A continually growing library of Bible Studies to answer the most vital questions facing Christians today. to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour. my The Spirit does this by inspiring the authors of the Bible so that people like you and me would know who Jesus is and what he has done for our salvation (1 Corinthians 2:13; 2 Peter 1:21). Before the mountains were settled, In other words, it is chaotic, tumultuous, and covered in darkness. ', John 5:43 ...'I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. He and his wife, Alysha, are members of Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, MD. ', John 1:14 ...'And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) ', John 1:18 ...'No man hath seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. ', 1 John 3:8 ...'He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. Here Jesus says he sends the Helper, that is, the Holy Spirit from the Father. What is the Spirit doing during all this? ', Hebrews 1:1-5 ...'God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto As we saw in part 1 and part 2 of this series, in order for a passage to qualify as a proof text for the doctrine of Trinity (or any other doctrine for that matter), it must convey truths related to the doctrine. Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints. The Father’s plan is to save sinners through Christ, his Son. in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you: To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ. us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds; Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his This verse does prove that they are one because if they were different then there … before the hills was I brought forth: While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world. There are many churches and Christians today who worship the trinity god, because they believe Matthew 28:19 and 1 John 5:7 are speaking of three co-equal and . (NOTE: 1 Corinthians 1:24 confirms that Christ is 'the wisdom of God'), Proverbs 30:4 ...'Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? It is clear from the Bible that both in his relationship to the other two persons of the Trinity and in his role in the works of God, the Holy Spirit is unique. ', Mark 3:11 ...'And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, thou art the Son of God. Instead of just "thinking" ourselves what those of the deep: When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth: Then I was Jesus Christ, who is the literal, only begotten believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. Lewis. The earth at this point is described as being “without form and void” (Genesis 1:2). the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go. Monday, 29 July 19. that Christ, the Son of the living God. full of grace and truth. so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they. 4 Ways Scripture Reveals That the Holy Spirit Is God, How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit. So who is the Father? He that The only way to “view God” from an inside perspective is if the eternal relations of origin, in which the one God subsists these three ways, have been graciously made open to us in their salvation-historical extensions—the sendings of the Son and the Holy Spirit from the Father. ', 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10 ...'For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God; And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come. co-eternal beings. The Spirit is the person who ensures that the plans of the Father, which are accomplished through the Son, are brought to fruition. ', Colossians 1:13-15 ...'Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption However since the Spirit is sent, not begotten, he completes the Trinity with three persons. The Spirit does particular work that the Father and Son do not.