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What Does The Holy Spirit Do?

What Does The Holy Spirit Do

If you are asking: what does the Holy Spirit do; then this post is for you.

The Holy Spirit is the executive of the Godhead saddled with so much responsibility for the Church as Christ body and for the individual believer.

He fills the church corporate and the individual believer.

He’s God agent to carrying out the will of God on the earth today.

First off, without Him, you cannot be born again in the first place and without Him you cannot have a glorious, fruitful walk with the Lord.

No believer can make it in this wicked, corrupt, evil world without the Holy Spirit.

He‘s the helper of the believer in many ways and in many things than we may even know.

He’s sent by God to train and to mature the believer until each one of us comes to our full potentials in Christ and the whole body attains the measure of the fullness of Christ.

What does the Holy Spirit do?

So much…

Now, let’s see a handful of them:

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What Does The Holy Spirit Do

What Does The Holy Spirit Do?

To make this post more comprehensive, we will have to look at the work of the Holy Spirit in two ways: (1) what does the Holy Spirit for us the believer and (2) what does the Holy Spirit do in our lives as believers;

First, let’s see what the Holy Spirit does for the believer

What Does The Holy Spirit Do For Us?

1. The Scripture makes it clear that the Holy Spirit intercedes, prays for the believer. You have an unwavering intercessor in the person of the Spirit (See Romans 8:26-27)

2. He marks you out as God’s property and seals us for the resurrection as God’s permanent possession. (See Ephesians 1:13, 4:30)

3. He makes your bodies God’s holy house by indwelling it (See 1 Corinthians 6:19)

4. He brings the presence of God to you. It is the Holy Spirit that fills you with God’s holy presence. (Psalm 51:11)

5. He comforts you. Jesus said primarily of the Holy Spirit that He is the comforter, your helper. (See John 14:16, 14:26)

6. He is to raise the believer from the grave on the resurrection morning to meet with the Lord (See Romans 8:11, 1 Corinthians 15:52)

7. He is the One holding Satan and his hosts back from overrunning the universe with complete wickedness, darkness and evil before his time (See 2 Thessalonians 2:7)

8. He puts a wall and force of protection around you (See Job 1:10, Acts 5:13)

There’s so much the Holy Spirit does for the believer that should encourage your faith with assurance that you will stay through to the end.

There’s so much the Holy Spirit does in the believer that if you are not filled and baptized with the Holy Spirit, you may be said to be missing a lot.

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What Does the Holy Spirit Do In Our Lives?

What does the Holy Spirit do?

A lot for you and in you!

Now, let’s see what the Holy Spirit does in the believer:

1. He fills you with love for God and for people. Without the Holy Spirit, you can’t love God, and you can’t walk in love toward people (See Romans 5:5).

2. He quickens, heals and gives divine life to your body. The Holy Spirit is saddled with the responsibility to heal and make your body strong for the service of the master. He is your indwelling healer. (See Romans 8:11).

3. The Holy Spirit inspires holy thoughts in the believer. All unholy thoughts are inspired by Satan, but every holy thought comes from the Spirit of grace (See Romans 8:5, 2 Timothy 1:7)

4. The Holy Spirit gives you visions and dreams, gives you glimpses into the realm of the spirit (See Acts 2:17)

5. He gives revelation of the scriptures (See Ephesians 1:18-19, Psalm 119:18)

6. Jesus particularly said of the Spirit that He will teach the believer all things. And He does this through the word of God and through guidance. (John 14:26, 1 John 2:27)

7. He trains and matures the believer. Foremost of the work of the Holy Spirit in the believer is training, He does this by way of instruction in righteousness (2 Timothy 3:16, Proverbs 9:9)

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8. He causes you to know things that you ordinarily would not have known. Chiefly, He causes you to know the will of God (1 Corinthians 2:9-13)

9. He anoints you for ministry. It is the Holy Spirit who anoints and empowers you for the work God has called and assigned you to (Luke 4:18-19, Acts 1:8, 10:38, 13:1-4)

What Does The Holy Spirit Do

10. The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of prophecy and chief among His work in the believer in these last days is to cause him to prophesy (Acts 2:17, 1 Corinthians 14:1)

11. He gives you gifts and graces for ministry (See 1 Corinthians 12:4-11)

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12. He infuses with strength and boldness for the Christian walk (See Acts 4:31)

13. He leads and guides you from within you. The Holy Spirit is the abiding shepherd of the believer (See John 16:13, Psalm 23)

14. He causes you to stay strong, steady and enduring in the midst of tribulation, trial and hard times (See Revelation 2: 3, 13, 3:8, 12:11).

15. He shows you things to come so you are not caught unawares by any situation or circumstance. (John 16:13, 15)

16. He gives you understanding for inventions, filling you with breakthrough ideas (See Job 32:8)

17. He instills in you the desire to do the will of God (See Philippians 2:13)

18. He moves you to witnessing (See Acts 8:29)

19. He calls you to prayer – intercession, by giving you burdens for prayer. (See Zechariah 12:10)

What does the Holy Spirit do?

These much my friend…and the list is endless.

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Final Word

What does the Holy Spirit do?

What does the Holy Spirit do for you, the believer?

What does the Holy Spirit do in you, the believer?

There’s so much the Holy Spirit does in and for the believer.

Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to make your walk fruitful as a believer.

A Christian cannot successfully walk with God, reaching its full potentials in God until He receives the Holy Spirit in His fullness.

So you cannot ignore Him.

You must know how to receive the Holy Spirit and you must also understand His personality and operations.

The believer’s life is most beautiful with the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.

Have you received the Holy Spirit since you believe?

Or “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” (NIV)

If yes, how’s been your walk with Him?

What Does The Holy Spirit Do?


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