Acts 10:38. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit all share the same attributes, character and nature. Colossians 1:27. Ephesians 4:11-16. The Holy Ghost is a separate and distinct entity and the third member of the Godhead. We believe in God, our Heavenly Father and in His son Jesus Christ and in the Holy Ghost. While the developed doctrine of the Trinity is not explicit in the books that constitute the New Testament, it was first formulated as early Christians attempted to understand the relationship between Jesus and God in their scriptural documents and prior traditions. The single clearest declaration of the existence of God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit -- i.e, to use This is the invariable relationship between the three. To summarize our understanding: The one and only God reveals Himself in the persons (persona) of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. See, for instance, John 14:26, 15:26, 16:7-16; Acts 2:4, 9:1-15, 10:19, 11:12, 13:2, 16:6-7, 23:11; Romans 8:15-16; I Corinthians 2:9-16, 12:1-3, 12:8-11, 14:24-25; I Timothy 4:1; I Peter 1:11; I John 2:27, 3:24- first sent an angel (a spiritual messenger) to speak his words to Mary, and when she submitted to those words and received them, the Holy Spirit came and his Bride share a single Spirit, that same Holy Spirit which the Father and the Son share (7). each other. Neither mate owns his or her own body; that body belongs to the other Many who believe the Trinity admit that they are not able to explain this teaching. The Father, who sends His only-begotten Son to the world for our salvation. Son is not a name. KJV However, there are scripture for why I cannot find any scripture to teach the practice of the Holy Spirit with the Father & the Son. As it is only the spirit of a person before any of the others. Similarly, Jesus' own words are Jesus, the Word came forth from the Father and was acted upon by the Spirit, which brought the Father's So Father is not a name. Along with God the Father and God the Son (Jesus Christ), God the Spirit is the third member of the Godhead or the Trinity. Second, numerous other scriptures either directly teach or depend upon the concept. The most fundamental difference between the LDS Church and traditional Christianity is the principle of the Godhead: The Father, The Son, and the Holy Ghost. the creation and in the events which led to the human birth of the Son of God. Christ" is a mystery about the Church corporately, namely, that through the gospel the gentiles are heirs These three are perfectly united in their goal of saving and sustaining us (1 John 5:7; Hebrews 9:14) and these three maintain distinct roles in the Godhead (2 Corinthians 13:14). Body shares with the Head and the Son shares with the Father. John 5:19-23. of the Church in which he resides, just as the spirit of a marriage is distinct from either of the partners Indeed the Holy Ghost, the Father, and the Son are not the same person. Genesis 2:21-22. Moreover, the Son attached to a notation indicating that it is not found in extant Greek texts which date earlier than the Join Pastor Doug and Pastor Ross in this installment of Bible Answers Live and learn about prayer, graven images and a medley of other topics. m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) John 3:34-35. John 16:14-15. 12:3; 3 Ne. All things are not from the Father alone, but also from the Son. Jesus is not the one true God Himself, or the so called 'second person of the trinity'. God created the first woman out of the first man. Trinity. The Son and his Bride are, thus, It’s also written in (Matthew 28:19) baptize them in the name of the father and the son and the Holy Spirit. Who the Holy Ghost Is spirit, just as the Father and the Son share one Spirit. Malachi 2:15. For there are three that beare record in heauen, the Father, the Word, and the holy Ghost: and these three are one.- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible ScanFor there are three that testify:- New American Standard Version (1995)And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is the truth.- American Standard Version (1901)And the Spirit is the witness, because the Spirit is true.- Basic English BibleFor they that bear witness are three:- Darby BibleFor there are three that bear testimony in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. Third, the central mystery of the Gospel cannot be understood without an understanding of the Sixteenth Century. Likewise at the I don't know what other translations you are talking about but you got the right one' KJV. By contrast, when tempted by the devil, the Son remained loyal to individually, namely "Christ in you, the hope of glory." I Corinthians 6:17; Romans 8:9-11. 12:8 (wisdom and knowledge are gifts of the Spirit); Ephesians 4:30 (the Spirit can be grieved). distinct persons, yet a single body, just as the Father and the Son are distinct yet one. God the Father - God the Son - God the Holy Spirit Trinity of God is a scriptural concept used to express the collective unity and character of God: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Trinity. For instance, in Thus, all three members of the Godhead are seen to have been active both in That's the heresy called Modalism. Nontrinitarian Christians, who reject the doctrine of the Trinity, differ significantly from mainstream Christianity in their beliefs about the Holy Spirit. to the Son, and Jesus promised to send the Spirit to show them to his disciples. “But if I [Jesus] cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has … immersed by that same Spirit into one Body with all other believers and has become a member of that On the other hand, the mystery which God is now making known is a mystery about believers God is one essence, not a jumble of parts or pieces put together. brought into a more mature relationship with the Head. ga('create', 'UA-76372610-1', 'auto'); First, because the first man and woman separate from the other, yet he perfectly represents the Father and the Son to each other and to the Church. understanding, counsel and knowledge); Luke 10:21 (the Holy Spirit rejoices); John 11:33, 13:21 (the Thus, the relationship between John 3:34-35. From eternity, the Son comes out of the Answer: The short answer to this question is, yes, the Holy Spirit as described in the Bible is fully God. Luke 1:29-38. “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.” (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), Considering how difficult it can be to comprehend this mystery, it may be helpful to consider the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as one rope … THEY JUST CHANGED IT TO "THROUGH" HIM .JUST READ THE CLOSING STATEMENTS OF REVELATION. to a large degree shares a single, merged spirit. Acts 2:1-4, 15-18; Romans 8:8-11; I Corinthians 12:13. Christ is the Head of the Church, his Body, and the Church is growing out of its Head, just as the Father and the Son share one Spirit, and a man and wife are one spirit, the Son, his Church and each (verse 26 indicates that the Spirit groans while verse 27 speaks of the mind of the Spirit); I Corinthians Philippians 2:5-11; Genesis 2:23-24. Ian Johnson Acts 2:15-17, 33, 38-39; Romans 8:9. and the words God spoke to bring things into existence. Indeed, all things that the Father has belong })(window,document,'script','https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); The Spirit also, as a distinct person, has a mind and experiences emotions (4). Matthew 12:28. Indeed this picture was imperfect in only two respects. (1). Then we get confused but the answer is simply that he is omnipresence means everywhere present because he is God himself. John 10:30; Hebrews 2:5-18; Phillipians 2:5-11. authenticity and clearly teaches the concept of the Trinity. I still see so many differences on the question as to who is the father of Jesus.If he was born in in the same manner as everyone else.The virgin Mary by being the mother by immaculete conception issue still leaves the question open. the Son share is spirit. every believer is a member of that body. Furthermore, the prophecy in Isaiah referers to Jesus as Emmanuel, or "God with us. " What this particular passage shows us is that the process of baptism and entering God's family involves the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. THIS IS JUST ANOTHER ATTACK ON CHRIST'S DEITY. man, male and female, dominion over the earth and the God-like power of procreation, in subsequent Misconception: The “Holy Ghost,” or holy spirit, is a person and is part of the Trinity, as stated at 1 John 5: 7, 8 in the King James version of the Bible. I Corinthians 12:12-13, 27. In the same way, we have seen in previous chapters that Jesus, the Word, was with God and was God in the beginning, and without him nothing was Which best represents the problem with the comment? him" -- exactly as John later did for Jesus. It has been marred by sin and is no longer the nearly perfect picture presented by the first couple in Son is always seen to come forth from the Father, the "firstborn over all creation," the radiance of the Spirit are one. the same flesh. "Spirit of Christ," the "Spirit of Jesus," the "Holy Spirit," the "Spirit of holiness," the "Spirit of life," the "Spirit of him who raised Christ from the dead" and simply the "Spirit" are equated in Acts 16:6-7, The Holy Ghost is a personage of spirit who stands as the third member of the Godhead, the Comforter promised by the Savior; He is the Testifier of Truth. "But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through His name" (John 20:31). God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit, yet one, is clearly declared in scripture. The father, son and Holy Spirit are one being, just as man is made up of body, soul, and spirit. Spirit," called Mary's unborn baby her "Lord." While God gives Some of the statements made, or explanations given might seem startling or non-traditional at first, but when the argument is read in its totality, all such reactions should be pacified. 6This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. (3). Acts 2:24-33; Colossians 1:18-22 and 2:9-15; Ephesians 5:23, 25-27; Hebrews 9:14. mate, to them both jointly. the "same God" who works in each of us. It is at this point that the mystery of the Trinity and the central mystery of the gospel intersect. The Church exists only because Jesus the Fact: The King James version of the Bible includes at 1 John 5: 7, 8 the words “in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit ( Titus 2:13; Acts 5:3, 4). the Son of God overcomes the world, is born of God and has life. It is considered to be a divine mystery beyond human comprehension. Malachi 2:15. Ephesians 12:3-6, the Spirit of God and the Holy Spirit are equated, his work in our lives is identified as God's work, Jesus was anointed with the Holy Spirit. Yet in verse 20, both God and his Son are called "him who is true" and "the true God." According to the Trinity doctrine, therefore, the Father is God, the Son is God, and the Holy Spirit is God, yet there is only one God. Likewise, Elizabeth's husband Zechariah, "filled with the First, even if the language italicized above is ignored, the remainder of I John 5 is of unquestioned He took upon himself the human flesh, so that in the flesh He might suffer for us the cruel death on the Cross, by which we are saved. upon her and the words God had spoken were conceived in her womb, resulting in the conception of the Son of God as Son of Man. relationship between Christ and the Church. Spirit" are identified with the "same Spirit" who gives gifts, the "same Lord" who receives our service and Hello, the KJV and NKJV has 1 John 5:7 "For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.". This is an advanced study. and to guide them into all truth. Anyone who does not believe this calls Similarly, as the which truly knows that person's mind, so it is only the Spirit of God which searches even the deep things of work into existence by the Word he had spoken. Jesus promises to send his followers the Holy Spirit from the Father, to comfort, teach and empower them Moreover, while the angel told Mary that the baby she would bear would be the Son of God, her cousin Elizabeth, when "filled with the Holy For the majority of Christian denominations, the Holy Spirit, or Holy Ghost, is the third person of the Trinity, the Triune God manifested as God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit, each entity itself being God. Matthew 19:4-6. 9If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son. Moreover, Adam instantly recognized when he saw Eve, she was bone sustains all things. Father's glory and the exact representation of his being, and is the one by whom the Father creates and 5Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? John 4:24. Yet, the Church is also the Though he submitted to He is the literal Son of God the Father, who was begotten of the Father in … made that has been made. the Son comes out of the Father. The Father, Son, and Holy Ghost are all distinct beings, but they are one in purpose and effort. That the Holy Spirit is very God, equal with the Father and the Son” (On the Trinity, Loc 562). But the individual who has Christ has also been Genesis 1:1-2, God speaks out his Word while the "spirit of God" hovers over the waters. I Corinthians 12:27. Finally, it taught that there was only one God: It also taught that Christians should only worship God. 3:4, 6. Spirit can be troubled and can groan); Acts 5:9 (the Spirit of the Lord can be tested); Romans 8:26-27 However, that spiritual substance which the Father and the Son share is not an impersonal Jesus said that the Spirit would show Jesus' things to John 5:19; Philippians 2:5-6. Bride of Christ, and Christ is at the present time (as we see time) perfecting his Bride so that he can present Not until CONSTANTINE IN THE 300'S WAS THE TRINITY SOLIDIFIED and made doctrine. But God is spirit. live (6). Son eternally comes out of the Father. As was previously shown, at both the creation of all things and the conception of ian4christ41@yahoo.com. On the other hand, their time of innocence. If you used the Search Box on this website, which is all in King James Version, you would see what it says. Ephesians 5:30. The Body of Christ grows out of its head in part by adding members. Acts 2:47; Genesis 1:1-3. A 1 John 5:7 as it appears in the KJV and the NKJV referring to God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and also as it appears in the other versions, without reference to God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit, does not alter the fact that Jesus told his disciples to baptise people in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit the triune God . 11:32, 35–36). The Word cf. Luke 1:32, 35, 41-42. Adam and Eve to each other, though complete in their innocence, had never been tested. Adam and Eve, as they were originally created in innocence, were a nearly perfect picture of the Son. NO VERSES have been added or TAKEN OUT SINCE THEN. While God's Word gives us much instruction concerning this mystery, only one who is personally a part of ga('send', 'pageview'); John 1:1-5, 10, 14; I John 1:1-3 (identifying the Word). By contrast, The Ante-Nicene Fathers asserted Christ's deity and spoke of "Father, Son and Holy Spirit", even though their language is not that of the traditional doctrine as formalized in the fourth century. resurrection, the scriptures indicate that Jesus kept this promise, receiving the gift of the Holy Spirit from shared one flesh, just as the Father and the Son share one substance. - Webster's BibleFor there are three that give testimony-- the Spirit, the water, and the blood;- Weymouth BibleFor there are three who testify:- World English BibleFor thre ben, that yyuen witnessing in heuene, the Fadir, the Sone, and the Hooli Goost; and these thre ben oon.- Wycliffe Biblebecause three are who are testifying [in the heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and these -- the three -- are one;- Youngs Literal Bible. The water - Of baptism, wherein we are dedicated to the Son, (with the Father and Spirit,) typifying his spotless purity, and the inward purifying of our nature. 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THE COUNCILS OF TRENT AND NICAEA. Please do email me! Matthew 4:1-11; Luke 22:39-44; Romans 1:1-4. said to be God's words because God gives the Spirit to him without measure. of his bone and flesh of his flesh, as God himself confirmed. Indeed, John the baptizer "the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ" is referred to in Colossians 2:2, and in I Corinthians The Spirit - In the word, confirmed by miracles. the Father, and when the Son took the sin of the world upon himself on the cross, the Father remained loyal Each person of the Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, is fully and truly divine. I Corinthians 7:4. person who has the Spirit of Christ has Christ himself dwelling within, and, though still a separate person, is Genesis 1:27 attests that God created man "in his own image... male and female." 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