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  • 1. The Apostles’ Creed VI - I Believe in the Holy Spirit -Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 2. The Nicene Creed 1 (Symbolum Nicaenum) Icon: Emperor Constantine and the Fathers of the 1st Council of Nicaea, 325 AD Arian Controversy: The purpose of a Although Jesus the creed is to act as a Son was divine, he yardstick of correct was a created belief, or orthodoxy. being, and therefore not co- Symbolum (Gk) i.e. essential with the half of a broken Father. object which, when Arius = Elder in the placed together church in Libya. with the other half, verified the person’s identity.Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 3. Nicene Creed 2 We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father; through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation ….Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 4. Nicene Creed 3 Apostles’ Creed:  I believe in the Holy Spirit. Nicene Creed:  We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets.Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 5. I. The Holy Spirit is GOD The Holy Spirit possesses the attributes of God  He is present everywhere, Psalm 139:7-8  He knows all things, Isaiah 40:13  He has infinite power, Zechariah 4:6  He is eternal, Hebrews 9:14  Already ACTIVE from eternity – at creation, in the OT, in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, the early church, redemption, sanctification, and finally at the consummation.Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 6.  The Holy Spirit is performs divine works  He creates, Psalm 104:30  He gives life, Ezekiel 37:14 The Holy Spirit is given divine titles  The Spirit of God, 2 Chronicles 15:1  The Spirit of the LORD, Judges 3:10  The Spirit of Christ, Romans 8:9Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 7.  The Holy Spirit is identified with the person and activity of the Godhead  Holy Spirit and God are used interchangeably, Acts 5:3-4  Ananias lie to Holy Spirit = lie to God  The Spirit is called Lord, 2 Corinthians 3:17-18  It is possible to blaspheme the Spirit, Matthew 12:32Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 8. II. The Holy Spirit: Relationship and Role within the TrinityAs God the Father and Son Shield of the TRINITYare PERSONS, so also is the A visual representationHoly Spirit. of the Trinity derived from the Athanasian Creed, 6th century ADWhispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 9.  The Spirit assists in carrying out the work of the Father  Creation, Genesis 1:2; Psalm 33:6b  Ultimate consummation, Revelation 5:6-14  God’s work of salvation through the Son, Acts 10:38  “Then Peter began to speak to them, (Cornelius, his relatives and close friends, some believers from Joppa) how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power; how he went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.”Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 10.  The Spirit works now to glorify the Son  John 16:12-15a  “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth; for he will not speak of his own, but will speak whatever he hears and he will declare to you the things that are to come. He will glorify me, because he will take what is mine and declare to you. All that the Father has is mine ….”  1 Corinthians 12:3Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 11.  The Spirit takes the third position , after the Father, and the Son, in the age to come.  Revelation 5:6-14  5:6 “seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent out into all the earth” on behalf of the Son, in bringing in people from every tribe, language, people and nation.  5:13 “To him who sits on the throne (the Father) and to the Lamb (the Son) be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever.”Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 12. III. Descriptions of the Holy Spirit The dove, Matthew 3:16  A seal, Ephesians 1:13 The wind or breath, Acts 2:2  A deposit, 2 Corinthians 1:21- The fire, Acts 2:3-4 22 The oil of anointing, Isaiah  A guide or shepherd, Isaiah 61:1 63:14 Water, John 7:37-39  A voice, Hebrews 3:7-11  God’s gift, Acts 2:38  The power of God, Luke 1:35Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 13. IV. The Work Of The Holy Spirit - God’s Enabling Presence in Our Life - The Holy Spirit convicts the world of sin and its consequences  John 16:7-11; Acts 2:1-13, 37-41 The Holy Spirit assures believers of their standing in Christ and their eternal salvation  Romans 8:9, 14-16; 2:29 The Holy Spirit directs mission  Acts 13:2; 8:29; 10:19-20Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 14.  The Holy Spirit produces sanctification (the fruit of the Spirit)  Galatians 5:22-23; Romans 15:16; 2 Thess. 2:13 The Holy Spirit equips God’s people (gifts of the Spirit)  John 14:16; Romans 8:26-27; 1 Corinthians 12:3-7Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 15.  The Holy Spirit enables God’s children to address him as “Abba” , Romans 8:15 The Holy Spirit prays with us and for us, Romans 8:26-27 The Holy Spirit is our Comforter, John 14:25-26Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 16. Holy Spirit and the Church Forms the church, 1 Cor. 12:13 Indwells the church, 1 Cor. 3:16 Enables the church to function as the body of Christ, 1 Cor. 12:7  Worship, prayer, fellowship, witness, service Enables Christian unity, Eph. 4:3-4Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 17. V. Life Applications 1 Be instructed by the Spirit’s deep and abiding willingness to serve unnoticed, without over recognition, without singled-out honor. Marvel at the Spirit’s willingness to surrender his authority over the incarnate Son, as the Spirit is sent, at Pentecost, from the Father and the Son (John 15:26; Acts 2:33).Whispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 18. Life Applications 2 Live by the Spirit, and do not gratify the desires of the flesh, Gal. 5:16 Be led by the Spirit, Gal. 5:18 Live by the Spirit, be guided by the Spirit, Gal. 5:25 RESULT  FRUIT of the Spirit i.e. Christ-likenessWhispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong
  • 19. Life Applications 3 Jesus Christ = Emmanuel = God with us The Holy Spirit = God in us Holy Spirit, Living Breath of God by Kristyn Gettyhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DHO-- lI6Rw&feature=related Breathe on me breath of Godhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEW3KvNFR5wWhispering Hope/27.10.12/Samuel Ong