What is Holy Spirit?

  • (noun): The third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost.
    Synonyms: Holy Ghost

Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit is a term found in English translations of the Bible, but understood differently among the Abrahamic religions.

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Lutheran Marian Theology - Immaculate Conception
... in sin, in 1544 he says 'God has formed the soul and body of the Virgin Mary full of the Holy Spirit, so that she is without all sins, for she has conceived and borne the Lord Jesus.' Elsewhere, "All ... Mother Mary, like us, was born in sin of sinful parents, but the Holy Spirit covered her, sanctified and purified her so that this child was born of flesh and blood, but not with sinful flesh and blood ... The Holy Spirit permitted the Virgin Mary to remain a true, natural human being of flesh and blood, just as we ...
Criticism Of Ellen G. White - Response To Criticism - Denial of The Trinity
... Their belief statement declares "There is one God Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, a unity of three co-eternal Persons ... in her book "The Desire of Ages" Ellen White also stated that the Holy Spirit was divine and part of the Godhead ... The Holy Spirit has a personality, else He could not bear witness to our spirits and with our spirits that we are the children of God ...
Holy Spirit - Bahá'í Faith
... Faith has the concept of the Most Great Spirit, seen as the bounty of God ... In Bahá'í believe the Holy Spirit is the conduit through which the wisdom of God becomes directly associated with his messenger, and it has been described ... The Bahá'í view rejects the idea that the Holy Spirit is a partner to God in the Godhead, but rather is the pure essence of God's attributes ...
List Of Heresies In Catholicism - Early Christianity - Trinitarian/Christological
... and formally agreed at Constantinople in 381, is that God the Father, God the Son, and the Holy Spirit were all strictly one being in three hypostases, misleadingly translated as "persons" ... and that he was adopted later as "Son of God" by the descent of the Spirit on him ... body and to physically die, but in reality he was incorporeal, a pure spirit, and hence could not physically die Tendencies existed in the 1st century, but it ...

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