- Parent Category: Bible Reference
- Category: What the Bible Teaches - R.A. TORREY
- Published on Tuesday, 22 May 2007 01:23
II. DIVINE WORKS. Job 33:4 "The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life." Psalm 104:30 — "Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renewest the face of the earth."
First Proposition: Creation is ascribed to the Holy Spirit. John 6:63 — "It is the Spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life." Romans 8:11 — "But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you." Genesis 2:7 — "And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
Second Proposition: The impartation of life is ascribed to the Holy Spirit. 2 Peter 1:21 R.V. — "For no prophecy ever came by the will of man: but men spake from God, being moved by the Holy Ghost." 2 Samuel 23:2-3 — "The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word was in my tongue. The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God."
Third Proposition: The Bible ascribes authorship of divine prophecies to the Holy Spirit.
Concluding Proposition: The Bible ascribes three distinctively divine works to the Holy Spirit.