Explaining the Holy Spirit (Explaining: Biblical Truth Simply Explained) by Bob Gordon

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  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Religion,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Bible - Study - General

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ISBN 101852403357
ISBN 109781852403355

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The Holy Spirit is an important figure throughout the Bible. In Genesiswe find Him moving about the surface of the waters, and in RevelationHe and the bride cry with one voice.

From beginning to end, the Holy Spirit has always been active: In the beginning, creating, and at the end of the story, tending to us.

Who is the Holy Spirit. Often in Sunday school teachers focus on God the father and the son Jesus but the Holy Spirit is not normally taught.

Here are some ideas for explaining Him to your kids. Start with the basics. Start with explaining the God created all. God sent his son Jesus to the earth and he died and rose again. John Bevere used scripture excellently(!)* to explain who the Holy Spirit is and how he operates.

For instance, I wanted a more scriptural understanding of speaking in tongues and towards the end of the book he provided relevant scriptures and explained them well. He explained the significance of details within the Scriptures he cited without /5().

The Holy Spirit by Sinclair Ferguson. This is Explaining the Holy Spirit book of my all-time favorite books on the Holy Spirit.

Ferguson manages to mostly maintain the difficult balance of being theological and devotional in his writing, something few authors can do.

In his transferable concept lesson he wrote about “Spiritual Breathing,” explaining how a Christian must constantly breathe out through agreeing with God about our sin and turning back to Him (John ) and breathe in by asking the Holy Spirit to fill you once again.

The holy spirit is God’s power in action, his active force. (Micah ; Luke 1: 35) God sends out his spirit by projecting his energy to any place to accomplish his will. —Psalm ; In the Bible, the word “spirit” is translated from the Hebrew word ruʹach and the Greek word often, those words refer to God’s active force, or holy spirit.

The Holy Spirit. CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION FIVE: THE HOLY SPIRIT. Everyone talks about the Holy Spirit. Well, nearly everyone. But, there is a big question. Explaining the Holy Spirit book who or what is the Holy Spirit, and how do we know. Let me explain from the Bible’s point of view. In the book of Acts Christ himself continues his work through the lives of his disciples.

“The Holy Spirit is the presence of the living Lord Jesus in spiritual power in the lives of men.” [7] Walter Thomas Conner, The Work of the Holy Spirit (Nashville: Broadman Press, ), p. Through object lessons, a small group study of multiple verses, and a memory verse game, students will learn who the Holy Spirit is, as part of the Trinity of God.

Bible Story: “The Holy Spirit. An Egg-citing Mystery” Scripture: Multiple scriptures explaining the Holy Spirit; focus on Isaiah Target Age Group: 1st – 6th gradeAuthor: Kristin Charles.

The Holy Spirit reveals God’s thoughts, teaches, and guides believers into all truth, including knowledge of what is to come. The Holy Spirit also helps Christians in their weakness and intercedes for them. The following are 10 ways the Holy Spirit works in the lives of believers.

The Holy Spirit is a helper who teaches and : Penny Noyes. The Holy Spirit is alive and active today in the lives of both believers and unbelievers. 10 As Christians, we are to be eternally grateful that the Holy Spirit is our permanent indwelling companion, gifting us to serve others and empowering us to live the Christian life.

He is to be respected, followed and cherished. The Holy Spirit's power was made manifest to a great number of people that day, resulting in the conversion of about 3, (Acts ).

The day of Pentecost was the beginning of the indwelling power of the Spirit living within those He saves (John ; Acts –4). Explaining the Holy Spirit Paperback – March 1, by Bob Gordon (Author) › Visit Amazon's Bob Gordon Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(2). The Holy Spirit indwells the believer permanently. 18 While the child of God may sin and grieve the Spirit, the Spirit will never leave the true believer.

19 Absence of the Holy Spirit is the mark of the unsaved. 20 The Holy Spirit seals the believer. 21 This ministry guarantees the security of the believer "until the day of redemption." My teaching, The New You and The Holy Spirit, is now available in book form, as well as in a CD or tape album.

This is the same material I give to those who receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit at our Gospel Truth Seminars. Sanctification—2 Corinthians (grace of the Lord Jesus, love of God, fellowship of the Holy Spirit).

Christian Baptism—Matthew (baptized in one name, yet three Persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit). Prayer—Ephesians (strengthened by his Spirit, know the love of Christ, filled with the fullness of God).

Identify the Holy Spirit as part of the Trinity of God. List personality traits of the Holy Spirit. Explain the nature of the Holy Spirit.

KEY VERSES: And Jesus, when He was baptized, went up straightway out of the water; and, lo, the heavens were opened unto Him, and He saw the Spirit of God. The purpose of the Holy Spirit explained with the gospel of John and the book of Romans. In this book, Bob Gordon teaches what the Bible says about the Holy Spirit.

There can be a hesitation among Christians to accept who the Holy Spirit is and what He does. Bob Gordon uses Scripture to explain this and encourages us to receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit. The first is that the seven spirits of God are symbolic of the Holy Spirit.

The Bible, and especially the book of Revelation, uses the number 7 to refer to perfection and completion. If that is the meaning of the “seven” in the "seven spirits," then it is not referring to seven different spirits of God, but rather the perfect and complete.

The Holy Spirit is the imperishable seed in 1 Peterby which we were born again. And Peter’s point there was, when the imperishable Spirit enters us, he brings this conviction: “‘All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass.

The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord remains forever.’. One of the first reasons given for denying the divine nature of the Holy Spirit is often to point out that the Greek word for “spirit” (pneuma) isfor example, refers to the Spirit as to pneuma to hagion (the Holy Spirit).

The claim goes that Father and the Son are clearly personal, masculine terms, and therefore, they are revealed as persons. John Bevere | The Holy Spirit Is Your Best Friend.

| It's Supernatural with Sid Roth - Duration: Sid Roth's It's Supernatural. views. Can you explain the Trinity to me. A: The Bible shows very clearly that there is only one God, and yet that there are three personal distinctions in His complex nature, traditionally referred to as “three Persons in the Godhead”—God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.

in the Spirit, always building on the foundation of the Word and praying in tongues as the Holy Spirit gives utterance. This book is written out of my desire to be faithful to that divine commission.

I have not only taught the truths contained in this book for many years; I have also pur-sued them with all my heart in my own personal walk with Size: KB. Holy Spirit The invisible energizing force that God puts into action to accomplish his will. It is holy because it comes from Jehovah, who is clean and righteous to the highest degree, and because it is God’s means to accomplish what is holy.

God, however, lives without the limitations of a three-dimensional universe. He is spirit. And he is infinitely more complex than we are. That is why Jesus the Son can be different from the Father. And, yet the same. The Bible clearly speaks of: God the Son, God the Father, and God the Holy Spirit.

But emphasizes that there is only ONE God. The Holy Spirit is everywhere, both in us and on earth. But you can’t look in the mirror and see the Holy Spirit.

It may be easy to forget the Holy Spirit is even there because we don’t see him. Ask for willing children to read aloud Romans and John SAY: These words from the Bible promise that the Holy Spirit will live in us.

A truly great book. John Owen – The Holy Spirit. In my opinion, John Owen is the greatest of the Puritan theologians. If you are able and willing, get his complete works (16 volumes). His work on the Holy Spirit is found in volume 3 of the complete works. If that is a bit much, then at least take the time to read this paperback edition of his Author: Keith Mathison.

Brief Overview of The Book of Acts Luke wrote the Acts of the Apostles as a follow-up to his Gospel account of the life of Christ. The Acts should be seen as a description of the ongoing work of Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit through His apostles and followers.

Luke’s aim is to give an historical record of the early church from its birth in Jerusalem to how it reached around. One other point I recently came to was, while teaching the book of Romans, I conclusion that it is not the Holy Spirit Himself that makes intercession for us but the one who “who searches the hearts” (Rom ).

Namely, and biblically, Jesus the Son who “always lives to make intercession” for us (Heb ). Obviously this essay is. Even young children know them.

The prayer expresses the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity, that God reveals himself in Three Persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This is difficult for anyone to understand, especially young children.

Patrick famously explained the Trinity by relating God in Three Persons to the shamrock. A three-leaf. by Doug Hammett One of the resources God has given His children is the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. Jesus told His Church to preach the Gospel, but first they had to stay in Jerusalem until they received the promise from God - His Holy Spirit.

Whether. the apostle paul possessed the gifts of the holy spirit. the ministry of the spirit in the early church. the functioning of the gifts of the holy spirit as. recorded in the book of the acts of the apostles. the nine ministries of the holy spirit. If you have a lesson about the Holy Spirit coming up, try this.

Here is an abbreviated form of the lesson we gave to our students. Holy Spirit Lesson Plan Lesson Objectives.

SWBAT identify the Holy Spirit as the third person of the Trinity. SWBAT explain that the Holy Spirit. Each book in the Explaining Series examines an important aspect of the Christian faith and is written in a way that presents the message of the Bible clearly and simply.

This book teaches what the Bible says about the baptism with the Holy Spirit/5. (Acts ) Seventh, the Holy Spirit falls on all who hear Peter’s sermon. (Acts ) This is a very unique event. The Holy Spirit falls on the believers before they were baptized with water.

This is the only time that things unfold in this. The human author of each book of the Scriptures, as explained in Chapter 1, is a true author of the Holy Scriptures. Through that person, each particular book of the Scriptures was written. As outlined earlier in this Chapter, the Holy Spirit is the one teaching through the bishops, sanctifying us through prayer and the sacraments, and.

Then throughout the book of Acts, the term “filled with the Holy Spirit” is a recurrent repeated experience in the believer’s life, not just a onetime experience. Second, Luke says that being baptized with the Spirit is a fulfillment of the promise of Joel 2 (“Wait for the promise ”).

The O.T. mentions the Holy Spirit 88 times 2. 23 books in the O.T. refer to the Holy Spirit 3. Although the actual expression "Holy Spirit" is used only 3 times - e.g., Psa 4. Other expressions referring to the Spirit are used (e.g., "the Spirit of God") - Gen. that the Holy Spirit is a person, there are those who understand [] us to mean that the Holy Spirit has hands and feet and eyes and ears and mouth, and so on, but these are not the characteristics of personality but of corporeity.

All of these characteristics or marks of personality are repeatedly ascribed to the Holy Spirit.Although the Holy Spirit is sometimes the forgotten Person of the Trinity, His presence and work is found throughout redemptive history. In this twelve-message series, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson traces the work of the third person of the Trinity through Scripture—from creation to the work of Christ to His dwelling in our hearts today.

Along the way, he sheds light on the vital role the Holy.We already said the most essential things about the Holy Spirit in explaining the first article of the Creed.

Let us add a few things here. He makes holy the souls of the just by His presence. But a Spirit is not present in the sense of taking up space. We say a Spirit is present wherever it causes an effect.

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