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Qualifies Human Beings

ClothIn the Old Testament, the Holy Spirit's gifts were endowed on certain people to craft fine goods and work precious stones to God's glory. The Lord said to Moses in Exodus 31.1-5, "See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze, to cut and set stones, to work in wood, and to engage in all kinds of crafts."

Work for God

WordLouis Berkof (AD 1873-1957) the Biblical commentator said of this passage, "the Holy Spirit gifts and qualifies human beings for their official tasks, for work in science and art." The Holy Spirit also reunites a Christian's body and soul. In the Christian, the Spirit gradually kills the sin tendency. He reveals truths about God to us. He is at work in us through the Word of God. I am personally greatly encouraged to know that the truth of the Gospel has survived through the ages whilst other heresies have died out although some have been reborn in different modern day sects and heresies within the church. The Collect for the Sunday After Ascension Day in the Book of Common Prayer 1662 appeals for help, "We beseech thee, leave us not comfortless; but send to us thy Holy Ghost to comfort us."

"Holy Spirit Gifts"
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by Ron Meacock

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