The Nature Of God Regarding The Holy Trinity Essay

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The Nature of God regarding the Holy Trinity states there is one God (Deut. 6:4), but the one God exists in 3 persons as The Father (John 17:3), The Son (1 John 5:20), and The Holy Spirit (Acts 5:3-4) which we recognize in the Athanasian Creed (neither confounding the Persons nor dividing the Substance, Father is God, Son is God, Holy Spirit is God, not three Gods, but one God).
II. The Origins of the Universe
The Origins of the Universe, teach us the incredible power of God’s voice originating in creation (Psalm 32-33). God said let there be: on day 1, light/dark (Gen. 1:4), on day 2: heaven and earth (Gen. 1:1), on day 3: waters and dry land (Gen 1:9), on day 4: sun, moon, and the stars, on day (Gen 1:16) 5: animals, on day (Gen1:20) 6: Adam and Eve, and on day (Gen1:27) 7 he rested. LCMS does not teach theistic evolution because it teaches evolution.
III. The Fall into Sin
Original Sin is the sinful act of Adam and Eve disobeying God’s command and eating the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Their sinful act had consequences for all people of the world, by inherited sin we are guilty of Adam’s sin (Gen 2:17). We need God and the redemption that comes through baptism and the Holy Spirit based upon the redemption achieved by Christ’s death. Just as all are condemned through the sin of one, so are all saved through the righteousness of one (Rm. 5:18, 19). Through baptism, God washes us clean of guilt from original and actual sin. On the last day, we…

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