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Martin Luther Describes

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


OmnipresenceThe third person of the Trinity demands the same reverence as the Father and Jesus. The Holy Spirit presence really is holy. Like the Father and the resurrected Jesus the Holy Spirit is omnipresent. They are everywhere or anywhere they choose to be at any time. This is a mark of their deity. The Psalmist is fully aware of this characteristic of God. He writes 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 is everywhere.✞

"Holy Spirit Presence"
by Ron Meacock

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