“Think of the Father as a spring of life begetting the Son, like a river and the Holy Ghost like a sea, for the spring and the river and sea are all one nature. Think of the Father as a root and of the Son as a branch and the Spirit as a fruit, for the substance in these three is one. The Father is a sun with the Son as rays and the Holy Ghost as heat.#mypic
MASTER of the Votive Picture of Sankt Lambrecht The Holy Trinity, 1430. In front of the golden background, which also extends over the frame, God the Father is supporting the tortured body of the dead Christ by His armpits. Though dead, Christ holds up His pierced right hand. The Dove of the Holy Ghost is hovering between them. Six angels are fluttering around the figures of the Holy Trinity, their gestures being directed towards Christ.
Receiving the Holy Spirit - Pentecost - Confirmation | www.surefirehope.com | Jesus told the disciples to “Receive the Holy Spirit” (John 20:19-23) but He also told them wait for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49, Acts 1:4-5). So what did they receive when Jesus blew on them Resurrection Sunday, and how is that receiving of the Holy Spirit different than what they were told to wait for?
God the Geometer. Science, and particularly geometry and astronomy/astrology, was linked directly to the divine for most medieval scholars. The compass in this 13th century manuscript is a symbol of God's act of Creation. God has created the universe after geometric and harmonic principles, to seek these principles was therefore to seek and worship God.