As the one who represented us in His perfect humanity, Christ’s relationship with the Spirit has much to teach us about our need of the Holy Ghost. He possessed the Spirit as a man for us, so that we could enjoy the Spirit also
THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY (13) The Holy Spirit His Movements in the Old Testament Psalm 51 David, in the Psalm 51, had committed terrible sins; adultery, murder, lying; but when confronted his contrition was genuine and heartfelt – “Oh take not thy Holy Spirit from me…restore unto me the joy of thy salvation.” SomeContinue reading “THE HOLY GHOST’S MOVEMENTS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT; The Trinity (13)”
THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY (12) The Holy Spirit His Deity and Personality Our studies, in this fundamental doctrine of the Christian Faith, bring us to the third person of the Holy Trinity; The Holy Spirit. Those who deny the Doctrine of the Trinity will inevitably have unscriptural views with regard to the Holy Spirit.Continue reading “THE DEITY AND PERSONALITY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT; The Trinity (12)”
John 1:1-18 GOD THE SON This study brings us to the most disputed aspect of Trinitarian Theology. The person of Jesus Christ as the Son of God, second person of the Trinity, has throughout the centuries been the battle ground for true orthodoxy. This is a most serious and vital matter because the Son ofContinue reading “THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY (5) ; The Eternal Son of God”
“Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.” (Romans 1:7) The Mystery of the Trinity This study takes us away from looking at the Trinity generally to specifically examining the three persons as individuals. While the three persons of the Godhead are equal and while they share the same undividedContinue reading “THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY (4); The Fatherhood of God”
The Doctrine of the Trinity, rather than being the invention of men, is rooted in New Testament Theology and expounded by all the great Creeds of the Church.
The doctrine of the Trinity is rooted in Old Testament theology. This was not a novel doctrine formulated at Nicea, nor was it an invention by the Apostles. As with all revelation the Old Testament is the basis of the New
The Principle of Ecclesiastical Separation Romans 16:17-19 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the heartsContinue reading “THE PRINCIPLE OF ECCLESIASTICAL SEPARATION, Romans Part 77”
This message, published on All Saints Day 2016, looks at the history of this day in the Christian Calendar and how it influenced the Protestant Reformation 499 years ago.