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The word indwell, the dictionary says, means that an entity "exists as an inner activating spirit, force or principle.
104:29-30), the healing wind that brings power and salvation to those it indwells (Judges 6:34, Jolm 3:6, Acts 2:1-4), the living water that quickens and refreshes all who drink from its eterna l springs (John 4:14, 7:37-38), the purgative fire that alternately judges evildoers and ignites the prophetic mission of the early church (Acts 2:1-4, Matt.
And as the Spirit of creation, the Spirit has been defined as the breath of God who indwells and sustains the cosmos.
Whether manifesting herself as a living, breathing organism like a dove, or an inanimate lifeform, such as wind or fire, the Spirit indwells nature as its interanimating force in order to lead all creation into a peaceable relationship with itself.