THE HOLY SPIRIT

Memorize Ephesians 5:18 and Galatians 5:16-17
Pray 25 minutes daily
This week’s lesson:  Galatians 5: 13-26

1.  A.  The Holy Spirit in creation
Read the following verses and describe the creative work of the
Holy Spirit.
1. Genesis 1:2

2. Psalm 104:28-30

3. Job 26: 13

4. Isaiah 32: 15

5. Job 33:4

B.  The Holy Spirit’s work of calling men to God.  Describe the work of
the Spirit in relation to individual man in the following verses:
1.  Genesis 6: 3

2.  Nehemiah 9:20

3.  Psalm 143: 10

SECTION 1I  The Holy Spirit and powers for service
1.  Describe the powers conferred on the following people:
1.  Athniel (Judges 3:9-10)

2. Gideon  (Judges 6: 34)

3. Jephthah (Judges 11: 29)

4. Samson  (Judges 13:25 – 14:6)

5. Bezaleel  (Exodus 31: 2- 4 and 35: 31)

6. Aaron’s tailors  (Exodus 28:2-3)

7. Joseph  (Genesis 41: 38)

8. Joshua  (Numbers 27: 18 and Deuteronomy  34:9)

9.  Moses and his elders  (Numbers 11:17-25)

10. Zerubbabel  (Zechariah 4:6)

SECTION 111  The Holy Spirit in Prophecy
1.  Read Isaiah 42: 1-4. Who is the Servant?  What is the Servant’s purpose?
How does He accomplish this purpose?

2. Read Isaiah 44: 1-5. What is the blessing referred to in verse 3? Who
are the recipients  of this blessing?  How does this blessing come about,
what is the function of the Spirit in verse 5?

3. Read Isaiah 59:20-21. Who is the Redeemer in verse 20 since the Holy
Spirit came after the Redeemer, what is His purpose?

4. Read Joel 2:28-32. Who will receive the Holy Spirit?  What will
happen when the Spirit is poured out?  When will this outpouring  of the
Spirit take place?

SECTION IV  The Holy Spirit in Jesus
1.  What role did the Holy Spirit play in the birth of Jesus?  (Matthew 1:

2. In regard to the baptism of Jesus, what did the descent of the Holy
Spirit mean to John.  In what form did the Holy Spirit rest upon Jesus?
What significance does this have?  (see Matthew 3:16, Mark 1:10, Luke
3:22 and John 1:32-33)

3. Regarding the temptations of Jesus, what was the role of the Holy Spirit?
(Matthew 4:1, Mark 1:12 and Luke 4:1)

4.  Regarding the death of Jesus, what was the role of the Holy Spirit?
(Hebrews 9:14)

5. Regarding the resurrection of Jesus, what was the role of the Holy
Spirit?  (Romans 1: 4)

SECTION V  Being filled with the Holy Spirit
1.  What is a prerequisite to being filled with the Spirit?  (John 7:37 and
Matthew 5:6)

2. If our desire to be filled with the Spirit is genuinely sincere, what will
He do?  (Romans 12: 1 and 2)

3. How then, are we filled with the Holy Spirit?(Matthew 7:7-11)

4. Will the Holy Spirit fill you if you ask Him?  (I John 5:14-15)

5. What must you do when you have asked Him to fill you?  (Hebrews 11:6)

6. What is the primary way that we know if we have been filled with the

7.  When you ask to be filled with the Spirit, did you feel any different?

8. How to continue to being filled with the Spirit:
A.  Who must we pray for?  (Ephesians 6:18)
B.  What must we do daily?  (Acts 17:11, Psalm 119:11)
C.  We must abide in Christ, but how can we do this?  (John 14:21 and
John 15:10)
D.  We must not grieve the Holy Spirit.  How is the Holy Spirit grieved?
(Ephesians 4:30-32)

E.  We must get rid of sin in our lives.  How do we do this? (I John 1:9)

F.  We must put to death the misdeeds of the body.  How do we do this?
(Romans 8:13)

SECTION VI  The Person of the Holy Spirit
I.  In the following verses, what activities of the Spirit reveal that He
is a Person?
1.  Acts 13:2

2.  John 14:26

3. John 16:13

4. Romans 8:26

5.  Ephesians 4:30

2.  What characteristics of God belong to the Holy Spirit?
1.  Hebrews 9:14

2. Psalm 139:7

3. Each of the following verses reveals some phase of the Spirit’s work in
bringing men to eternal life in Christ.  Record the work of the Spirit
for each verse.
1.  Romans 8:16

2.  John 16:8

3.  John 6:63

4.  I Corinthians 12:13

5.  I Corinthians 6:19

6.  I Corinthians 12:3

4. Because the Holy Spirit is our teacher, see John 16:13-14
1. Into what, will He guide us7

2. Who will He glorify?

3. What else will He reveal?

5.  What does the Spirit do for every believer?
1.  I Corinthians 3:16

2.  Romans 8:14

6.  What is the product of the Holy Spirit working in a Christian’s life
called?  (Galatians 5:22)

7.  List the nine qualities of the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23)

1.  Read I Corinthians 12:7-11 and answer the following:
1.  Does every believer have some gift or ability from the Holy Spirit?

2.  Who decides which gifts are given to a believer?

3.  For what purpose are the gifts given?

2.  In addition to the gifts mentioned in the passage above, what are some
other gifts?  (Romans 12:6-8)

3.  In Acts 1:8
1.  What does the Holy Spirit give Christ’s followers?

2.  What should be the result?

4.  What part does the Holy Spirit play in directing and helping Christians
in their service?
1.  Acts 13:2-4

2.  Acts 16:6-7

3.  I Corinthians 2:4

5.  Because of the Holy Spirit’s importance in our life and ministry, what
warnings are given about our relationship to Him?
1.  I Thessalonians 5:19

2.  Ephesians 4:30

3.  Acts 7:51

6.  What is God’s command to us concerning the Holy Spirit and how are we
controlled by that Spirit?  (Ephesians 5:18-21)