20 Interesting Things About the Holy Spirit

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Though the Spirit’s presence and role can be a subject of controversy, the Bible speaks very clearly about the third person of the Godhead. Here are 20 interesting things the Bible teaches about the Holy Spirit.

1. He can be resisted (Acts 7:51; 1 Thess. 5:19)

2. He can be grieved (Eph. 4:30)

3. The Spirit dwells in God’s people (Rom. 8:9)

4. He is a down payment on what is to come for Christians (2 Cor. 1:22,5:5)

5. The Spirit helps Christians pray (Rom. 8:26-27)

6. He is just as much God as the Father and the Son (Matt. 28:19; Acts 5:3-4)

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7. The Spirit dwells in the church (1 Cor. 3:16)

8. He strengthens Christians inwardly (Eph. 3:16)

9. The Holy Spirit leads the children of God (Rom. 8:14)

10. His fruit (evidence) can be seen in the lives of Christians (Gal. 5:22-23)

11. Christians are supposed to walk in harmony with the Spirit (Gal. 5:25)

12. The Holy Spirit carried men along as they wrote prophecy (2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:20-21)

13. The Spirit invites people to come to Jesus (Rev. 22:17)

14. He can be insulted (Heb. 10:29)

15. The Holy Spirit sets God’s people apart (1 Pet. 1:2)

16. The Spirit intercedes for Christians (Rom. 8:26)

17. He guided the apostles into all truth (John 16:13)

18. The Spirit convicts the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment (John 16:7-11)

19. He seals Christians for the day of redemption (2 Cor. 1:22; Eph. 4:30)

20. The Spirit’s presence is a display of God’s love (Rom. 5:5)

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    Hiram Kemp

    Hiram is a graduate of the Florida School of Preaching, Freed-Hardeman University, and is working on his Ph.D. from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently serves as one of the ministers at the Lehman Avenue church of Christ in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He and his wife Brittani have two children, Nadia and Andre.

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