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Category: 201 God and The Holy Spirit

106 The Holy Spirit

The word “Holy” means: of or pertaining to God: while the word “Spirit” refers to God as being a spirit:  Therefore the “Holy Spirit” is a reference to  God.  Of course there are other spirits either of loyal angels, or rebellious spirits which are not holy.  A spirit in the Greek is pneuma: wind or […]

103 The Names of God

In Genesis God is introduced in the plural  Elohim ELOHIM: God (a plural noun, meaning more than one being within a family group of several beings called Elohim, used with singular verbs); Elohim occurs 2,570 times in the OT, 32 times in Genesis. Eccl., Dan. Jonah use Elohim almost exclusively. See Gen. 17:7, 6:18, 9:15, 50:24; […]

102 God Explained

NOTE: the Tetragrammaton is variously written as YHVH or YHWH Genesis 1:26  And God (Elohim, plural: Mighty Ones) said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness:.. [From the very beginning, creation is represented as a collaborative effort of two Mighty Beings.]  Genesis 3:22 reflects the same plurality of Beings,  And the LORD God […]

101 Does God Exist

Aristotle, Philosophy and Logic Alexander the great conquered the Middle East from Greece to India from 336 to 323 B.C.  Alexander was tutored by Aristotle who in turn had been taught by Plato, and as he conquered, Alexander spread the concepts of Plato and Aristotle’s logic far and wide.  Since that time the logic of Plato […]

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