Holy Spirit

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  • Nazianzus Hermeneutical Strategies

    The Holy Spirit is “in the category of the Self-existent” in that He is not something that was begotten in time. Nazienzus’ opponents try to suggest that the Holy Spirit is some sort of cosmic accident caused by the will of God, but this is nonsensical. How can an accident fill people like John the Baptist and Sampson to do such mighty works in the name of the Lord, yet be subverted to the role of a cosmic accident? The Holy Spirit is not simply an activity either, for the Holy Spirit “has all…

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  • Key Doctrines Of God Essay

    2008, p.323). The reason behind this was the apostolic preaching was focused on the good news, and not the divinity of the Holy Spirit (Powell, 2008, p. 321). On the other hand, by the fourth century after discovering that Jesus was fully divine, and if the Holy Spirit was from God, then the Holy Spirit had to be divine as well (Powell, 2008, p. 323). Then the Holy Spirit was…

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  • The Trinity Doctrine Essay

    Trinity means that there is a God who has three different persons-Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In contrast, God is one with essence and one of three persons. These definitions express three important truths: 1) the Father,…

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  • Prophetic Jesus Johnson Summary

    Judaism (the Pharisees) and the Essene community who had even more religious rules. Johnson calls the contemporary church to act a little more like Jesus, to stand out from our ordinary society, and bring back the Spirit into our churches through healing and exorcism. We have to recognize the Spirit of God is willing and capable to take action, where we ignore that action must be…

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  • In Signs Of Life Scott Hahn Summary

    believe that without the words of God in our lives we are really empty. I think it is helpful to read it and apply it in the life. The Bible is free from error in all it affirms and unfailing in its purpose. I have in my religion the Quran, which is the holy book of Islam and is viewed by Muslims as the direct word of God. The Qur’an will lead us to the Paradise. 2- Spiritual reading is an important point in the growth of virtue directing. Spirituality focuses on the existence of God in this…

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  • Analysis Of Holy Sonnet Xiv By John Donne

    The poem, "Holy Sonnet XIV" was written by John Donne and published in the year of 1633, two years after his death. Donne was born and raised as a Catholic, later becoming an Anglican cleric. The Christian faith is clearly reflected in his writings, and his "Holy Sonnet XIV", is a sinner's prayer to God. Through the utilization of diction use and literary devices such as allusion and imagery, Donne draws the audience into intimately experiencing the speaker's desperation, despair, and devotion…

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  • The Parable Of The Ten Virgins And The Oil

    THE TEN VIRGINS AND THE OIL Let us prove this point from the Scriptures. God is a Spirit. God is also the Word. The Spirit always leads to the Word. This is even confirmed by the parable of the Ten Virgins and the Oil (Matthew 25: 1-13). Five of them were wise and five were foolish. They all took their lamps and went forth to meet the bridegroom. The wise took their lamps and also extra oil in a separate vessel. The foolish took their lamps but did not take extra oil with them. The…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience At Prairie Creek Baptist Church

    attended a ladies Bible study where the baptism of the Holy Spirit was discussed in depth. After a brief discussion with the Bible study teacher after class I prayed with the teacher to receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit. I immediately had words in my mouth that were in a language I didn’t understand. My mind tried to analyze it but the Bible study teacher told me not to be concerned with it. She let me know that it was the Holy Spirit praying through me. My relationship with the Lord…

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  • Analysis: The Authentic Scripture

    The Authentic Scripture In my understanding of the scripture, and its original form of the manuscripts, this is known as the inspired and infallible word of God. The Scripture is the product of the Holy Spirit divinely inspiring chosen men to write God’s desired message (2 Tim. 3:16-17 ESV). The bible holds the inspired words of God; it is consequently without error completely. The Scripture should only be used as an authentic source of God’s authority in all aspects of one’s life. The word…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Personal Day Of Pentecost

    for the coming of the Holy Spirit with the disciples were some unnamed women, who probably were followers of Jesus. His mother Mary and his brothers. One hundred and twenty disciples. Those who were connected to the Day of Pentecost continued steadfastly in prayer (2:42). Also at Pentecost after the miracle experience, connected with the Pentecost, after the connection with Pentecost , after felling the Holy Spirit followed by the speaking of other tongues, up to now, the Spirit of God had been…

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