Discovering the Deep Things of God through the Holy Spirit.


Devotions, The Being Of God

Week 4 – Day 6 – The Being Of God:

In 1 Corinthians 2:10-11, the apostle Paul speaks of the profound work of the Holy Spirit in revealing the mysteries and deep truths of God to believers. Let’s explore the significance of this passage and the role of the Holy Spirit in our spiritual understanding.

Verse: “But God has revealed them to us through His Spirit. For the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God. For what man knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.” – 1 Corinthians 2:10-11 (NKJV)


When we accept the Holy Spirit into our lives, something magical happens. Is it any wonder when we know by now that the Holy Spirit is one of of the three facets of God? In prayer He is downloaded into our own spirit. This has two profound benefits. He is imparting His spirit to us while examining our own spirit and conscience. He wants us to get not only a deeper understanding of Him but also of ourselves. God knows our hearts and our guilt and He wants that guilt gone through repentance.

So as we forge ahead in our study of God’s word, just sit back and enjoy the ride as God’s own spirit brings you to understanding and a better place.

Paul emphasises the Holy Spirit’s role as the revealer of divine truths, enabling believers to grasp the depth of God’s wisdom and knowledge. Reflect on a time when you experienced the Holy Spirit’s illumination in understanding a spiritual truth or scripture passage.


  1. What is in your heart that you want the Holy Spirit to remove ?
  2. In what ways can we actively invite the Holy Spirit to illuminate our hearts and minds as we seek to understand God’s word?
  3. How does a deeper understanding of God’s truths through the Holy Spirit transform our relationship with Him and others?


Heavenly Father, Papa God, we thank you for the Holy Spirit, who reveals to us the deep truths of Your Word. Grant us wisdom and insight as we seek to understand Your ways. May the Holy Spirit guide us into all truth and deepen our intimacy with You. In Jesus’ name we pray, amen.

Graham Hood

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