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The Person and Work of The Holy Spirit

By Reuben Archer Torrey

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   1. The Personality of the Holy Spirit - Before one can correctly understand the work of the Holy Spirit, he must first of all know the Spirit Himself. A frequent source of error and fanatici
   2. The Deity of the Holy Spirit - In the preceding chapter we have seen clearly that the Holy Spirit is a Person. But what sort of a Person is He? Is He a finite person or an infinite
   3. The Distinction of the Holy Spirit from the Father and from His Son, Jesus Christ - We have seen thus far that the Holy Spirit is a Person and a Divine Person. And now another question arises, Is He as a Person separate and distinct f
   4. The Subordination of the Spirit to the Father and to the Son - From the fact that the Holy Spirit is a Divine Person, it does not follow that the Holy Spirit is in every sense equal to the Father. While the Script
   5. The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit as Revealed in His Names - At least twenty-five different names are used in the Old and New Testaments in speaking of the Holy Spirit. There is the deepest significance in these
   6. The Work of the Holy Spirit in the Material Universe - There are many who think of the work of the Holy Spirit as limited to man. But God reveals to us in His Word that the Holy Spirit's work has a far wid
   7. The Holy Spirit Convicting the World of Sin, of Righteousness and of Judgment - Our salvation begins experimentally with our being brought to a profound sense that we need a Saviour. The Holy Spirit is the One who brings us to thi
   8. The Holy Spirit Bearing Witness to Jesus Christ - When our Lord was talking to His disciples on the night before His crucifixion of the Comforter who after His departure was to come to take His place,
   9. The Regenerating Work of the Holy Spirit - The Apostle Paul in Titus iii. 5, R. V., writes, "Not by works done in righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to His mercy He saved us,
   10. The Indwelling Spirit Fully and Forever Satisfying - The Holy Spirit takes up His abode in the one who is born of the Spirit. The Apostle Paul says to the believers in Corinth in 1 Cor. iii. 16, R. V., "
   11. The Holy Spirit Setting the Believer Free From the Power of Indwelling Sin - In Rom. viii. 2 the Apostle Paul writes, "The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death." What the law
   12. The Holy Spirit Forming Christ Within Us - It is a wonderful and deeply significant prayer that Paul offers in Eph. iii. 16-19 for the believers in Ephesus and for all believers who read the Ep
   13. The Holy Spirit Bringing Forth in the Believer Christlike Graces of Character - There is a singular charm, a charm that one can scarcely explain, in the words of Paul in Gal. v. 22, 23, R. V., "The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy
   14. The Holy Spirit Guiding the Believer Into a Life as a Son - The Apostle Paul writes in Rom. viii. 14, R. V., "For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are the sons of God." In this passage we see the
   15. The Holy Spirit Bearing Witness to our Sonship - One of the most precious passages in the Bible regarding the work of the Holy Spirit is found in Rom. viii. 15, 16, R. V., "For ye received not the sp
   16. The Holy Spirit as a Teacher - Our Lord Jesus in His last conversation with His disciples before His crucifixion said, "But the Comforter which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father wi
   17. Praying, Returning Thanks, Worshipping in the Holy Spirit - Two of the most deeply significant passages in the Bible on the subject of the Holy Spirit and on the subject of prayer are found in Jude 20 and Eph.
   18. The Holy Spirit Sending Men Forth to Definite Lines of Work - We read in Acts xiii. 2-4, "As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate Me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I ha
   19. The Holy Spirit and the Believer's Body - The Holy Spirit does a work for our bodies as well as for our minds and hearts. We read in Rom. viii. 11, R. V., "But if the Spirit of Him that raised
   20. The Baptism With the Holy Spirit - One of the most deeply significant phrases used in connection with the Holy Spirit in the Scriptures is "baptized with the Holy Ghost." John the Bapti
   21. The Work of the Holy Spirit in Prophets and Apostles - The work of the Holy Spirit in apostles and prophets is an entirely distinctive work. He imparts to apostles and prophets an especial gift for an espe
   22. The Work of the Holy Spirit In Jesus Christ - Jesus Christ Himself is the one perfect manifestation in history of the complete work of the Holy Spirit in man. 1. Jesus Christ was begotten of

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