Lesson 25: The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Person of the Spirit & The Spirit of Promise


Read Know the Truth: Chapters 18 & 19: The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit: The Person of the Spirit & There Spirit of Promise (Pages 245-250)

Questions for Discussion

1. State the biblical evidence for the deity of the Holy Spirit.

2. Explore the implications of the Spirit’s Godhood for (a) the authority of the Bible, (b) the person of Jesus Christ who gives the Spirit, (c) the authenticity of Christian experience.

3. Identify the essential elements of the Spirit’s work in the OT. Show how these are developed in the NT.

4. ‘The Son is at once the bearer and dispenser of the Spirit.’ Does this statement correctly reflect the NT evidence?

5. What implications may be drawn from the fact that the Spirit ministered to Jesus at certain points in his ministry?

6. Examine the biblical passages dealing with the relationship between the work of the Spirit and the work of the Son. What implications does this carry for our experience of the Spirit today?

Milne, Bruce (2012-11-28). Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief (pp. 246-247, 250). InterVarsity Press. Kindle Edition.

Scripture Reading, Scripture Memory and Catechism

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