How do we explain the Trinity? Or how does one understand the statement, "God is one being in three persons"? These are the different questions that this article attempts to answer in detail on the relation between the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
The author explains that God should be understood as a monarchical God (one ruler) while on the other hand can be understood as the Triune God. One therefore has to correctly understand the distinctions between the persons (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) as well as the lack of distinction in their essence.
This article, in summary form, explains why Christians believe in the Trinity.
This article gives thought to the work of the Trinity in our everyday life.
This article discusses how the doctrine of the Trinity makes a practical difference in the lives of believers: it names our God, explains prayer, shows us how to love, and leads us to the cross.
The three persons of the Trinity are distinguishable. This article looks at the relationship of the Holy Spirit to the Father and Son.
Why is it important for every believer to understand the doctrine of the Trinity? This article gives the answer.
What is the Trinity? To answer this question this article gives a brief survey of the key people, debates, terminology, and councils that were influential in the development of the doctrine of the Trinity in the first five centuries after Christ.
This article explores the biblical grounds for the divinity of the three persons of the Trinity, and their relation to one another.
The doctrine of the Trinity seeks to explain that God exists in three persons, and every person is fully God, yet there is one God. This article explains the biblical grounds of this claim.
God is one, existing in three persons. This biblical teaching is called the doctrine of the Trinity. This article explains it.
This article considers the unity of the Trinity in Christ's command to baptize disciples.
Some scholars have questioned the legitimacy of seeing the Son in a subordinate role to the Father in the Gospel of John. Is that an indication that the majority of scholarship on this gospel has misread it? How should we understand Jesus’ unilateral obedience to and dependence on the Father? This essay reexamines the Gospel of John in the light of recent discussions. Cowan indicates that the Son’s subordination to the Father is a major theme in John.
This article responds to and interacts with Kevin Giles who wrote in the same journal about his concerns with American evangelicals' view of the Trinity and in particular the "subordination of the Son" to the Father. This article acknowledges some valuable criticisms made by Giles and his defense of the full equality of the trinitarian persons opposing hierarchical relations.
This article wants to contribute to the way we think about God. It wants to tighten the relationship between the economic Trinity and the immanent Trinity. Horrell offers in the first part a basic presentation of a social model of the Godhead. He observes especially divine reciprocity in Scripture. Secondly, he traces current issues in social trinitarianism.