We believe in the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is a unique person, who, together with the Father and the Son, is one being, the Trinity. He is not merely an it or a power; like any other person, He can be grieved, quenched, and resisted. The Holy Spirit is one with the Father and the Son; acting for both, He cannot communicate or act outside of what is revealed in the Bible. He is an agent of creation, the breath of God. He is the breath of new life in Christ. The Holy Spirit is the agent of our new creation in Christ. Jesus told Nicodemus that we all must be born again, by water and the Spirit. He is the author of scripture. The Holy Spirit inspired (breathed into) the writers of the Bible and, using them, their personalities, their place in history, their creativity, the Holy Spirit told God’s story, of creation, fall, redemption and restoration.
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