Friday: Further Thought – The Divinity of the Holy Spirit
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Spectacles on Bible

As we have seen this week, the biblical evidence for the divinity of the Holy Spirit is very convincing. The Holy Spirit is God. But remember: in thinking about the Holy Spirit, we are dealing with a divine mystery. We reiterate the point: just as we cannot fully explain God and His nature, we have … [Click to read more …]

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 …]

HopeSS: The Divinity of the Holy Spirit
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You can view an in-depth discussion of “The Divinity of the Holy Spirit” in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the … [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 …]

The Divinity of the Holy Spirit – Teaching Plan
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Divinity of the Holy Spirit

Key Thought: Understanding the reality of the Holy Spirit’s Divinity brings a better appreciation of who He is and His desire to change us. Lesson for January 21, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 5:1-4. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [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 …]