When we study the ministry of the Holy Spirit, we can see that He is a separate, intelligent individual being and not just a force:
7-The Holy Spirit can be blasphemed “Therefore I say to you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven men. Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the age to come” (Matthew 12:31, 32). By definition, blasphemy is “a contemptuous or profane act, utterance, or writing against God. By this simple deduction, the Holy Spirit must be God! This is also why Peter said that to lie to the Holy Spirit is to lie to God (Acts 5:3, 4).
8-The Holy Spirit is a witness “Whereof the Holy Ghost also is a witness to us” (Hebrews 10:15).
9-The Holy Spirit intercedes for the saints “And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God” (Romans 8:27).
10-Jesus told us to baptize in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost (Matthew 28:19, 20), thus indicating that the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead and placed in full equality with the Father and the Son.
We can clearly see that the Holy Spirit is not simply a force, but the third divine Person of the Godhead “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all” (2 Corinthians 13:14).
In His service,