Greetings to all and welcome to our website for The Unity of the Spirit. Though we try to blog at least four times a year, we also believe there is a wealth of information for spiritual growth already available through the web-site articles, links, etc. Nevertheless, the year is a special anniversary year for those of us associated with The Unity of the Spirit.
Maybe you can also give me more info for my oral exam coming up. The Holy Spirit is one of the most argued figures in the entire Bible. We believe that the Holy Spirit is the third member of the Trinity, with a distinct personality and many duties. The Bible has a whole lot of stuff to say about the Holy Spirit but the big problem is that you cannot simply go to one passage to learn about who the Holy Spirit is.
It is important that one draws his conclusions of the Holy Spirit from Biblical teachings. One way that we can see that the Holy Spirit is God is that there are places in the Bible that say that he is God.
Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? The reason is, is that they are the same. Another passage where we see that God and the Holy Spirit are interchangeable is in 1st Corinthians. Another great argument for the deity of the Holy Spirit is that the Bible associates the Holy Spirit with the other members of the Trinity.
The third member of the Trinity is the Holy Spirit, there is no one else who fills in that spot. One passage in particular where this occurs is in Matt Another way that we can see that the Holy Spirit is God is by His attributes and actions. There are several attributes given to the Holy Spirit that are divine.
For instance, Hebrews 9: Eternality is eternally past and eternally future.
So we see from this passage that the Holy Spirit had no beginning; the Holy Spirit was present during creation, he existed before creation, he always has been and he always will be. Another attribute that ascribes deity to the Holy Spirit is His holiness.
The attribute of the Holy Spirit being holy is his greatest attribute. To be holy means to be set apart from sin and iniquity. Sinlessness is an attribute that only God can have. Another attribute that is given to the Holy Spirit is omnipresence.
If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: Another passage that should comfort every Christians heart concerning the omnipresence of the Holy Spirit is John If the Holy Spirit can dwell in me, here in the United States and in a missionary in China all at the same time, it is not a great stretch to say that he is everywhere.An exegete among philosophers!
I don’t know whether that is more like a Daniel among the lions or like a bull in a china shop. We shall see. When I was teaching in Oxford twenty years ago, I had a student who wanted to study Buddhism; so I sent her to Professor Gombrich for tutorials. After a week. This paper will explore and catalogue the different manifestations of the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
It is important to understand that although the ultimate source of the gifts %(6). As the church celebrates Pentecost, the Rev. Dr. Tom Long helps us grasp what the gift of the Holy Spirit really means in our lives and in our churches today.
1 And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, Ezek. and the altar, and them that worship therein. 4 ¶ These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth. Zech. 5 And if any man. Finance, Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Gifts of the Holy Spirit 주의 성령이 내게 임하셨으니: Pentecostal Pneumatology as a Solution for the 민중(신학) In this essay I will consider how Pentecostal pneumatology could positively influence liberal minjung theology.
Biblical texts There are four lists of the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the New Testament (Rom ; 1 Cor ; Eph ; 1 Pet ).