The main culprit of sanctifying Christians is the Holy Spirit. However, His activity is different from the Old Testament the Spirit of God. Abundance and universality of the gifts of the Holy Spirit means that fulfilled the messianic times from the day of the resurrection of Christ. His coming is associated with faith in the mystery of Christ dead and risen. His presence is persistent, and Paul states that the redeemed are “temples of the Holy Spirit”, “temples of God” (1 Cor 6, 11 20; compare: 1 Corinthians 3, 16 – 17), and that being in real communion with Him. Because “all of which animates the Spirit of God are sons of God” (Rom 8, 14 – 17), hence we can say that Christians are children of God, because of access to the source of the holiness of God. Read the rest of this entry »
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God fulfills His promise which has been given for Israel, concerning His presence among the people.
The promise was filled in the next time by the Virgin Mary, who gave birth to
a descendant of David, Jesus Christ – the Son of God Almighty.
He is the Word of God made flesh, to dwell among us. The body of the Son is the true temple of God [J 2, 21].
The promise of being a God among men, is also performed by His Name.
Many times Christ spoke the words:
“I AM. “
And when the mission of Jesus is filled, He leaves, ensuring that the promise will continue to be filled.
And indeed, this promise is realized even today, for example, in the presence of God in the Blessed Sacrament, or by the existence of the Christian Church, not in terms of buildings, but in the sense of the followers of God – the Church, which despite the many persecutions over the centuries, after all was not destroyed – is still ongoing. Read the rest of this entry »