The Oneness Of God Versus The Trinity Essay

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The oneness of God versus the trinity has been a theological discussion that has been discussed and debated throughout many centuries. It has caused divisions among churches, leaders and have pitted Pastor against Pastor. Dividing them based upon there difference in denominational views. Bishop T.D Jakes a controversial figure among the evangelicals (according to Christiantoday.com) has most recently left his belief in the “Oneness Movement” to embrace an orthodox definition of the trinity.” Bishop T.D Jakes stated that, “Some in the oneness movement now call him a heretic.”
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However it seems as though the thought of “Oneness” was never an issue with the Apostles. Throughout the scriptures you will read the Apostles referencing the Oneness of God; Ephesians 4:5, I John 5:7, I Tim 3:16, Heb. 1:3 (1) Throughout the four (4) Gospels you can see that the Apostles spoke boldly of the Oneness of God as in the book of St. John. John the beloved of Jesus, who was a part of Christ’s inner circle declared it from the beginning of his writings. “In the beginning was the word, and the word was with God (Strong’s 2316) (2) and the word was God. The same as was in the beginning with God (Strong’s 2316) (2). The disciples would quote from the Old Testament Canon writings acknowledging Jesus being God. (Matthew 1:22) (1) “And though shalt call His name Emmanuel.” (meaning God with us). The disciples would clearly quote things that Jesus said, which would…

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