Holy Spirit Analysis

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When sin entered the world there was separation between God and man created by the inability of communion between Holy and sinful. Jesus Christ had to die in order to reconcile this gap and create a bridge for man to know God again. While Jesus was on earth his mission was to reconnect us with God by fulfilling the Law. However Jesus was limited in doing the mission because His divinity was confined to a mortal body. He initiated the move to bring the reconciliation but it would ultimately be by the Holy Spirit that the original intimacy would be restored. The Holy Spirit is the omnipresent manifestation of Jesus Christ and shares the same will of the Son in that he wants to know all. In that the Spirit bears the same will as the Son …show more content…
5:17, Col. 3:5). The Spirit of God then seals the person in the new identity given by salvation and creates an assuredness of their salvation, both immediately and eternally. The seal He places on them also gives them the promise of inheritance of God’s kingdom (Eph. 1: 13-14). Simultaneously the function of the Spirit is in conversion of the covenant holding the soul of the now believer. He sets man free form the law of sin and death and instead places them in new covenant with God, which brings life (Rom. 8:2, 2 Cor. 3:6). The weight of the law is removed and instead the believer is now accountable to the convictions of the Holy Spirit and obeying the word as the Spirit of Truth revels it. The old passes away and the Spirit births a new …show more content…
Both of the gifts and fruits are ways that God will outwardly use the life placed in the believer to spread that same life to others around them. As believers act out in faith they are giving of the life that the Spirit has given them and as a result God will continually fill them. God is sovereign in all ways but by is own admission He chooses to use His children to bring others into His kingdom. His will conforms believers to His imagine and places his desire into our hearts (Col. 1:29, Phil.

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