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Lesson 1

 

THE HOLY SPIRIT: WHO IS HE?

 

1. Godhead

 

See Mat 28:19; Jn 15:26; 2 Cor 13:14; and 1 Pet 1:2

 

2. The Spirit, God, and Jesus Christ- Romans 8:9-10; Acts 16:6-7

 

a. The Spirit of God. Gen 1:2; Mat 12:28

b. The Holy Spirit is God. Acts 5:3-4 Ananias Lied to God (The Holy Spirit)

c. The Holy Spirit is the Lord 2 Cor 3:17-18

 

3. Characteristics of the Holy Spirit

 

The Holy Spirit

a. Knows all. (Omniscient) 1Cor 2:10

b. Is Everywhere. (Omnipresent) Ps 129:7-12

c. Is All-Powerful (Omnipotent) Rom 15:19; 8:11

d. Is Eternal. Heb 9:14

e. Is Holy. Rom 1:4

f. Gives Life. Rom 8:11

g. Inspired the Word of God. 2 Pet 1:21, 2 Tim 3:16

h. Is our Helper . Jn 14:26

 

Conclusion

We received the holy Spirit by repenting and being baptized in the name of Jesus Christ - Acts 2:38. We can appreciate this gift even more by reflecting upon His characteristics.

 

Memory Verse: Romans 8:9

Questions

 

1. T F The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are all God.

 

2. T F Sometimes the Bible identifies the Spirit as being the Lord.

 

3. T F The Holy Spirit is omnipresent.

 

4. What are 4 characteristics of the Holy Spirit?

5. Draw a diagram showing the relationship between the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

 

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