Holy Spirit (Separate page)

     Quotations from the writings of Ellen G. White with the words . . .

           H O L y    s p i r i t           ( 23  RELATED  PHRASES )                                  

                 The  words  Holy Spirit  appears  8,981  times in the writings of Ellen G. White                             See page on original site                                     

                 The words  Holy Ghost  appears  1,449 times  and will be a separate page soon

           +     Sin against the Holy Spirit

           +     Holy Spirit is Christ's representative  ( 8 )

           +     Holy Spirit will send conviction  (  )   >   sends conviction  ( 1 )

               Spirit of Truth   ( 327 )    >


          .  .  .   of  the  Holy  Spirit 

            +     Aid of the Holy Spirit   (  )

         ++     Control of the Holy Spirit  ( 99 )   >  under the control of the Holy Spirit  (  )

           +     Destitute of the Holy Spirit   ( 13 )  

         ++    Guidance of the Holy Spirit  (  )  +  Guidance of the Spirit of the Lord

           +    Impulse of the Holy Spirit  (  )    [ see favorites ]

           +     Influence of the Holy Spirit   ( 361 )    >

           +     Movings of the Holy Spirit  ( 2 )

               Nature of the Holy Spirit   ( 4 )    >  The nature of the Holy Spirit is a mystery

  The nature of the Holy Spirit is a mystery.  Men cannot explain it, because the Lord has not revealed it to them. Men having fanciful views may bring together passages of Scripture and put a human construction on them, but the acceptance of these views will not strengthen the church. Regarding such mysteries, which are too deep for human understanding, silence is golden.  { AA 52.1} 


           +     omnipotence of the Holy Spirit   ( 7 ) 

         ++   Outpouring of the Holy Spirit  ( 97 )

           +     Power of the Holy Spirit  (  )

           +    unction of the Holy Spirit  ( 18 )   >   unction of His spirit  ( 11 )

           +    Work of the Holy Spirit   ( 200 )   >   this is the work of the Holy Spirit  (  )
                                                                       >   reject the work of the Holy Spirit  (  )

          the  Holy  Ghost    

              The phrase "the Holy Ghost" appears 1,449 times in the writings of Ellen White

           +     the Holy Ghost     ( 1,449 )

               Baptized with the Holy Ghost    (  )

          +     Filled with the Holy Ghost    ( 125 )

          +     the temple of the Holy Ghost   ( 107 )


        My  personal  favorites

   But so long as Jesus remains man's intercessor in the sanctuary above, the restraining influence of the Holy Spirit is felt by rulers and people. It still controls to some extent the laws of the land. Were it not for these laws, the condition of the world would be much worse than it now is. While many of our rulers are active agents of Satan, God also has His agents among the leading men of the nation. The enemy moves upon his servants to propose measures that would greatly impede the work of God; but statesmen who fear the Lord are influenced by holy angels to oppose such propositions with unanswerable arguments. Thus a few men will hold in check a powerful current of evil. The opposition of the enemies of truth will be restrained that the third angel's message may do its work. When the final warning shall  be given, it will arrest the attention of these leading men through whom the Lord is now working, and some of them will accept it, and will stand with the people of God through the time of trouble.   Great Controversy, page 610.3


  It is not essential for us to be able to define just what the Holy Spirit is. Christ tells us that the Spirit is the Comforter, "the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father." It is plainly declared regarding the Holy Spirit that, in His work of guiding men into all truth, "He shall not speak of Himself." John 15: 26; 16:13.  {AA 51.3}

  The nature of the Holy Spirit is a mystery. Men cannot explain it, because the Lord has not revealed it to them. Men having fanciful views may bring together passages of Scripture and put a human construction on them, but the acceptance of these views will not strengthen the church. Regarding such mysteries, which are too deep for human understanding, silence is golden.  {AA 52.1}


   It is the faithfulness, the loyalty to God, the loving service, that wins the divine approval.  Every impulse of the Holy Spirit leading men to goodness and to God, is noted in the books of heaven, and in the day of God the workers through whom He has wrought will be commended.  {COL 361.3}   Read entire Chapter 25


   Gatherings for social intercourse are made in the highest degree profitable and instructive when those who meet together have the love of God glowing in their hearts, when they meet to exchange thoughts in regard to the word of God or to consider methods for advancing His work and doing good to their fellow men. When the Holy Spirit is regarded as a welcome guest at these gatherings, when nothing is said or done to grieve Him away, God is honored, and those who meet together are refreshed and strengthened.  {AH 502.4} 




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    Video:  Sermon about the Holy Spirit  by Jim Reinking ( 42 minutes )  ( 2010 )


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