Our doctrine of the Holy Spirit influences everything else we believe. He is foundational to our understanding of Scripture, theology, history, and practical Christian living. This book highlights mainstream evangelical systematic theology derived from biblical teaching and draws special attention to the vast scope and depth of the Spirit’s work in all areas of creation and life. Deepen your knowledge of the Spirit as you overview the wisdom and insights he has granted to his church regarding himself.
Produced by Third Millennium Ministries for a global, multilingual, evangelical audience, the books in the Christian Essentials series make highly vetted, master’s-level theology clear, personal, and accessible to a broad spectrum of readers.
Ra McLaughlin (MDiv, Reformed Theological Seminary) is chief financial officer and vice president of operations, finance, and delivery at Third Millennium Ministries. He serves as an adjunct professor at Seminary for the Third Millennium and has also taught at New Geneva Theological Seminary’s location in Egypt. He contributed to and edited the NLT Discover God Study Bible (Tyndale, 2007; ECPA Christian Book Award winner) and the NIV Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible (Zondervan, 2003; ECPA Gold Medallion nominee). He has written numerous courses within Third Millennium Ministries’ seminary curriculum and authored hundreds of articles on thirdmill.org.
“A welcome summary of the authentic biblical and Reformed doctrine of the Spirit. The Spirit is absolutely fundamental to divine revelation, our own regeneration, and all the gifts and fruits of salvation. The Spirit is God himself come to us as the greatest gift of Jesus. I hope that this book is seen and read carefully by many believers and unbelievers alike.” — John M. Frame
“A singular resource for the church.” — Dan Doriani
“Biblically sound, theologically informed, practically oriented.” — Philip Ryken
“This series will do much to equip readers with a sound grasp of the great truths of God’s Word.” — Dennis E. Johnson