I. The Names / Nature of the Holy Spirit

Holy                            Eph. 1:13                                The Holy Spirit

The Lord                     Acts 5:9                                  Spirit of the Lord

Christ                          1Pet. 1:11                                Spirit of Christ

Father                          Matt. 10:20                             Spirit of the Father

God                             Matt. 3:16                               Spirit of God

Truth                           John 14:17                              Spirit of Truth

Grace                          Heb. 10:29                              Spirit of Grace

Adoption                     Rom. 8:14-15                          Spirit of Adoption

Life                             Rom. 8:2                                 Spirit of Life

Glory                           1 Pet. 4:14                               Spirit of Glory

Promise                       Eph. 1:13-14                           Spirit of Promise

Comforter                   John 14:16-17                         The Comforter

Wisdom                      Isa. 11:2                                  Spirit of Wisdom

Understanding            Isa. 11:2                                  Spirit of Understanding

Counsel                       Isa. 11:2                                  Spirit of Counsel

Spirit of Might            Isa. 11:2                                  Spirit of Might

Knowledge                  Isa. 11:2                                  Spirit of Knowledge

Fear of the Lord          Isa. 11:2                                  Spirit of the Fear of the Lord

** Note: Compare the Holy Spirit in Isa. 11:2 with the Lord Jesus Christ in Isa. 9:6 **

II. The Work of the Holy Spirit – (not exhaustive)

A. Gives & sustains life – Gen. 2:7, Job 33:4, John 20:22

B. Reproves the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment – John 16:8

C. Teaches & guides man into all truth – John 16:13

D. Dwells inside of believers – 1Cor. 3:16

E. Fills & empowers believers – Rom. 15:19, 1Cor. 2:4

III. The Presence & Power of the Holy Spirit

A. The Holy Spirit brings you into God’s presence – Ps. 16:11, Ex. 33:14

B. The Holy Spirit helps in prayer – Jude 20, Rom. 8:26

C. The Holy Spirit inspires us to worship – John 4:24, Phil. 3:3

D. The Holy Spirit leads us to give thanks – Eph. 5:18-21, 1 Thes. 2:13

E. The Holy Spirit gives us power – Luke 24:49, Acts 1:8, 1 Thes. 1:4-5, Eph. 3:16

F. The Holy Spirit performs miracles through us – John 14:12, Heb. 2:4

G. The Holy Spirit liberates us to love – Col. 1:3-5,8; Gal. 5:22; Rom. 15:30

H. The Holy Spirit produces the good harvest in us – Gal. 6:7-8

I. The Holy Spirit produces fruit in us – John 15:4-5; Gal. 5:22-23

  1. Love
  2. Joy
  3. Peace
  4. Longsuffering
  5. Kindness
  6. Goodness
  7. Faithfulness
  8. Gentleness
  9. Self-control

IV. The Gifts of the Holy Spirit – I Cor. 12:4-11

A. Word of wisdom
B. Word of knowledge
C. Faith
D. Healings
E. Miracles
F. Prophecy
G. Discerning of spirits
H. Tongues
I. Interpretation of tongues

V. The Ministries of the Holy Spirit – I Cor. 12:28-31

A. Apostles
B. Prophets
C. Teachers
D. Workers of Miracles
E. Workers of Healings
F. Helpers
G. Administrators
H. Speakers in Various Tongues