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The Trinity and the Word
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Why did our early church fathers introduce the word Trinity to the church?
To protect the church from heresies about God's being.
Is the word Trinity in the Bible?
Where does the word Trinity come from?
The Greek word trias or triad.
What does Triune mean?
three in one.
What does Monotheism mean?
The belief that there is only one God.
We believe in ____________ God who exists in ____________ persons.
Lists the 3 Persons of the Trinity.
The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
These Persons are completely _________ in their attributes and power. Another way of saying this is that they are the same in substance.
What is an Attribute?
List 3 of God's many attributes.
His Holiness, Faithfulness, and Love.
Even though the 3 Persons of the Trinity are equal in their substance, they are not _________________.
The distinctions among the Persons of the Trinity are in the way that they _________________ and their __________________.
List the roles of the Father.
He plans, directs, and sends.
List the roles of the Son.
He is sent by the Father, He honors His Father's authorities, He obeys His Father's will.
List the roles of the Holy Spirit.
He is sent out by the Father and the Son. He follows their direction and carries out their will.
What example from our notes illustrates the oneness of God and the unity and distinction of the Trinity?
An orchestra. It's beautiful music is like the oneness of God's being. It sounds like one sound, but within the orchestra, there are distinct instruments that make that one sound. These instruments would represent the distinct Persons of the Trinity.
What is another word that can be used interchangeably with Trinity?
What is Progressive Revelation?
This is when God reveals Himself to us through the Bible gradually.
What is the glimpse of God's triune nature in Genesis 1:26?
He says - us, our, our. He uses plural pronouns about Himself.
How does Matthew 3:16-17 clearly show us the Trinity?
Jesus is on the earth. The Holy Spirit is descending from heaven and God the Father in speaking from heaven.
Without any limitations.
Have limits/ are limited.
Why is it difficult for us to understand that God is triune?
Because we are finite. We are only one person and we have a beginning.
What example from the natural world shows us that we can understand a truth partially (in part) without understanding it fully?
When will we have a clearer understanding of who God is?
When we see Him face to face in heaven.
How is the mystery of the Trinity a strong proof that God's Word is true?
If it were a manmade belief, we would have made God easy to understand.
What are the first 3 words of John 1:1?
IN THE BEGINNING
What other Scripture begins with the same 3 words?
John 1:1 introduces us to what Person?
In verse 1 alone, what 3 things do we learn about the Word?
The Word was in the beginning.
The Word was with God.
The Word was God.
What does Pre-existent mean?
The Word was "with God" literally means that the Word was __________ to __________ with God.
The Word was not just "with God", He ________ God.
What important doctrine or truth does John 1 introduce?
The 1st Person of the Trinity is:
The 2nd Person of the Trinity is:
The 3rd Person of the Trinity is:
The Holy Spirit.
Which Person of the Trinity is the Word?
The 2nd Person which is the Son.
What did the Word DO in the beginning?
The Word created everything.
Psalm 33:6-9 tells us that God ___________ and it was so.
John 1:14 says, "The Word became ______________."
What does Incarnate mean?
In the flesh.
What does Pre-incarnate mean?
Before coming in the flesh.
Which Person of the Trinity is the Pre-incarnate Christ?
The 2nd Person of the Trinity which is the Son.
In John 1:14 the Word dwelt or lived among us. "Dwelt" is literally translated "pitched His ____________ among us" or "__________________________ with us."
According to Exodus 25:8-9, when and where did God live in the middle of His people in the Old Testament?
When the Israelites were on their way to the Promised Land, God came and lived among them in a tabernacle right in the middle of their camp in the wilderness.
According to Exodus 33:18-23 and 34:29-35, what happened when Moses saw a glimpse of God?
He began shining with God's glory so that the people could not look at him. He had to wear a veil to cover his face and talk to the people.
In Luke 2:8-12, what was shining all around the angels when they announced Jesus' birth to the shepherds?
The glory of the Lord shown all around them because they had been in God's presence.
We have seen His _________. The glory of the _________ and _________ Son.
Moses had to wear a veil to cover the brightness of God's glory. What did wear to cover His own glory?
"Veiled in FLESH the Godhead see..."
John 4:24 tells us that God is a ________________.
Colossians 1:15 tells us that the Son is the _________________ of the _____________________ God.
Of all the ways that God reveals Himself to humans, who is the fullest and clearest revelation of the invisible God?
Jesus Christ of Nazareth.
John 1:14 tell us that the Word was full of ______________ and ______________.
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