– a single entity and not
a trinity. ... What did the
early Christians believe? For there is one God,
and one mediator between God and
men, the man Christ Jesus; 1Timothy 2:5 ... Other
Evidence to show
that Jesus and God are not
part of the trinity God cannot be
tempted “Let no man say when he is tempted,
I am tempted of God: for God ...
The Gospel Truth · Jerusalem · The
Kingdom of God
And it wasn’t until even
later, around the fourth century council of Nicea,
that Christians began to conceive of
as the one and only creator God of the universe. Of course, this is not
the place for a full-scale
of early Christology.
Isaac Newton did not believe
in trinitarianism as documented in a letter to a
friend, now preserved in
The New College Library in Oxford, UK, Manuscript 361(4), Two Notable Corruptions of Scripture
(part 1: ff. 1–41). He listed "worshipping Christ as
God" in a list of "Idolatria" in his
of dissent ·
First of all, Christians don't
believe in three Gods. That's a heresy called Tritheism.
we don't believe that the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit are three
"forms" of God—like, steam, water
and ice. That's the heresy called Modalism.
Third, we don't believe that the Father, Son,
and Holy Spirit are "parts" or "pieces"
Jesus was Jehovah's first
creation. Jesus is not God, nor part of the Godhead. He is higher than the
but inferior to God. Jehovah used Jesus to create the rest
of the universe. Before Jesus came to earth,
he was known as the archangel Michael. The Holy …
There are a large number of
Bible verses which can be used to prove that Jesus was not God,
but the Son of God. The chapter of this
thesis, "VII. Bible Verses Prove Trinity False",
lists over a hundred such texts. The Bible, therefore, teaches
that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
By showing the Jesus was
to be the firstborn among many brethren, Paul is teaching that we will be
the same family of God that Jesus is
in. Trinitarians do not generally teach that
will really be part of the Godhead
as Jesus is.
So, yes - the first century
Christians did indeed believe that Jesus was the Yahweh of the Old Testament,
insofar as Yahweh falls under our definition of “God,” we can say that they
believed Jesus to be God.
They would have used words
like God the Son, coequal, coeternal, one substance, or trinity,
the scripture is devoid of all of these trinitarian
words and phrases because the first century
did not believe or teach, or write about God being a trinity, or Jesus Christ