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Martin Luther Describes

Martin LutherMartin Luther (1483-1546 AD) the great German Professor of Theology and Reformer wrote that, "the Holy Spirit, who is one God with the Father and the Son." The Holy Spirit's work was to "make us holy." We could understand what the words, "the Holy Spirit presence," means for there was the human spirit, evil spirits, and the Holy Spirit. Why was God called the "Holy Spirit" here? Because he sanctified or made sacred or holy." Martin Luther added in "Sermons on the Catechism", "Therefore I believe in the Holy Spirit presence here, because he has sanctified me and still sanctifies me."

Omnipresent

OmnipresenceThe third person of the Trinity demanded the same reverence as the Father and Jesus. The Holy Spirit presence really was holy. Like the Father and the resurrected Jesus the Holy Spirit was also omnipresent. The Trinity was everywhere or anywhere the Holy Spirit chose to be at any time. This was one of the marks of the deity. The Psalmist was fully aware of this characteristic of God. He wrote in Psalm 139.7-10, "Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there, if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast." God, the Holy Spirit presence was everywhere.✞

"Holy Spirit Presence"
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by Ron Meacock

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