We Will Never Fully Grasp This

Seventh, the Holy Spirit is omnipotent, omnipresent and omniscient.  These are theological words that essentially mean that the Spirit is all-powerful (Zechariah 4:6), present everywhere (Psalm 139:7-8) and all-knowing (I Corinthians 2:10b) respectively.  These are some of His attributes that we will never fully grasp as finite human beings (Isaiah 40:13).

– Chan, Francis; Forgotten God: Reversing the Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit; David C. Cook Publishers; Colorado Springs, CO; copyright 2009; p. 74

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There Will Be No Believers and No Congregations

The Christian’s life in all its aspects – intellectual and ethical, devotional and relational, upsurging in worship and outgoing in witness – its supernatural; only the Spirit can initiate and sustain it.  So apart from him, not only will there be no lively believers and no lively congregations, there will no believers and no congregations at all.

– J.I. Packer

as quoted by Chan, Francis; Forgotten God: Reversing the Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit; David C. Cook Publishers;  83Colorado Springs, CO; copyright 2009; p.