The Holy Spirit equips and empowers believers
so that the reign and reality of God is
revealed through them in the world.

* The power of the Holy Spirit is witnessed to in the OT
        Isa 11:2-3 See also Isa 42:1

        The Spirit will show His power on Earth
        Isa 32:15

        The Spirit's power will enable people to serve God.
        Eze 36:26-27 See also Jer 31:33

        The Spirit's power will prompt prophecy and visions
        Joel 2:28-29 See also Ac 2:17-18

* The Holy Spirit's power is described by OT imagery
        Oil: 1 Sa 10:1; 1 Sam 16:13

        The arm of God: Isa 63:11-12

        The hand of God: Eze 3:14; Eze 37:1

* The Holy Spirit's power is demonstrated in the OT
        In creation: Gen 1:2; Job 33:4; Ps 104:30

        In acts of judgment and war: Jdg 14:19 see also
        Jdg 3:10; Jdg 6:34; Jdg 11:29;
        Jdg 14:6; Jdg 15:14; 1Sa 11:6; 1Sa 16:13

        In the lives of His servants: Mic 3:8 See also
        Nu 11:17; 1Sa 10:6,10

* The Holy Spirit's power is seen in the life of Jesus Christ
        In His conception: Lk 1:35

        In His teaching and ministry:
        Mt 7:28-29; Mt 12:28; Mk 1:22,27; Lk 4:14; Lk 5:17; Ac 10:38

        In His resurrection: Ro 1:4 see also
        Ro 8:11; 1Ti 3:16; 1Pe 3:18

* The Holy Spirit's power is seen in the church's mission
        In the church's witness and preaching: Ac 1:8 See also
        Lk 24:49; Ac 6:10; Ac 16:7; 1Co 2:4; 1Th 1:5

        In the apostolic ministry of signs and wonders: Ro 15:18-19 See also
        Heb 2:4

        In miraculous works in the church: Gal 3:5 See also 1Co 12:28

* Holy Spirit's power builds Christian character
        Ro 15:13 see also 2Ti 1:7

* Holy Spirit's power strengthens the church
        Eph 3:16 see also Ro 1:11; 1Cor 1:7-8




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