If the Holy Spirit lives in us, then are we human and divine?


We have to be careful here about the phrase ‘are we human and divine.’  To say we “are” something deals with our nature, our essence.  Our nature does not change and become divine when the Holy Spirit lives in us.  Rather, we are humans who have the divine Lord dwelling in us.  There is a huge difference between having the Divine Lord live in us and being divine.

The only one who is both human and divine is Jesus.  The Bible says in Colossians 2:9, “For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form.”


About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.