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  • The Trinity

    Word and sacrament. Now this doesn’t mean that He is not other places, but it means that if we go looking for Him where He has promised not to be then we may not like the outcome . Not only this, but we confess aspect of the Trinity to be the foundational part of our belief, but the question becomes if we are not looking to where God has promised to be then do we really know what we are saying? What does it mean to say that the Son was begotten or that the Trinity is of one substance? More importantly the question becomes, what is the character of God, and how does the Trinity fit into the picture? We talk so much in Christianity about the Trinity and how it is the three persons of God, but in western thought we have kind of lost an idea of what the Trinity truly is and the character it has. We have just come to a place that we have accepted the idea,…

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  • Trinity Argument

    This paper is an evaluation of the Christian concept of the Trinity. We will first define the term and examine Scriptural support, then review the initial historical development of the Trinity including heretical errors. We will switch to discussing the post-Schism adoption, further evolution and new heresies relating to the Trinity during that period. And finally, the paper will close with a personal appraisal and application. Trinity Terminology and Scriptural Support To begin, let’s define…

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  • Image Of The Trinity

    Humanity was not created to live life in solitary isolation, but in community. Theologian Donald Fairbairn asserts, “Human beings as God originally created them were intended to reflect the life of the Trinity through their relationships with one another. If we apply these truths to the present situation of believers, we recognize that both among Christians, and between Christians and non-Christians, we are called to reflect the Father-Son relationship” In the garden it was as God intended,…

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  • Holy Trinity

    The Holy Trinity, painted by Massacio in the 15th century, measures about 22 feet tall and approximately ten feet wide. The piece is a fresco painting, the genre being religious and scientific, which was typical during the Early Renaissance. It is a perfect depiction of linear perspective with Jesus Christ centered right above the vanishing point. It is truly eye-catching and the symmetry in the painting is near-perfect. While this painting is a clear representation of linear perspective,…

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  • Interrelationship Of The Trinity

    the Trinity is vital in order to truly appreciate the work of the Trinity in our lives. By looking at the unique nature of the Triune God we are able to focus our attention on Him and begin to realize our “potential” and purpose in Him. The Triune God is the perfection of both diversity and unity simultaneously. With that said, as humans we can’t fully understand those terms, but use them as a sort of expression in order to assist us in our personal journey with God. We must constantly recognize…

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  • Essay On Trinity

    The idea of trinity has been an ideological anomaly for many Christians around the world. It is not a Christian idea; Trinities of gods existed in other cultures as well, including, but not limited to, those of Siberia, Persia, Japan, Scandinavia, and Mexico. In Rome they were Jupiter, Neptune, and Pluto. In Babylonia and Assyria, they were Anos, lllinos, and Aos. Among Celtic nations they were called Kriosan, Biosena, and Siva, and in Germanic nations they were called Thor, Wodan, and Fricco.…

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  • Essay On The Trinity Doctrine

    Christians trust and believe the principles of the Trinity Doctrine, nonetheless they place the highest focus on only two parts, God and Jesus Christ. They live a Christian life that is crippled and incapable of reaching its full potential of God’s promised spiritual renewal. Churches teach the doctrine of the Godhead (God, Son, and Spirit), but mistakenly place highest emphasis on God and Jesus Christ. Churches give little instruction on the dynamics of the golden seal of the Holy Spirit. The…

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  • Trinity Argumentative Analysis

    Introduction I will argue that Keith Johnson’s defense against a periochoretic reflection of the Holy Trinity reflects an incomplete ecclesiology because it presupposes an individualized perspective on faith, based on the communal nature of the Church, in light of Miraslov Volf’s interpretation of the periochoresis of the Trinity being reflected in the Church. Periochoresis Individualistic Faith The biblical understanding of “unity in faith” within the church is fighting a battle with an…

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  • The Trinity Doctrine Essay

    The Trinity doctrine is the foundation for the Christian faith. Like God, it is crucial to understand exactly how he relates to us and how it relates to him. But it increases the most complex questions. How will God be two and three? Trinity is a contradiction? If Jesus is God, why would he record the Gospel records of God's prayer? Although we can not fully understand the Trinity, we can answer these questions and come to the solid understanding of what it means to be three. One God, Three…

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  • Mysteries Of The Trinity Essay

    Shannon Riechers SMC 1314- Foundation of Reflection: God Dr. Frechette October 17, 2016 The Mysteries of the Trinity Abstract The New Testament contains the concept of the Trinity, which is a certain train of thought that allows Christians to understand the relationship between God’s three entities: father, son, Holy Spirit. This paper ask, why did Christians choose to develop and believe in the Trinity. How they had to think of a way to describe God as the creator, human, and Spirit.…

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