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  Bible Question: I do not know of any scripture that tells us to worship or pray to the Holy Spirit. Nor, for that matter, do we pray to Jesus. We pray to the Father in Jesus' name. Specifically, we are told to make our supplications to God (Phil. 4:6). The word "God" means the "Father." Now, just one other argument from logic for not praying to the Holy Spirit. It is the Holy Spirit who helps us pray. If the Spirit Himself helps us pray "to" God then is He helping us pray to Himself? The Spirit is obviously not going to pray to Himself.
 
Bible Answer: You are partly correct. Should we pray to God? The answer is yes, because Jesus encourages us to pray to God the Father (see below). We can also pray to Jesus, because the early church prayed to Jesus. But we are never encouraged to pray to the Holy Spirit nor are there any examples of people praying to the Holy Spirit?
     Prayer To the Father.
Jesus encouraged us to pray to God. He did not encourage us to pray to anyone else. He taught His disciples to pray in what is commonly called the Lord's Prayer. It is actually Our Prayer. Jesus would not have prayed this prayer because He never sinned.
 
  Pray, then, in this way: "Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. For if you forgive men for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men, then your Father will not forgive your transgressions." (NASB) Matt. 6:9-15
 
All throughout the New Testament we find that the apostles and early Christians prayed to God.
 
  Passage Question  
  Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God. (NASB)  
  Acts 16:25 But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God . . . (NASB)  
  2 Cor. 13:7 Now we pray to God that you do no wrong . . . (NASB)  
  Philippians 4:6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. (NASB)  
  Colossians 1:3 We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you . . (NASB)  
  Heb. 13:15 Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God . . . (NASB)  
 
When the early church prayed to God, they were praying to the Father (see Col. 1:3 above). Yet, it is important to note that the Greek word, THEOS, for "God" is not the Greek word, PATER, for "Father." While these words are not the same word, the New Testament does use both words sometimes to refer to the same person - God the Father.
     
 
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