Approach: Reading several passages together and carefully observe how the Bible describes the Holy Spirit.

Hermeneutic objective: Sensitizing the reader to the personifications used for the Holy Spirit and what conclusions can be drawn.

Theological objective: The Holy Spirit is distinguishable from God and Jesus, referred to with a personal pronoun and is a distinct personality with supernatural power.

The Holy Spirit has essential qualities of a person: a) He has moral knowledge, b) He has a mind and intelligence, c) He has emotion, and d) He acts and is treated like a person.