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The Holy Spirit inspired the original writing of all the Scriptures, and illumines their meaning to believers.

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Mark 1:2 NKJV
As it is written in the Prophets: “Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, Who will prepare Your way before You.”
2 Samuel 23:1–2 NIV
These are the last words of David: “The inspired utterance of David son of Jesse, the utterance of the man exalted by the Most High, the man anointed by the God of Jacob, the hero of Israel’s songs: “The Spirit of the Lord spoke through me; his word was on my tongue.
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The NT recognises OT writings as inspired by the Holy Spirit

“God-breathed” means “breathed out by God” rather than “inspired”;
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The Spirit inspired the writers of the NT

This revelation by the Spirit probably includes the apostles’ understanding of the gospel and their preaching as well as the writings of the NT.
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The Holy Spirit illumines the meaning of Scripture

“what God has freely given” refers to “God’s secret wisdom” (verse 7), the “deep things of God” (verse 10) and the “thoughts of God” (verse 11).
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The relationship between the word and the Holy Spirit

The association of God’s Spirit and breath with his word(s)

; ; ; ; “word” here probably means “the gospel” rather than Scripture as a whole.

The Spirit is essential for obeying God’s law

Reliance on the letter of the law alone is useless.
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The Spirit enables believers to fulfil the law

Romans 8:4 NIV
in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

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