Part 2 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit




Key Verse: Ephesians 5:18

Key Truth: We need to understand and know the Person of the Holy Spirit — His Nature, His Character, His personality, how He operates, and how we can co-operate with Him.


  1. Knowing the Holy Spirit.

The Holy Spirit is a Comforter, Who feels. He is a Teacher to listen to.

He is a Faithful Guide to follow.

God has nor left any of Nis children helpless, but has provided a Guide who knows the way ahead and the right path for us to take.

John 14:26 Luke 12:12

Romans 8:14; John 16:13

The Holy Spirit possesses a soul a c., mind, will and emotions) I Corinthians 12:11; Romans 8:27; Ephesians 4:30

The Holy Spirit speaks to local churches Revelation 2:29; Revelation 3:13

The Holy Spirit makes us bold. Acts 1:8; Acts 4:7-13; Acts 4:31

The Holy Spirit counsels, communes, and fellowships with God’s people. 2 Corinthians 13:14

The Holy Spirit is the giver of spiritual gifts to the Church I Corinthians 12:7-11

The Holy Spirit is the General Overseer of the Church Acts 20:28

The Holy Spirit is the Christian’s Comforter, Companion and Helper.  John 14:16-17, 26; 15:26; 16:13-15

The Holy Spirit is the power of the Godhead in the earth. Acts 10:38

The Holy Spirit is the great Teacher of the Church John 14:26; I John 2:27

The Holy Spirit is the author, inspirer, and producer of the Bible. Godly

men anointed and directed by the Holy Spirit wrote the scriptures. 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:21

The Holy Spirit confirms the Gospel of Christ with miraculous signs following. Mark 16:20

The Holy Spirit is Omnipotent. (All Powerful) Luke 1:35

The Holy Spirit is Omniscient. (All Knowing) I Corinthians 2:10-13

The Holy Spirit is Omnipresent_ (present everywhere at the same time). Psalm 1/39:7-10

The Holy Spirit is the great protector of God’s people, and He lifts up a

standard against the devil and demonic attacks aimed at us. Isaiah 59:19

The Holy Spirit convicts men and women of sin, enabling them to see that they nerd a SAVIOR. It is the convicting power of the Spirit that touches and turns the hearts of people towards Jesus. John 16:8-9 The Holy Spirit attracts people to Jesus and illuminates the reality of the

Gospel to their hearts. John 15:26; Acts 26:18

The Holy Spirit produces spiritual growth in our lives, Galatians 5:22-25

The Holy Spirit will help you to know God, (0 know Jesus, to know the Word of

God, and to know the things of God. You cannot understand the Word of God apart

from the ministry of the Holy Spirit. I Corinthians 2:9-14

The Holy Spirit is here to aid the work of God and propagate the Gospel of Christ

in the earth. Acts 4:33; 11:21; 14:3

The Holy Spirit is not an abstract force or an impersonal influence. He is called the Paraklete (Parakletos), which is translated Counselor, Comforter, Helper

and Instructor.John 14:16

The Holy Spirit is the personal friend of God’s people. Acts 15:28

The Holy Spirit draws no attention to Himself. His special ministry is to exalt and glorify Jesus. He forever points us toward Jesus, John 15:26; 16:14_15.
  1. The Holy Spirit is the Christian’s Helper

–      The Holy Spirit will help you KNOW . He will manifest revelation knowledge to you.  1 cor 2:9-13

        The Holy spirit will help you to ASK He will supernaturally assist your prayer life.

         The Holy Spirit will empower and help you TO DO he will help you Demonstrate the works of Jesus.  John14:12


  1. The Holy Spirit in the life of Jesus.-  

Jesus was born by the Spirit.                                                                                                                      

He was filled with the fullness of the Spirit.                                                                                                 

He was led by the Spirit.                                                                                                                           

He was empowered by the Spirit.                                                                                                               

He was anointed by the Spirit.                                                                                                   

He preached and taught God’s Word by the Spirit,                                                                                      

He healed the sick by the Spirit.                                                                                                                    

He cast out demons by the power of the Spirit.                                                                                         

He went to the Cross and was offered up on Calvary through the Spirit.                                                     

He was resurrected by the Spirit.                                                                                                                 

He gave commandments to His disciples by the Spirit.                                                                                 

He baptized and endued the Church with power by the Spirit.                                                                      

He continues His ministry and mission on earth today by the Spirit.                                                            J

He governs and directs the affairs of the Church by the Spirit.                                                                      


  1. The work of the Holy Spirit in the Church.

The Holy Spirit gave birth to the Church on the day of Pentecost and began building

the Church that Jesus said He would build.                                                         

The Lord Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church, and through the Holy Spirit He

directs, governs, and guides the affairs of His Church.                                                                               

The Holy Spirit calls, equips, and energizes the various ministries in the Church and every member of the

body of Christ, according to their particular place and function.                                       
The Holy Spirit brings anointing and power, and He imparts spiritual gifts to the members of the Church.


  1. The New Testament COMMANDS us to…

WALK in the Spirit.

BE FILLED with the Spirit. LIVE in the Spirit.

BE LED and guided by the Spirit PRAY in the Spirit

Minister under the ANOINTING of the Spirit Operate in the GIFTS of the Spirit.

WORSHIP in the Spirit.

Manifest the FRUIT of the Spirit.

Experience the COMMUNION of the Spirit. SING in the Spirit.

Romans 12:6-8; I Corinthians 12:4-11
If Jesus needed the Holy Spirit, HOW MUCH MORE do we need the Holy Spirit in our lives today?
We need to allow Him to take charge of our lives, and we need to become acquainted with him.
We need to study and meditate on the relevance and importance of the Holy Spirit in our lives


  1. The COMMUNION of the Holy Spirit.

What does this mean? Seven meanings of this word “COMMUNION”:

It means PRESENCE – we are to experience and carry the presence of God upon us. It means FELLOWSHIP – this means spending time together.

It means SHARING TOGETHER – talking things over. It means PARTNERSHIP

participation with the Holy Spirit. He works with you. He is your partner.                         Mark 16:20

It means INTIMACY – getting close. to God.                                                                       James 4:8

It means FRIENDSHIP – He is your loyal friend, sticking closer than a brother.                                                                                                                                          Proverbs 18:24;

John 15:13,                                                                                                                                           15

It means COMRADESHIP – (governor, commander, captain, ruler) in the sense that he rules, directs and governs your life.

He instruct you, he guides you, he counsels you and he gives you wisdom in all the affairs of Life.
  1. The Sevenfold Ministry of the Holy Spirit to the Believer.

The Holy Spirit EQUIPS us with power and boldness to be dynamic soul winners.              Acts 1:8

The Holy Spirit EDIFIES our inward man with spiritual strength as we pray in tongues. Jude 20

The Holy Spirit ENLIGHTENS our spirit with wisdom, guidance, and revelation knowledge. Romans 8: lz
                                                                                                                                                                                                 IJohn 2:27

The Holy Spirit ENERGIZES our physical bodies with resurrection Life to keep us in

Divine health.                                                                                                                                             Romans 8:11

The Holy Spirit ENABLES us to pray supernatural prayers according to the will of God. Romans 8:26-27


The Holy Spirit EMPOWERS us with Divine ability to flow in spiritual gifts. The Holy Spirit ENDORSES the teaching and preaching of God’s Word with miraculous signs following.