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Where did the word “trinity” originate?


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The following excerpt from Basic Thelogy by Charles Ryrie should answer your question.

The early church fathers did not formulate any clear statement concerning the Trinity. Some were unclear about the Logos, and most were unconcerned about giving attention to the Spirit except for His work in the lives of believers. In answer to Praxeus, Tertullian (ca. 165-220) asserted the threeness aspect of God, being the first to use the word Trinity. However, he did not have a full and accurate understanding of the Trinity, his views being tinged with subordinationism. Tertullian was battling Monarchians who opted for the unity of God and denied trinitarianism. Monarchianism existed in two forms.

1. Dynamic Monarchianism (or adoptionism). This was first expounded by Theodotus of Byzantium about 210, and viewed Jesus as a man who was given special power by the Holy Spirit at His baptism.

2. Modalistic Monarchianism. This was more influential, attempting not only to maintain the unity of God but also the full deity of Christ by asserting that the Father became incarnated in the Son. In the West it was known as Patripassianism since the incarnated Father also suffered in the Son; and in the East as Sabellianism after its most famous representative who taught that the Persons in the Godhead were modes in which God manifested Himself. Though Sabellius used the word “Person” he meant it as a role or manifestation of the one divine essence.

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Of all the mysteries of the Bible, surely the doctrine of the Trinity is right at the top of the list. How can Father, Son, and Holy Spirit be three distinct persons, yet one God? The first thing I would say is that since God is God, He is incomprehensible — that is, God is greater than our ability to understand Him. I cannot even grasp all of what heaven will be, let alone the God who has provided a way for me to be there. If God is as great as the Bible says, then God is greater than my mind can conceive. Thus, I would expect that there would be difficult things for me to grasp about God, and thus about the Trinity. The Trinity is a word that is not actually found in the Bible, but is the term theologians have chosen to describe the persons and the relationship of the Godhead. We know that Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are all called God. We know that there are these three persons, and yet only one God. Precisely how all this works is beyond us, but we accept these things as true.

The same thing could be said of the Savior’s two natures — for He is both divine and human, fully God and fully man. How this works is a mystery, but we believe it to be true. Thus, I believe that the Son of God came to the earth in human flesh (Philippians 2:5-8), and in submission to the Father’s will died in the sinner’s place.

I think you have attempted to deal very logically with this matter, and that is to be commended. The problem that I see is that logic probably won’t take us as far as we would like. It may even get us into more troubles. (This is not meant as an excuse for sloppy thinking, but only to acknowledge limits of our intellect.)

Then Unfortunately, when I did the series on the Attributes of God (“Let Me See Thy Glory”) which is available on the BSF Website, I did not include a chapter on the Trinity. I’m almost certain that J. I. Packer’s book, Knowing God, deals with the Trinity.

Hampton Keathley has an article on the Trinity on the Biblical Studies Foundation Website. The address is: http://www.bible.org/ id=282

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Does Jesus now know when he is coming back? Or is this still only God's knowledge as stated in Matt. 24:36 and Mark 13:32?

In Hebrews 1:3, by WHOSE Power does Christ uphold all things? His OWN or Father's? How strong of a case can be made that Christ upholds ALL things by His Father's powerfull word?

(2) Regarding the Trinity, if all three are one, how can God be an offering in the form of himself (The Son), to Himself ?

What does Hebrews 1:3 teach about the oneness and threeness of God?

What is the significance of sitting at the right hand of God?

Did God the Father raise God the Son, or did Jesus raise Himself from the dead?

What is the nature of Christ’s sonship?

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The following excerpt from Basic Theology by Charles Ryrie should answer your question.

The early church fathers did not formulate any clear statement concerning the Trinity. Some were unclear about the Logos, and most were unconcerned about giving attention to the Spirit except for His work in the lives of believers. In answer to Praxeus, Tertullian (ca. 165-220) asserted the threeness aspect of God, being the first to use the word Trinity. However, he did not have a full and accurate understanding of the Trinity, his views being tinged with subordinationism. Tertullian was battling Monarchians who opted for the unity of God and denied trinitarianism. Monarchianism existed in two forms.

1. Dynamic Monarchianism (or adoptionism). This was first expounded by Theodotus of Byzantium about 210, and viewed Jesus as a man who was given special power by the Holy Spirit at His baptism.

2. Modalistic Monarchianism. This was more influential, attempting not only to maintain the unity of God but also the full deity of Christ by asserting that the Father became incarnated in the Son. In the West it was known as also Patripassianism since the incarnated Father suffered in the Son; and in the East as Sabellianism after its most famous representative who taught that the Persons in the Godhead were modes in which God manifested Himself. Though Sabellius used the word “Person” he meant it as a role or manifestation of the one divine essence.

Hampton Keathley has an article on the Trinity on the Biblical Studies Foundation Website. The address is: bible.org/index.php?scid=1

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Does Jesus now know when he is coming back? Or is this still only God's knowledge as stated in Matt. 24:36 and Mark 13:32?

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In Hebrews 1:3, by WHOSE Power does Christ uphold all things? His OWN or Father's? How strong of a case can be made that Christ upholds ALL things by His Father's powerfull word? Sbt ---A Simple Answer Is---From His God—Rev 3-12-14 in Rev3-14.htm

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What is the significance of sitting at the right hand of God?

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Did God the Father raise God the Son, or did Jesus raise Himself from the dead?

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