3110 Holy Spirit, titles and names of

3110 Holy Spirit, titles and names of

The names and terms for the Holy Spirit relate to his power, activity and presence in the world, often indicating the nature of his actions or the gifts which he conveys to believers.

Titles relating the Holy Spirit to God

The Spirit of God Ge 1:2 See also Ge 41:38; 1Sa 10:10; 1Sa 19:20,23; Ro 8:9; 1Co 6:11; 2Co 3:3; Eph 4:30; Php 3:3

The Spirit of the Lord The Spirit empowered the judges to deliver the people: Jdg 3:10; Jdg 6:34; Jdg 11:29; Jdg 13:25; Jdg 14:6,19; Jdg 15:14
1Sa 10:6; 1Sa 16:13; 2Sa 23:2 The Messiah will be empowered by the Spirit: Isa 11:2; Isa 61:1
2Co 3:17

Forms of reference to the Spirit of God

My Spirit Ge 6:3; Isa 30:1; Isa 59:21; Joel 2:28-29; Hag 2:5; Zec 4:6; Zec 6:8; Mt 12:18

His Spirit Isa 34:16; Isa 63:10-11; Zec 7:12; Ro 8:11; Eph 2:22

Your Spirit Ne 9:20,30; Ps 51:11; Ps 139:7; Ps 143:10

The Spirit of your Father Mt 10:20

The promised Holy Spirit Ac 2:33; Eph 1:13

The Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead Ro 8:11

The spirit of the gods Seen from a pagan viewpoint: Da 4:8-9,18; Da 5:11,14

Titles relating the Holy Spirit to God the Son

Gal 4:6 See also Ac 16:7; Ro 8:9; Php 1:19; 1Pe 1:11

Titles revealing the Holy Spirit’s essential nature

The Spirit of truth Jn 16:13 See also Jn 14:17; Jn 15:26; 1Jn 4:6

The Spirit of holiness Ro 1:4

The Spirit of life Ro 8:2

The Spirit of glory 1Pe 4:14

The eternal Spirit Heb 9:14

Titles showing the nature of the Holy Spirit’s activity

The Counsellor Jn 14:26; Jn 15:26

The Spirit of wisdom and understanding Isa 11:2 See also Dt 34:9 fn; Eph 1:17

The Spirit of grace and supplication Zec 12:10 fn

The Spirit of sonship Ro 8:15

The Spirit of judgment and fire Isa 4:4 fn

See also

1235God, the Lord
1460truth
1510Trinity, the
3015Holy Spirit, divinity
3120Holy Spirit, descriptions
3130Holy Spirit, Counsellor
3233Holy Spirit & sanctification
3269Holy Spirit in Christ
3281Holy Spirit, inspiration
3290Holy Spirit, life-giver
5042name of God, significance
6608adoption

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