The Church is the Community which God has called into being for the specific purpose of making Himself known. It is important for us to remember that always. In an uniquely intense way, God’s living presence is revealed in the Church.
The Holy Spirit-the Spirit of God-is present in the Bible from the very beginning: in the creation story, in the stories of the prophets, in the ministry of Jesus. But in the Fourteenth Chapter of John, something very special happens. Jesus is in the “upper room” with His disciples, and He makes a promise. He promises that they and others who come to know God through Him, will receive an additional gift. Beyond the gift of knowing God through the Christ, they will be given the gift of the Holy Spirit. They will be given the opportunity to know God as a living presence in their lives. Not as an idea, not as a concept, not as theological formula, but as a living…
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