are available for us through the HOLY SPIRIT
LESSON #1 THE HOLY SPIRIT
The Graces, Jesus won back for us,
Jesus paid for our sins,
but story is not over, yet!
By giving his life, Jesus won back for us the
Grace that was lost by original sin.
Now the friendship between God and man is
and It is possible to have God’s life in us.
CAUTION!: This is not the end of the story
There Is More!
There is something need it, and other person
to come at the scene.
what is needed: is a way for the GRACES Christ
has wan for us, to get to us.
And this is the Work of the 3rd person: “The
Jesus promise to send us
The Holy Spirit
While still on earth Jesus, promise to the apostles that
after He ascended into Heaven, He will send the HOLY
At the Last Supper Jesus said to the Apostles: “It is
better for you, that I go, for if I do not go the Holy
Spirit will not come to you.”
By ascending to the Father ,and sending the Holy Spirit
Jesus will not be bound by the limitations of a physical
body or human body
Through the Holy Spirit, there is no bound by
space, place ,or time;
So, the Graces that Jesus wan for us can be made
available to all people, on all times, and all places.
The Gospel to the end of the
Jesus commanded his apostles to preach
the Gospel to the very end of the earth.
Jesus made it possible for all the Graces, he
wan for us,
…to be available for all people, for all
times, all over the world…
through the Holy Spirit, through the Church
on the Liturgy (mass), and the sacraments.
God prepared the world for the
God prepared the world for the works of the Holy Spirit
God spoke to the Prophets about a new Spirit:
“And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will
put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone
from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh” (Ezekiel 36:
The Prophets prefigured the coming of Jesus to save
us, and the coming of the Holy Spirit into our hearts.
The Holy Spirit is the New Spirit foretold by the
prophets, who will fill the hearths of God’s people.
The Holy Spirit will give us Grace, that changes our
hearts, and makes us Holy.
Holy Spirit active since the
The Holy Spirit has been present and active
in the world since the beginning, (although
in a hidden way)
the book of Genesis, in the creation Story
mentions that The Spirit hover over the
water before the world was made
Adam became a living being, only when
God breath his Spirit in him.
The cloud & pillar of fire that guided Moses
and the Israelites out of Egypt represent a
symbol of the Holy Spirit
Many prophets on Israel History were
described as man filled by the Spirit of God
The Holy Spirit makes Jesus
present in our life
But the role of the Holy Spirit became even
more clear when He made Jesus present in
The Holy Spirit made Jesus present in Mary,
and He makes Jesus present in our souls
This is why the Holy Spirit is called the
GIVER OF LIFE
He makes God’s own Divine Life present in
and He does this through the Church in the
1st time we receive Grace
When we were born, God gave us, our own life, but when
we are baptize God gives us his own divine life.
WE receive God’s Divine Life within us!
First time we received God’s Life in us, is in the Sacrament
In it, we share in a spirit way, Christ own death and
◦ We are filled with God’s life
◦ Our sins are wipe away
◦ we are filled with the gifts of the Holy Spirit and the virtues.
◦ We become children of God
◦ Members of the church
We continue receiving God’s Graces
The Graces in Baptism are made strong
and mature in CONFIRMATION
And God’s Divine Life is nourish and grows
within us when we receive Jesus in the HOLY
God’s Life is given to us in all the Sacraments,
God wants to share his life with us; this was his
plan from the beginning and is the reason, he
created the world
Because God wants to share His life, he gives
us many means to getting his GRACE through
We live now, during the time, when all
the gift of God are abundantly
available to us trough the church.
God gave angels a choice, and He gave
Adam and Eve a choice
God has gave every human
being, whoever has lived, a choice.
And now is our turn to make a choice;
◦ Will we choose to respond to God’s love?
◦ Will we take advantage of all that Jesus has
wan, and is now available by the Holy Spirit
through the Church in the sacraments?
◦ Or we will choose to do our own will?