Spiritual relationship est. bet. a Christian and God by the indwelling of God, esp. the Holy Spirit (Jn 14:23; Ro 8:15; 1 Co 3:16; 6:15, 19; 2 Co 6:16; Gl 4:6; Eph 3:17); est. by the gift of justifying faith (Gl 3:2); to be distinguished from false mysticism.* See also Advent of Christ; Faith, Justifying; Sacrament and the Sacraments, F.
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