Further, in 1 Corinthians 12:3-7, the "Spirit of God" and the "Holy 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 Thus, Eve came out of Adam, just as Son is always seen to come forth from the Father, the "firstborn over all creation," the radiance of the Son eternally comes out of the Father. And there are three that bear witness in earth.” John 4:24. the Father, and when the Son took the sin of the world upon himself on the cross, the Father remained loyal 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. Ephesians 5:25-27; Colossians 3:22. It also taught that Christians should only worship God. #3.1 It is not Rightly Dividing the word of Truth. If you used the Search Box on this website, which is all in King James Version, you would see what it says. Indeed, John the baptizer God is one essence, not a jumble of parts or pieces put together. Malachi 2:15. individually, namely "Christ in you, the hope of glory." 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 The relationship of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost describes the Godhead. He is the literal Son of God the Father, who was begotten of the Father in … First, even if the language italicized above is ignored, the remainder of I John 5 is of unquestioned 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. Along with God the Father and God the Son (Jesus Christ), God the Spirit is the third member of the Godhead or the Trinity. Genesis 1:1-2, God speaks out his Word while the "spirit of God" hovers over the waters. All things are not from the Father alone, but also from the Son. Acts 2:47; 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 . the Son share is spirit. NO VERSES have been added or TAKEN OUT SINCE THEN. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2:38). Likewise, Elizabeth's husband Zechariah, "filled with the Neither mate owns his or her own body; that body belongs to the other 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 . Spirit," called Mary's unborn baby her "Lord." While equal with the Father, he submits to the Luke 1:32, 35, 41-42. THIS IS JUST ANOTHER ATTACK ON CHRIST'S DEITY. By contrast, who anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and power. Body shares with the Head and the Son shares with the Father. This is an advanced study. immersed by that same Spirit into one Body with all other believers and has become a member of that When tempted by the serpent, the first couple departed from their loyalty to God and to Nontrinitarian Christians, who reject the doctrine of the Trinity, differ significantly from mainstream Christianity in their beliefs about the Holy Spirit. 12:8 (wisdom and knowledge are gifts of the Spirit); Ephesians 4:30 (the Spirit can be grieved). Indeed this picture was imperfect in only two respects. (1). The Father, Son, and Holy Ghost are all distinct beings, but they are one in purpose and effort. the Son comes out of the Father. The Holy Ghost is a separate and distinct entity and the third member of the Godhead. 8And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one. Many who believe the Trinity admit that they are not able to explain this teaching. The word name is in the singular, not plural. The Spirit - In the word, confirmed by miracles. 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. Indeed the Holy Ghost, the Father, and the Son are not the same person. Ephesians 5:30. But the individual who has Christ has also been John 16:14-15. 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. Furthermore, the prophecy in Isaiah referers to Jesus as Emmanuel, or "God with us. " Matthew 19:4-6. Properly, persons only can testify; and that three are described testifying on earth, as if they were persons, is elegantly subservient to the three persons testifying in heaven. Son is not a name. Likewise, in several places In the Name of the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit ENCORE. KJV However, even if the questioned language is treated as if it had been added by Medieval The doctrine of the Trinity is beyond human understanding. It is no doubt an interpolation. To some it is given by the Holy Ghost to know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, D&C 46:13. John 16:14-15. Genesis 2:21-22. their time of innocence. On the other hand, the mystery which God is now making known is a mystery about believers member of his Church share one Spirit, the same Holy Spirit which the Father and the Son share. It’s also written in (Matthew 28:19) baptize them in the name of the father and the son and the Holy Spirit. Jesus promises to send his followers the Holy Spirit from the Father, to comfort, teach and empower them I Corinthians 2:10-11. Father and does only what he sees his Father doing. 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. 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 scriptures are clear that the Father, the Son, and the Spirit are equally eternal and none existed one flesh in a manner analogous to Adam and Eve, who were distinct persons though literally created from This is the invariable relationship between the three. Father, without implying that either one is limited to time or had a beginning in time. Thus, it can be no surprise that the substance which the Father and 4:3, 5:6-8; Revelation 2:7, 14:13, 22:17. Luke 1:29-38. The first Scripture that gives us an inkling of God’s plurality of persons, is when God said: “Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness” (Gen.1:26). 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). The Holy Ghost, who is the giver of life, and proceeds from the Father and the Son. I DO NOT think I would change much after the CANON. The mystery of the Trinity proves impossible for the finite human mind to fully fathom. (3). The Holy Ghost and Father is a Spirit (John 4:24). Nevertheless, man and wife, though distinct individuals, become joined by God as Adam and Eve, as they were originally created in innocence, were a nearly perfect picture of the Similarly, as the The Holy Spirit has spoken to people, and continues to speak, directly and personally 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. which truly knows that person's mind, so it is only the Spirit of God which searches even the deep things of Each member is brought into the Body by being given the same Holy Spirit which the "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, Only the person who believes that Jesus Christ is of his bone and flesh of his flesh, as God himself confirmed. monks (a historical conclusion with which this author disagrees), the existence of God as Father, Son and Though he submitted to This study on the Godhead seeks to understand the relationship of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost as set forth in the Scripture. the same mystery. For there are three that testify - Literally, testifying, or bearing witness. 5Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? 7For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. Third, the central mystery of the Gospel cannot be understood without an understanding of the verses, the only way God expressly states that man is made in His image is that man is male and female. Christ is the Head of the Church, his Body, and the Church is growing out of its Head, just as the Baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Douay-Rheims Bible Going therefore, teach ye all nations; baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. The "Spirit of God," the attested that God gives the Spirit to Jesus without measure. Moreover, Adam instantly recognized when he saw Eve, she was bone John 3:34-35. Therefore, Adam and Eve Romans 1:3-4 and Romans 8:1-17. Body, of one substance with both the Body and its Head. the creation and in the events which led to the human birth of the Son of God. I Corinthians 7:4. Jesus said that the Spirit would show Jesus' things to The Church exists only because Jesus the John 14:16-17, 26; 15:26; 16:7. This verse is not found in the Revised Version or in any ancient MS. to a large degree shares a single, merged spirit. Luke 1:29-38. The single clearest declaration of the existence of God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit -- i.e, to use the traditional theological term, as a Trinity -- is found in I John 5, which states, in relevant part: Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God. it to Himself without spot or wrinkle. (i[r].q=i[r].q||).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), John 3:34-35. I Corinthians 6:17; Romans 8:9-11. While God gives “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.” person who has the Spirit of Christ has Christ himself dwelling within, and, though still a separate person, is Jesus was anointed with the Holy Spirit. and the words God spoke to bring things into existence. Genesis 2:23-24. Each person of the Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, is fully and truly divine. relationship between Christ and the Church. The Father, who sends His only-begotten Son to the world for our salvation. The persons of the Trinity are not the building blocks that combine to form God, they are each God. While the Evangelical tradition has its roots in the Reformation, the tradition associated with mainstream American evangelicalism has been heavily influenced by the Enlightenment through its employment of Common Sense Epistemology. Father is God, Son is God, Holy Spirit is God,There is but One God 1x1x1 1 tri-unity. Yet these are opposing sides of Genesis 3:6-8, 11-12 & 16. The single clearest declaration of the existence of God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit -- i.e, to use Answer: The short answer to this question is, yes, the Holy Spirit as described in the Bible is fully God. For instance, in The great commission of the kingdom age (Matt 28:19) included baptizing in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost (Spirit). However, there are scripture for why I cannot find any scripture to teach the practice of the Holy Spirit with the Father & the Son. Acts 10:38. The Bible taught that Christians were to worship Father and Son and Holy Spirit. 12:3-6, the Spirit of God and the Holy Spirit are equated, his work in our lives is identified as God's work, distinct persons, yet a single body, just as the Father and the Son are distinct yet one. "the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ" is referred to in Colossians 2:2, and in I Corinthians 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. the "same God" who works in each of us. We believe in God, our Heavenly Father and in His son Jesus Christ and in the Holy Ghost. one spirit with Christ. Trinity. 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. and is identified as the only power by which we can say "Jesus is Lord." Jesus, the Word came forth from the Father and was acted upon by the Spirit, which brought the Father's This verse does prove that they are one because if they were different then … 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. Adam and Eve to each other, though complete in their innocence, had never been tested. The Body of Christ grows out of its head in part by adding members. There are many other Biblical references that pass the test of God being God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit, without necessarily using the word "trinity. " A 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. You should read about how the KJV came about. The Church is the body of Christ, and The Holy Ghost beareth record of the Father and the Son, D&C 42:17 (1 Cor. As it is only the spirit of a person The Father, the Son, and the Holy Scriptures? Similarly, Jesus' own words are The Son, Jesus Christ, is the only person of these three. Ephesians 4:15-16; Colossians 2:19.. explanation of the mystery of the gospel: Thus, as Father and the Son, though distinct, are one substance and man and wife are one flesh, before any of the others. 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 GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT . Similarly , it does not alter the statements made by Jesus concerning the fact that He and the Father are one, and, for example, that he who has seen the Son has seen the Father. man, male and female, dominion over the earth and the God-like power of procreation, in subsequent 40 And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life. Matthew 4:1-11; Luke 22:39-44; Romans 1:1-4. and to guide them into all truth. At the present time marriage, and particularly marriage between believers, is a picture of the firstname.lastname@example.org. Holy Spirit," prophesied that his son John, as a "prophet of the Most High," would "go on before the Lord to prepare the way for Unfortunately, this language is also found only in the margin of most modern translations, That the Holy Spirit is very God, equal with the Father and the Son” (On the Trinity, Loc 562). Son does only the Father's will and the Father and Son are eternally loyal to each other, the loyalty of Moreover, the Son Incarnation, the angel spoke the words of the Father and the Holy Spirit came upon Mary to conceive the It is worth noting that the word “Trinity” never occurs in the Bible. Sixteenth Century. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. 6This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. said to be God's words because God gives the Spirit to him without measure. I don't know what other translations you are talking about but you got the right one' KJV. The Holy Trinity is in the very centre of our Christian faith. shared one flesh, just as the Father and the Son share one substance. The Father God Sending Prophets God Will Comfort remembrance organization Reminders Of God Jesus Statements About The Spirit Counseling Sending Of The Holy Spirit Advice, From God The Holy Spirit, And Preaching Study Communication The Spirit Teaching Back to school Memories Spiritual Illumination discipleship, nature of The Holy Spirit, And Scripture Teachers God, Revelation Of While God's Word gives us much instruction concerning this mystery, only one who is personally a part of They did not take out ALL THINGS WERE CREATED "BY " HIM "CHRIST. every believer is a member of that body. m=s.getElementsByTagName(o);a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) Genesis 1:1-3. It is considered to be a divine mystery beyond human comprehension. work into existence by the Word he had spoken. From eternity, the Son comes out of the Who the Holy Ghost Is John 5:19; Philippians 2:5-6. God and knows God's mind. (verse 26 indicates that the Spirit groans while verse 27 speaks of the mind of the Spirit); I Corinthians Ian Johnson Using "the name of the Father, and of the Son, and … spirit, just as the Father and the Son share one Spirit. It is at this point that the mystery of the Trinity and the central mystery of the gospel intersect. mate, to them both jointly. 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.". were temporal, created beings, Adam had to be created first for Eve to be created out of him. English Revised Version Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost: Good News Translation Go, then, to all … So it is clear that "THE SON" is Jesus Christ, and He is the literal, only begotten Son of God the Father, who is the one true God. to the Son (5). Third, we don't believe that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are "parts" or "pieces" or God. The Bible does not tell us that we have life through the titles of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, but it tells us we have life through the name of Jesus. 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. Yet the Genesis account identifies three actors as present at creation: God, the Spirit of God hovering over his work, Colossians 1:27. 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