Hal god 1-true-holyspirit_god-1-28-2011

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Praise Jehovah the Creator and Sustainer of all things (Psa. 100). The one true God is revealed in the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We can know God’s character and purpose.

The Godhead is a challenge for finite minds to comprehend. This lesson helps us better grasp the nature of God and who possesses deity.

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Hal god 1-true-holyspirit_god-1-28-2011

  1. 1. [By Ron Halbrook]
  2. 2. Introduction:1. Isaiah 6:1-3 The Godhead is holy: One person in the Godhead is the Holy Spirit 3
  3. 3. 1. Isaiah 6:1-3 The Godhead is holy: One person in the Godhead is the Holy Spirit 1 In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. 2 Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. 3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory. 4
  4. 4. Introduction:2. The One True God Revealed Himself: The Father Jesus Christ, the Son The Holy Spirit 5
  5. 5. Introduction:3. The Holy Spirit loves us & works to save us: The Holy Spirit is a person in the Godhead The Spirit’s role was to reveal all truth The Holy Spirit revealed God to man The Spirit reveals our relationship to God The Spirit revealed the gospel of Christ 6
  6. 6. I. The Holy Spirit Is a Person in the Godhead A. Gen. 1:1-2, 26 He Was Active in Creation 1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. ===================================== 26 And God said, Let us make man in our 7 image, after our likeness: …
  7. 7. I. The Holy Spirit Is a Person in the Godhead B. Plural Persons Can Be Distinct Yet United Gen. 2:24 Husband & wife are one flesh 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. 8
  8. 8. I. The Holy Spirit Is a Person in the Godhead B. Plural Persons Can Be Distinct Yet United Acts 17:26 Many nations are of one blood 26 And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; 9
  9. 9. I. The Holy Spirit Is a Person in the Godhead B. Plural Persons Can Be Distinct Yet United Jn. 17:21 Many believers are one body21 That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. 10
  10. 10. I. The Holy Spirit Is a Person in the Godhead B. Plural Persons Can Be Distinct Yet United Jn. 17:21 Father & Son are one God21 That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. 11
  11. 11. I. The Holy Spirit Is a Person in the Godhead C. Each Divine Person Is Distinct The Father is a person The Son is a person The Holy Spirit is a person  He is not a mysterious divine fog, electricity, or better-felt-than-told emotion 12
  12. 12. I. The Holy Spirit Is a Person in the Godhead D. The Spirit Is Directly Referred to as God Acts 5:3-4 Lying to the Spirit is lying to God3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?4 Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? 13 thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
  13. 13. II. The Spirit’s Role Was to Reveal All Truth A. Jn. 16:7-13 He Will Convict Men by Truth 14
  14. 14. A. Jn. 16:7-13 He Will Convict Men by Truth 7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth;It is expedient for you that I go away:for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you;but if I depart, I will send him unto you. 8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world ofsin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 Of sin, because they believe not on me; 10 Ofrighteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more; 11 Of 15
  15. 15. A. Jn. 16:7-13 He Will Convict Men by Truth 12 I have yet many things to say unto you,but ye cannot bear them now. 13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come,he will guide you into all truth:for he shall not speak of himself;but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak:and he will shew you things to come. 16
  16. 16. II. The Spirit’s Role Was to Reveal All Truth A. Jn. 16:7-13 He Will Convict Men by Truth The Spirit revealed all truth to the Apostles By the power of truth he will convict men  Of sin: love of sin prevents faith in Christ  Of righteousness: Christ completed God’s plan for our salvation  Of judgment: Satan’s defeat is certain! 17
  17. 17. III. The Holy Spirit Revealed God to Man A. Acts 17:24, 29 God exists not as an idol 24 God that made the world and all thingstherein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven andearth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;===================================== 29 Forasmuch then as we are the offspring ofGod, we ought not to think that the Godheadis like unto gold, or silver, orstone, graven by art and mans 18
  18. 18. III. The Holy Spirit Revealed God to Man B. Matt. 28:19 God is one in three persons 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 19
  19. 19. III. The Holy Spirit Revealed God to Man C. Isa. 6:1-3 God is holy, infinite, love, etc. 20
  20. 20. C. Isa. 6:1-3 God is holy, infinite, love, etc. 1 In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. 2 Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. 3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory. 21
  21. 21. III. The Holy Spirit Revealed God to Man D. 1 Cor. 2:9-10 He Revealed God’s Will 9 But as it iswritten, Eyehath not seen, nor earheard, neither have enteredinto the heart of man, the thingswhich God hath prepared for themthat love him. 22 10 But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit:
  22. 22. IV. The Spirit Reveals Our Relationship to God A. Gen. 1:1, 27 God Created Man in His Image to Know, Love, & Serve Him 1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. ===================================== 27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male 23 and female created he them.
  23. 23. IV. The Spirit Reveals Our Relationship to God B. Eccl. 12:13-14 We Find Meaning & Purpose in Serving God—We Are Accountable to Him 13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter:Fear God, and keep his commandments:for this is the whole duty of man. 14 For God shall bring every work intojudgment, with every secretthing, whether it be 24good, or whether it be evil.
  24. 24. IV. The Spirit Reveals Our Relationship to God C. We Are United to God When We Love & Obey Him: He Dwells in Us & We in Him Matt. 28:19 We Are Baptized into Union with One God in Three Persons 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 25
  25. 25. IV. The Spirit Reveals Our Relationship to God C. We Are United to God When We Love & Obey Him: He Dwells in Us & We in Him Jn. 17:21 We are united with God in Christ 21 That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. 26
  26. 26. IV. The Spirit Reveals Our Relationship to God C. We Are United to God When We Love & Obey Him: He Dwells in Us & We in Him 1 Cor. 6:19-20 The Spirit dwells in us when we glorify God by obeying Him 27
  27. 27. 1 Cor. 6:19-20 The Spirit dwells in us when we glorify God by obeying Him 19 What? know ye not that your bodyis the temple of the Holy Ghost which is inyou, which ye have ofGod, and yeare not your own? 20 For ye are bought with a price:therefore glorify God in yourbody, and in yourspirit, which are Gods. 28
  28. 28. IV. The Spirit Reveals Our Relationship to God C. We Are United to God When We Love & Obey Him: He Dwells in Us & We in Him We dwell in God & God in us: spiritual unity & fellowship 29
  29. 29. THE HOLY SP IRIT 30
  30. 30. V. The Spirit Revealed the Gospel of Christ A. Rom. 1:16 The Truth of the Gospel Given by the Spirit Is God’s Power to Save! 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. 31
  31. 31. V. The Spirit Revealed the Gospel of Christ B. Rom. 3:23-26 He Revealed the Basis of Salvation in the Cross of Christ 32
  32. 32. B. Rom. 3:23-26 He Revealed the Basis of Salvation in the Cross of Christ 23 For all have sinned,and come short of the glory of God; 24 Being justified freely by his gracethrough the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: 25 Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiationthrough faith in his blood,to declare his righteousness for the remission of sinsthat are past, through the forbearance of God; 26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness:that he might be just, JUSTICE: Sin is punishedand the justifier of MERCY: Sin is forgiven him which believeth in Jesus. 33
  33. 33. V. The Spirit Revealed the Gospel of Christ C. He Revealed the Conditions of Salvation Jn. 3:5 The gospel convinces us to believe, repent, confess Christ, & be baptized 5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 34
  34. 34. V. The Spirit Revealed the Gospel of Christ C. He Revealed the Conditions of Salvation Matt. 28:18-20 We must submit in obedient faith to Christ 35
  35. 35. Matt. 28:18-20 We must submit in obedient faith to Christ18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you 36
  36. 36. V. The Spirit Revealed the Gospel of Christ D. The Gospel Reveals the Church of Christ Matt. 16:16-19 The divine Savior-King promised to save & unite men in his church 37
  37. 37. Matt. 16:16-19 The divine Savior-King promised to save & unite men in his church 16 And Simon Peter answered andsaid, Thou art the Christ, the Sonof the living God. 17 And Jesus answered and said untohim, Blessed art thou, SimonBarjona: for flesh andblood hath not revealed it unto thee, but myFather which is in heaven. 38
  38. 38. Matt. 16:16-19 The divine Savior-King promised to save & unite men in his church18 And I say also unto thee, That thou artPeter, and upon this rock I willbuild my church; andthe gates of hell shall not prevail against it. 19 And I will give unto theethe keys of the kingdom of heaven:and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earthshall be bound in heaven:and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earthshall be loosed in heaven. 39
  39. 39. V. The Spirit Revealed the Gospel of Christ D. The Gospel Reveals the Church of Christ 1 Tim. 3:14-15 The Spirit gave the pattern for this church in the New Testament 40
  40. 40. 1 Tim. 3:14-15 The Spirit gave the patternfor this church in the New Testament 14 These things write I untothee, hoping tocome unto thee shortly: 15 But if I tarrylong, that thou mayest knowhowthou oughtest to behave thyselfin the house of 41
  41. 41. V. The Spirit Revealed the Gospel of Christ E. He Teaches Us to Live Holy, Godly Lives Tit. 2:11-14 God’s grace teaches us the right doctrine & the right life 42
  42. 42. Tit. 2:11-14 God’s grace teaches us the right doctrine & the right life 11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvationhath appeared to all men, 12 Teaching us that, denying ungodlinessand worldly lusts, we should livesoberly, righteously, and godly, in this presentworld; 13 Looking for that blessedhope, and the gloriousappearing of the great God andour Saviour Jesus Christ; 14 Who gave himself for 43us, that he might
  43. 43. V. The Spirit Revealed the Gospel of Christ F. He Revealed Our Destiny: Heaven or Hell Rev. 21:1-8 God prepared heaven for His people, hell for Satan’s followers 44
  44. 44. Rev. 21:1-8 God prepared heaven for His people, hell for Satan’s followers 1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth:for the first heaven and the first earthwere passed away; and there was no more sea. 2 And I John saw the holy city, newJerusalem, coming down from God out ofheaven, prepared as a bride adornedfor her husband. 3 And I heard a great voice out of heavensaying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is withmen, and he will dwell withthem, and they shall be his 45people, and God
  45. 45. Rev. 21:1-8 God prepared heaven for His people, hell for Satan’s followers 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes;and there shall be no moredeath, neither sorrow, norcrying, neither shallthere be any more pain: forthe former things are passed away. 5 And he that sat upon the thronesaid, Behold, I make all thingsnew. And he saidunto me, Write: for 46these words are true and faithful.
  46. 46. Rev. 21:1-8 God prepared heaven for His people, hell for Satan’s followers 6 And he said unto me, It is done.I am Alpha andOmega, thebeginning and the end.I will give unto him that is athirstof the fountain of the water of life freely. 7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things;and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. 47
  47. 47. Rev. 21:1-8 God prepared heaven for His people, hell for Satan’s followers 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving,and the abominable, and murderers,and whoremongers, and sorcerers,and idolaters, and all liars,shall have their part in the lakewhich burneth with fire and brimstone:which is the second death. 48
  48. 48. Invitation:1. Isaiah 6:1-3 The Godhead is holy: One person in the Godhead is the Holy Spirit 49
  49. 49. 1. Isaiah 6:1-3 The Godhead is holy: One person in the Godhead is the Holy Spirit 1 In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. 2 Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. 3 And one cried unto another, and 50
  50. 50. Invitation:2. The One True God Revealed Himself: The Father Jesus Christ, the Son The Holy Spirit 51
  51. 51. Invitation:3. The Holy Spirit loves us & works to save us: The Holy Spirit is a person in the Godhead The Spirit’s role was to reveal all truth The Holy Spirit revealed God to man The Spirit reveals our relationship to God The Spirit revealed the gospel of Christ 52
  52. 52. Invitation:4. The Holy Spirit calls us to salvation: Jn. 3:5 He convinces us to believe, repent, confess Christ, & be baptized 5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 53
  53. 53. Invitation:4. The Holy Spirit calls us to salvation: Acts 8:22 He convinces erring saints to repent, confess sin, & pray 22 Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, i f perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee. 54

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