The Holy Spirit - Study #1
WHO IS THE HOLY SPIRIT (JOHN 16:6-15)PCG Church, Sanjaynagar, Friday August 5, 2011
1.HELPER (PARAKLETOS) – Advocate – One Who Comes Along Side to Help (16:7)
Rom. 8:26 – Helps in Weakness
Rom. 8:26 – Helps in Expression of Prayer (Abba Father, Access through the Spirit Eph.2:18)
Eph. 3:16 – Strengthens Inner Man (Gives Power)
Rom. 8:13 – Helps to Mortify Deeds of Flesh
2 Tim. 1:7 – Gives Sound Mind
2.CONVICTOR (ELEGKHO) – Reproves, Rebukes, Admonishes (With Sternness) – (16:8)
Of Sin, Righteousness, Judgment
Sin (The Holy Spirit through Witness of the Church Makes the World Speechless Before God) – 1Pet.2:15, Rom.3:20.
Righteousness (The Holy Spirit through the Life of the Church Makes the World Speechless Before God) – 2Pet.2:9
Judgment (The Holy Spirit through His Power in the Church Makes the World Speechless Before God) – 1Jn.3:8, Rom.15:9, Heb.2:4
3.SPIRIT OF TRUTH - GUIDE (HODEGEO) – Shows the Way (16:3)
Many Things to Say (Completion of NT Canon Yet)
Will Guide You Into All Truth (Jesus Christ the Treasure of All Wisdom and Knowledge) – He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you.
4.GLORIFIER OF CHRIST
The essence of the Holy Spirit’s ministry is the testimony and glorifying of Christ. Not the glory of any man, the personal wellbeing of any man, but the glory of the Son.