The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit

(1) THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD IN ACTION ON EARTH – Genesis 1:1-2
a. The Holy Spirit talks and takes action
b. The Holy Spirit is God
c. Genesis 1:1 – Elohim – plural – reveals the Trinity
– One God who can be Father, Son and Holy Spirit
– Not 3 gods – One God
John 14:6 – Another – means another of the same kind
– Jesus ascended and the Holy Spirit descended
(2) THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A SEPARATER – Genesis 1:3-4
v2 – darkness – represents something evil wicked and has to be judged
 light – represents God, His Word and righteousness – John 8:12
– We were in darkness, but now live in the light…….
– The Holy Spirit separates us from darkness and places us into the light
How does the Holy Spirit separate us from darkness?  How do we know what is darkness and what is light?
         1. Through the voice of the Holy spirit
         2. Through the Word of God
1 Cor 6:18-20…….Eph 4:25-32……….1 Peter 1:15-16
There is exterior holiness and interior holiness
(3) THE HOLY SPIRIT REINFORCES OUR IDENTITY – Genesis 1:27 & 3:1,13
– The Lord said you are a man and a woman
– What we say we are does not make it true
– The enemy corrupted peoples’ identity – Genesis 3:1,13
– Our identity is only in Jesus Christ
– Even when we sin, our identity remains stable
The Holy Spirit is the God of Life…..Genesis 2:7
a. Life on earth and eternal life
b. The enemy is all about death – the Holy Spirit is all about life