There is so much we would like to know about God, but our finite minds cannot comprehend it. To be sure, man is a moral, spiritual, rational being. We probably all know the story of Jacob, and how Jacob lied to his father, deceived his father, stole the birthright from his brother, and as a result of this he had to flee from his home. × We want to begin our study today by turning in our Bibles to Genesis chapter 1 and verse 26. Again, we see the subjective nature of God where he is actively working, but we also see the objective nature of God where through his work, he is receiving glory. The Holy Spirit is sent by the Father and the Son to teach and to guide.
If the doctrine of the Trinity is not true, it would seem to be blasphemy to speak so freely of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit in one and the same breath. A God who yearns to be in relationship with us. This would point to the fact that they continue to store up wrath for themselves even after entering the lake of fire. Second, the procession of the Holy Spirit by the Father and the Son is the source for the sending of the Holy Spirit by the Father and the Son to the Apostles and to the Church in order that the grace and truth of Christ might be manifest throughout the world. God must reveal Himself to us. This is the reason why in Genesis 1 and verse 31 we find at the conclusion of creation that God… In other words, God made at the very beginning a perfect environment in which Adam and Eve lived.
Revelation 14 talks about those who will fear God, give Glory to Him, and worship Him; and there are those who will worship the beast, his image, and receive his mark in their forehead, or in their hand. By viewing God as existing in parts, this analogy teaches a heresy called Tritheism. This word arranged into books, the Old and New Testaments, is the guidebook to the inhabitants of a fallen world; bequeathed to them, that by studying and obeying the directions, not one soul would lose its way to heaven. The Triune God is not for us to understand, but to enjoy. The Triune God in us! There was no disease in the world.
And because God was the Creator, we know that He is the owner of everything. Here the New Jerusalem is being described and it says this: We find here a description of the New Jerusalem. And so we find very clearly in this statement that Melchizedek was not Christ. Are They one or two? Three points that I want us to notice: 1. Will Brian and other emergent gurus join forces with Tony, or with orthodox Bible scholars? And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.
Probably more accurate to say 139 years old. We believe that the one God eternally exists in three Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; and that these three are one God, co-equal and co-eternal, having precisely the same nature and attributes, and worthy of precisely the same worship, confidence, and obedience. God has seen fit in this matter to bring the minds of His people to His word, to give them a clearer understanding of it. A mystery, in theological terms, is not an enigma, a puzzle or something unknown that demands that it be ferreted out. Indeed, besides all this, today is the third day since these things happened. We do not meet three gods; that is sheer paganism.
But we can speak of an ontological beginning or source of the Trinity. Genesis chapter 6 and verse 5. However, because God has revealed himself to us, we can apprehend God even though we cannot exhaustively comprehend God. If we cannot fully understand something like electricity, how much less can we understand the Triune God! So God, the triune God, Yahweh, spoke the worlds into existence, through His only begotten Son Heb. Does the following statement give a clarification? Luther nailed his theses to the Wittenberg Church five hundred years ago; a theses exposing many false teachings of the Catholic Church concerning issues such as purgatory, praying to saints, praying to objects, and many other things that the Catholic Church is yet to reform of. Here we find a description of the relationship of Jesus with His Father.
A threefold union coming together, what is the basis of this unity? Esau believed that the law of God was a yoke of bondage, and he actually believed that the law of God restricted his freedom and his liberty. Paul in clearly identify Jesus Christ as the active force of the Creation event: for in him were created all things in heaven and on earth. Why do calamities afflict our lives? God blessed them, and God said to them, And God said to them… Fourth element… Be fruitful and multiply, fill the earth… And then the same idea is repeated as at the beginning of verse 26… and subdue it: have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth. His presentation is excellent and and he gives a true and faithful representation of the Word of God and this series of lectures on Matthew 24 is a must watch for all new Christians as well as those that might be a little lost and unsure of their faith what with all the lies and deceptions that the wicked one has presented to the children of God. He has ministered extensively overseas and is a frequent conference speaker and guest on Christian radio and television talk shows. How God does this is at times mysterious, as it was with Cornelius. Rather, Jesus warned about Hell more than all of the prophets and apostles combined.
Triune God Jesus talks about this in John chapter 4 about what it means to worship Him; He talks to a woman about giving her living water, and as we read in revelation 14:7, God is not three persons, God is the father alone. In the process of the battle, the devil was going to be able to bruise the heel of the Seed of the woman, but the Seed of the woman was going to crush his head in the process. Genesis chapter 1 and verse 31. In other words, that oneness was broken in consequence of sin. But the eschatological-deminsion is nothing if not an elemental part of the Economic Trinity; this means that, if Christ is subordinate to the Father in the Economic Trinity, and the Economic Trinity is the Imminent Trinity, then Christ must be subordinate to the Father in the Imminent Trinity. At the Council of Nicaea the Church fathers confronted Arianism, a heresy that denied the divinity of Jesus Christ and therefore denied belief in the Trinitarian unity of God.
I entered seminary really only having a strong relationship with God the creator often referred to as Father, but whom I also tend to envision as Mother. It says here in Genesis 1:31: Everything that God made at creation was good. And on each gate is one of the names of the twelve sons of Jacob. How do these texts begin to clarify the inner reality of God? Those who deny that truth place themselves outside the pale of Christian orthodoxy. He understood what it meant to be a spiritual leader, or priest of the household. In the third place, we want to examine what the spirit of man is.