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Discussion on the Trinity, church constitutions and disciplines, and human depravity

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Trinity., Church polity., Church discipline., Sin, Orig
StatementBetween N. Summerbell, pastor of the First Christian church, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Rev. J.M. Flood, ex-president of the Ohio conference of the M. P. church. Held in Centreville, Ohio, from August 2, to August 9, 1854. Comprising fifty-eight alternate speeches of thirty minutes each. Reported by Benn Pitman, phonographer. Examined and corrected by the parties.
ContributionsFlood, J. M., Pitman, Benn, 1822-1910.
LC ClassificationsBT111 .S9
The Physical Object
Pagination432 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6406612M
LC Control Number40023706

Get this from a library. Discussion on the Trinity, church constitutions and disciplines, and human depravity. [N Summerbell; J M Flood]. There is therefore a crying need today for sin to be viewed in the light of God’s Law and Gospel, so that its exceeding sinfulness may be demonstrated, and the dark depths of human depravity exposed by the teaching of Holy Writ—that we may learn what is connoted by those fearful words, ‘dead in.

To contemplate the Trinity is to lift up your heart and to “set your mind on the things above” (Col. It’s easy to turn and human depravity book discussions into strictly intellectual affairs, but as Dr.

Fred Sanders teaches in The Triune God course, we need to do so “in a way that enlists the reader’s strict and holy attention for what is essentially a spiritual exercise.”.

Defending the Trinity. By James M. Rochford. The word “Trinity” is not used in the Bible, but the concept is certainly present throughout Scripture.

The term “Trinity” was not used until Tertullian (AD ), who used the Latin word trinitas (pronounced TRIN-eeh-toss) to describe the three persons of the Trinity. The doctrine of the Trinity is not illogical, but it is difficult to wrap. The doctrine of the Trinity recognizes that God is one God, co-existing in three distinct Persons of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

In our material existence, the concept that God is One God, yet exists as three distinct persons, is foreign to us. However, the doctrine of the Godhead (Trinity) is without questions revealed in God's word.

Such questions have kindled theological discussion throughout history; and as a result, by God's grace, the Christian Church has defined the proper, biblical definition of God. We call it the Trinity.

But, there are always dissenters. The Catechism of the Catholic Church gives us another analogy wherein we can see the reasonableness of the Trinity by helping us to see the possibility of distinct persons who possess the same nature.

CCC provides: The Christian family is a communion of persons, a sign and image of the communion of the Father and the Son in the Holy Spirit.

A research paper on the history of the trinity doctrine within the early Christian Church and within Seventh-day Adventism.

Section 1 - An introduction Section 2 - Notes and observations. Section 3 - Heaven inspired counsel Section 4 - The trinity – an assumed doctrine. Section 5 - The trinity doctrine – differing views and concepts.

Our discussion of total depravity, following Calvin and Reformed creedal sources as our guides in understanding Scripture, assumes a context of discourse in which God is conceived as truly being involved in both an experiential and a cognitive sense in human life.

The Doctrine of Total Depravity by Roger Smalling, This article corresponds to the book Unlocking Grace available at Amazon Kindle In recent years, some theologians have proposed the term total inability to refer to the concept of total depravity.

This. The whole book is Trinitarian to the core; all its teaching is built on the assumption of the Trinity; and its allusions to the Trinity are frequent, cursory, easy and confident. It is with a view to the cursoriness of the allusions to it in the New Testament that it has been remarked that "the doctrine of the Trinity is not so much heard as.

The Fourth Century. Now with the heresy of the Ariomaniacs, which has corrupted the Church of God These then teach three hypostases, just as Valentinus the [Gnostic] heresiarch first invented in the book entitled by him On the Three Natures. For he was the first to invent three hypostases and three persons of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and he is discovered to have filched this from.

Since the Trinity cannot be fully understood, it cannot therefore be held to be certain. Teaching of the Church. The history of the Church's doctrine on the Trinity reaches back to the earliest days of Christianity.

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Our purpose here is to see in review some of the leading statements of the Magisterium, while pointing out some features of each. Comacho’s response is the typical human response to the biblical doctrine of total depravity: “I may have my faults, but I’m not totally depraved!” It’s not surprising that the world thinks that way, since Satan “has blinded the minds of the unbelieving” (2 Cor.

Trinity is true, then those who deny it do not worship the God of the Scriptures. If it is false, the Trinitarians, by paying divine honor to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, are equally guilty of idolatry. The doctrine of the Trinity is not merely speculation, but lies at the root of every man’s theology and affects his whole creed and practice.

THE TRINITY: We believe there is one and only one living and true God, eternally existing in three persons (Father, Son and Holy Spirit), co-eternal in being, co-identical in nature, co-equal in power and glory, co-equal in every divine perfection, and executing.

Tertullian's concern was a doctrine known as "modalism." This is the view that there is only one person in the Godhead. That one, individual God fills the role of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in much the same way that one actor can play three roles in the same it would be called oneness or.

Trinity, in Christian doctrine, the unity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as three persons in one Godhead. The doctrine of the Trinity is considered to be one of the central Christian affirmations about God. It is rooted in the fact that God came to meet Christians in a threefold figure: (1) as Creator, Lord of the history of salvation, Father, and Judge, as revealed in the Old Testament; (2.

The Trinity is the Christian doctrine of God. Classically when Christians say "God" they mean, "Father, Son, and Holy Spirit." Please consider the following: 1) The doctrine of the Trinity is the logical result of the the New Testament witness about God.

As Tom Wright says somewhere, if the Trinity hadn't existed, the church would have had to. The trinity is the highest thing that the human brain can contemplate. The doctrine of the trinity is one of the most mysterious theologies in the Christian faith and it is the heart and soul of its teachings.

In the trinity there is one true God but three persons. The father, son, and holy spirit.

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What the Catechism of the Catholic Church says on "The Trinity:" "Christians are baptized 'in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit' [Mt ] Before receiving the. 3. The Trinity underscores the importance of relationships. In his book Traces of the Trinity, Leithart dives deep into a little-known theological concept called vestigia Trinitatis.

Meaning “traces of the Trinity,” vestigia Trinitatis is all about identifying the Trinitarian underpinnings of a universe spoken into existence by a triune God.

Philip Graham Ryken (DPhil, University of Oxford) is the eighth president of Wheaton College. He preached at Philadelphia’s Tenth Presbyterian Church from until his appointment at Wheaton in Ryken has published more than 50 books, including When Trouble Comes and expository commentaries on Exodus, Ecclesiastes, and Jeremiah.

He serves as a board member for. This World and Church Trends and Bible Prophecy End Times Depravity Addition Blog was started in late It continues Don’s perspectives on issues pertaining to the end of this age.

Don’s previous writings can be found on “World and Church trends and Bible Prophecy” Blog or from his website homepage, A Study of: The Existence, Names, Nature, Trinity, and the Attributes of God The Doctrine Of God The Trinity study guide by PreacherJamieKelley includes 68 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.

Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. The discussion of the spiritual discipline of “celebration” is quite confrontational and deep. We celebrate what we intrinsically value. If we look at our discipline(s) in life and/or lack thereof it might actually point to an unsettling reality that we do not value with our.

Included in the doctrine of the Trinity is a strict monotheism which is the teaching that there exists in all the universe a single being known as God who is self-existent and unchangeable (Isaiah ; ,8).

Therefore, it is important to note that the doctrine of the Trinity is. [Editor's note: the following is an excerpt of The Deep Things of God,by Fred Sanders, published by Crossway Books.

Used by permission.] The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of.

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It seems that the church father Tertullian (AD –) was the first to apply the term Trinity to God. Tertullian uses the term in Against Praxeus, written in to explain and defend the Trinity against the teaching of his contemporary Praxeus, who espoused the Monarchian heresy.

Behind the Trinity debate, complementarians and egalitarians clash about the roles of men and women in the church and the home. What started as an exegetical debate over biblical texts about the relationship between men and women has turned into a theological and philosophical debate about the inner life of the eternal Trinity.

Catholic priest Francis X. Weiser, in his book Handbook of Christian Feasts and Customs (New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, ), pagestates: "The greatest dogma of the Christian faith is the mystery of the Holy Trinity." The Trinity is the central teaching of the great false church.This will clearly show the frail, human foundation the doctrine of the Trinity rests on, and dissipate the weight it appears to have from centuries of "orthodox" acceptance.

COUNCIL OF NICEA Of the Council of Nicea, A.D., where the doctrine of the Trinity was first officially formulated, the well-known trinitarian historian Mosheim, a.The Trinity from the one God.

It is well known that the Council of Nicea defended the Trinity against Arius and the Arian party. Nonetheless, their creed says, "We believe in one God, the Father." Why? Are you ready? In the 2nd century, "the simple" preferred not to think about this.