The word “spirit” occurs 659 times in the Bible. The infographic below identifies the points of each occurrence. This graphic presentation starts with Genesis in the top left and concludes with Revelation in the bottom right.
Here are the 30 most powerful Bible scriptures on being led by the Holy Spirit.
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
“When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.”
And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.
1 John 3:24
Whoever keeps his commandments abides in God, and God in him. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us.
1 Corinthians 12:3
Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says “Jesus is accursed!” and no one can say “Jesus is Lord” except in the Holy Spirit.
1 John 3:9
No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s seed abides in him, and he cannot keep on sinning because he has been born of God.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
But to this day the Lord has not given you a heart to understand or eyes to see or ears to hear.
That according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being.
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit.
And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!”
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.
Gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
“But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.”
“Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.”
Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.”
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness.
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.”
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
The one who conquers will have this heritage, and I will be his God and he will be my son.
If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.
For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God.
You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. Anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.