Trinity, in Christian doctrine, the unity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as three persons in one Godhead.

Incarnation in Christianity

Incarnation in Christianity In Christian theology, the incarnation is the belief that Jesus Christ, the second person of the Trinity, also known as God the Son or the Logos (Koine Greek for “Word”), “was made flesh”[2] by being conceived in the womb of a woman, the Virgin Mary, also known as the Theotokos (Greek...

Is Jesus God?

Is Jesus God? (Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Perspective) MANY people view the Trinity as “the central doctrine of the Christian religion.” According to this teaching, the Father, Son, and holy spirit are three persons in one God. Cardinal John O’Connor stated about the Trinity: “We know that it is a very profound...

God the Father

God the Father God the Father is a title given to God in various religions, most prominently in Christianity. In mainstream trinitarian Christianity, God the Father is regarded as the first person of the Trinity, followed by the second person God the Son (Jesus Christ) and the third person God the Holy Spirit. Since the second century, Christian creeds included affirmation of...

Son of God in Christianity

Son of God in Christianity The terms “son of God” and “son of the LORD” are found in several passages of the Old Testament. In Christianity, the title Son of God refers to the status of Jesus as the divine son of God the Father. It derives from several uses in the New Testament and early Christian theology. In mainstream Christianity,...

Sons of God

Sons of God Sons of the God (בני האלהים‎,bənê hāʼĕlōhîm,[1] literally: “sons of the Gods”[2]) is a phrase used in the Hebrew Bible and apocrypha. The phrase is also used in Kabbalah where bene elohim are part of different Jewish angelic hierarchies. Hebrew Bible Genesis 6 And it came to pass, when men began...

The Trinity

Trinity

What Is Trinity? The Christian doctrine of the Trinity (Trinitas, ‘triad’, from Latin: trinus “threefold”)[1] holds that God is one God, but three coeternal consubstantial persons[2] or hypostases[3]—the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit—as “one God in three Divine Persons”. The three Persons are distinct, yet are one “substance, essence or nature” (homoousios).[4] In...

God the Son

God the Son God the Son (Θεός ὁ υἱός) is the second person of the Trinity in Christian theology. The doctrine of the Trinity identifies Jesus as the incarnation of God, united in essence (consubstantial) but distinct in person with regard to God the Father and God the Holy Spirit...

Athanasian Creed

What Is Athanasian Creed? The Athanasian Creed, also known as Pseudo-Athanasian Creed or Quicunque Vult (also Quicumque Vult), is a Christian statement of belief focused on Trinitarian doctrine and Christology. The Latin name of the creed, Quicunque vult, is taken from the opening words, “Whosoever wishes”. The creed has been used by Christian churches since the...

The Trinity Symbol

The Doctrine Of The Trinity

The Doctrine Of The Trinity The doctrine of the Trinity is that there are three separate and distinct Divine Persons in Godhead-God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost. The Athanasion Creed states: “There is one person of the Father, another of the Son, and another of...

Seven Gifts Of The Holy Spirit

Seven Gifts Of The Holy Spirit The Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are an enumeration of seven spiritual gifts originating from patristic authors,[1] later elaborated by five intellectual virtues[2] and four other groups of ethical characteristics.[3][4] They are: wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of the Lord. Book of Isaiah The seven gifts are...

The Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit in Christianity

Holy Spirit in Christianity The New Testament details a close relationship between the Holy Spirit and Jesus during his earthly life and ministry.[10] The Gospels of Matthew and Luke and the Nicene Creed state that Jesus was “conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary”.[11] The Holy Spirit descended on Jesus like a dove during his baptism, and in his Farewell Discourse after...

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The Origin of Trinity

What Is The Origin of Trinity? THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY IS NOT FOUND IN THE BIBLE The Illustrated Bible Dictionary records: “The word Trinity is not found in the Bible. . . It did not find a place formally in the theology of the church till the 4th century.”...

The Nicene Creed and Truth about the Trinity

The Nicene Creed and Truth about the Trinity “God can in no way be described.” — Plato (Father of the pagan Trinity) In the preface to Edward Gibbon’s History of Christianity, we read: “If Paganism was conquered by Christianity, it is equally true that Christianity was corrupted by Paganism. The...

One, Two, Trinity

One, Two, Trinity And then there were three. They were seen in Sacred Tradition first, seen in the teaching authority of the undivided Church next, seen in the Bible last. Which Church was that? The Roman Catholic Church. The Three Witnesses of the Catholic Church To the Protestants, the Bible...

Judaism And Trinity

Judaism And Trinity: A Messianic Christian View   GRACE AND PEACE TO YOU. MARANANTHA! Most modern Jewish people seem to have made their “peace” with Jesus of Nazareth. Some consider Him to be a great Jew, or even the greatest Jew who ever lived. Two of our Jewish leaders, Dr....

Jewish Reflections on Trinitarian Thinking

Three Is Not Enough: Jewish Reflections on Trinitarian Thinking  * The Philosophic Challenge The Zoharic Response Text-ing Three is Not Enough Scriptural and Early Rabbinic God Language In earlier times, people did not ask questions about God language; they just used it. Talking to God, directly, brought people close to the...

G-d is One, Not a Trinity

G-d is One, Not a Trinity Ellen Kavanaugh “Hear O Israel, YHVH is G-d, YHVH is ONE.” (Deut 6:4) I do not subscribe to trinitarian/tri-unitarian doctrines which attempt to define G-d as three Persons in One. YHVH is One. I am convinced one reason why a trinitarian doctrine was incorporated...

Faith Groups that Reject the Trinity Doctrine

A Brief Explanation of Religions that Deny the Doctrine of the Trinity The doctrine of the Trinity is central to most Christian denominations and faith groups, although not all. The term “Trinity” is not found in the Bible and is a concept of Christianity that is not easy to grasp...

The Athanasian Creed

The Athanasian Creed One of the symbols of the Faith approved by the Church and given a place in her liturgy, is a short, clear exposition of the doctrines of the Trinity and the Incarnation, with a passing reference to several other dogmas. Unlike most of the other creeds, or symbols, it deals...

Divinity Of Jesus

Divinity Of Jesus The second Christian dogma is that of the Godhood of Jesus. The Athanasion Creed states: “Furthermore, it is necessary to everlasting salvation that he also believes rightly in the Incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Christians believe that Jesus Christ is God from all eternity, the Second...

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