PNEUMATOLOGY (HOLY SPIRIT)

ANTHONY VAN DYCK-XX-The descent of the holy spiritPNEUMATOLOGY (HOLY SPIRIT)

 

 

 

 

I. Nature
Names.
Spirit of God – Person, Executive of the Godhead
Spirit of CHRIST. Rom. 8:9 – Sent in Christ’s Name (Jn.14:26; Joh. 16:14; Mat. 18:20; Rom. 8:9-10)
Comforter – Jn. 14-17
Holy Spirit of the Holy One. Sanctification
Holy Spirit of the Promise – Luk. 24:49; Eze. 36:27; Gal. 3:14
Spirit of Truth – Joh. 14:17
Spirit of Glory – 1Pe. 4:14
Spirit of Grace – Heb. 10:29
Spirit of Wisdom & Knowledge Isa. 11:2
Spirit of Life – Rom. 8:2; Rev. 11:11
Spirit of Adoption – Rom. 8:13

Symbols
Fire – Isa. 4:4; Mat. 3:11
Wind – Eze. 37:7-10; Joh. 3:8; Act. 2:2
Water – Eze. 17:6; Joh. 3:5; Joh. 4:14; Joh. 7:38,39
Seal – Eph. 1:13; 2Ti. 2:19
Oil – Psa. 92:10; Luk. 4:18; Act. 10:38; 1Jo. 2:20
Dove– Mat. 3:16-17

II. Personality
3rd person of the Godhead – Mat. 3:16-17; Joh. 14:16
Has knowledge – Isa. 11:2; Rom. 8:27
Has feeling – Isa. 63:10; Eph. 4:30
Has will – 1Co. 12:11

III. Attributes
1. Is Divine (Act. 5:3-4)
2. Eternal (Heb. 9:14)
3. Omnipresent (Psa. 139:7)
4. Omniscient (Joh. 14:26; Joh. 16:13)

IV. Works
1. Active in Creation (Gen. 1:2; Job. 33:4; Psa. 104:30).
2. Inspired the Bible Writers (2Pe. 1:21).
3. Empowered the conception of Christ (Luk. 1:35).
4. Convicts of sin (Joh. 16:8; Gen. 6:3).
5. Regenerates (Jn. 3:5-6).
6. Counsels (Joh. 14:16-17; Joh. 16:7-14).
7. Brings assurance of salvation (Rom. 8:15).
8. Teaches or enlightens (Joh. 16:12-14; 1Co. 2:13).
9. Aids in prayer (Rom. 8:26-27).
10. Resurrected Christ (Rom. 8:11; 1Pe. 3:18).
11. Calls to service (Act. 13:4).
12. Seals the elect’s salvation (Rom. 8:23; 2Co. 1:21-22; Eph. 1:13-14; Eph. 4:30).
13. Indwells the believer (Rom. 8:19; 1Co. 3:16-17; 1Co. 6:19).
14. Works in the church (1Co. 12:7-11).

V. Fruit of Spirit (Gal. 5:22-23)

VI. Offences Against the Spirit
1. Resisting the Spirit (Act. 7:51)
2. Insulting the Spirit (Heb. 10:29)
3. Blaspheming (Mat. 12:31-32)
4. Grieving (Eph. 4:30-31)
5. Lying (Act. 5:3)
6. Quenching (1Th. 5:19).

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