What is the economic Trinity?


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The Trinity is one of the most complex concepts in the Bible and nigh inexplicable. We know that God is One (Deuteronomy 6:4), and we know that He exists in Three Persons (Matthew 28:19). It is a p...

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Image Thomas K M A retired Defence Scientist from Indian Defence R&D Orgn.
Many teachings and different opinions are available about Trinity. However, the 'economy' of Trinity is another aspect to be well understood. Here the distribution of stewardship is the key element and the main point. You can see the administrative arrangement of God's plan in this divine economy. We know that the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are not three different Gods but one God who is expressed in three persons. 

God's economy by the Trinity is given in 2 Cor. 13:14 "The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the communions of the Holy Spirit be with you all." Here we have the grace of the Son, the love of God the father, and the communion of the Holy Spirit. The love, grace and communion are elements in three stages. Love is the source, grace is the expression of love and communion is the transmission of this love in grace to man. Likewise, God the father, Christ the Son and the Holy Spirit are one God expressed in three persons. God is the source, Christ is the expression of God and the Holy Spirit is the transmission bringing God in Christ into man.

Three persons of the Trinity become three successive steps in the process of God's economy. The three stages are required for the divine dispensation of God into man.

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