It is true that the Holy Spirit is closely associated with God’s power. But this does not mean that ‘the Holy Spirit equals God’s power’.
A number of lines of Biblical evidence show that the Spirit is a person.
First, by definition a person is a being with intelligence, emotion, and will. Continue reading “Is the Holy Spirit a Person or a Thing?”
The idea of the Trinity is that God is one in essence (or being or nature) and three in person, each of the three persons fully and eternally sharing in the one divine essence.
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This would be a logical contradiction if it were affirming that God is one and three in the same way at the same time. However, the affirmation is that God is one in one aspect (essence) and three in a different aspect (person). Continue reading “What does it mean that God is a Trinity?”