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How do Trinitarian Christians respond to these differences between Jesus Christ and God

Matthew's answer suggests that your key question relates to Christ's relationship as part of the Godhead. I'd like to further address that issue. The following is not about the usual trinitarian ...
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How do those who hold Jesus = God in the Trinitarian sense account for Paul's reticence to state this clearly and consistently?

The Gospel is not Trinity This is an incredibly great question, revealing the grave misconception due to traditional theology. I must admit that your concern about lack of explicit deity references ...
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How do Trinitarian Christians respond to these differences between Jesus Christ and God

First and foremost the doctrine of the trinity is not an "assumption." It is the normative systematic theology of God in Christianity and is BASED on the fact that the Bible is explicit in ...
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How do Trinitarian Christians respond to these differences between Jesus Christ and God

All but one of your objections are easily answered. Some exhibit significant misunderstanding of the Scripture they quote. Deuteronomy 6:16 says straight out that God can be tested, and that He was &...
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How do Trinitarian Christians respond to these differences between Jesus Christ and God

Trinitarians do not believe that God the Son and God the Father are identical. It's a common misconception about Trinitarian belief. They are in fact different persons. This explains why there can be ...
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In the Athanasian Creed, is the Son part of the Father?

The main question is, "How are the three Persons one God?". Nobody is ever going to be able to tell you how, this side of heaven. The next question attempts to break into this humanly ...
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What are the theological implications of "filioque"?

I have thought about this issue for years, as a subtext to the ongoing matters people encounter in life generally (as in life is what happens while you are planning something else, attributed to John ...
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Can you express the Trinity in terms of category theory?

As a mathematician myself, the way I view math is affected by being a Christian. Also, I think some parts of math are quite relevant to topics of interest to Christians. However, it is possible to see ...
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Do Trinitarians think you could arrive at a doctrine of the Trinity through natural theology alone?

Yes. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 20 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ...
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Do Trinitarians think you could arrive at a doctrine of the Trinity through natural theology alone?

Short answer to a short question: No, not if we want to maintain monotheism, Jesus's deity, and the Holy Spirit's presence in born again Christians. Various formulations of Trinitarianism (such as the ...
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Do Trinitarians think you could arrive at a doctrine of the Trinity through natural theology alone?

There's a question in the header and a question in the body which are slightly different and yield slightly different answers. Is there any way we could come to several persons, one essence via pure ...
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What are some arguments for/against ontological subordinationism?

Tertulian: Fathers of the Third Century: Tertullian, Part Fourth Chapter II.—On Christ. Point 1. In the first place, we must note that the nature of that deity which is in Christ in respect246 of His ...
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