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proceeds from the Father, who is worshiped and glorified together with the Father and Son.” - .G. Chalcedon (A.D. 451)Affirmed the Nicene creed and stated that the changes by the Council of Constantinople were to clarify and not change the creed. This ended the major Christological councils, but did not end all controversy.
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- .H. Synod of Toledo (A.D. 589) They added the word (filiomeaning "from the son", while quemeans "and" in Latin) "We believe in the Holy Spirit ... who proceeds from the Father and the Son". This angered the eastern Greek church. - .I. Augsburg Confession (A.D. 1530)Article I: Of God. Our Churches, with common consent, do teach that the decree of the Council of Nicaea concerning the Unity of the Divine Essence and concerning the Three Persons, is true and to be believed without any doubting; that is to say, there is one Divine Essence which is called and which is God: eternal, without body, without parts, of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness, the Maker and Preserver of all things, visible and invisible; and yet there are three Persons, of the same essence and power, who also are coeternal, the Father the Son, and the Holy Ghost. And the term "person" they use as the Fathers have used it, to signify, not a part or quality in another, but that which subsists of itself. - .J. Westminster (A.D. 1646)Of God, and of the Holy Trinity.III. In the unity of the Godhead there be three Persons of one substance, power, and eternity: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost. The Father is of none, neither begotten nor proceeding; the Son is eternally begotten of the Father; the Holy Ghost eternally proceeding from the Father and the Son. - .K. Baptist Faith and Message 2000 C. God the Holy SpiritThe Holy Spirit is the Spirit of God, fully divine. He inspired holy men of old to write the Scriptures. Through illumination He enables men to understand truth. He exalts Christ. He convicts men of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment. He calls men to the Saviour, and effects regeneration. At the moment of regeneration He baptizes every believer into the Body of Christ. He cultivates Christian character, comforts believers, and bestows the spiritual gifts by which they serve God through His church. He seals the believer unto the day of final redemption. His presence in the Christian is the guarantee that God will bring the believer intothe fullness of the stature of Christ. He enlightens and empowers the believer and the church in worship, evangelism, and service. - .L. Middle Ages Eastern and Western church separation on July 16, 1054.
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Decreased emphasis on Holy Spirit minimized personal regeneration and illumination of Scripture- .M. ReformationRenewed focus of Martin Luther on “justification by Faith” led to renewed emphasis on personal conversion and the role of the Holy Spirit in regeneration. John Calvin linked Spirit to the Word in enlightening and sanctifying. The printing press brought the Word of God in the vernacular of the people where they could read it and increased emphasis on the Holy Spirit’s inspiration of Scripture and illumination to believers of what it means. - .N. Pentecostal Movement1.

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