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5064 spirit, emotional aspects of

5064 spirit, emotional aspects of

A human being is made up of a variety of emotions and attitudes. Sometimes one trait is or becomes so dominant as to make it characteristic of the entire personality.

Examples of a bad spirit

Pride Pr 16:18

Jealousy See also Nu 5:14

Fear 2Ki 19:7 pp Isa 37:7

Unfaithfulness Hos 4:12; Hos 5:4

Despair Isa 61:3

Spiritual dullness Ro 11:8; Dt 29:4; Isa 29:10

Examples of a good spirit

Humility Pr 29:23 See also Nu 12:3; Isa 57:15

Submission Nu 14:24 See also Nu 14:6-9

Wisdom Dt 34:9; 1Ki 3:11-12; Job 32:8; Da 4:9

Steadfastness Ps 51:10,12

Strength Lk 1:17; Mal 4:5

Zeal Ro 12:11; Jn 2:17

Gentleness 1Co 4:21; 1Pe 3:4

Trust 2Co 4:13

God can effect a change of spirit

Eze 36:26 See also Eze 11:19; Eze 18:31; Hag 1:14; Zec 12:10

See also

3230Holy Spirit & regeneration
5015heart & Holy Spirit
5761attitudes
5844emotions
5965temperament
6744sanctification
8164spirituality
8203character
8255fruit, spiritual

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