SPIRIT OF LIFE SERIES |
Churchly reflections on the Holy Spirit.
Who is the Holy Spirit? What does the Holy Spirit do? This series consists of theological meditations on the person and work of the Holy Spirit. How is the Spirit spoken of in the Old Testament? What is the Spirit’s agenda and manner of work in the world, the church, the scriptures, and of course in us.
Jesus promised a share of his own Spirit would come upon the Church. This edition of the Homilies of St. Asinus begins the transition from the work of the Holy Spirit in times past to the Spirit’s work in the life of the Church and the Believer by considering Jesus’ promises in the Upper Room discourse of John 13-17.
The Spirit of Conversion
What is the Holy Spirit’s role in the act of conversion (what we often call “salvation”)? What happens in the human heart when someone expresses faith in Christ, and what parts of it are credited to the Spirit?