3015 Holy Spirit, divinity of

3015 Holy Spirit, divinity of

The Holy Spirit’s attributes and activities are always those of God. The titles used of the Holy Spirit identify him as part of the triune nature of the divine being.

The Holy Spirit possesses the attributes of God

He is present everywhere Ps 139:7-8 See also Jn 14:17

He knows all things Isa 40:13 NIV footnote. See also Jn 16:13; 1Co 2:10-11

He has infinite power Zec 4:6 See also Lk 1:35

He is eternal Heb 9:14 See also Jn 14:16

He is unique Eph 4:4-6 See also 1Co 12:4

He is holy Ro 1:4 See also Ro 5:5; 1Co 6:19 The Christian’s body is also holy because it is the place where God dwells by his Spirit; 2Co 6:6 The Holy Spirit is the seal of ownership marking those who belong to God: Eph 1:13; Eph 4:30
1Th 1:5; 2Ti 1:14; Tit 3:5; Heb 2:4; Heb 9:8; 1Pe 1:12; 2Pe 1:21; Jude 20

The Holy Spirit performs divine works

He creates Ps 104:30 See also Ge 1:2; Job 26:13; Job 33:4; Ps 33:6

He gives life Eze 37:14 See also Ge 2:7; Ro 8:2,11

The Holy Spirit is identified with the person and activity of the Godhead

“Holy Spirit” and “God” are used interchangeably Ac 5:3-4 See also 1Co 3:16

The Spirit is called “Lord” 2Co 3:17-18

It is possible to blaspheme the Spirit See also Mt 12:32; Mk 3:29; Lk 12:10

The Spirit is sent by the Father and the Son Jn 15:26 See also Jn 16:14-15

The Spirit is identified with the Father and the Son Mt 28:19-20 in commissioning; 2Co 13:14 in benediction; Eph 2:18 in access to God In believers’lives: Gal 4:6; 1Pe 1:1-2

The Holy Spirit is given divine titles

The Spirit of God 2Ch 15:1 See also Ex 31:3; Nu 24:2; 1Sa 10:10 Saul prophesies at Gibeah; 1Sa 19:20; 2Ch 24:20; Eze 11:24; Mt 3:16 at Jesus Christ’s baptism; 1Co 2:11,14; 2Co 3:3; Php 3:3; 1Pe 4:14

The Spirit of the Lord Jdg 3:10; Isa 61:1 See also Jdg 6:34; 1Sa 16:13-14; 2Sa 23:2; 1Ki 22:24; 2Ki 2:16; 2Ch 18:23; Isa 11:2; Isa 63:14; Eze 11:5; Eze 37:1

The Spirit of the Lord Lk 4:18; 2Co 3:17

The Spirit of Christ Ro 8:9 See also Gal 4:6; Php 1:19; 1Pe 1:11

The Spirit of Jesus Ac 16:7

See also

1080God, living
1170God, unity of
1510Trinity, the
2018Christ, divinity
3030Holy Spirit, power
3045Holy Spirit, sovereignty
3110Holy Spirit, titles of
3245Holy Spirit, blasphemy against
3266Holy Spirit in creation
3290Holy Spirit, life-giver
8314orthodoxy
8750false teachings

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