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5 References to the Trinity in the Old Testament
British Broadcasting Corporation Home. A difficult but fundamental concept within Christianity, the Trinity is the belief that God is three separate persons but is still a single God. The Trinity is a controversial doctrine; many Christians admit they don't understand it, while many more Christians don't understand it but think they do. In fact, although they'd be horrified to hear it, many Christians sometimes behave as if they believe in three Gods and at other times as if they believe in one. Trinity Sunday, which falls on the first Sunday after Pentecost , is one of the few feasts in the Christian calendar that celebrate a doctrine rather than an event.
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Jump to navigation. This council "was called by Emperor Constantine to deal with the error of Arianism [see page 45] which was threatening the unity of the Christian Church. The following quotes show that the doctrine of the Trinity was indeed alive-and-well before the Council of Nicea:. Bishop of Smyrna. Disciple of John the Apostle.
In fact, there are many places in the Old Testament where we can see little seeds of faith that would later bear fruit. Here are five quotes from the Old Testament that many scripture scholars agree are hidden references to the reality of the Blessed Trinity. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters. And Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah. Our team proves its mission every day by providing high-quality content that informs and inspires a Christian life.
They are all God, with the same divine attributes, yet are in relationship with each other as Subject and Object. It is ultimately a deep mystery, because we can't fully comprehend how three can be one. It seems to go against logic. Yet the Bible plainly teaches it, with many and varied proofs, and so we must accept the revealed doctrine in faith, bowing to the fact that God's thoughts are much higher than ours Is If the Bible teaches that God and only God has certain characteristics, and proceeds to apply them to three Persons: called the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, then they are all one God since the Bible teaches there is but one: Dt ; ; Is ; ; 1 Cor In my research, I have found 40 passages that mention all three Divine Persons. Here are eight of them just one-fifth of all :.