Discovering the Holy Spirit in the New Testament

The role of the Holy Spirit in the development of the early church was absolutely crucial as the New Testament documents were being written and circulated However many first century believers, often unacquainted with the Old Testament, had little knowledge of the work of God s Spirit Therefore the New Testament writers sought to explain his character and mission in the eThe role of the Holy Spirit in the development of the early church was absolutely crucial as the New Testament documents were being written and circulated However many first century believers, often unacquainted with the Old Testament, had little knowledge of the work of God s Spirit Therefore the New Testament writers sought to explain his character and mission in the events they recorded and through the letters they penned Nevertheless, many Christians today have only a vague understanding of the Holy Spirit the comfort he offers, the gifts he imparts but few could articulate his vital role in the life of every believer Taking a text driven approach, Warrington moves beyond the controversy and sensationalism associated with charismatic phenomena, to examine the third person of the Trinity himself Progressing from Matthew to Revelation, this in depth study allows the scriptures to speak out of their original contextual situations and into our lives today powerful, and personal member of the Godhead who is sent to equip, empower, affirm, inspire, gift, and ultimately transform the people of God Each chapter concludes with helpful study questions and a useful bibliography.
Discovering the Holy Spirit in the New Testament The role of the Holy Spirit in the development of the early church was absolutely crucial as the New Testament documents were being written and circulated However many first century believers often u

  • Title: Discovering the Holy Spirit in the New Testament
  • Author: Keith Warrington
  • ISBN: 9781565638716
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Discovering the Holy Spirit in the New Testament”

    1. This recently published work is a great introductory survey of the Holy Spirit in the NT. The author systematically moves through each book citing every reference to the Spirit. He exposits it, gives the significance for the original audience and offers questions of significance for contemporary readers. This isn’t an exciting book to read, although there were times when I was moved by reading about the ministry of the Holy Spirit and its significance in my life. There are two common occurrenc [...]

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