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What are the 7 spirits of God in Revelation 4:5 and 5:6? 7 lampstands are 7 spirits and 7 horns & 7 eyes are the 7 Spirits of God. Which are they?

In Rev 4:6 and 5:6 it says these are the 7 spirits of God. In Rev 4:5 it states that the lampstands are the 7 Spirits of God then in 5:6 it states that the 7 horns and the 7 eyes are the 7 Spirits of ...
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When were the spirits in 1 Peter 3:19-20 disobedient?

The passage seems to locate the time frame in which the spirits in prison were disobedient to the time period in which the ark was being prepared by Noah. Does the Greek support this reading of the ...
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What is the biblical "spirit of your mind" and "the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience", as they seem to stand in opposition?

A question asking about the mind of the flesh and the mind of the Spirit (Romans 8:6) is not the same because I am not asking about the mind of the Spirit, i.e. the Holy Spirit, plus my two verses in ...
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Did the Prophet Micaiah really see and hear the Lord and His host (1 Kgs. 22:20-21), and could any angel be a deceiving spirit (22:21)?

The prophet Micaiah related the Word of the Lord to kings Ahab and Jehoshaphat. Did he (Micaiah) really see the Lord and the host of heaven, or was this a vision?: 1 Kings 22:20-21: Micaiah said, “...
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What is meant by "familiar spirits" in Isaiah 19:3, 29:4?

Isaiah 19:3: 3 And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst thereof; and I will destroy the counsel thereof: and they shall seek to the idols, and to the charmers, and to them that have familiar ...
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Did Jesus believe in ghosts / disembodied spirits?

Luke 24:36-39 (NASB): 36 Now while they were telling these things, Jesus Himself suddenly stood in their midst and *said to them, “Peace be to you.” 37 But they were startled and frightened, and ...