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What is the Anglican and Episcopalian basis for viewing the Trinity as a family that should contain a feminine element? There are many overlapping views of the Anglican and Episcopalian Church with that of the Catholic Church. They say a picture is worth a thousand words! The Trinity of the Earth by Jerónimo Ezquerra While the work of the Holy Spirit is ...


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Since God created only the man and the woman, not animals, in His image, you are correct in saying that for God to become an animal would be against His nature. That is not to say that God never used animals to accomplish his will. The classic illustration is found in Numbers, Chapter 22. God was angry with the prophet Balaam, and the angel of the LORD (a ...


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The "trinity" in its fully fledged formulation (one ousia in three hypostases, co-equal, co-eternal) is a creation of the "Cappadocian Fathers" in the fourth century. Augustine of Hippo, the great theologian, was so aware that John 17:3, in its formulation ... “And this is eternal life, (1) that they may know Thee, (2) the only true God, ...


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I think what is at play here is a matter or your perception. Or to put another way, "things don't always appear as they seem." Yes, God is three persons and yet there are so many scriptures that only use Lord, God and many other titles referring to God. Where no distinction is made, it is obviously unnecessary to make a distinction. The persons of ...


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In a word, no. According to Jesus Himself He rightly said at John 1:18, "No one has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him." And at John 6:46, "Not that any man hath seen the Father, except he who is from God, he hath seen the Father." John 4:24 states, "God is spirit, and ...


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We must consider the natures of both God the father and that of Jesus in order to understand, not only your question, but also to understand the relationship between the three who make up the Trinity. John 5:19 KJV  Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for ...


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Not only didn't Patrick use a shamrock to explain the Trinity, he didn't even believe in the Trinity. Let's start with what most people think they know. We have been told that Patrick was a Catholic monk who brought the Trinity doctrine to the people of Ireland. And along the way he drove all the snakes from the Emerald Isle. He became so renowned that the ...


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Why does everyone keep missing the obvious? The early Celtic people were used to triad Gods and Goddesses as most of their Druidic deities had triple personas. Check it out! Further, they were taught that all things in nature came in threes like birth, life and death and sea, earth and sky. They were no strangers to the belief that three was a definition ...


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What is the Biblical basis for the Holy Spirit being God, or where in the Bible does it say that the Holy Spirit is God? The Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost is referred to nearly a hundred times in the New Testament, 45 times in the Acts of the Apostles and 53 times elsewhere. Our Lord Jesus, knowing he was about to leave his disciples, gave much teaching about ...


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Given God is genderless, why Jesus (God the Son) assumed a male form? The answer to this question can be found in the proto-evangelium which is a Holy Decree coming from the Almighty and Omnipotent God. The Logos the Second Person of the Holy Trinity will come as a child, the first offspring of a chosen Woman. Genesis 3:15 Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition ...


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So St. Thomas Aquinas approached this question in the summa asking if Christ is two persons or one: Now some placed two supposita in Christ, and one Person, which, in their opinion, would seem to be the suppositum completed with its final completion. Hence, since they placed two supposita in Christ, they said that God is two, in the neuter. But because they ...


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Everything that God created exhibits His character and attributes as a concrete analogy. This includes that relationships within the trinity and relationship between God and His creation. An analogy is not the same as the thing to which it refers. Only certain features of that analog or the context in which it operates are salient. The rest are incidental. ...


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Humanity was, originally, made in the image of God. Thus was man made, in the beginning, Genesis 2:7. Having done so, and man having been created, woman was made to be 'an help' for the man, Genesis 2:18. This further, creative, step expresses something more of God's ultimate intention in creation. For, ultimately, as all scripture in its progressive ...


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