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If all persons of the Trinity have the same/a united will what does Jesus mean in John 6:38?

John 6:38 For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me Surely this implies they have separate wills?
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What is the Biblical Basis for monothelitism?

Monothelitism is the belief that Christ has only one will. It was condemned as heresy at the The 3rd Council of Constatinople, but still has many adherents, including the famous apologist William Lane ...
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How would miaphysites approach the question of monothelitism versus dyothelitism?

I realize that monothelitism arose in the context of Chalcedonian dyophysitism, and that non-Chalcedonians have not been forced to deal with the distinction of monothelitism versus dyothelitism ...
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What's so bad about monoergism and monothelitism?

Two early heresies that intrigue me a bit are monoergism and monothelitism. Both basically suggest that while Jesus was both human and divine, he only had one "energy" or one "will." Both were ...
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