The Face of the Deep Exploring the Mysterious Person of the Holy Spirit

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-02-01
  • Publisher: David C. Cook

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Many Christians don’t have a clear idea of the Holy Spirit’s role in their life. Yet Scripture is full of stories that show the Spirit as a vibrant, personal being.

The Face of the Deep invites you on a quest for the Holy Spirit that journeys through our world and Bible. The adventure is infused with wonder and symbolic imagination—from the black void of Genesis 1 all the way through the explosive re-creation at the close of Revelation. You’ll encounter the love and power of the Holy Spirit revealed through the beauty of creation, art, history, and theology.

Author Biography

Paul J. Pastor is a writer and grassroots pastor living in the woods of Oregon’s majestic Columbia River Gorge with his wife and three children. With an M.A. in Bible and Theology from Western Seminary, Paul is a contributing editor for Christianity Today’s Leadership Journal and a regular adjunct professor at Multnomah University. His last name is either providence or coincidence.

Table of Contents

A Few Words

Part 1: Seven Stars

The Face of the Deep
The Spirit Who Creates

Tooling the Craftsman
The Spirit Who Inspires

The Power of Prophets
The Spirit Who Speaks the Truth

The Voice of the Mountain
The Spirit Who Meets Us

From the Stump of Jesse
The Spirit of the Messiah

The Renewer of Earth
The Spirit Who Sustains

Poured on All Flesh
The Spirit Who Does New Things

Part 2: Seven Lampstands

The Dove of the Beloved
The Spirit of Unconditional Love

The Wind of the Wilderness
The Spirit of the Desert

The Birth from Above
The Spirit of New Life

The Flame of Pure Speech
The Spirit Who Speaks through Us

The Oil of Holiness
The Spirit Who Sanctifies

The Breath of One Body
The Spirit Who Unifies

The Spirit Who Invites

“And there was no more sea.”
The Icons
Questions for Reflection
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