- The Greek word for spirit is pneuma: breath, breeze, a spirit, the spirit of God, or mind.
- When the word spirit is capitalized in modern translations, it is a decision of the translators and is nota reliable indication that it is talking about the Holy Spirit.
- Romans 8:15
- The first use of spirit in this verse referes to a disposition. The second use must also be a disposition in order to make the comparison between slaves and children work.
- Philippians 2:1
- There is no definite article before spirit in the Greek, which indicates that this is talking about a mindset of fellowship, not the Holy Spirit.
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