Posts Tagged ‘trinity’
Baptism, the Godhead, and the King James Bible
Question: Hey, are you the person that is behind the answer on the La Vista Church of Christ website? Surprisingly, it looks like you have very sound doctrine, which, of course, is very rare to find considering how many false prophets and teachers there are that exist. Answer: [Note: “Then the Pharisees went and plotted…Read More
Why are singular pronouns and plural pronouns used in reference to God?
Question: Blessed day. In my discussion with the Unitarian Church, I used Genesis 1:26 to prove that God is not only one person. They ask me if God in Genesis 1:26 is in the plural form then why is it, in Genesis 1:27, there is only one God who created man? They used the verb…Read More
The Godhead Dwells in Us
by Whit Sasser God Dwells in Christians II Corinthians 6:16 Ephesians 4:6 Philippians 2:13 I John 4:12-16 Christians Dwell in God I John 4:15-16 Christ Dwells in Christians Colossians 3:11 John 6:56 John 15:4-5 John 17:23, 26 Galatians 2:20 Galatians 4:19 II Corinthians 4:10-11 II Corinthians 13:5 Ephesians 3:17 Romans 8:20 Philippians 1:20 Christians Dwell…Read More
There Are Three
by Jefferson David Tant In our Bible studies and teaching, we often refer to God the Father and Christ the Son. Obviously, this is good, as they are prominent figures in our creation, salvation, and daily living. We are also aware that there is a third being that is one of the God-head, and that…Read More
The Deity of Christ
by Charles N. Spence, Jr. Sentry Magazine, June 2000 One of the principal points of the Christian doctrine is the deity of Jesus Christ. If Jesus was just an ordinary man, though perfect he may be, his death could never benefit the entire race of sinful man. Some faiths actually believe and teach that Jesus…Read More
Does Colossian 2:9 mean that Jesus is the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit?
Question: Does Colossian 2:9 mean that Jesus is the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit? Answer: “For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form” (Colossians 2:9). “Fullness” (from the Greek word pleroma) means a complete or full expression. Thus, in Galatians 4:4 the fullness of time doesn’t mean all time but the moment…Read More
Is the Father the only true God?
Question: In Do You Believe in Three Gods or One? it is stated: We believe in the one true and living God because the Bible teaches it. Jesus identifies who the “one true and living God” is in John 17:3 which states in the King James Version: “And this is life eternal, that they might…Read More
Did God or Christ lead Israel?
Question: Hi Mr. Jeffrey, I was reading this article: Immorality: The Forbidden Territory and found this statement: “The Israelites even had Christ on their side! How often do we quote, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13)? The Israelites’ access to Christ did not allow most of them to reach…Read More
Will we see the Godhead as three beings or combined as Jesus?
Question: Will we see the Trinity as three distinct persons in Heaven or will they all be combined as one in Jesus Christ our Saviour? I know the Bible states that Jesus is sitting on the right hand of God but will we see God the Father and the Holy Spirit? Answer: In Revelation, there…Read More
The Lord Our God Is One
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/LordOurGodIsOne.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Deuteronomy 6 I. In the world there are many views divinity. A. We can broadly categorize them as: 1. Polytheism a. Many gods, each independent. They interact with each other, sometimes cooperatively and sometimes in opposition to each other. b. Hinduism is a modern day polytheistic religion 2. Monotheism a. There is a single god…Read More