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Holy Ghost

noun
1.
the third person of the Trinity.
Also called Holy Spirit.
Origin of Holy Ghost
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English
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  • We all know—every one in Britain knows—that you are a special channel for the operations of the Holy Ghost in our land.

    The Angel Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • What is to be said about the person and nature of the Holy Ghost?

  • The Holy Ghost will make the sinner feel and own his real condition.

    The Great Commission C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
  • Thus the Street of the Holy Ghost contains the church so designated.

    Aztec Land Maturin M. Ballou
  • Purified by the Holy Ghost we may again be like ourselves and God.

  • So long as a man is self-active, he cannot receive the Holy Ghost.

British Dictionary definitions for Holy Ghost

Holy Ghost

noun
1.
another name for the Holy Spirit
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Holy Ghost in the Bible

the third Person of the adorable Trinity. His personality is proved (1) from the fact that the attributes of personality, as intelligence and volition, are ascribed to him (John 14:17, 26; 15:26; 1 Cor. 2:10, 11; 12:11). He reproves, helps, glorifies, intercedes (John 16:7-13; Rom. 8:26). (2) He executes the offices peculiar only to a person. The very nature of these offices involves personal distinction (Luke 12:12; Acts 5:32; 15:28; 16:6; 28:25; 1 Cor. 2:13; Heb. 2:4; 3:7; 2 Pet. 1:21). His divinity is established (1) from the fact that the names of God are ascribed to him (Ex. 17:7; Ps. 95:7; comp. Heb. 3:7-11); and (2) that divine attributes are also ascribed to him, omnipresence (Ps. 139:7; Eph. 2:17, 18; 1 Cor. 12:13); omniscience (1 Cor. 2:10, 11); omnipotence (Luke 1:35; Rom. 8:11); eternity (Heb. 9:4). (3) Creation is ascribed to him (Gen. 1:2; Job 26:13; Ps. 104:30), and the working of miracles (Matt. 12:28; 1 Cor. 12:9-11). (4) Worship is required and ascribed to him (Isa. 6:3; Acts 28:25; Rom. 9:1; Rev. 1:4; Matt. 28:19).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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