- How many times is the phrase “God the Holy Spirit” used in the Bible?
- How many times is the phrase “God the Spirit” used in the Bible?
- Did or does the spirit have a throne according to the Bible?
- Did or does the spirit have a crown according to the Bible?
- Was it referring to the mind of Pharaoh when his spirit was described as troubled?
“It came to pass in the morning that his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh told them his dream; but there was none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh” (Genesis 41:8).
- Was it referring to the mind of David when his spirit was described as troubled?
“I remembered God, and was troubled: I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed” (Psalms 77:3).
- Was it referring to the mind of Nebuchadnezzar when his spirit was described as troubled?
“In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, wherewith his spirit was troubled, and his sleep brake from him” (Daniel 2:1).
- Was it referring to the mind of Daniel when his spirit was described as troubled?
“I Daniel was grieved in my spirit in the midst of my body, and the visions of my head troubled me” (Daniel 7:15).
- Was it referring to the mind of Jesus when his spirit was described as troubled?
“When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled” (John 11:33).
“When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me” (John 13:21).
- What is one of the important ways the spirit can be explained according to Jesus?
“It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life” (John 6:63).
- Because Jesus Christ said His words are spirit, does that make sense with how all things were created?
“By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth” (Psalms 33:6).
“For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast” (Psalms 33:9).
- When Christ was baptized, was the spirit of God really a bird when it said, “Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: 17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased?” (Matthew 3:16-17).
“Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, 23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things” (Romans 1:22-23).
- What does the Bible often (but not always, as it can mean wind, etc) mean by using the word spirit, for both man and God?
“Who hath directed the Spirit of the LORD, or being his counsellor hath taught him?” (Isaiah 40:13).
“For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?” (Romans 11:34).
NOTE: words come from the mind, both of man and of God.
- Whose spirit, according to Paul in the letter to the Galatians, was sent from the Father?
“And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father” (Galatians 4:6).
- Who dwells in the heart according to Paul in his letter to the Ephesians?
“That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love…” (Ephesians 3:17).
- What is the heart that Christ will dwell in according to the Bible?
“GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually” (Genesis 6:5).
- Is God the Holy Spirit in you the hope of glory?
“God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory” (Colossians 1:27).
- When Bezaleel, the craftsman of the sanctuary, was filled with the spirit, was that spirit directly affecting his mind which controlled his body/actions?
“See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: 3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship” (Exodus 31:2-3).
Consider Philippians 2:5, “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.”
- Who is outside the Laodicean church of Revelation?
“Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me” (Revelation 3:20).
NOTE: if Christ is outside the Laodicean church, who is in there?
- Who is the husband which is calling humanity with His bride at the end of the Revelation?
“The Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely” (Rev. 22:17).
- Out of the five times the Greek word for “comforter” (parakletos) is used, each time written by John, which of the five tells the comforter’s name?
“My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous” (1 John 2:1).
- From where does a believer get the water of life?
“Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water” (John 4:10).
“In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink” (John 7:37).
- Are there two intercessors in the context of Romans 8, one being God the Spirit, or is there only one intercessor, and it’s referring to the Spirit of Christ?
“Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered” (Romans 8:26).
“Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us” (Romans 8:34).
- Where did John the Baptist say from whom the Spirit would come from?
“I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire…” (Matthew 3:11).
- When the Son of God was in a personal spiritual battle with Satan, what did God send to minister to His Son?
“Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him” (Matthew 4:11).
- Was it because Satan knew that Christ understood that God sends angels to His children on earth that Satan came to Christ as an angel of light in the wilderness of temptation?
“Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple, 6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone” (Matthew 4:5-6).
- When the Son of God was at a point where His soul was “exceeding sorrowful, even unto death,” wrestling against His own will saying, “not MY will…” what did God the Father send from Heaven to strengthen Him?
“There appeared an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him” (Luke 22:43).
- Why would God send angels instead of the Holy Spirit?
“Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?” (Hebrews 1:14).
NOTE: This does NOT mean the angels are the Holy Spirit. Interestingly, the Bible doesn’t describe the Holy Spirit traveling around by itself—just like Adam’s spirit didn’t do that. (Adam, before the fall, was made in the image of God. “God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness” [Genesis 1:26].) So, God uses intelligent beings like you and me, and angels that are faithful, to do His bidding—filled with His Spirit.
- What are evil angels, demons, or devils also called in the Bible?
“Certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils” (Luke 8:2).
- Could we rightly then call good angels “holy spirits?”
“When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory” (Matthew 25:31).
- When the spirit of Christ spoke to His churches in Revelation 2-3, how was that done?
“I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches…” (Revelation 22:16).
- In this next verse, is the resurrection and the angel the same thing, or the angel and the spirit?
“For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both” (Acts 23:8).
- What was the answer from the angel that spoke to Zechariah when he asked, “What be these two olive branches which through the two golden pipes empty the golden oil out of themselves?”
“Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the Lord of the whole earth” (Zechariah 4:14).
- How is the Hebrew word for spirit (ruwach) used the second time in the Bible?
“They heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden” (Genesis 3:8).
- What is God’s order of service for giving His messages to His prophets in the first verse of the Revelation of Jesus Christ?
“The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John” (Revelation 1:1).
NOTE: the message from God went to His Son, who gave it to an angel that signified it, which gave it to John. The Father, the Son, the angel, the prophet, then to us…
- What was the first vision, describing God’s communication network, given to Jacob before he was the father of any of his twelve sons?
Jacob “dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it. 13 And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed” (Genesis 28:12-13).
NOTE: the Father, the God of Abraham (“The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son Jesus… [Acts 3:13]), was standing above the ladder (see the next question) with angels ascending and descending upon the ladder with the message the Father, standing above the ladder, had given.
- How did Jesus understand the vision that Jacob was given of the ladder?
“He saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man” (John 1:51).
- As they inquired about God’s salvation, what spirit was in the prophets as they foretold of the sufferings of Christ?
“Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you: 11 Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow” (1Peter 1:10-11).
- How are angels described in Hebrews 1 (quoted from Psalm 104:4)?
“Of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire” (Hebrews 1:7).
- What was on the head of the apostles on the day of Pentecost?
“There appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them” (Acts 2:3).
- Cornelius and Peter interacted with an angel, so what does the Bible say about that interaction?
“He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius” (Acts 10:3).
“And now send men to Joppa, and call for one Simon, whose surname is Peter” (Acts 10:5).
“While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee. 20 Arise therefore, and get thee down, and go with them, doubting nothing: for I have sent them” (Acts 10:19-20).
- How did the Holy Spirit of God show visions to John in the Revelation?
“I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which shewed me these things” (Revelation 22:8).
NOTE: John was overwhelmed with what he had seen. He thought to worship the angel, but was quickly instructed not to, but rather, to worship God (see verse 9).
- What happens to a body without the spirit?
“For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also” (James 2:26).
- When Paul was with the Laodiceans in spirit, does that mean his spirit left him?
“For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ” (Colossians 2:5).
- When Jesus was born of the Spirit through the virgin Mary, who was verbally interacting with her during that time?
“In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, 27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary.” (Luke 1:26-27).
“Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her” (Luke 1:38).
- After speaking about the comforter in John 14, did Christ say that He wouldn’t leave His disciples without comfort?
“I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you” (John 14:18).
- After Jesus introduced the concept of the comforter, did the disciples think He was speaking of someone other than Himself?
“Judas saith unto him, not Iscariot, Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world?” (John 14:22).
- Are there any examples in the Bible where people would worship the Holy Spirit?
- There are Scriptures that encourage us to love God and His Son Jesus Christ, but are there any that teach us to love the spirit?
- What were the last thoughts of Matthew in his gospel about Christ?
Matthew recorded Christ saying, “Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen” (Matthew 28:20).
- What did Mark recall about Christ’s ministry at the end of his gospel?
“So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God. 20 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen” (Mark 16:19-20).
- In the context of a vail being over the eyes of some while reading the Old Testament, who do we need to go to for spiritual help to understand?
“Their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which vail is done away in Christ” (2 Corinthians 3:14).
“Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty” (2 Corinthians 3:18).
- The Bible uses the phrases often in the New Testament “believe on” and “believe in.” Not a single time does the Bible tell us to believe in or on the Holy Spirit. Did you know that?
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