First Baptist Church on the Square
How much do you really know about the Holy Spirit? What is He like? What does He do? How do I relate to Him and how does he relate to me? Interim Pastor Marty Carnes is going to share with us this morning what the Bible teaches about “The Counselor.”
Locations & Times
  • First Baptist Church on the Square Sanctuary
    100 Broad St, LaGrange, GA 30240, USA
    Sunday 8:45 AM
  • First Baptist Church New Life Building
    117 Church St, LaGrange, GA 30240, USA
    Sunday 11:00 AM
John 14:16
And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever.

Personal characteristics are ascribed to the Spirit.

He has intellect (1 Cor. 2:11)
He has emotion (Rom. 8:27, 15:30)
He has a will (1 Cor. 12:11)

He performs personal acts.

He regenerates (John 3:5)
He teaches (John 14:26)
He bears witness (John 15:26)
He guides in truth (John 16:13)
He glorifies Christ (John 16:14)
He intercedes (Romans 8:26)

He is susceptible to personal treatment.

He can be tested (Acts 5:9)
He can be lied to (Acts 5:3)
He can be grieved (Ephesians 4:30)
He can be resisted (Acts 7:51)
He can be insulted (Hebrews 10:29)
He can be blasphemed (Matthew 12:31)
Genesis 1:2
Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness covered the surface of the watery depths and the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.

John 14:18
I will not leave you as orphans…
John 14:26
But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you.”
John 14:27
Do not let your hearts be troubled and or fearful.