Who is Holy Spirit?
Holy Spirit is a divine being that is often associated with Christianity. Holy Spirit is often thought of as the third person of the Christian Trinity, which includes God the Father and God the Son. While Holy Spirit is often thought of as a male entity, some Christian denominations believe that Holy Spirit is genderless. Holy Spirit is often thought of as a source of guidance and inspiration for Christians.
Who can receive Holy Spirit?
People who accept Jesus Christ as their saviour can receive Holy Spirit as a gift (1 Corinthians 12). When we receive the Holy Spirit, it’s like receiving a spiritual hug from God. We feel His love and warmth enveloping us and know that we are never alone. The Holy Spirit is always with us, even when we can’t see Him.
Importance of Holy Spirit in Our Lives?
One of the most important things to remember is the importance of the Holy Spirit in our lives. The Holy Spirit is a very real and powerful presence in our lives and it is something that we should never take for granted. The Holy Spirit is what gives us the power to live a life that is pleasing to God and it is also what helps us to grow in our relationship with God. The Holy Spirit is an essential part of our lives and we need to make sure that we are always seeking to nurture our relationship with the Holy Spirit. e is the one who helps us grow and mature in our faith. He also helps us to understand and apply the Word of God to our lives. Without the Holy Spirit, we would be lost and confused. John 14 shows us the importance of the Holy Spirit in our lives.
Bible Verses About Holy Spirit
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
And i will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever.
But the advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him”.
And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws.
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age”.
And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?
~1 Corinthians 3:16
If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”
They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues[a] as the Spirit enabled them.
But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.
Teach me to do your will,
for you are my God;
may your good Spirit
lead me on level ground.
Whenever you are arrested and brought to trial, do not worry beforehand about what to say. Just say whatever is given you at the time, for it is not you speaking, but the Holy Spirit.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
~1 Corinthians 6:19-20
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
“When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father—the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father—he will testify about me.
So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty.
After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.
For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.
~1 Corinthians 2:11
He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit.
We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him.
As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him.
May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
~2 Corinthians 13:14
On hearing this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 6 When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues[a] and prophesied.
When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened 22 and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.
Where can I go from your Spirit?
Where can I flee from your presence?
8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there;
if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.
The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me,
because the Lord has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
to proclaim freedom for the captives
and release from darkness for the prisoners.
And i myself did not know him, but the one who sent me to baptize with water told me, ‘The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is the one who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.
But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.
As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit came on them as he had come on us at the beginning.
“Surely no one can stand in the way of their being baptized with water. They have received the Holy Spirit just as we have”.
Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but anyone who speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come.
The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called[a] the Son of God.
Exalted to the right hand of God, he has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit and has poured out what you now see and hear.
And so I tell you, every kind of sin and slander can be forgiven, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.
Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace and was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it increased in numbers.
This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about[a]: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.
Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own.
~1 Corinthians 6:19
The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—
the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding,
the Spirit of counsel and of might,
the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the Lord.
In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit[a] gives birth to spirit. 7 You should not be surprised at my saying, ‘You[b] must be born again.’ 8 The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.
Why do you boast of evil, you mighty hero?
Why do you boast all day long,
you who are a disgrace in the eyes of God?
2 You who practice deceit,
your tongue plots destruction;
it is like a sharpened razor.
3 You love evil rather than good,
falsehood rather than speaking the truth.
I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love.
Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures. 46 He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, 47 and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. 14 He will glorify me because it is from me that he will receive what he will make known to you.
For we were all baptized by[a] one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.
~1 Corinthians 12:13
But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you. 8 When he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment.
God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death,[a] so that we may serve the living God!
Here is my servant, whom I uphold,
my chosen one in whom I delight;
I will put my Spirit on him,
and he will bring justice to the nations.
Then John gave this testimony: “I saw the Spirit come down from heaven as a dove and remain on him.
The spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be[a] in you.
As the secrets of their hearts are laid bare. So they will fall down and worship God, exclaiming, “God is really among you!”
~1 Corinthians 14:25
For the Holy Spirit will teach you at that time what you should say.
You gave your good Spirit to instruct them. You did not withhold your manna from their mouths, and you gave them water for their thirst.
This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual realities with Spirit-taught words.
~1 Corinthians 2:13
We are from God, and whoever knows God listens to us; but whoever is not from God does not listen to us. This is how we recognize the Spirit[a] of truth and the spirit of falsehood.
~1 John 4:6
When paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues[a] and prophesied. 7 There were about twelve men in all.
I will no longer hide my face from them, for I will pour out my Spirit on the people of Israel, declares the Sovereign Lord.
So he sent men to capture him. But when they saw a group of prophets prophesying, with Samuel standing there as their leader, the Spirit of God came on Saul’s men, and they also prophesied.
~1 Samuel 19:20
I will no longer hide my face from them, for I will pour out my Spirit on the people of Israel, declares the sovereign lord.
Now the Spirit of the Lord had departed from Saul, and an evil[a] spirit from the Lord tormented him.
~1 Samuel 16:14
He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
Filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God.
For the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth.
All scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.
~2 Timothy 3:16
Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.