from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Christianity The Holy Spirit.
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- proper n. One of the three distinct Persons or Hypostases of the Holy Trinity, the others being God the Father and God the Son (Jesus).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the Holy Spirit; the Paraclete; the Comforter; (Theol.) the third person in the Trinity.
- adj. the third person of the Trinity; the Comforter; the Paraclete.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wild angelica of Europe, Angelica sylvestris, formerly regarded as good against poison and pestilence. See angelica.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost
Society of Foreign Missions and is still authorized by the State, as also is the Seminary of the Holy Ghost, located in the mother-house of the Congregations of the Holy Ghost and the Immaculate Heart of
Louis XVIII. and the Prince Regent of England exchanged the orders of the Holy Ghost and the Garter, and I believe I may affirm that this was the first occasion on which any but a Catholic Prince was invested with the order of the Holy Ghost.
Pentecost, or Whitsuntide, fifty days after Easter and ten days after the Ascension, celebrates the Law given to Moses, as well as the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the Apostles, giving them the gift of tongues.
Virgin-Mother, the old man Simeon and Anna the Prophetess are enlightened by the Holy Ghost and unfold the future.
Let us, therefore, following the example of our Saviour Christ, and his Apostles, first fall to prayer before we admit, and send forth, this person presented to us, to the work, where-unto we trust the Holy Ghost hath called him.
For example, in the First Epistle of John, the sentence ‘For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word and the Holy Ghost and these three are one’s is known to have been added later15.
Had England come to such a pass, it was asked, that it was necessary to set up a Synod in her, to be “guided by the Holy Ghost sent in a cloak-bag from Scotland”?
Set apart by command of the Holy Ghost for the special evangelization of the Gentiles, Barnabas and Saul embark for Cyprus, preach in the synagogue of Salamina, cross the island from east to west doubtless following the southern coast, and reach Paphos, the residence of the proconsul Sergius Paulus, where a sudden change takes place.
A Caesarea the Holy Ghost by the mouth of Agabus, predicted his coming arrest, but did not dissuade him from going to
RECEIVE the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a Bishop, in the