What is the Holy Spirit? Raw Power Unleashed Bible Studies Part I
This study is about the Holy Spirit (Ghost) as described in the Holy Bible. It is important as Christ's followers to know who the Holy Spirit is, where He came from, and what He can do for you. This is part 1 in our Raw Power Unleashed Bible Study series. The Holy Spirit (Ghost) is described as the Kingdom of God The kingdom of God as described in Romans chapter 14 is:
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost Romans 14:17 KJV Fruits of the Spirit Those who have the Holy Ghost in them reflect the Lord's spirit The Holy Spirit (Ghost) gives us, as his disciples and followers, a certain definitive demeanor, described as the fruits of the spirit, in Galatians chapter 5. The Fruits of the Spirit are: Love Peace Long-suffering Gentleness Goodness Faith Meekness Temperance
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Galatians 5:22 KJV
Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. Galatians 5:23 KJV
Who can receive the Holy Ghost? Those who believe and follow Jesus Christ and are saved and can receive the Lord's word with affliction and the joy of the Holy Ghost.
And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost: I Thessalonians 1:6 KJV
What happens if we resist (refuse) the power of the Holy Spirit?
Let EVERY soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Romans 13:1 KJV
Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. Romans 13:2 KJV
The Holy Ghost lives inside of you once your receive Jesus Christ.
In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink. John 7:37 KJV
He that believeth on me as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. John 7:38 KJV
The Holy Ghost is Jesus Christ's Spirit
But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given because that Jesus was not yet glorified. John 7:39 KJV