"He doesn't. God doesn't need anything.
His people will be a kingdom of priests because with the eradication of sin there will be no need to work like before, no more hard, sweat-inducing work. Rather, we will spend our time with God.
"Is there any more to say? I pointed out that the word parakletos is only used for a person and never for anything other than a person. You agreed.
The inescapable conclusion is that the Comforter (parakletos) is, like Christ, a person.…"
"James said, "The fact that Thomas called Jesus “God” does not mean he thought Jesus was part of the Triune God, but he did think of him as God’s highest representative and worthy to be called “god.”"
"From E. W. Bullinger's Bible Commentary on Deut. 6:4 "one. Hebrew ’ehad = a compound unity (Latin. unus), one made up of others: Gen. 1:5, one of seven; Deu. 2:11, one of four; Deu. 2:21, one of twenty-four; Deu. 2:24, one made up of…"
"JohnB quoted the Bible, "Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God." (John 20:28)
To which James replied, "Wrong, Christ was never considered God in the First Century church..."
Of course, Thomas, the Apostle, was a…"
"The Holy Spirit is referred to as "the Comforter" (e.g. John 14:26) and Jesus refers to the Holy Spirit as "He". The word translated as "comforter" is parakletos and is a word that can only refer to a person, not…"