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What is the difference between God and the Spirit of God? What is the difference between Christ and the Spirit of Christ? What is the difference between the Father and the Son? We could go on and on. If we understood this perfectly, we would be God and that is untrue so we can never understand this question finally. The church fathers simply asserted (in ...


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Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be ...


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For Christian Mortalists, the human soul and/or spirit is mortal and dies at physical death. The soul and/or spirit is not independent of the body like on Platonic conceptions of the soul. For advocates of Soul Sleep in particular (where the soul and/or spirit is alive but in an unconscious state), it's just the way God made humans as opposed to other ...


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What is the difference between God and the spirit of God? We'll see that the 'spirit of God' is the same as the 'Holy Spirit'. The terms are interchangeable. God is the creator. The HS is not, but is prominent in God's creation process. we see from John that the logos is also prominent in creation, but God is still the creator. God alone is immortal, He is ...


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Jehovah’s Witnesses are sometimes categorized as soul sleep adherents. We teach that the death of a human ends all consciousness. Thus the condition of the dead is likened to a deep sleep. Whereas the human soul is the living person himself, the spirit is simply the life force that enables that person to be alive. The spirit has no personality, nor can it ...


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A soul sleep adherent would simply say that in the Matthew 14:26-27 passage, the disciples thought Jesus was a phantasma, a Greek term for spirit appearances or apparitions, based on their understandable superstition related to a disembodied spirit from someone who had drowned and haunted the water. More likely, they may thought that an evil spirit (non ...


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I assume you want the Biblical meanings, which can differ from modern usage. Nephesh and psyche often are translated life. When Jesus said greater love has no one than to give his life for his friend (John 15:13), the word translated life in the Greek New Testament is psyche (soul). Animals as well as humans have this kind of life. In the Old Testament ...


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