Sunday School Today: The Holy Spirit’s Purpose

The Holy Spirit is active in many areas throughout Scripture.  Here is a short (and far from conclusive) list of some of the things that identify His purpose:

1.  He speaks.  Acts 13:2

2.  He intercedes.  Romans 8:26

3.  He testified.  John 15:26

4.  He oversees.  Acts 20:28

5.  He guides.  John 16:13

6.  He teaches.  John 14:26

7.  He created.  Genesis 1:1-2

8.  He regenerates in salvation.  John 3:3, 8

9.  He raised Jesus from the dead.  Romans 8:11

10.  He completes salvation.  1 Corinthians 6:11

11.  He seals us in salvation.  Ephesians 1:13

12.  He leads believers.  Romans 8:14; Galatians 5:18


About melvingaines

I am a communications professional, author and speaker with years of experience as a business owner and corporate supervisor. My philosophy is “excellence in leadership-by-example with integrity and without compromise.” I am a member of the National Association of Black Accountants and served as President of the National Association of Credit Management, Greater Akron (OH). I have also held memberships with the American Collectors Association International, Inc. and the Commercial Law League of America. I am Church Administrator and Sunday school instructor at Akron Alliance Fellowship Church in Akron, Ohio. I have taught adult Sunday school for over 25 years and facilitated numerous bible studies and church cell group sessions. Every now and then, I fill in for the pastor with a sermon. I am a longtime advocate of Christian-based elementary and high school education. I am a graduate of The University of Akron with a degree in Business and Organizational Communication, and recently earned a Master’s degree in Christian Studies at Crown College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota. I am also a member of the Chaplains Association of Ohio, and involved in Clinical Pastoral studies for possible full or part-time chaplaincy. I am a native of Cleveland, Ohio and I am married to my lovely childhood sweetheart, Lynn. View all posts by melvingaines

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