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20 Things You Need To Know About The Holy Spirit

20 Things You Need To Know About The Holy Spirit

  1. The Holy Spirit is not a “thing”, a “power”, or an “it” – He is a Person
  2. The Holy Spirit is God Himself (Acts 5:3-4)
  3. The Holy Spirit gave you new spiritual life. Apart from Him, you would still be dead in your sins and hating God (John 3:5-8)
  4. Apart from the Holy Spirit, you never would have seen the beauty and glory of Jesus (II Cor. 3:12-18)
  5. Apart from the Holy Spirit, you wouldn’t know the love of God (Rom. 5:5)
  6. Apart from the Holy Spirit, you couldn’t finish the Christian life (Gal. 3:1-6)
  7. Apart from the Holy Spirit, you wouldn’t walk in obedience to Jesus’ commands (Gal. 5:16-25)
  8. Apart from the Holy Spirit, you wouldn’t know that you are a child of God (Gal. 4:6; Rom. 8:13-17)
  9. Apart from the Holy Spirit, you wouldn’t have a guarantee of being saved from God’s wrath on the last day (Eph. 1:14)
  10. Apart from the Holy Spirit, you wouldn’t know Truth or comprehend the Gospel (John 14:25-26; I Cor. 2:6-16)
  11. The Holy Spirit prays for you constantly and intercedes in ways you and I cannot (Rom 8:26-27)
  12. The Holy Spirit helps us speak when we are in difficult or dangerous situations (Mark 13:11; Luke 12:12)
  13. The Holy Spirit is our Comforter, Counselor, Encourager, and Strength (Psalm 143:10; John 14-16; Acts 9:31; Acts 13:2; Acts 15:28)
  14. The Holy Spirit gives us power to be God’s witnesses (Acts 1:8)
  15. The Holy Spirit draws believers closer to Jesus (Eph. 3:16-19)
  16. The Holy Spirit sets us free from sin and helps us fight against sin (Rom. 8:2)
  17. The Holy Spirit brings us life and freedom (II Cor. 3:17)
  18. The Holy Spirit gives us hope (Rom. 15:3)
  19. The Holy Spirit gives us gifts to bring glory to God, further the gospel, and edify the church (I Cor. 12-14)
  20. The Holy Spirit brings to bear God’s holiness and spiritual fruit into our lives (Gal. 5:22-23)

About The Author

Andrew Burkhart http://www.andrewburkhart.org

Andrew Burkhart serves as the Lead Pastor of Love & Justice Church, which he planted at age twenty-one. After being saved from a life of legalism and secret sin, Andrew felt God's calling on his life to establish a gospel-centric, Jesus-worshiping church in the heart of the Bible Belt (Oklahoma City). He married his best friend Hilary, and they have one rowdy little girl named Evangeline.

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