The Holy Spirit’s Involvement in Creating

Just as the Holy Spirit is caught creating at the beginning of the Bible, so is He caught creating at the end. To help us see Him creating in the beginning, we only need to take note of the fact that, “the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters” (Gen 1:2),…

The Prophet/King

While being a royal king, David also operated in the prophetic, as noted by the Psalms he wrote that foreshadow Jesus. Even Jesus Himself acknowledged David’s ability to write things “in the Spirit” (Mt 22:43). David also speaks to his prophetic gifting in his last words, saying,  “The oracle of David, the son of Jesse,…

The Benefit of Jesus’ Departure

Until Jesus came along, figures who moved in the power of the Spirit were not exactly plentiful. In fact, in Samuel’s time the Spirit seemed so infrequently found that it’s mentioned that the “word of the Lord was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision” (1 Sa 3:1).  But under the new covenant…

Who is the Holy Spirit?

The Holy Spirit has been around since the very beginning of the Bible along with the rest of the Trinity. He is not introduced into the Bible when he is poured out at Pentecost. To think that He didn’t really have a role in the world until that point is to be grossly ignorant of…

The Trinity in the Old Testament

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.” (Genesis 1:1-2) Two verses into the Bible and the Hebrew authors are already asking us to…