When did the Holy Spirit first appear?


Georgia Benson   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

In Luke 1:15, John the Baptist was said to be "filled with the Holy Spirit " prior to birth, and the Holy Spirit came upon the Virgin Mary in Luke 1:35.

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Josh Mcnally   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

In respect to this, how did the Holy Spirit appear?

Each depiction of the Holy Spirit arose from different historical accounts in the Gospel narratives; the first being at the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River where the Holy Spirit was said to descend in the form of a dove as the voice of God the Father spoke as described in Matthew, Mark, and Luke; the second being.

Also Know, what are the 7 characteristics of the Holy Spirit? The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are an enumeration of seven spiritual gifts originating from patristic authors, later elaborated by five intellectual virtues and four other groups of ethical characteristics. They are: wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of the Lord.


Rufus Corbett   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Herein, when did the Holy Spirit descend?

The Christian holy day of Pentecost, which is celebrated fifty days after Easter Sunday, commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks, as described in the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 2:1–31).


Zara Ingham   |   Member since 2008  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Why did the Holy Spirit descended like a dove on Jesus?

The Holy Ghost cannot be transformed into a dove ; but the sign of a dove was given to John who had baptized Jesus to signify the truth of the deed, as the dove is an emblem or token of truth and innocence.".


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What does it mean to be baptized in the Holy Spirit?

Baptism with the Holy Spirit is an empowering experience, equipping Spirit-filled believers for witness and ministry. Extending from this is the belief that all the spiritual gifts mentioned in the New Testament are to be sought and exercised to build up the church.


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Where was Jesus baptized?

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Is laziness a sin?

Sloth is one of the seven capital sins in Christian teachings. It is the most difficult sin to define and credit as sin, since it refers to a jumble of notions, dating from antiquity and including mental, spiritual, pathological, and physical states. One definition is a habitual disinclination to exertion, or laziness.


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Why is the Holy Spirit a dove?

In Christian Iconography, a dove also symbolizes the Holy Spirit, in reference to Matthew 3:16 and Luke 3:22 where the Holy Spirit is compared to a dove at the Baptism of Jesus.


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What is the mission of the Holy Spirit?

“The Holy Spirit is the principal agent of the whole of the church's mission.” “Mission is finding out where the Spirit is at work, and joining in.” Mission, the document proclaims, is rooted in the overflowing love and world- embracing communion of the triune God. 2 God is mission.


Rylee Turner   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

How did the Holy Spirit change the Apostles?

Pentecost comes from a Jewish harvest festival called Shavuot. The apostles were celebrating this festival when the Holy Spirit descended on them. It sounded like a very strong wind, and it looked like tongues of fire. The apostles then found themselves speaking in foreign languages, inspired by the Holy Spirit.


Lindsay Lane   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

What are tongues of fire?

On Pentecost, according to the Acts of the Apostles, Jesus's followers. saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.


Anais Palmer   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

What is the gift of the Holy Ghost?

The Gift of the Holy Ghost may refer to: In Christianity, the bestowing of the Holy Spirit (or Holy Ghost), also called the Baptism with the Holy Spirit. It may also refer to the seven spiritual gifts given by the Holy Spirit. It may also refer to any other spiritual gift (charism) given by the Holy Spirit.


Charlotte Gregory   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

What was Pentecost in Old Testament?

The Jewish feast of Pentecost (Shavuot) was primarily a thanksgiving for the firstfruits of the wheat harvest, but it was later associated with a remembrance of the Law given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai. The Jews had an early harvest festival seven weeks after the firstfruits offerings of Passover, called…


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How long did Jesus live after the resurrection?

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What are the 12 gifts of the Holy Spirit?

Word of wisdom. Word of knowledge. Faith. Gifts of healings. Miracles. Prophecy. Distinguishing between spirits. Tongues.


Phillip Neville   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

Who is the person of the Holy Spirit?

For the majority of Christian denominations, the Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Holy Trinity—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and is Almighty God. The Holy Spirit is understood to be one of the three persons of the Trinity.


Tom King   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

Why is blasphemy of the Holy Spirit unforgivable?

Thomas Aquinas explains that the unforgivability of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit means that it removes the entrance to these means of salvation; however, it cannot hinder God in taking away this obstacle by way of a miracle.


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Who speaks in tongues?

Glossolalists could, apart from those practicing glossolalia, also mean all those Christians who believe that the Pentecostal/charismatic glossolalia practiced today is the "speaking in tongues" described in the New Testament. They believe that it is a miraculous charism or spiritual gift.


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