“GLIMPSES OF THE SPIRIT” A Brief Linguistic Reflection on the Divine Person of the Holy Spirit

“GLIMPSES OF THE SPIRIT” A Brief Linguistic Reflection on the Divine Person of the Holy Spirit

In his well-known work The Coming of the Comforter, LeRoy E. Froom expresses the following thought when speaking about the personality of the Holy Spirit: “This is not a mere technical, academic, or impractical question.

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Revelation: Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament

Sigve K. Tonstad, a prolific Adventist scholar of Norwegian origin, has published a number of books and scholarly articles in different areas. His published dissertation has positioned him well to write a commentary on the book of Revelation. Tonstad’s major interest lies in theological interpretation of biblical texts, which features prominently in all of his…

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Wind or Spirit?

I found a Bible translation that instead of reading "the Spirit of God" in Genesis 1:2, it says "a mighty wind." Is this a correct translation?

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The Son and the Spirit

How close was the relationship between the Holy Spirit and Christ during Jesus’ earthly ministry?

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Conversion, the Gift of the Holy Spirit, and New Testament Religious Practices

The New Testament consistently associates the gift of the Holy Spirit with repentance, conversion, and baptism. Yet there is no clear pattern as to whether the outpouring of the Spirit  precedes or follows baptism.

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Spirit-filled

I will limit my comments to the use of the phrase “filled with the Holy Spirit,” which is only used in the Gospel of Luke and in Acts. The Greek verb is pimplēmi (“fill up, make full”), but we also find the adjective plērēs (“full”) associated with the Spirit. The verb is used in a literal way (Luke 5:7;…

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Our Counselor, and More

The Greek term parakletos, translated “counselor” in some Bible versions, does not have an exact English equivalent. It was used in Greek literature to refer to a person called to someone’s aid, or who appeared on another’s behalf as a counselor, intercessor, mediator, helper, or as an advocate in a court of law. When Jesus applies…

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The Holy Spirit in Revelation

I've heard some questions about the person of the Holy Spirit in the book of Revelation. Is the Spirit in Revelation a member of the Trinity?

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The Holy Spirit: Divine Friend and Advocate

It is the Holy Spirit who enables us to have a spiritual life. Yet there are sometimes misconceptions about the Holy Spirit. Who is the Holy Spirit and what is His work?

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Images of the Holy Spirit (Latter Rain)

Please explain the phrases "early rain" and "latter rain," and their relation to the outpouring of the Holy Spirit.

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