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Published by Lutheran Church Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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StatementRobert W. Stackel ; Sam Dion, illustrator
SeriesLCA weekday church school series
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24380960M
OCLC/WorldCa3049807

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We believe there is One true God Who exists eternally in three Persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. We believe that Jesus Christ is the unique Son of God – % God and % Man. He was born of a virgin. He lived a sinless human life and died on the cross as our substitute taking upon Himself the penalty for our sins. This is a great book on the Holy Spirit because it covers so much of the different roles, gifts, and its history. Many Christians have heard about the Holy Spirit but do not understand a great deal about Him. Usually, we carry great misunderstanding about Him and allow those misconceptions to rule our perspective of the Holy Spirit/5. The Spirit's touch is intensely personal. Perhaps we're even more aware of the Holy Spirit in the community of believers—the congregation, the church school class or fellowship group, the soup kitchen, the planning committee, the prayer meeting, the family. Somehow the Spirit speaks through the thoughtful and loving interaction of God's people.   Syrian Orthodox Church and Coptic Christianity refer to the Holy Spirit in feminine terms; however, those Christians whose language forces them to alter the gender of the Holy Spirit, may be totally unaware that in the original language the gender is not the same as in their own.

Christians throughout the ages have confessed, bI believe in the Holy Spirit, b yet the Holy Spirit has often remained a shadowy figure, relegated to the fringes of many Christiansb faith. In other quarters, the rise of the charismatic movement has made the Holy Spirit a focus of heated by: 4 Lessons: Practically speaking, the Holy Spirit is the person of the Trinity who is most involved in our daily lives. But many Christians know far more about the Father and the Son than they do about the Spirit. In this series we'll discover how the doctrine of the Holy Spirit developed historically, and we'll explore the Spirit's dynamic work in the world, in the church, and in believers.   One of the first reasons given for denying the divine nature of the Holy Spirit is often to point out that the Greek word for “spirit” (pneuma) is , for example, refers to the Spirit as to pneuma to hagion (the Holy Spirit). The claim goes that Father and the Son are clearly personal, masculine terms, and therefore, they are revealed as persons. I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT. ARTICLE 8 "I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT" "No one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God." 7 Now God's Spirit, who reveals God, makes known to us Christ, his Word, his living Utterance, but the Spirit does not speak of himself. The Spirit who "has spoken through the prophets" makes us hear the.

  Question: "Do Mormons believe in the Trinity?" Answer: Mormons say they believe in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. However, Mormon doctrine denies the Trinity, teaching that the Father, Son, and Spirit do not comprise one God. According to Mormonism, Jesus is a created being, the first spirit to be born of the Father (Mormon Doctrine, p) and a celestial mother (Mormon Doctrine, . I Believe in the Holy Spirit is a major treatise on the topic by one of the great theologians of the century. Yves Congar's book is one of the few comprehensive treatments of the Church's understanding of the Spirit and the working of the Spirit in the life of the Church by a Roman Catholic theologian/5. The Book of Mormon offers a promise for anyone who reads and prays about it: “And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. Book of Confession of the PCUSA Westminster Confession of Faith Chapter 9 Of The Holy Spirit Section 1 The Apostle Peter plainly calls the Holy Spirit God in Acts. But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back some of the price of the land?.