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WCF.M1.L66 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Recognize statements about the work of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament.
  • Explain the missiological significance of the Holy Spirit.
  • Write a brief theology of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 247-248Lesson 66 Introduciton

  • General
  • Kaiser: The Christian and the “Old” Testament
  • 220-230The Theology of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament

  • Smart, ed: Sacred Texts of the World
  • 351Sun Dance
  • 359Vision Quest

  • Winter, ed: WCF Program: Ancient World Reader
  • 277-288Bogoras & Rasmussen: Spirits and Shamans in Siberia and Among the Inuit
  • 289-295Kim: Indian Contribution to Contemporary Mission Pneumatology

  • Musk: The Unseen Face of Islam
  • 143-155Times and Seasons
  • 157-171Knowing One’s Place

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 248-249Lesson 66 Review

  • Research
  • Pazola: “Sacred Ground: What Native Americans Believe”
  • 16-23U.S. Catholic (Fall 1994) vol 59

    This article can be found using the Wilson Select Plus database.

  •  ATLA Religion Database

  • Sklba: “‘Until the Spirit from On High is Poured Out on Us’ (Isa 32:15): Reflections on the Role of the Spirit in the Exile”
  • 1-17CBQ (Jan 1984) vol 46

  • Sidky: “Shamans and Mountain Spirits in Hunza”
  • 67-96“Asian Folklore Studies” (1994) vol 53

  • Optional
  •  ATLA Religion Database

  • Tan: “A Trinitarian Ontology of Missions”
  • 279-296International Review of Missions (April 2004) 93, 369

    This article does not specifically deal with the Holy Spirit in the OT, but it does deal with the Holy Spirit and Missions.

  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 715Russia: Northwestern Federal District
  • 717-718Siberian Federal District

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 66
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • Which of the following is the Holy Spirit not revealed as in the Old Testament?

    a. Revealer of Scripture
    b. Creator of the universe
    c. Third person of the Tri-Unity
    d. Sustainer of creation
    e. Regenerator of unbelievers
    f. Anointer of servants of God


  • Did the Holy Spirit regenerate the Old Testament believer? (Respond to the question and give biblical support.)


  • Why was Pentecost necessary if the Holy Spirit was already present in the Old Testament?


  • What is the missiological significance of the Holy Spirit?


  • Give a brief critique of Kaiser’s discussion of the Holy Spirit.


Notes