How is possible that one can lie against the Holy Spirit? This article affirms that to lie to office bearers as they do their work is to lie against the Holy Spirit. One lies to the Holy Spirit by lying to the church in general by failing to keep promises and vows (Acts 5:3-9). Awareness that this is lying against God and treasuring the work of the Spirit will keep one from committing these sins.
How is possible that one can sin against the Holy Spirit? Understanding who the Holy Spirit is is crucial to understanding how can one sin against the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is God, and a distinct person within the Trinity. He works sanctification in those who believe. The nature of His person and work makes it possible to understand that one can sin against the Holy Spirit.
Chapter 1 is a study about the person and work of the third person of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit.
This article is a biblical survey of the person and work of the Holy Spirit.
This article includes a review by Max Turner of the book The Anointed Community The Holy Spirit in the Johannine Tradition, with a response by Gary M. Burge. The book is a work on the apostle John's understanding of the Holy Spirit and his work. Turner zooms in on the Spirit and sacraments, Spirit and eschatology, and Spirit and Christology.