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Is there a place in the Bible that teaches that the anointing oil is a symbol of the Holy Spirit? [closed]

I read a couple of articles about this subject. Apparently, there is a general agreement that, in some cases in the Bible, oil symbolizes the Holy Spirit. They say it's a metaphor. I couldn't find an ...
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Words of YHWH attributed to the Holy Spirit in the OT

I'm studying the NT mainly right now, so my OT knowledge is not that good. Just like some quotes in the Old Testament spoken by Yahweh are said (in the NT) to have been spoken by the Holy Spirit (Acts ...
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Why does God the Father need to anoint Jesus with His Spirit if Jesus is fully God?

Isaiah 42:1-4 referenced again in Matthew 12:18. Similar to the descending of God’s Spirit on Jesus at his baptism (Matthew 3). I don’t understand how to explain this in alignment with the Trinity ...
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"baptized into Christ" vs "baptized into the name of Christ"

As I research the use of "baptized into Christ" (Romans 6:3; Gal 3:27), can we legitimately distinguish this from "baptized into the name of Christ" (Matt 28; Acts 2:38; 8:16; 19:...
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Is being defiled from committing moral and sexual sins a physical defilement or spiritual defilement?

Reference Leviticus 18:20, 23 and Mark 7:21-23. Is there any distinction of defilement or are there specific types of defilement (e.g. ceremonial)?
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Is being defiled from consuming unclean meats a physical defilement or spiritual defilement?

Reference Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14. Is there any distinction of defilement or are there specific types of defilement (e.g. ceremonial)?
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Who are the angels mentioned in Luke 9:26? [closed]

For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father's, and of the holy angels. Luke 9:26 KJV ὃς γὰρ ἂν ...
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