Martin Luther Holy Spirit Analysis

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"Charismatics" and "Pentecostals," of course, do not suffer such a deficiency. However, in traditions that are not so oriented toward gifts of the Spirit, there is a noticeable lack of discussion of the work of the Comforter. This lack of attention is unfortunate. The primary work, or office, of the Holy Spirit should not slip from Christian catechesis, preaching, and theological training. As a Church and people of faith we need to look at closely the role of the Spirit in Martin Luther’s theology of justification and the practical implications for preaching and teaching that follow from his understanding of the Spirit active in faith. For Luther, a Christian participates in the work of God. The Holy Spirit works in many ways in this world.
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