Does Mankind Have a Spirit?
by Rich Deem

Thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit. (Job 10:12)

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding. (Job 32:8)

For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me. (Job 32:18)

Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O Jehovah God of truth. (Psalm 31:5)

Who knoweth the spirit of man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth? (Ecclesiastes 3:21)

There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it. (Ecclesiastes 8:8)

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. (Ecclesiastes 12:7)

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness. (Isaiah 26:9)

The burden of the word of Jehovah for Israel, saith Jehovah, which stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him. (Zechariah 12:1)

And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway: and he commanded to give her meat. (Luke 8:55)

And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. (Acts 7:59)

For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both. (Acts 23:8)

For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers; (Romans 1:9)

The spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: (Romans 8:16)

To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus. (1 Corinthians 5:5)

But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit. (1 Corinthians 6:17)

For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. (1 Corinthians 6:20)

There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband. (1 Corinthians 7:34)

For by one spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one spirit. (1 Corinthians 12:13)

The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven. As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly. And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly. (1 Corinthians 15:47-49)

But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the spirit of the Lord. (2 Corinthians 3:18)

Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen. (Galatians 6:18)

There is one body, and one spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; (Ephesians 4:4)

And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Thessalonians 5:23)

The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you. Amen. (2 Timothy 4:22)

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen. (Philemon 1:25)

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12)

For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. (James 2:26)

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Last Modified June 13, 2008

 

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