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Joseph Smith History 1:17 17 It no sooner appeared than I found myself delivered from the enemy which held me bound. When the light rested upon me I saw two Personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air. One of them spake unto me, calling me by name and said, pointing to the other—This is My Beloved Son. Hear ...


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The passage more accurately says the Father "granted also to the Son to have life in himself" NWT So what the passage says the Father granted the Son is not simply to "have life" but to "have life in himself." In order to understand what it means for the Father to grant the Son to have life in himself we must understand what it means for the Father to have ...


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You asked for answers from Trinitarians. This answer is informed by a combination of current Catholic teaching (the Catechism) and Scripture. Other Trinitarian denominations may have differing teachings to refer to. (And other Catholics may rely on other teachings, Scripture, and utterances to make a similar point). Consider the role of the Holy ...


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The themes are actually handled no different by Edwards or Reformed Theologians then they are by other Christian denominantions. Theologians generally do not mean that God has no feelings when saying that he is 'unchanging in his perfect boundless joy'. From the standpoint of impassibility, Edwards is not opposing the same concept detailed by Thomas Aquinas (...


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The Torah says, "you saw no shape or form, you only heard a voice" (Deut. 4.12), The book of Isaiah says, "Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me." (43.10) King Solomon said, "But will G-D really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!" 1 Kings 8:27 "The L-RD wraps ...


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For completeness, I would also like to include the following: Genesis 3:23 (Brenton LXX En) 23 And God said, Behold, Adam is become as one of us, to know good and evil, and now lest at any time he stretch forth his hand, and take of the tree of life and eat, and so he shall live for ever— Genesis 11:7 (Brenton LXX En) 7 Come, and having gone ...



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