Ruach Ha-Kodesh: The Spirit Of God And The Holy Spirit

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The phrase “Ruach ha-Kodesh” is utilised in the Hebrew scriptures and in several Jewish writings to refer to the Spirit of God. Ruach ha-Kodesh literally means the spirit of holiness, the wind, or breath; the Holy Spirit is not an ethereal shadow, nor an impersonal force, but He is an expression and a manifestation of who God is. Holy Spirit is a person, the third person of the Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He is in a relationship of possession to Father and Son, Has divine nature, divine works, divine authority, same in substance and equal in power and glory to Father and Son.
The Scripture reveals that God is life, and he transmits life to us through His Spirit; He is love, and spreads love and the ability to love through His spirit; He is almighty and through His spirit His power will be revealed through us. God’s Spirit is counsellor, comforter, helper, advocate, and truth. To relate to Holy Spirit is to commune with God—for He is Eternal, the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last (NKJV, Revelation 22:13). Holy Spirit has no origin and no ending. His Spirit is all-knowing, as it is mentioned in John 14:26 “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom
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His personality is composed of intellect, emotions, and will. In 1 Corinthians 2:11, it is indicated that Holy Spirit has Intellect “For what man knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God. (NKJV, 1 Corinthians 2:11).” Ephesians 4:30 presents evidence and validation that Holy Spirit, indeed, has emotions “And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. (NKJV, Ephesians 4:30)” Lastly, 1 Corinthians 12:11 corroborates the will of Holy Spirit “ But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills. (NKJV, 1 Corinthians

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