Symbols of the Holy Spirit

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Matthew 3:11

“I baptize you with water for repentance, but the One who is coming after me is more powerful than I. I am not worthy to remove His sandals. He Himself will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Hebrews 9:8

The Holy Spirit was making it clear that the way into the most holy place had not yet been disclosed while the first tabernacle was still standing.

Acts 2:2

Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind came from heaven, and it filled the whole house where they were staying.

Acts 2:33

Therefore, since He has been exalted to the right hand of God and has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit, He has poured out what you both see and hear.

Luke 3:16

John answered them all, “I baptize you with water, but One is coming who is more powerful than I. I am not worthy to untie the strap of His sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

1 John 5:6

Jesus Christ—He is the One who came by water and blood, not by water only, but by water and by blood. And the Spirit is the One who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

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Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Cleansing

Ezekiel 16:9

“I washed you with water, rinsed off your blood, and anointed you with oil.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Fertilizing

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Freely given

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil » Illuminating

Matthew 25:3-4

When the foolish took their lamps, they didn't take oil with them. But the sensible ones took oil in their flasks with their lamps.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil » Consecrating

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Searching

Zephaniah 1:12

And at that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps
and punish the men who settle down comfortably,
who say to themselves:
The Lord will not do good or evil.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A seal » Securing

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Wind » Reviving

Ezekiel 37:9-10

He said to me, "Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man. Say to it: This is what the Lord God says: Breath, come from the four winds and breathe into these slain so that they may live!" So I prophesied as He commanded me; the breath entered them, and they came to life and stood on their feet, a vast army.

Ezekiel 37:14

I will put My Spirit in you, and you will live, and I will settle you in your own land. Then you will know that I am Yahweh. I have spoken, and I will do it.” This is the declaration of the Lord.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A seal » Authenticating

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Wind » Independent

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Dove » Gentle

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew » Imperceptible

2 Samuel 17:12

Then we will attack David wherever we find him, and we will descend on him like dew on the ground. Not even one will be left of all the men with him.

Mark 4:26-28

"The kingdom of God is like this," He said. "A man scatters seed on the ground; he sleeps and rises-night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows-he doesn't know how. The soil produces a crop by itself-first the blade, then the head, and then the ripe grain on the head.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Refreshing

Psalm 46:4

There is a river—
its streams delight the city of God,
the holy dwelling place of the Most High.

Isaiah 41:17-18

The poor and the needy seek water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. I, the Lord, will answer them; I, the God of Israel, do not forsake them. I will open rivers on the barren heights, and springs in the middle of the plains. I will turn the desert into a pool of water and dry land into springs of water.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil » Healing

Luke 10:34

He went over to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on olive oil and wine. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Illuminating

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Purifying

Malachi 3:2-3

But who can endure the day of His coming? And who will be able to stand when He appears? For He will be like a refiner's fire and like cleansing lye. He will be like a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the Lord in righteousness.

Isaiah 4:4

when the Lord has washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion and cleansed the bloodguilt from the heart of Jerusalem by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of burning.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A voice » Guiding

Isaiah 30:21

and whenever you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you: “This is the way. Walk in it.”

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil » Comforting

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew » Refreshing

Isaiah 18:4

For, the Lord said to me:I will quietly look out from My place,
like shimmering heat in sunshine,
like a rain cloud in harvest heat.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Wind » Powerful

1 Kings 19:11

Then He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the Lord’s presence.”At that moment, the Lord passed by. A great and mighty wind was tearing at the mountains and was shattering cliffs before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake.

Acts 2:2

Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind came from heaven, and it filled the whole house where they were staying.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water

John 7:38-39

The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, will have streams of living water flow from deep within him." He said this about the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were going to receive, for the Spirit had not yet been received, because Jesus had not yet been glorified.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Cloven tongues

Acts 2:6-11

When this sound occurred, the multitude came together and was confused because each one heard them speaking in his own language. And they were astounded and amazed, saying, "Look, aren't all these who are speaking Galileans? How is it that we hear, each of us, in our own native language? read more.
Parthians, Medes, Elamites; those who live in Mesopotamia, in Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene; visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabs-we hear them speaking in our own languages the magnificent acts of God."

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew » Fertilizing

Ezekiel 34:26-27

I will make them and the area around My hill a blessing: I will send down showers in their season-showers of blessing. The trees of the field will give their fruit, and the land will yield its produce; My flock will be secure in their land. They will know that I am the Lord when I break the bars of their yoke and rescue them from the hands of those who enslave them.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A voice » Warning

Hebrews 3:7-11

Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says: Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the desert, where your fathers tested Me, tried [ Me ], and saw My works read more.
for 40 years. Therefore I was provoked with this generation and said, "They always go astray in their hearts, and they have not known My ways." So I swore in My anger, "They will not enter My rest."

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A seal

Revelation 7:2

Then I saw another angel, who had the seal of the living God rise up from the east. He cried out in a loud voice to the four angels who were empowered to harm the earth and the sea:

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A voice » Speaking

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Abundant

John 7:37-38

On the last and most important day of the festival, Jesus stood up and cried out, "If anyone is thirsty, he should come to Me and drink! The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, will have streams of living water flow from deep within him."

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A dove

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew » Abundant

Psalm 133:3

It is like the dew of Hermon
falling on the mountains of Zion.
For there the Lord has appointed the blessing—
life forevermore.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew

Psalm 72:6

May he be like rain that falls on the cut grass,
like spring showers that water the earth.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A voice

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Wind » Sensible in its effects

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