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I've been trying to grasp the concept of trinity by doing my own research, but understandably sometimes it is difficult to understand the message when reading the Bible. Can someone clarify how the below fits in with the trinity as it seems as though Jesus is differentiating himself from God by saying he isn't trying to please himself but God alone.

30 By myself I can do nothing; I judge only as I hear, and my judgment is just, for I seek not to please myself but him who sent me.

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marked as duplicate by David Stratton, Mawia, Narnian, Affable Geek, Dan Sep 19 '13 at 18:48

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Please read this Wikipedia article on Trinity. Believing in Trinity needs some kind of mindset. Without the right mindset and approach, it can never be understood. –  Mawia Sep 19 '13 at 12:34

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Jesus makes manifest the will of God the Father! This is how Ephesians 3:9 can be true: “And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ”. This is also how Ephesians 2:10 can be true: “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them”.

The completed work on the cross is the work of Jesus Christ, however, it was done in accordance to the will of God the Father, and it essentially is always born out by the presence of the Holy Spirit.

So when Jesus is saying I can only do what I see the Father do, He is saying my place, my divine role is to do the will of the Father. In fact, it is by doing the will of the Father in Heaven that predominantly makes God, Father, and Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son.

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