Bible Facts – Ministries of the Holy Spirit
by Pastor Matt Ritchey
Estimated Time to Read: 1 Minute
Though He often works in the background with little to no mention, the Holy Spirit is an important part of the Trinity. Listed below are some of the names and ministries assigned to God the Holy Spirit through the ages.
Baptizer: I Corinthians 12:13
Bearer of Fruit: Galatians 5:22-23
Comforter / Counselor / Advocate: Isaiah 11:2; John 14:16; 15:26; 16:7
Convicter: John 16:7-11
Deposit / Seal / Earnest: II Corinthians 1:22; 5:5; Ephesians 1:13-14
Giver of Gifts: Exodus 31:3; I Corinthians 12:4,11; 14:12
Giver of Prophecy: II Samuel 23:2; II Chronicles 15:1; Joel 2:28
Guide: John 16:13; I Corinthians 2:14
Indweller of Believers: Romans 8:9-11; Ephesians 2:21-22; I Corinthians 6:19
Inspirer of Scripture: II Peter 1:21; II Timothy 3:16
Intercessor: Romans 8:26
Regenerator: Titus 3:5-6
Revealer / Spirit of Truth: John 14:17; 16:13; I Corinthians 2:12-16
Spirit of God / the Lord / Christ: Matthew 3:16; II Corinthians 3:17; I Peter 1:11
Spirit of Life: Romans 8:2; II Corinthians 3:6
Teacher: John 14:26; I Corinthians 2:13
Witness: Romans 8:16; Hebrews 2:4; 10:15
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