How is the Trinity not tritheism?


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The doctrine of the Trinity is at the very center of the Christian faith. That God is triune in nature is affirmed not only in Scripture but also in the early ecumenical creeds of the church-specif...

July 01 2013 10 responses Vote Up Share Report

Q jcryle001 JD Abshire
1 Timothy 3:16 " And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory."

Yes, mysterious and incomprehensible.
The clearest example of God's Triunity is found in Luke 3:21-22 " Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened, And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased."

We see Christ praying, the Holy Ghost descending and the Father speaking.

March 19 2014 1 response Vote Up Share Report

Mini Salem Markus Purba
Well, God is Spirit (Genesis 1:2) and the Words of God is Spirit (John 6:62-63), and the Word was God (John 1:1-5).

"For God so loved the worlds that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16)

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth, (John 1:14).

The Son of God became the Son of Man (John 6: 27; 62) so the Man may be enabled to come and to communicate with God (John 6:65) as a children of God (John 1:10-13) we, believers and followers of Jesus communicate with God in a Father and Son relationship.(Mathew 6:9; 7:11)

So, the Trinity is not tritheism, but the ways of God to save the world; it is a doctrine, confession and declaration of Christian's belief, stated in the creeds as a children of God.

April 05 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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