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Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it, she calls her friends and neighbours together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost coin.’ In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents. ~Lk 15:8-10



Why is the Holy Spirit rarely being mentioned in the Bible? Could this be an oversight by the authors of the Bible? Or perhaps it is a mistake of omission? The Holy Spirit who inspired the Bible would definitely not forget Himself, unless it is intentional - that the Holy Spirit has deliberately concealed Himself.

But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. He will glorify me because it is from me that he will receive what he will make known to you. ~Jn 16:13-14

The Holy Spirit is one of the persons in the Trinity; co-equal to God the Father and God the Son in status, honour and majesty. However, the Holy Spirit does not glorify Himself but the Son, for that is His office and purpose. Thus, we should not oppose the will of the Holy Spirit to focus our attention upon Him, rather we should ascribe all the honour and glory to Jesus Christ, for He alone should be exalted. Not exalting the Holy Spirit does not mean that we are being disrespectful, on the contrary, we are in fact obeying His will. But we should not fall into the other extreme to ignore the teachings related to the Holy Spirit. We must know the Holy Spirit well to guard against being deceived by the evil spirit who masquerades as an angel of light. For to exalt the Holy Spirit is to go against His will and to ignore the teachings on the Holy Spirit is to fall into the Devil’s snare.