Category Archives: The Godhead

The Godhead and the Holy Spirit Part 1

By Tony Rykers

Today there is a tremendous amount of discussion and conjecture about who or what the Holy Spirit is. As Seventh-day Adventists we believe in the three persons of the Godhead, Father, Son and the Holy Spirit or as Ellen White says:

Three living persons of the heavenly trio; {Ev 615.1}

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Melchisedec the King of Peace, the Holy Spirit

Melchisedec the King of Peace, the King Of Righteousness, the Holy Spirit (Hebrews 7:2 & 3)

We read in the holy writings that the Holy Spirit is an eternal heavenly being. He is called the Comforter but He is also called the third person of the Godhead. The Holy Spirit is a very real eternal being himself and not just part of the other two personages of the Godhead, God the Father or God the Son or some essence that floats around from off of them. The three of them are all in co-partnership. The Bible teaches that the Father is the Most High as He is called that all through the Old Testament’s book of Daniel. Examples of the many places recorded there are such verses as Dan.4:24 and 34, 7:18, 22, and 27 to show just a few. In the New Testament a second witness is John who records for us more words on it. Read the rest of this entry

The Third Person of the Godhead

By Peter D. Lausevic, Audio: mp3

Jesus is the eternal God and the sacrifice he made for mankind. The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead .

I am instructed to say, The sentiments of those who are searching for advanced scientific ideas are not to be trusted. Such representations as the following are made: “The Father is as the light invisible: the Son is as the light embodied; the Spirit is the light shed abroad.” “The Father is like the dew, invisible vapor; the Son is like the dew gathered in beauteous form; the Spirit is like the dew fallen to the seat of life.” Another representation: “The Father is like the invisible vapor; the Son is like the leaden cloud; the Spirit is rain fallen and working in refreshing power.”  {Ev 614.1} Read the rest of this entry