And the Son!

Acts 16:7

And when they had come opposite Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them.

This clause from the Creed is recited in the Western Church but not the Eastern Church. It has been a bone of contention over the years, but the core of its meaning is certainly biblical: the Spirit is not merely from the Father. He is the “Spirit of Jesus” and his purpose is to transform us, as the Eastern Church so beautifully insists, into the image of Christ. Today, ask the Spirit of Jesus–the Holy Spirit–to conform you to the image of Jesus Christ.

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