The Holy Spirit: Who Is The Holy Spirit?

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Who is the Holy Spirit? The Holy Spirit is a person, and is one of the three in the trinity: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Spirit is the active person that came to reside within the followers of Jesus Christ after Jesus had been crucified on the cross, and rose from the dead. This is laid out in the prophetic words of Acts in the Bible, particularly during Peter’s Sermon at Pentecost in Acts 2:17, where it talks about God pouring out his Spirit on to all people and them learning through God’s to prophesy. Prophecy is one of the most active gifts among the followers of God. By God proclaiming not only that His people will prophesy, but that they will be filled with the Spirit shows that the Spirit is an active person living…show more content…
According to 1 Timothy 4:1, He speaks, “Now the Spirit expressly says that in later ties some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons”. This verse is a prophetic word that is spoken by the Holy Spirit, which is a characteristic of people prophesying as well. By the Holy Spirit being able to speak, it makes Him relatable so that we are able to be in communication with Him. He also intercedes on behalf of the people who are weak and have no power. When we are unsure of what to pray, or unable to pray as we should, the Spirit intercedes on our behalf with a grief and groan that so deep that words are unable to be spoken (Romans 8:26). We need the Spirit to pray for us in times of need, because most times we do not pray for the correct things. By His intercession, we are also able to grow closer to God because of our trust put in the Spirit to pray on our behalf. The Bible also says He testifies and bears witness about Jesus, speaking only truth and life (John 15:26). As followers of Christ we are also called to witness about Jesus and speak life into others. Because the Spirit also witnesses, it creates a connection between us so that we can let the Spirit flow through us. With the Spirit flowing in us, we are able to have confidence when witnessing to
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