What are the Titles of the Holy Spirit?

flamesoffireThe Holy Spirit is mentioned numerous times in Scripture under different names. Let’s take a look at the various names attributed to the Holy Spirit, but first, let’s review the triune nature of God.

Three Personalities of God

We worship one God with three personalities. A simple analogy to this is an egg. It is one egg unit, yet it has a shell, yolk and the white. Another similar example is water. Water can be found in three forms: ice, steam or fluid. An egg has three components to its structure just as water exists in three embodiments. God is God, yet He represents himself in three forms: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Another important truth about the precious Holy Spirit is that He is equivalent to God, “Now the Lord is the Spirit” (Amp) 2 Corinthians 3:17. If you have received Christ into your heart, then the Holy Spirit lives in you (1 Corinthians 3:16, 1 Corinthians 6:19, 2 Corinthians 6:16, Ezekiel 36:27, 2 Timothy 1:14, Ephesians 5:18, etc).

Titles of the Holy Spirit

We are so blessed to have Him dwell in us and guide us. Check out the below references to become better acquainted with the precious Holy Spirit and His attributes (also take time to check out our Study Guide titled ‘What are the operations of the Holy Spirit today?‘).




One Spirit

His unity

Ephesians 4:4

Seven Spirits

His perfection, omnipresence, and completeness

Revelation 1:4, 3:1

The Lord the Spirit

His sovereignty

2 Corinthians 3:18

Eternal Spirit

His eternity

Hebrews 9:14

Spirit of Glory

His glory

1 Peter 4:14

Spirit of Life

His vitality

Romans 8:2

Spirit of Holiness

Holy Spirit

Holy One

His holiness

Romans 1:4
Matthew 1:20

1 John 2:20

Spirit of Wisdom

Spirit of Understanding

Spirit of Counsel

Spirit of Knowledge

His omnipresence, wisdom and counsel

Isaiah 11:2 cf. 1 Cor 2:10-13

Spirit of Might

His omnipotence

Isaiah 11:2

Spirit of the Fear of the Lord

His reverence

Isaiah 11:2

Spirit of Truth

His truthfulness

John 14:17

Spirit of Grace

His grace

Hebrews 10:29

Spirit of Grace and Supplication

His grace and prayerfulness

Zechariah 12:10



Charts of Christian Theology and Doctrine” – H. Wayne House, 1992 (Zondervan Publishing, Grand Rapids, Michigan)


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