The Holy Spirit Is God

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The Holy Spirit is God Himself, as a person with whom you can have a personal relationship with. Also, the Holy Spirit is the one who the Lord gave to us as a guide, to direct and teach the church and us (King James Version, John 14:16). The Holy Spirit is our inner voice that tells us when something is wrong with our life and the choices we make. The inner voice is a blessing from God, who loves us enough to show us our error. Also, the Holy Spirit is part of the Trinity; there is one God who manifested in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. All of the divine attributes ascribed to the Father and the Son are equal to the Holy Spirit. When a person becomes born again by believing and receiving Jesus Christ (John 1:12-13), God resides in that person through the Holy Spirit (1Cor.3:16). The Holy Spirit is not an ethereal shadow, nor an impersonal force. He is a person that is equal in every way with God the Father and God the Son. He is also considered to be the third member of the Godhead. Jesus said to His apostles... “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age" (Matt. 28:18-20). However, the primary role of the Holy Spirit is that He bears "witness" of Jesus Christ (John 15:26, 16:14). He tells people 's…

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