“What are Sabellianism, Modalism, and Monarchianism?”……One of the most hotly debated theological issues in the early Christian church was the doctrine of the Trinity. How do God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit relate to one another? How can there only be one God, but three Persons? All of the various […]

The Ontological and Economic Trinityby Matt Slick……Ontological Trinity…The Ontological Trinity is the teaching concerning the Trinity that all three persons within the Godhead are equal in nature, essence, and attributes.  Each member of the Trinity is equal in omniscience, omnipresence, omnipotence, holiness, etc.  It differs from the Economic Trinity which deals with the relationship of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit […]

…The Triunity of God The doctrine of the Trinity is difficult and perplexing to us. Sometimes it is thought that Christianity teaches the absurd notion that 1+1+1=1. That is clearly a false equation. The term Trinity describes a relationship not of three gods, but of one God who is three persons. Trinity does not mean […]

…“What about the doctrine of the Trinity, the Holy Trinity?” You and I live in a three-dimensional world. All physical objects have a certain height, width, and depth. One person can look like someone else, or behave like someone else, or even sound like someone else. But a person cannot actually be the same as […]

Witnesses of the Trinity   Isaiah 6:8  “ Then I heard the Lord asking, “Whom should I send as a messenger to this people? Who will go for us?” I said, “Here I am. Send me.”   In this passage we see, perhaps, a hint of the triune nature of the Godhead. It is as […]

“What does the Bible teach about the Trinity?”……The most difficult thing about the Christian concept of the Trinity is that there is no way to adequately explain it. The Trinity is a concept that is impossible for any human being to fully understand, let alone explain. God is infinitely greater than we are; therefore, we […]

“What is the doctrine of eternal generation and is it biblical?”……Answer: The doctrine of eternal generation harkens back to the very early stages of the Christian church. This doctrine, along with the eternal procession of the Holy Spirit, form the basis for the complete doctrine of the Trinity. This doctrine was codified in Nicene Creed, […]