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God, spirit, and human being

David Robert Ruppe

God, spirit, and human being

the reconfiguration of Pneuma"s semantic field in the exchange between Irenaeus of Lyons and the Valentinian gnosis

by David Robert Ruppe

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irenaeus, -- Saint, Bishop of Lyon. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Valentinus, -- 2nd cent.,
  • Gnosticism.,
  • Valentinians.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Robert Ruppe.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 193 leaves ;
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16416482M

    As a spirit being, prior to His human birth, He was infinite in knowledge, power and presence. As God He would know everything and have unlimited power to act on any object, anywhere. But if He was human, He could not do everything. (7) And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the groundLiterally, formed the man (adam) dust from the ground. In this section the prominent idea is not that of producing out of nothing, but of forming, that is, shaping and moulding. So in Genesis Jehovah forms the animals, and in Genesis He plants a garden. As Elohim is almighty power, so Jehovah is wisdom and skill, and His.

    Books shelved as human-spirit: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown, Into. A New York Times bestseller "An exhilirating exploration of the meaning of it all." --Robert Wright, author of The Evolution of God Drawn from Krista Tippett's Peabody Award-winning public radio program, the conversations in this profoundly illuminating book reach for a place too rarely explored in our ongoing exchange of ideas--the nexus of science and spirituality/5.

    God is Spirit. Definition: God is a non-material personal being, self-conscious and self-determining. Meaning: God is someone we can get to know. He, unlike ourselves, doesn't need to be told what to do. On the other hand He tells us what to do and how to live in a manner pleasing to Him. The Holy Spirit is sometimes referred to as "the Spirit of God," or God may refer to the Holy Spirit as "my Spirit," or others may refer to Him as "His Spirit" (speaking in reference to God). Matthew says "the Spirit of God" descended on Jesus as a dove at His baptism, but remember Luke says it .


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God, spirit, and human being by David Robert Ruppe Download PDF EPUB FB2

The fact that God is spirit means that God the Father does not have a human body. God the Son came to earth in human form (John ), but God the Father did not.

Jesus is unique as Emmanuel, “God with us” (Matthew ). This book sets out to present a Christian understanding of God in terms of the fundamental category of 'God as Spirit'.

It shows that such an approach offers an alternative and preferable way of interpreting the biblical revelations as compared with the traditional account in terms of orthodox trinitarian and incarnational theology.

John The King James has wrongly translated this verse from the Greek. It really says "God is spirit," not "a" spirit - there is no indefinite article in the lly, Jesus is saying that God is invisible and immaterial.

This scripture directly refers to the Father. "Spirit" is used in the sense of composition. However, just because the Father and the Son are spirit does not mean. By a spirit I mean, God is an immaterial substance, of a pure, subtile, unmixed spirit, not compounded of body and soul, without all extension of parts.

God being spirit means that God is not material, not bodily, not made up of parts you can pull apart and put back together. Sounds simple enough. Angels and Souls are Spiritual, though, too. “The first Spirit mentioned here is the divine Spirit, the Holy Spirit of God, and the second spirit is the human spirit, the regenerated spirit of man.

Regeneration is accomplished in the human spirit by the Holy Spirit of God with God’s life, the uncreated eternal life. The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord, mindset God's Plan For Us God's Ways Beyond Human Understanding Spirit, Nature Of Holy Spirit, The Inner Man Externals Decay Waste Being A Perfect Christian The Inward Being God, The Creator New Birth.

"You are a Spiritual Being Having a Human Experience." If you know and appropriate this one sentence it will change your whole life. This book written in Bob's inimical clear concise style is a good book to wet one's appetite for Bob's other two books, "Nothing In This book is True, But it's Exactly How Things Are"(15th Anniversary Edition) and /5(36).

As spirit, God is invisible to our natural human eyes (Colossians ; 1 Timothy ), but He is nevertheless a living being, active in our lives and on the earth (Joshua ; Psalm ).

As spirit, God is infinite, unlimited by any dimensions of time or space. MAN IS A SPIRIT BEING. But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God (Matthew ).

Of all the creations of God in the earth, only man was created a spirit being. The Bible shows us that God made man in His own image and after His likeness (Genesis ). Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things freely given to us by God, which things we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, combining spiritual thoughts with spiritual words.

read more. The reason the deadened spirit can be made alive is due to receiving a new life. But the most important point is that when we receive a new spirit, we also receive the Holy Spirit of God to dwell within us.

The phrase "put within you" occurs twice in Ezekiel and indicates that the place where the Holy Spirit dwells is the human spirit. A New York Times bestseller "An exhilirating exploration of the meaning of it all." --Robert Wright, author of The Evolution of God Drawn from Krista Tippett's Peabody Award-winning public radio program, the conversations in this profoundly illuminating book reach for a place too rarely explored in our ongoing exchange of ideas--the nexus of science and spirituality/5(68).

It develops then that the spirit of man, being the sphere of God-consciousness, is the inner or private office of man where the work of regeneration takes place.

James R. Graham says that the main theatre of the Holy Spirit’s activity in man, and the part of man’s nature with which He has peculiar affinity, is the spirit of man.

When Jesus says “God is spirit,” He simply teaches what the Father is like — divine, not limited by physical corporeality, life-giving, and incomprehensible. As human beings we are defined by our locality.

We can be localized at one particular place at one particular time. The Holy Spirit’s Role as the Creator and Guarantor of Spiritual Life. The Spirit of God is free to move and act as the Lord wishes (John 3); and often surprises the leaders of the church (Acts ).

Spiritual life is God’s to give, since He is the creator of life, and by the redemption of Size: 55KB. [The human spirit is the strategic point for the inner life. We all have to know our human spirit. It is here that we have been born again and it is here that we worship God.

"God is Spirit; and those who worship Him must worship in spirit" (John ), not in the Holy Spirit, but in our human spirit. In our reborn human spirit we worship God. Edgar Cayce was a near-death experiencer who had more recorded out-of-body journeys than anyone ever recorded and revealed volumes of psychic material much of which was verified to be true to the amazement of doctors and scientists.

Cayce discovered at a young age he could go into a self-induced trance and travel while out-of-body to afterlife realms to obtain information on virtually any subject.

This is called the “tripartite” nature of man. Much like the divine Trinity, the three parts of a human make one being. Though distinct, the three parts of a person work together to live, exist, and interact with God and creation. The Three Parts: Body, Soul, and.

The human spirit is the very essence of life in a human being. It is eternal and is created by the creator God, through Jesus Christ His Son. (Ecclesiastes NIV) As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mother's womb, so you cannot understand the work of.

God also revealed Himself in temporary physical forms that men could understand called theophanies. Examples are the burning bush, the fiery cloud in Exodus, and the unique incarnation of Christ.

God the Son humbled Himself and took on human form. He was not a preexistent spirit-being, waiting for a body, as the Mormons teach. The Book of Mormon—a Book from God But let us not come with any patronising nonsense about His being a great human teacher. He has not left that open to us.

“Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God”. The Book of Mormon, however. Every human being has a spirit, and it is distinct from the “spirit,” or life, of animals. God made man differently from the animals in that He created us “in the image of God” (Genesis ).

Therefore, man is able to think, feel, love, design, create, and enjoy music, humor, and art. And it is because of the human spirit that we. One of the false views that was rejected at the Council of Chalcedon taught that “the one person of Christ had a human body but not a human mind or spirit, and that the mind and spirit of Christ were from the divine nature of the Son of God.” 4 Since this view did not believe that Jesus has a human mind and spirit, it in effect denied that.