... (action or quality). In this post, let me share with you 5 explanations that will prove the Holy Spirit is never a persona in the God Family. The Trinity in Genesis 1. I’ve been asked how to prove the existence and divinity of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Amadeus” & Historical Accuracy in Biopics, Anti-Theist Atheist Snobfest & Insult Extravaganza. ... by James Parker, ..... et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. +LUKE 21:14-15 Settle {it} therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer: (15) For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1).The Hebrew word for God is Elohim.Elohim is a plural noun but it is used here with a singular verb bara.In the remainder of the Old Testament, when Elohim speaks of the true God, it is always used with a singular verb. know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost {which is} in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? Many people reject the idea that God is in Jesus’ body, and as a result, they are unknowingly stripping Jesus of His Divinity. 10. I have the keys of death and of hades. +ROMANS 8:10 And if Christ {be} in you, the body {is} dead because of sin; but the Spirit {is} life because of righteousness. 8) EXODUS 3:2-6 And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was {not} consumed. clear the distinction between the Father and the Holy Spirit (v 26) Acts 5:1-4 Here, the Holy Spirit is shown to be God, considering John 14, this would imply that there are 3 in the Trinity. It was not written by St. Athanasius, but was later named after this great saint who fought (almost singlehandedly at times) against the Arian heretics of the fourth century, who denied the Trinity. . who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us. The Gospel of John says: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1). (6) All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all . 20) Dispatches: Acts 10:20. 4) Who Sanctifies Us? (8) Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us. . 35) HEBREWS 10:29 Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace? 36) 1 JOHN 5:7-8 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. . . The Creed is clearly Augustinian in influence and character, and is in fact directly derived in several places from St. Augustine’s work On the Trinity (c.415), as well as St. Vincent of Lerins’ Notebooks (c.434), and Excerpta (c.440). (22) For the Lord {is} our judge, the Lord {is} our lawgiver, the Lord {is} our king; he will save us. . Fear not; I am the first and the last: (18) I {am} he that liveth, and was dead; . 18) Thinks: Acts 15:25,28. 4) ISAIAH 43:10-13 . (16) And he hath on {his} vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS . "Let US make man in OUR image": Three plural pronouns, (We, Us, Our) used 6 different times in four different passages: Gen 1:26; 3:22; 11:7; Isa 6:8. I, Jesus, have sent my angel to attest these things to you for the Churches. *JEREMIAH 17:10 I the Lord search the heart, {I} try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, {and} according to the fruit of his doings. Many people reject the idea that God is in Jesus’ body, and as a result, they are unknowingly stripping Jesus of His Divinity. ‘triad’, from Latin: trinus “threefold”). {cf. 1. The Apostle John (Jn 12:41) appears to interpret Isaiah’s vision of God (Is 6:1-8) as precisely such an appearance. him only shalt thou serve”}, +ROMANS 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, . (14) And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion {is} an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom {that} which shall not be destroyed. 35) Head of the Angels*JOHN 1:51 . 35:9-15}. 16) Longs (Yearns): Jas 4:5. . “. we know that an idol {is} nothing in the world, and that {there is} none other God but one . The apostolic benediction: ‘The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all’ (2 Cor. The Trinity is first of all important because God is important. . . 24) ACTS 10:19-20 While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee. +1CORINTHIANS 2:8 . Also, send me the Catholic Newsletter and special offers. {only God calls}, 6) ACTS 28:25 And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers, {Isaiah 6:8-10, which is quoted in Acts 28:26-27, applies the words cited to God; thus the Holy Spirit and God are equated in these two passages}. +REVELATION 21:23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb {is} the light thereof. . . 1:4); the Son redeems them (Eph. 13. . 3. That the Father is God unbegotten ,That Christ Jesus is God begotten of the Father. (THEOPHANIES). John 5:58/ Exodus 3:14 This is another proof text of Jesus proclaiming his own status as divine, equal with God the Father. {cf. Revelation 22:12-16 “Behold, I come quickly! . Then, adoring, bend the knee, and confess the mystery." Others argued, claiming He was in fact, the Son of God. Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet {are} like fine brass; *ISAIAH 25:8 He will swallow up death in victory; . . {see 11:1-3, Job 4:9, Hos 6:5, 2 Thess 2:8}. Rev 19:16}. Because of this New Testament revelation, Christian orthodoxy relies on an understanding of God as a Trinity—one living and true God who exists eternally as three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Jesus’ role as the “image” (Greek, eikon) of the Father also is harmonious with the biblical trinitarian view of the nature of God, while contrary views encounter insuperable logical problems with many biblical passages which appear at first to be contradictory. Indeed it is a mystery, and with all the saints we bend the … (14) And the armies {which were} in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. x GALATIANS 4:6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. . 6) #EZEKIEL 37:24-25 And David my servant {shall be} king over them; and they all shall have one shepherd: they shall also walk in my judgments, and observe my statutes, and do them. . . Polytheism is condemned as vigorously as Monotheism is proclaimed (see esp. . {cf. being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; . God is the absolute compound unity of Father, Son and Holy Spirit – three persons in one divine essence. . 11) “Above All”*EPHESIANS 4:6 One God and Father of all, who {is} above all, and through all, and in you all. . 18) JOHN 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, {even} the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me: 19) JOHN 16:7-8 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. Ps 45:6}. 2) #DANIEL 7:13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, {one} like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, . . . 16) Who is Speaking to the Churches in Revelation 2 and 3? . . *1 THESSALONIANS 5:23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; . . +JOHN 14:23 . (32) He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David: (33) And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end. . {cf. +LUKE 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. In 1774 a man named Ignaz Franz wrote a hymn of praise to the Trinity: Holy God, We Praise Your Name. , so my spirit remaineth among you: . I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works. . . 1) Who Indwells Believers? I was dead, and behold, I am alive unto the ages of ages! (15) And the captain of the Lord’s host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off thy foot; for the place whereon thou standest {is} holy . Eph 4:4-6, 1 Tim 2:5, Jas 2:19}. A. So likewise the Father is almighty: the Son almighty: and the Holy Spirit almighty. 1:9}, 15) “Holy One”*ISAIAH 48:17 Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; . With this important background, we can even see evidence for the Trinity right at the beginning of the Bible, in Genesis 1. THE UNITY OF GOD AND MONOTHEISM1) DEUTERONOMY 6:4 Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God {is} one Lord: 2) DEUTERONOMY 32:39 See now that I, {even} I, {am} he, and {there is} no god with me: . In the following passages this Angel is regarded as God Himself, either directly or inferentially: 7) GENESIS 31:11-13 And the angel of God spake unto me in a dream, {saying}, Jacob: And I said, Here {am} I. THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD: DIRECT BIBLICAL EVIDENCE. Amen. Discussion on prayer and how to pray more effectively. Revelation 1:8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”. (23) And I will take away mine hand, and thou shalt see my back parts: but my face shall not be seen. THE HOLY SPIRIT AND/OR TRINITARIANISM. {cf. . . +MATTHEW 25:32 And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth {his} sheep from the goats: *GALATIANS 1:4-5 . Historical Proof. We believe there is one God who has revealed himself in 3 persons. . A DEFINITION OF THE TRINITY: THE ATHANASIAN CREED. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely. . to 1 Cor 6:19}. . Thus saith the Holy Ghost, So shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man that owneth this girdle, and shall deliver {him} into the hands of the Gentiles. *1 CORINTHIANS 12:6 And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. {cf. (Compare with the 10 Commandments: Exodus 20:3 “You shall have no other gods before me. This isn’t accurate either. Selah. Theophanies, in any event, are not always personal appearances of God. . . 3) JOHN 4:24 God {is} a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship {him} in spirit and in truth. fulfil the law of Christ. x JOHN 14:16-17 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; (17) {Even} the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. {cf. 13) ZECHARIAH 12:8 In that day shall the Lord defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David {shall be} as God, as the angel of the Lord before them. III. John 8:38 “I speak the things which I have seen with My Father…”. 2) *PSALM 96:13 Before the Lord: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth. (29) Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot. 3) Who Searches Minds and Hearts? x 1 CORINTHIANS 12:11 But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will. In the context of its historical period, the Athanasian Creed was written in opposition to the Nestorian and Eutychian heresies. . *LUKE 1:68,70 Blessed {be} the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people . One can take the position that all or some of the theophanies and appearances of the Angel of the Lord (as God Himself) are pre-incarnate appearances of Christ, which would solve the paradox. But the Godhead of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit is all one: the glory equal, the majesty co-eternal. (14) But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, . . 3) +JOHN 10:9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. Once the evidence has been thoroughly examined, it is the Trinity doctrine -- not Modalism -- that best defends the truth of all the Scriptures. 4) *EZEKIEL 20:33,40 {As} I live, saith the Lord God, surely with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out, will I rule over you . . . . . John 8:18 “I am He who bears witness of Myself, and the Father who sent Me bears witness of Me”. x 1 JOHN 4:13 Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit. +JOHN 3:31 He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all. It does not allude to the Monophysite and Monothelite errors (which fact offers a strong indication as to its date of composition). . . Is 6:8-10 w/ Acts 28:25-27}. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End! . . Mk 1:14, Rom 15:16, 1 Thess 2:2,8-9, 1 Pet 4:17}, +ROMANS 15:19 . . Blessed {are} all they that put their trust in him. Eph 6:6, Col 3:24; servants of both: Jas 1:1, Rev 7:3, 11:18, 19:5}, II. The Scriptural doctrine of the Holy Trinity rests upon this foundation. 5) #ISAIAH 49:2 And he hath made my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of his hand hath he hid me, and made me a Polished shaft; in his quiver hath he hid me; 1) +JOHN 5:22,27 For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son . (70) As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began: {cf. +LUKE 1:68-69 Blessed {be} the Lord God of Israel; for he . . *MATTHEW 10:19-20 But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. . Not sure where to start? the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, . . JESUS IS THE IMAGE OF THE INVISIBLE FATHERA. 2) #DANIEL 7:13-14 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, {one} like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him. Ps 18:2}. Trinity is a Christian doctrine, that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are three complete and separate Gods and are yet one at the same time. Lord Jesus Christ, {which is} our hope; {cf. 6) +REVELATION 14:14-16 And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud {one} sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle. Noté /5. One God in three persons. The doctrine of the Trinity means that there is one God who eternally exists as three distinct Persons — the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. 4) +LUKE 22:29-30 And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me; (30) That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel. (16) And he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped. Collection of a massive number of biblical passages that establish beyond question that the Holy Trinity is a thoroughly biblical doctrine. 8) 1 JOHN 4:12 No man hath seen God at any time . .”*ROMANS 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called {to be} an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, {cf. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. . 17) Wills: 1 Cor 12:11. 2) JOHN 1:18 No man hath seen God at any time . Rom 1:16, 1 Cor 9:12, 2 Cor 2:12, 1 Thess 3:2}, *1 CORINTHIANS 15:9 . GOD’S APPEARANCES AS A MAN IN THE O.T. 37) REVELATION 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed {are} the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them. . 2) Glorifies: Jn 16:13-14. Whether the earliest Church Fathers believed in the Trinity is a subject for debate. Is 54:5-6, Hos 2:16-20}, +REVELATION 19:7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. Most attacks on the doctrine of the trinity (as is the case with Buzzard) focus on Jesus - there is certainly plenty of evidence. All angels are servants of Jesus Christ, who is the Word of God. If the Father excludes everyone else but Himself, the Trinity is decisively proven to be an error. There is more Scriptural evidence that the Holy Spirit is God. 1) Helps: Jn 14:16,26, 15:26, 16:7, Rom 8:26, 1 Jn 2:1. . He is my shield, and the {Horn Of} my salvation, . If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. (5) And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest {is} {holy} ground. . . (7) And he said unto me, Son of man, the place of my throne, and the place of the soles of my feet, where I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel for ever, and my holy name, shall the house of Israel no more defile, . . Yet, in other instances, his identity is distinguished from God (e.g., 2 Sam 24:16, 1 Kin 19:6-7, 2 Kin 19:35, Dan 3:25,28, 6:23, Zech 1:8-14), or is ambiguous (Num 22:22, Josh 5:13-14). {cf. 1:12 with Zech 14:4}. In this section we shall show that the doctrine of the Blessed Trinity has from the earliest times been taught by the Catholic Church and professed by her members. 10) 2 CORINTHIANS 3:6,17-18 Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life . . . The Lord of hosts, he {is} the King of glory. (5) But he {was} wounded for our transgressions, {he was} bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace {was} upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. 11) JUDGES 6:12,14 And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him, and said unto him, The Lord {is} with thee, thou mighty man of valour . . (14) And the Lord looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might, and thou shalt save Israel from the hand of the Midianites: have not I sent thee? x 1 CORINTHIANS 2:12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. The Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Trinity and undoubtedly the least understood member of the Godhead. . A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on your computer or mobile device browser. 1) +MATTHEW 21:4-5 All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, (5) Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass. There is really no proof of the Holy Trinity in the Bible. {cf. (11) Then he remembered the days of old, Moses, {and} his people, {saying}, . 6) +HEBREWS 1:8 But unto the Son {he saith}, Thy throne, O God, {is} for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness {is} the sceptre of thy kingdom. +MATTHEW 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. . The Holy Trinity: Hundreds of Biblical Proofs & Evidences. . Born Again Christian: The Regeneration of Born Again Christians. . . . unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear. Finally, after His resurrection, He revealed the doctrine in explicit terms, bidding them go and teac… +JOHN 5:21 For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth {them}; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will. (24) And I the Lord will be their God, and my servant David a prince among them; I the Lord have spoken {it}. the Lord . 33) Our Hope*PSALM 71:5 For thou {art} my hope, O Lord God: . 12) *REVELATION 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. . (11) He shall see of the travail of his soul, {and} shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities. Old Testament Trinity Proof Texts. even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. {cf. (Fact: Jehovah’s Witnesses, who do not believe that Jesus is God in the flesh, are opposed to translating the last scripture, “I am”. 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