The Bible teaches that the Holy Spirit is ‘the Helper’. The Bible also says that the Holy Spirit is a teacher and guide.
The Bible explains that with the powerful help of the Holy Spirit Christians learn and grow to be more like Jesus; to think, feel and act like him; to be more peaceful, patient and kind. (2 Corinthians 3: 18).
Here are some Bible verses that describe the work of the Holy Spirit:
- The Holy Spirit teaches Christians God’s ways (1 Corinthians 2: 9-12).
- The Holy Spirit teaches Christians that they belong to God (Romans 8: 16).
- The Holy Spirit enables Christians to do the things God wants them to do (1 Corinthians 12: 4-11).
- The Holy Spirit helps Christians tell others the good news (Acts 1:8).
- The Holy Spirit helps Christians understand and remember Jesus’ teachings (John 14:26).
- The Holy Spirit guides Christians to the truth (John 16:13).
- The Holy Spirit puts God’s love in the hearts of Christians (Romans 5:5).
- When the Holy Spirit is at work, love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control grow in a person's life (Galatians 5:22).