Essay on Reflection On The Holy Spirit

816 Words Nov 15th, 2016 4 Pages
During class, we had the discussion over the beliefs Christians have about the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity who takes everything God has for us and brings it to us. In the Bible, we find that there are five truths about God which are known as there is one God, the Father is God, Jesus is God, the Holy Spirit is God, and the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are distinct persons (UCF Class Discussion, 11/10/16). The Holy Spirit frees us from sin, along with helping us understand what God brings to us. In class, we studied two different case studies, where the questions of who the Holy Spirit is and how does it work. There can be several topics compared to these case studies, such as the Holy Spirit’s work in creation, salvation, and power. It is important that as Christians, we understand what the purpose of the Holy Spirit is. The case study author states that churches have adopted a Trinity of the Father, Son, and Holy Bible. “The Spirit is the power of transformation from non-being to being, from the old to the new, from enslavement to the powers of sin and death to a new life in communion with God and others (Bird, 190).” The Holy Spirit gives us the chance to grow closer to God and by ignoring it we miss out on our salvation. If churches decide to ignore the Holy Spirit, they are missing out on the chance of being transformed and living eternally through God. “The Spirit is the one who ‘gives life’ by uniting us with Christ (Bird,190).” The…

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