I really like this creed. I add a commentary, which I hope clarifies it. We the church today ignore it at our peril, particularly the American church.
Category Archives: Tri-unity
The Nicene Creed + Commentary
Centuries ago, the church debated the issue of who Christ was. In today’s church, we like to innovate so much that we become arrogant and can sometimes stomp all over the ancient creeds. But we ignore this creed at our peril.
The Trinity: What Are the Basics?
If you want to learn the basics, this post is for you, in a convenient Q&A format.
The Trinity: What Are Key Terms?
It’s important to define the terms, so the rest of the doctrine of the Trinity can be clear—or clear enough.
The Trinity: What Are Some Illustrations?
The illustrations must not be taken as perfect and all-revealing. Each has weaknesses. But they can still help.
The Trinity: What Does the Old Testament Say?
The inner life of God is rich and plural within unity or oneness.
The Trinity: Three Persons Together in the New Testament
The Father Son, and Holy Spirit appear everywhere in the New Testament, but here are five famous declarations of the three persons in the same passage.
The Trinity: What Do Theologians Say?
Here are what a few long-time professional theologians say about it. They will keep your thoughts in order—or show you how much a mystery the Trinity is!
The Trinity: What Are His Roles in Creation and Redemption?
The two areas interact—God created, but his highest creation fell. Now humans need redemption. How does the Trinity accomplish this?
The Trinity: What Does ‘Only Begotten Son’ Mean in John 3:16?
This is the most important and well-known verse in the Bible, but do we consider what that phrase means?
The Trinity: What Do Arians and Jehovah’s Witnesses Teach?
This article covers the Arian heresy and its modern-day equivalent in the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
The Trinity: What Are Defective Ideas?
A prominent pastor said on global Christian television (paraphrased): “God the Father, God the Son, and God the Spirit. See? Three Gods! Right? All agree? Okay!” Not okay. We must learn about defective teachings, so we can steer clear of them.
The Trinity: What Are Replies to Objections?
Here are standard objections and answers to them.
The Trinity: Why Would God Seem So Complicated?
The Trinity—also called Triunity or three persons contained in one God—is who God is in his fullest united, one essence.
The Trinity: What Does He Mean to Me?
Some over-thinking Christians would like to scrap the Trinity. Bad idea. Let’s see how the doctrine to our daily lives and relationship with God.
Statements of Faith: Apostles Creed and NAE
The Apostles Creed and National Association of Evangelicals are the main statements of faith for this website. Continue reading
Supplemental Statements of Faith: Two Historic Creeds
The statement of faith at the website is the Apostles Creed and the Statement of Faith of the National Association of Evangelicals. The other two historic statements commented on in this post also make up the other portions of this website’s Statement of Faith.
What a Divine Attribute Is
An attribute is also called a perfection. in some contexts. It is amazing. God can never improve or get worse. He is who he is, period.
Here is a list of the principal works referenced or used at this site. More will be added as time goes on, so please check back.