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  • The Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit

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    The Holy Spirit: In the writings of the apologists, there were no distinguish a third person for God’s nature. They gave impression to identify the Spirit as simply the Spirit of the Father. At other times they seemed to identify the Spirit as the Logos, the second person. As Justin stated that; The Logos inspired the prophets of the Old Testament but also said the Spirit inspired the prophets. A few passages seem to identify the Spirit as a third person, some sort of created being inferior to

  • The Spirit Of The Holy Spirit

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    Most of my ministry career has been spent trying to house break the Holy Spirit. As a young man I saw so many instances of ministers manipulating people to try and drum up the Holy Spirit or the people to receive the Holy Spirit that I thought the Holy Spirit needed our help if He was to move in the lives of people. I had never really seen the work or manifestations of the Holy Spirit outside of a southern Pentecostal setting. Furthermore, as a young man, I was always impressed with the Evangelist

  • The Holy Spirit : The Holy Spirit Of God

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    The Holy Spirit of God is the active force or power in one’s life, which most certainly includes spiritual formation (Pettit, 2008, p. 46). When Jesus was speaking with his disciples he made it clear – by using the analogy of a vine and branches – that apart from him they could do nothing (John 15:5). Only if one is connected to Christ will they have the ability to bear fruit and the way Jesus empowers those connected to him is through the Holy Spirt that that father will send in his name (John 14:26)

  • The Spirit Of The Holy Spirit

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    and doctrinal teachings that acknowledge the power of the Holy Spirit, however, they do not ascribe his actions and the power to an individual essence but rather to mere influence. I do believe that the Holy Spirit is a person, in-fact the Third Person of the Trinity who is equal with the Father and the Son in essence. When it comes to the individual acts of the Holy Spirit as recorded in scripture, Elmer Town says it best “the Holy Spirit does a number of things only a person can do; and it is

  • The Spirit Of The Holy Spirit

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    section was one specific word, fearless. #259. “Spirit-filled evangelizers means evangelizers fearlessly open to the working of the Holy Spirit.“ Pope Francis is not redefining anything but encouraging us to fearlessly be open to the Holy Spirit. I can count how many times I have been hindered or even paralyzed out of fear. I think admitting we have fear and identifying its true meaning and where it’s coming from is what will ignite the spirit Pope Francis wants us to have. We have a choice,

  • The Holy Spirit

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    realize is how often the Holy Spirit is seen. The Holy Spirit is at work forming and shaping the history of the Bible. He guided rulers, came upon the mighty king Saul, and, even more amazing, the Spirit could make a stubborn obstinate heart obedient. He gave the men words to say and write so that people can read the message of the Lord. The Spirit is both hidden and revealed throughout the Bible. The Old Testament believers did not always realize the full power of the Holy Spirit, but taking a closer

  • The Holy Spirit

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    of the triune God is the Holy Spirit. He posses the attributes of God Father and Jesus Christ. He is the personal unseen power and presence of God in the world. The mission of the Holy Spirit is to proclaim overflowing love and world embracing communion of the triune God. God’s mission is calling the entire creation into life-giving communion through Jesus the Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit. It is in the midst of these distressing events the Holy Spirit ministers. It is clear that

  • The Holy Spirit And His Benefits. The Holy Spirit Is The

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    The Holy Spirit and His Benefits The Holy Spirit is the third person that eternally exist with God the Father and God the Son. “equal in power and glory, and is, together with the Father and the Sone, to be believed in, obeyed, and worshipped. The Holy Ghost is a gift bestowed upon the believer for the purpose of equipping and empowering the believer, making him a more effective witness for service in the world. He teaches and guides one in all truth (John 16:13; Acts 1:8, 8:39). 1 The baptism

  • The Spirit Of The Holy Spirit

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    filled by the Holy Spirit. The disciples gathered together in one place, and “all of them were fulfilled with the Holy Spirit” (v.4). The scene leaves some people amazed, confused and marveled (v.6-7). Even some thought that the people were drunk (v.13). While many people were perplexed by the work of the Holy Spirit, Peter validates this scene by reciting the prophecy of Joel (v.14-21). This text shows the new understanding of a community of believers with the work of Holy Spirit. What does it mean

  • The Spirit Of Christ : The Holy Spirit

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    When you consider who the Holy Spirit is, something will stir up within your spirit. The more knowledge your spirit-man receives the stronger it will become and you become abundantly dependent towards the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the third person that bears witness in the Godhead. The book of Acts describes Him as “…a rushing mighty wind” (Acts 2:2). This is not just an ordinary Spirit that you have been sealed with, He is mighty and able to take down forces, He is rushing to fill you and