the third person of the triune God, the Holy Spirit, coequal, coeternal with the Father and the Son
sometimes referred to in a way which emphasizes his personality and character (the "Holy" Spirit)
sometimes referred to in a way which emphazises his work and power (the Spirit of "Truth")
never referred to as a depersonalized force
The Holy Spirit:
Is Truth (1 John 5:6)
Is the Comforter (John 14, 15, 16)
Teaches us (John 14:26, 1 Cor. 2:13)
Makes intercession for us (Rom. 8:26)
Helps our infirmities (Rom. 8:26)
Seal us (Eph. 1:13)
All Scripture references are cited from the King James Bible.
1 John 5:6-8, John 7:37-39, John 14:23-26, 1 Corinthians 2:9-11, Revelation 2:23, Psalm 7:9, 1 Corinthians 2:12-16, Deuteronomy 29:29, Romans 8:26-27, Ephesians 1:13-14, Ephesians 4:30, Romans 8:14-18, 1 Corinthians 12:12-13
Takeaway: Knowing that the Holy Ghost does so many things for us: seals us, comforts us, bares witness we are adopted, places us in Christ, teaches us, should we not then seek to know Him as we do our Savior? Let us rejoice in the relationship we also have with God’s Holy Spirit!