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- adj. spirally twisted
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Formed into or like a spiral; twisted like a corkscrew. See cut under sasin.
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We are to accomplish this by displaying the very godliness in us that is a gift from God, spirated by the Holy Spirit, first to Christ, and then to us through Baptism into Christ.
St. Thomas takes the enumerated list of the gifts, and the description of the spirated nature of the gifts directly from the Old Testament Book of the Prophet Isaiah, 11:2-3.
These elements are crucial in understanding the full import of piety as a spirated virtue by the enlivening power of the Holy Spirit in our lives, designed to assist us in becoming more fully one in and with Christ.
Although both "come from" the Father, who is their sole fons et origo, the Son is "begotten" and the Spirit is "spirated"; so, aside from what, exactly, that difference consists in, we must say that there is a difference.
Let us go back to Isaiah and point out that in the scriptural list of spirated gifts there are two mentions of fear: 1) Fear of the Lord, and 2) a quick understanding, or delight in the Fear of the Lord.
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