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On 5/20/2019 at 11:00 PM, JohnD said:

And when people like you do not take into account what all I said about the limitations of human communications

people end up following the chicken little prophets running around claiming the sky is falling.

The question is, is God just ONE spirit?

Follow up question, if so, does just one spirit mean only one entity within?

The Bible (not me and not you) pronounces the distinction between individuals in the Godhead in several places.

John 14:26 and John 15:26 come to mind where both Father and Son send the Holy Spirit into the world.

One does not send ones' self.

It was just an apple that hit chicken little on the head...

What we know is that God is "A" Spirit, not just "Spirit", and........... the unholy spirit is what the Devil consists of, so, obviously there is not just ONE Spirit.

Its important to realize the distinction. to know that there is one...., and its important to use a bible that MAKES the distinction.

And Yes, "let us make man in OUR Image", does define God as plural.  Which explains Jesus as the Word, with God, who Is God, before He came down from heaven, and became a Man.

I think you can realize that Jesus is God, and yet, He is Praying to the FATHER., And that is not a man praying to Himself.

Add in the Holy Spirit, as the Comforter who convicts of Sin, etc, and you have 3......but they are all the same.  "God".

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Not saying that any are right or wrong, but consider this. 

John 14:16 "And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

John 14:17 "Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

John 14:18 "I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

 

here clearly in John 14:18 the Lord Jesus told us who he is, the COMFORTER. for he is the " Advocate/Comforter"  1 John 2:1 "My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous"

here the Greek term  advocate is the same word for "Comforter".

G3875 παράκλητος parakletos (pa-ra'-klee-tos) n.
1. (properly) one called near (to give help).
2. an intercessor (one who entreats of behalf of another).
3. a comforter.
[(not given)]
KJV: advocate, comforter 

and notice this  advocate, comforter is an  intercessor, (see definition #2 above). and who is the  intercessor? let's see. Romans 8:26 "Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered". THERE HE IS, jESUS THE INTERCESSOR. for he, Jesus, our advocate, the Spirit,  make intercession for us. 

 

PICJAG.

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..and now I feel like my brain has been well pickled.. For the benefit of the unsaved or weak Christian who may read this, will someone please unglue all that has been said in the last three pages.

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