Questions tagged [personification]

Personification occurs when an idea, object or animal is represented as a person as a type of anthropomorphic metaphor.

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How can someone be "filled with the Spirit" if the Spirit is a person? Ephesians 5:18

Ephesians 5:18: And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, [ESV] And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; [KJV] and be ...
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Is Acts 15:28 evidence that the Holy Spirit is a personal being capable of having opinions about things?

Acts 15:28 (ESV): 28 For it has seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us to lay on you no greater burden than these requirements: Since the pronoun "us" clearly points to the people at the ...
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