The Great Trinity Debate: On the Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Part 5)

This week I hope Rob will show Biblical evidence for the essential relationship formulae of Trinitarianism:

In Week 1 we saw that proving the first does not automatically prove the second, for even if we agree that The Father is God, Jesus is God and the Holy Spirit is God, it does not necessarily follow that God = the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Both formulae (F+S+HS=G and G=F+S+HS) must be proved independent of each other. Additionally, Rob must show that all three are individual divine persons comprising a single divine being.

For Biblical Unitarians, the relationship between the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit begins with the Father as head of a divine hierarchy:

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Author: David Burke

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Bible reference(s): Genesis 1:26, Gen 3:22, Deuteronomy 6:4, Pro 8:22, Isa 9:6, Mat 1:23, Mat 28:19, John 1:1-4, John 1:14, John 1:18, John 3:13, John 5:23, John 6:33, John 6:38, John 6:41-42, John 6:51, John 6:58, John 6:62, John 8:23, John 8:28, John 8:58, John 10:17-18, John 10:30, John 14:9, John 17:5, John 20:28, Rom 9:5, 1 Corinthians 8:6, 1 Corinthians 15:28, Philippians 2:6-8, Col 1:15-16, 1 Timothy 3:16, Heb 1:2, Heb 1:8, Heb 7:3, 1 John 4:3, 1 John 5:7-8, 1 John 5:20, Rev 3:14

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