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Bible Doctrines: A Study

by Dr. Reve' M. Pete

Pneumatology: The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

  1. The Personality of the Holy Spirit
  2. The Deity of the Holy Spirit
  3. Names of the Holy Spirit
  4. The Work of the Holy Spirit
  5. Offenses Against the Holy Spirit

The Personality of the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is a Personal Being with attributes, properties and qualities. He is a Person because

  1. He is called the Comforter1. (John 14:16; 16:7)
  2. Scriptures refer to Him using personal pronouns. (John 16:7,8,13-15)
  3. Scripture identifies Him in a way that indicates He is a Person. (Acts 15:28)
  4. He has personal characteristics. (1 Corinthians 2:10,11,13)
  5. He performs acts. (Acts 13:2; 16:6,7; 20:28; Romans 8:26; Ephesians 4:30; Hebrews 7:25; 10:29; 1 John 2:1,2; Revelation 2:7)
  6. He is susceptible to personal treatment. (Matthew 12:31,32; Acts 5:3; Ephesians 4:30; Hebrews 10:29)

The Deity of the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is God. His divine nature is demonstrated by

  1. Divine Names.
  2. Divine attributes.
  3. Divine acts.
  4. Association with God the Father and Jesus.
  5. References to Him as God by:
    1. Old Testament passages that refer to God. (Exodus 16:7; Isaiah 6-8)
    2. New Testament scriptures. (Acts 28:25-27; Hebrews 3:7-9)

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