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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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Allow me to repeat that those of us who are already experiencing the presence of the Holy Spirit within us and all around us are now missioned by God the Holy Spirit to reach out to those who still need to experience the same.
This resides in the whole community of 'Christians who constitute the Church (and who) are given by God the Holy Spirit a grasp on the essential Gospel' (p.85).
I am trying in these weeks after Pentecost to make personal and human the experience of God the Holy Spirit.
Kevin Lottie and Ayls lit candles as we thought about God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.
They are God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. The Son was sent by Him to become a human being in order to be crucified and thus redeem humanity for the sins it had committed against God.
In 10 chapters Living Faith introduces us to life with God by speaking of God as creator and ruler, God in Christ, God the Holy Spirit, the Bible as God's word, our faith in God, God's church, our call to follow God's crucified Messiah, our part in God's mission, and our hope in God.
God the Father is the builder (Creator), God the Son the owner (Redeemer), and God the Holy Spirit tenant (The Indweller).
Sadly, our bishops truly fear the living presence of God the Holy Spirit in the church speaking through the faithful and our lived experiences.
The pastor who proclaims the gospel in word and deed makes a confession of faith in God the Holy Spirit. It is the Holy Spirit who calls us by the gospel, enlightens us with his gifts, gives us faith, and convenes a congregation to hear the word.
Because God the Holy Spirit has entrusted us with the treasure of his church, it is our task to continue to reform that which needs reforming, so that both clergy and laity can rejoice in the church as a vocational vehicle.
It is God the Holy Spirit who sustains Christians in such persistent "hoping against hope" (Rom.
Such an experience can be ours when God the Holy Spirit dwells in our heart.