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Christian Theology on the Holy Spirit

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Christian Theology on the Holy spirit The holy spirit is obtained by God during baptism. Baptism is a sacrament in the church and many Christians believe in baptism as it says in the bible that unless a person is baptised by the water of the spirit they shall not enter the kingdom of god. Also the Holy Spirit is believed to give a person guidance throughout their lives. It acts as an inner conscience telling a person what is right and what is wrong. Sin is separation from God and in order to be cleansed Christians believe they should repent and confess. Jesus died on the cross for the sins of humans and sin can be seen as selfishness. ...read more.


A good example of the power of the holy spirit is when tongues of fire descended upon the disciples and gave them the power to preach the word of God in many languages and therefore making the gospel a universal gospel. Throughout the bible, Jesus lets the Holy Spirit guide him even when he knows that he is about to die. He goes to pray at Gethsemane and says to God "Let it be your will not mine." This is similar to what Mary said to the angel during the annunciation. Such simplicity shows purity and the activeness of the holy spirit throughout a person. ...read more.


. . . (Galatians 4:4b-7). God also puts the Holy Spirit inside children because he lives them. In fact Jesus said "Let the little children come to me." Throughout the bible Jesus implies that the Holy Spirit is from God and is powerful. The Holy Spirit is also what ties us and bonds us with God. Through this we are his brothers and sisters. The holy spirit is also what links Christians together and gives them an opportunity to understand and live one another. Jesus wanted Christians to live in this way and he came to earth to save humans not o judge or destroy them. He also strengthened their faith and made it clear that Christians were Holy or set apart and it is by the holy spirit that Christians are set apaprt. ...read more.

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