Pastor's Corner: A chinook wind
Last updated 1/8/2021 at 7:45am
As another chinook wind blows in, I feel the urging to contemplate the Holy Spirit.
The Spirit is associated with the natural phenomenon of wind, active at creation as Gen. 1:2 notes "a wind from God swept over the face of the waters."
The Spirit is a spirit of life, the very breath of God. "Ruach" is the Hebrew word, which appropriately and beautifully requires a bit more breath from the human voice, an added oomph to pronounce.
God's Holy Spirit is also associated with the personification of Wisdom, as can be witnessed in Proverbs 1:20-21: "Wisdom cries out in the street; in the square...