Thursday: The Importance of His Divinity
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I am with you always

What would be lost if the Holy Spirit were not God? If the Holy Spirit is not fully God, the implications for salvation and worship are serious. The Bible tells us that the Holy Spirit is responsible for regenerating believers. He dwells in them and fills them. He renews our thinking and changes our character. … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Divine Word of the Holy Spirit
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The Holy Spirit performs certain works, which the Bible ascribes only to God. He is active in the divine work of the creation, and He is just as active in God’s re-creation of sinners. Read Titus 3:4-6. How does Paul describe the involvement of the Holy Spirit in the process of re-creation? The Holy Spirit … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Biblical Hints
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There are various references to the Holy Spirit in the Bible that are interchangeable with references to God. Read Isaiah 63:10-14 and compare it with Numbers 14:11 and Deuteronomy 32:12. To whom was the writer referring in these passages, and what does this tell us about the divinity of the Holy Spirit? In Isaiah 63:10, … [Click to read more …]

Monday: The Holy Spirit’s Divine Attributes
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Jesus consoles young man

In several biblical passages the Holy Spirit is described as having divine attributes. What attributes and activities of the Holy Spirit are listed in the following Bible passages that, otherwise, can be attributed only to God? 1 Cor. 2:10-11; compare with Ps. 139:7 Heb. 9:14; compare with 1 Tim. 6:16 Luke 1:35; Rom. 15:19; compare with … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: The Holy Spirit and God
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Comforted by Scripture

The Bible does not present a systematic description of the divinity of the Holy Spirit. Instead we find interesting traces that indicate that the biblical writers considered the Holy Spirit to be equal with God. There are several biblical passages where the same activity is attributed to God and then also to the Holy Spirit. … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: The Divinity of the Holy Spirit
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Divinity of the Holy Spirit

Read for This Week’s Study: Acts 5:1-4; 1 Cor. 2:10-11; Isa. 63:10-14; Titus 3:4-6; Rom. 8:11; 1 Pet. 1:2. Memory Text: “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all” (2 Corinthians 13:14, NASB). All through the Bible, the deity of … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Thought – The Holy Spirit Working Behind the Scenes
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No question, the work of the Holy Spirit is crucial to our walk with the Lord. Again, we might not be able to see Him work, but we can see the effect of His work in our lives and in the lives of others. If your life has been changed through faith in Jesus, it … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Holy Spirit and Christ
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Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit effected the incarnation of Jesus (Luke 1:34-35). He anointed Jesus for His mission (Luke 3:21-22). The anointing of Jesus endued Him with power to fulfill His Messianic mission and qualified Him to bestow the Holy Spirit on His disciples. The Holy Spirit guided and sustained Jesus in His temptations (Mark 1:12; Matt. … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: The Holy Spirit in Glorifying Jesus Christ
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The Spirit Moving

The Holy Spirit was active during Old Testament times, though it does not appear that His Work was as extensive as in the New Testament era. With the coming of Jesus, the promised Messiah, the ministry of the Holy Spirit is intensified, and He gives His gifts to all believers. While the New Testament tells … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: The Holy Spirit and the Sanctuary
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Holy Spirit in the Sanctuary

“And let them make Me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them” (Exod. 25:8). After the act of Creation, God’s plan of salvation is of prime importance in the Bible. In a fallen world, what good would Creation be without the plan of Redemption? As sinners, we need not just a Creator but a … [Click to read more …]