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Introduction In language, words convey a meaning or idea. Much like the word Trinity conveys a theological concept that most protestants believe is found in scripture, the word "Trinity" itself is never found. This word was coined to describe an idea which previously had no accurate descriptor. Similarly, while the word ὁμοούσιος (homooúsios) which means ...


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Does God desire that all men be Catholic? The answer to the O.P. is fundamentally “yes:” the Church teaches that it is the Catholic Church—that is, the universal Church—and hence that God calls all people to be members. Lumen Gentium [LG], Vatican II’s dogmatic constitution on the Church, puts it as follows: All men are called to belong to the new ...


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In addition to the references in Staples' answer, there is a statement in the book of Doctrine & Covenants: The Father has a body of flesh and bones as tangible as man’s; the Son also; but the Holy Ghost has not a body of flesh and bones, but is a personage of Spirit. Were it not so, the Holy Ghost could not dwell in us. D&C 130:22 I'd also ...


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The teaching that Jesus Christ is "of same substance with the Father" is evident in the Bible. Pauline Witness Galatians 4:8, Romans 1:20 and Acts 17:29 all spoke of God's nature (divinity) and in Colossians 2:9, Jesus is said to be having God's very own nature in his bodily existence. For the entire fullness of God's nature dwells bodily in Christ, ...


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I am a Latter Day Saint, so I can answer this. For a more fully answer, I recommend that you go to http://everyverse.org/god-triune/ (which is a site I created - feel free to comment or ask questions there to reach me). But here below are some thoughts: FATHER AND SON HAVE/ARE SEPARATE SPIRITS: - Luke 23:26 Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and ...


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God "expect[s] us to realize the truth of Christianity" through the Church that He founded, which is guided by the Spirit of Truth, the Holy Ghost.(cf. Cdl. Manning's Temporal Mission of the Holy Ghost) The reason Christ founded the Catholic Church is summarized in the Great Commission he gave to the Apostles (Mt. 28:19): Going therefore teach ye all ...


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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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