The Trinity

Topics: Trinity, God, Christianity Pages: 2 (446 words) Published: February 20, 2008
The Trinity:
Father, Son, & Holy Spirit

What Is the Trinity? A question that takes two seconds to ask but yet a lifetime to figure out. Many people have different beliefs about the Trinity. In fact Fred Allaback distributed a paper entitled No New Leaders No New Gods where its stated that only one divine being existed through the eons of years. Then that one divine being had a son. Then that would mean Christ had a beginning. It also states that the holy spirit is only a force not a separate entity. (TTIS1.1)

So in order to understand the Trinity better let's take a look at the Bible. You can never fully understand the Trinity but the Bible can give you a more clear understanding of it. So let's take a look at where the Trinity is found in the Bible?

The word trinity is actually never found in the Bible but the concept is there. The Trinity stands for The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit existing as three people but as one God. Even though the word "Trinity" is not found in the bible but the word "Godhead" is found in the Bible. As a matter of fact it is shown three times in the Bible. It is shown in Acts 17:29, Romans 1:20, & Col 1:29.

Ellen G. White talks about the trinity too even though she does not use the word "Trinity" either. She says "There are three living persons of the heavenly trio; in the name of these great powers the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit -- those who receive Christ by faith are baptized, and these powers will co-operate with the obedient subjects of heaven in their efforts to live the new life in Christ"

Even without the word "Trinity" or the many other passages where they don't mention the word "Godhead" they still mention God as more than one person because he uses plural nouns to describe himself. In Genesis 1:26 it says "Then God said, ‘Let us make man in Our image, according to our likeness." It did not say then the Gods said because there is only one God and three people.

This may confuse many people but if you...
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