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  • In the Roman Church the bishop blesses the oil of the sick used in extreme unctions on Holy Thursday at the Chrismal Mass,' using the following prayer of the sacramentaries of Gelasius and Hadrian: "Send forth, we pray Thee, 0 Lord, Thy holy spirit, the Paraclete from Heaven, into this fatness of oil, which Thou hast deigned to produce from the green wood for refreshment of mind and body; and through Thy holy benediction may it be for all that anoint, taste, touch, a protection of mind and body, of soul and spirit, unto the easing away of all pain, all weakness, all sickness of mind and body; wherefore Thou hast anointed priest, kings and prophets and martyrs with thy chrism, perfected by Thee, 0 Lord, blessed and abiding in our bowels in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."
  • In fact, the Fathers provide attestation that the earliest Christians understood the Paraclete passages to be referring to the Holy Spirit.
  • However, Jesus promised that after he had returned to heaven, God would send another Paraclete to be with the disciples.
  • However, against what Jesus clearly teaches Dr. Badawi claims that the promised Paraclete is in fact Muhammad.
  • Now, the author correctly states that the word " comforter " comes from the word Paraclete, not Periklytos.

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