Category Archives: The doctrine of the Trinity

The Qur’an misunderstands the Trinity

“Does the Qur’an misunderstand the Trinity?   [Analysis of Sūrat al-ikhlāṣ] (Surah 112) Surah 112 (Al-Ikhlas =  الاخلاص ، “The Purity”) does not show knowledge or understanding of the Trinity nor the eternal Sonship of Christ, nor the Deity of Christ, … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Council of Nicea, Deity of Christ, early church history, Islam, Muslims, Nicea, The doctrine of the Trinity

Good books, articles on the Doctrine of the Trinity and the Deity of Christ

Some good books that are helpful in getting a grasp on the doctrine of the Trinity: The Forgotten Trinity, by James White Why You Should Believe in the Trinity, by Robert Bowman Delighting in the Trinity, by Michael Reeves Is … Continue reading

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Does the Qur’an Misrepresent the Trinity? Yes

James White did an excellent job vs. Bassam Zawadi, of showing that the Qur’an does misrepresent the doctrine of the Trinity and was totally ignorant of the doctrine, which also shows the Living God, the true “Allah” (Arabic = “The … Continue reading

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John 1:1 “. . . and the Word was God”

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
A person who goes by “patrobin” over at a Muslim blog (Paul Williams) asked: “Where does John 1:1 say Jesus is God?” Answer: in the third clause, “In the beginning was the Word, and…

Posted in Council of Nicea, Greek, John 1:1, Sola Scriptura, The doctrine of the Trinity, Truth | 4 Comments

The only full and revealed answer to suffering in this life

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
I wrote this several years ago at another blog that I write (James Swan’s Beggars All Reformation and Apologetics. We don’t know all the answers for our questions about pain and suffering in this…

Posted in Incarnation of Jesus Christ, Spiritual growth, Suffering and God's Sovereignty, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology, Theology of God, Truth

Bart Ehrman: “The Doctrine of the Trinity is not based on one verse”. Muslim: “It’s not?!!”

A Muslim interviews Dr. Bart Ehrman.  The Muslim guy is shocked to learn from Bart Ehrman that the doctrine of the Trinity is not based on just one verse.   Ehrman says, “the doctrine of the Trinity is not based … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Bart Ehrman, Islam, Muslims, Textual Variants, The doctrine of the Trinity

15 Early Church Christians who used the word “Trinity” before 325 AD

Posted in Apologetics, church history, The doctrine of the Trinity, The rule of Faith, Theology, Theology of God | 6 Comments

The True God, the Holy Trinity, is relational, and helps us understand our need for relationship.

Here is my response and interaction with an article at Triablogue: “Christianity is a relationship, not a religion.” Interesting. Why are relationship issues only a “feminine issue” ? or why is that “a rather feminine view of Christianity?” You are … Continue reading

Posted in Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology, Truth, worship | 5 Comments

The God-centered Gospel

https://tabletalkmagazine.com/article/2012/04/god-centered-gospel/ by Michael Horton Here is a good portion of the article:  (go to the link to read the full article) One of the great places where this gets worked out in Reformed theology is the covenant of redemption. Also … Continue reading

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Response to Georg Kaplan on Trinity and Gregory of Nyssa, Jesus as Theos, Ignatius

My response to a guy named Georg Kaplan (A Unitarian, and he has made many videos and arguments against the doctrine of the Trinity and the Deity of Christ, who has recently come over to Muslim Paul Williams’ blog and … Continue reading

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