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In Romans 8:11 God's Spirit raised Jesus from the dead. What is the Holy Spirit

  1. Ronald Bachner profile image82
    Ronald Bachnerposted 4 years ago

    In Romans 8:11 God's Spirit raised Jesus from the dead.  What is the Holy Spirit to you?

  2. Ericdierker profile image57
    Ericdierkerposted 4 years ago

    Sorry buddy but you cannot ask this question. People who get it fear telling others about it.

    Here is the problem. Some people think they read Holy Scripture and get it in their head that God  made automatons. In other words people must think all the same. Please let that soak in.   ---   Now those people generally have "preacher folk" telling them what to believe.  Please let that soak in.

    Just think of this. The Original Apostles were 12 different men. Throughout the new testament we see they kind of cover all men. Basically all man's failures. Let that soak in.

    Now the Holy Spirit filled all. And yet filled them differently. Good reflection is found in Acts. 15. Interesting that they all loved yet loved differently.

    Jesus is a man like me -- well his best friend. The Holy Spirit is like a filling of me. Jesus and God are out there and I want to touch them. But the Holy Spirit is in me and wants to touch you.

    The Holy spirit is what is was given to be part of me. Jesus and God walk with me but ,,,, they are just to really really cool for me to hold.

    So the raising of a Spirit is awesome. When one man heals another it is just spectacular. That is the "arm" of love from God which is the Holy Spirit. The arm is nothing without God and God nothing without the arm.

    Think of the God as the owner of the team. The coach is Jesus. And the Holy Spirit is the quarterback. When it all come together it is a touchdown baby!! However there is another team on the field.

    You can beat them. Rest well, be well and serve well, friend.

    1. Steel Engineer profile image88
      Steel Engineerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Eric, this all sounds a lot like definitions men preach from pulpits. What you really need is the living God. What is YOUR personal experience with the Holy Spirit? Do you know Him? Does HE know YOU? Don't let my words soak in, ask the Holy Spirit.

    2. Ericdierker profile image57
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Engineer I have never ever heard any of that from a pulpit. Have you?

    3. lone77star profile image83
      lone77starposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Eric, goosebumps! Thank you, and may love fill your days forever more.

  3. Agnes Penn profile image82
    Agnes Pennposted 4 years ago

    When Jesus was praying to have "this cup be taken from" Him He demonstrated that His will is free and independent from the Father's will - two different persons.  When Jesus said He must leave for the Holy Spirit to come to the apostles this showed we could not withstand the splendor of two divine persons together.  The Holy Spirit is not Jesus' soul.  If He was, Jesus would not have said He had to leave in order to send the Holy Spirit.  Three individual persons in one God.  We can only grasp at this when we think of marriage: two wills coming together.   Where once were two, now are one.  When these two wills unite with God's will within His Church, obedience is re-established and a reflection of the relationship the Holy Trinity enjoys is seen here on earth in that couple's peace.

    1. Ronald Bachner profile image82
      Ronald Bachnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank You Agnes for your comments.  It is much appreciated.

  4. Steel Engineer profile image88
    Steel Engineerposted 4 years ago

    The Holy Spirit is absolutely a teacher. As Jesus promised, the Holy Spirit is here and teaches us. In dreams, in my work, even in the moment I'm speaking to someone, the Holy Spirit teaches me what is going to happen, what is going to be said, and the kind of man I need to be through it all.
    I was raised in one of the religions which rejects the living God, claiming God (and the things of God) was/were only alive during "old testament" times.
    The truth is, Jesus and the OT are intimately intertwined. And, as Jesus promised, the Holy Spirit is a constant companion, and we are able to "walk in the Spirit" (with the Holy Spirit) and not sin.
    Part of each and every day, part of "pray without ceasing", is a constant contact, a constant awareness, a constant peace (and even a little excitement) of the presence of God through the Holy Spirit.
    More important than all of this is the LOVE I feel when walking with the Holy Spirit, living in a way which is in agreement with the spirit of the Holy Spirit. When Elisha received Elija's spirit, a double portion, he went off and immediately parted the water, just as Elijah had done. Then, in his life, many of Elisha's miracles were very similar to those Elijah had performed. Compelled by the spirit within them, they lived very similarly.
    For us, we realize the spirit of Elijah is really the Spirit of Almighty God. And, if we have that same spirit, we ought to see the same kinds of acts in our own lives: feeding the hungry, helping widows, standing against false religion, and even seeing the power of the Holy Spirit raise the dead.

    1. Ronald Bachner profile image82
      Ronald Bachnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your comment.  I apologize for the delay responding.

  5. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 4 years ago

    The primary difference between a committed follower of Jesus and a well-informed religious church member is one key element, and that is the power of the Holy Spirit.

    Jesus told his disciples that He would send the Holy Spirit to indwell every true believer. He refers to the Holy Spirit as the Spirit of Truth because there is a spirit of error in the world (John 14:17). Being led by the Spirit is a key link in living and functioning as a committed follower of Jesus.

    Bible knowledge, education, great people skills, gifted speaking ability and a charismatic personality does not change lives. Only the power of God changes lives.

    Every teacher and preacher desires to increase their ability to communicate effectively, but we know in the end, it’s only through the power of the Holy Spirit that brings change and transformation. Most committed believers have experienced giving counsel to someone, and as we walked away from the conversation we said, “Where did that come from?” We know that the wisdom of our words was generated from and by the Holy Spirit of God.

    Dependence upon the Holy Spirit is to be the norm for us, not just an occasional experience. We are commanded in Scripture to be “filled with the Holy Spirit” (Ephesians 5:18). The Holy Spirit was sent by the Father to teach and guide us into all truth. It is important for us to memorize Scripture but it is the Holy Spirit that makes the Scripture alive and enables us to use it appropriately when speaking with others.

    1. Ericdierker profile image57
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      This is really cool. I sure hit that thumbs up button. I just love the part when Jesus tells his disciples not to worry about what they will say.  If it is not to presumptuous, I would like to say that here is the Holy Spirit. Perfect example.

    2. profile image0
      JThomp42posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Eric.

    3. Ronald Bachner profile image82
      Ronald Bachnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank You for commenting.

    4. profile image0
      JThomp42posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      You are very welcome Ronald.

  6. lone77star profile image83
    lone77starposted 4 years ago

    To me, the Holy Spirit is the true self, within. God created us in His image and likeness, and He is not Homo sapiens.

    God is the Father or perhaps even the family. Jesus is one son who so loved his brethren that he risked a great deal to come help us out.

    The Holy Spirit awakens when we are humble and loving, when we take responsibility for all (not just ourselves), and when we have confidence that transcends all earthly reason.

    Holy Spirit is the child of God that needs rescue, leaving the earthly vessel (human body) behind.

  7. Disappearinghead profile image77
    Disappearingheadposted 4 years ago

    The Church seems to think that they have the monopoly on the Holy Spirit and that it wasn't given until the Day of Pentecost. The Holy Spirit aka the Spirit of God was known throughout the Old Testament. It is not some 3rd person of God as erroneously believed, but a term that simply describes God the Father's presence upon the Earth. The Trinity is unbiblical and some believe it to be a reworking of a pagan concept assimilated by the Church.

 
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