3293 Holy Spirit, witness of

3293 Holy Spirit, witness of

The Holy Spirit bears witness to the person and work of Jesus Christ, and enables believers to bear effective witness to him.

The Holy Spirit bears witness to Jesus Christ

The Spirit’s testimony 1Jn 4:2-3 See also Ac 5:32; 1Co 12:3

At Jesus Christ’s baptism Jn 1:32-34 See also Mt 3:16 pp Mk 1:10 pp Lk 3:22

After Jesus Christ’s ascension Jn 15:26 See also Jn 14:26; Jn 16:13-14; 1Jn 5:6

The Holy Spirit’s witness enables believers to be effective

He brings assurance to believers 1Jn 3:24 See also 1Jn 4:13; 1Jn 5:7-10

He gives assurance of the finality of Jesus Christ’s saving work Heb 10:14-17

He gives believers confidence in their status as children of God Ro 8:15-16 See also Gal 4:6

See also

2422gospel, confirmation
3030Holy Spirit, power
3203Holy Spirit & assurance
3212Holy Spirit & mission
3224Holy Spirit & preaching
5624witnesses to Christ
6608adoption
8104assurance
8498witnessing & Holy Spirit

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