Essay about Christian Doctrine Of The Trinity

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The Trinity
Describe the traditional Christian doctrine of the Trinity, together with Biblical evidence for that doctrine. (include a discussion of the concept of “consubstantiation.”
Christianity is a monotheistic religion which teaches that there is only one God. This Christian God however, is a Holy Trinity, or tri-unity. This means that the one heavenly nature of God is shared by three equal persons namely, God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. There is much evidence for this in the bible including Matthew 28:19, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,” and 2 Corinthians 13:14, “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” Furthermore, it can also be seen in Luke 1:35, “And the angel answered and said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God.” Evidence can also been seen in Matthew 3:16-17,”As soon as Jesus was baptised, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.’
God is revealed to humans through the life of Jesus. He shows himself to be the Trinity of the Father (transcendent – beyond the…

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