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.
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.
If you want to learn the basics, this post is for you, in a convenient Q&A format.
It’s important to define the terms, so the rest of the doctrine of the Trinity can be clear—or clear enough.
The illustrations must not be taken as perfect and all-revealing. Each has weaknesses. But they can still help.
The inner life of God is rich and plural within unity or oneness.
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.
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 two areas interact—God created, but his highest creation fell. Now humans need redemption. How does the Trinity accomplish this?
This is the most important and well-known verse in the Bible, but do we consider what that phrase means?
This article covers the Arian heresy and its modern-day equivalent in the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
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.
Here are standard objections and answers to them.
The Trinity—also called Triunity or three persons contained in one God—is who God is in his fullest united, one essence.
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.
The Apostles Creed and National Association of Evangelicals are the main statements of faith for this website. Continue reading
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.
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.
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