Many have the idea that the Holy Spirit comes to make us praise the Lord only. Who is the Holy Spirit? What role does He play in our salvation? What does He do when He comes? Let us find out about Him together.
1. What does a vessel and oil represent in the Bible?
“Then Samuel took the horn of ____, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the _______ of the LORD came upon David from that day forward” (1 Samuel 16:13). “But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me” (Acts 9:15).
2. Is the Holy Spirit just a force or is He God?
“But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to ____ to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? 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? Thou hast not ____ unto men, but unto God” (Acts 5:3, 4).
3. How does the Bible describe Him?
4. Can we grieve the Holy Spirit?
“And ______ not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption” (Eph. 4:30).
5. Was the Holy Spirit only given after Christ’s Resurrection?
“And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the _______ of God moved upon the face of the waters” (Gen. 1:2). “Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me” (Ps. 51:11).
6. What is the specific work of the Holy Spirit?
“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. And when he is come, he will _______ the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment” (John 16:7, 8).
7. What are some of the gifts given by the Spirit?
“For to one is given by the Spirit the word of _______; to another the word of __________ by the same Spirit; to another ______ by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of _____________ by the same Spirit; to another the working of __________; to another ________; to another __________ of spirits; to another divers kinds of _________; to another the ______________ of tongues” (1 Cor. 12:8-10).
8. How do you know when a person is filled with the Holy Spirit?
“Wherefore by their ________ ye shall know them” (Matt. 7:20).
9. What are the fruit of the Spirit?
“But the fruit of the Spirit is ______, _____, _______, _______________, ____________, __________, ________, __________, ____________: against such there is no law” (Gal. 5:22, 23).
10. How can a person receive the Holy Spirit?
“If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that _______ him?” (Luke 11:13).
11. Are you willing to surrender your life to the prompting of the Holy Spirit?