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Only One God [33:16]
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Orthodoxy tells us that we have to believe a "trinity" to be Christians. But why isn't this triune teaching obvious anywhere in scripture? Who or what did Jesus and his fellow Jews worship? In today's message, you may be surprised to find the simple the truth when we let scripture speak for itself.
These books, written by people from diverse backgrounds, express the simple truth that God is one. Some of them are more scholary while others are more autobiographical. In addition, a few of them are available to read online. If you would like more in depth treatment of christian monotheism, these books are the next step to take. Note: if you know of other books, not listed here, please leave us feedback.
Responding To Trinitarian Claims About Jesus
by Ray Faircloth [18 pages]
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The doctrine of the Trinity states that God is 3 persons in one nature; but the theory of the hypostatic union states that Jesus was one person with 2 natures – one divine and the other human. This is a contradictory position. If the 3 persons of the Godhead are one nature and Jesus’ 2nd nature, when he was on earth, is combined with it then God has 2 natures. And yet they are supposed to be one nature if Jesus was actually God. This would also mean that the entire Godhead was present on earth when Jesus was on earth.