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Holy Spirit

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Holy Ghost

[ghost, i.e., spirit, a translation of Gr. pneuma=breath, air], in Christian doctrine, the third person of the TrinityTrinity
[Lat.,=threefoldness], fundamental doctrine in Christianity, by which God is considered as existing in three persons. While the doctrine is not explicitly taught in the New Testament, early Christian communities testified to a perception that Jesus was God in the flesh;
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. The Holy Spirit is sometimes defined as the aspect of God immanent in this world, in human beings, and in the church. Jesus' promise to his disciples of a Comforter (or Paraclete, i.e., advocate), in John 14, is considered his principal reference to the Holy Spirit, and the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles and the communication of the gift of tongues, as recounted in Acts 2, is thought to be an example of the work of the Holy Spirit in time. This incident is commemorated on Pentecost (Whitsunday). Certain Christian groups, such as the Montanists and the Society of Friends, have attributed utterances of their members to the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. The dove is the symbol of the Holy Spirit. For the controversy over the procession of the Holy Spirit, see creedcreed
[Lat. credo=I believe], summary of basic doctrines of faith. The following are historically important Christian creeds.

1 The Nicene Creed, beginning, "I believe in one God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and
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Holy Spirit

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Christianity the third person of the Trinity
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And with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Loneliness will fade away, Just as the night gives way to the day, Your need for company, Will be met by The Holy Trinity.
After receiving the power of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, his life was transformed.
When the Holy Spirit controls our lives, he will produce this kind of fruit in us: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
The Holy Spirit never leads against the teaching of the Bible," he wrote, "and the claim of any individual to be Spirit led when they are violating scripture is false, no matter how sincere they may be nor what results may seemingly follow.