“We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.”
— Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556), Founder of the Jesuits (Society of Jesus)
“The fact that we accept the Bible as the authority of the Church does not make the authority of the Church the higher of the two.”
— C. S. Lewis (1898-1963), Professor of English Literature (Oxford and Cambridge)
Deep, lengthy examination of Scripture with prayerful, listening humility should be a hallmark of all believers in Yeshua the Messiah. This isn’t a distinctively “Protestant” thing to do. It used to be a Jewish thing to do, but is apparently not so now.
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Author: Paul Sumner
Keywords: Trinity, Trinitarian, Trinitarianism, Modalism, Modalism heresy, Arianism, Arian, Arian heresy, Trinitarian heresy, Trinitarian heresies, Jesus is not God, Jesus created the world, Jesus as creator, Three gods in one, Three gods, Athanasian, Athanasian Creed, Athanasian trinity, Triplural, Triplurality, Tri-plural, Tri plurality, Three in one, Triunity, Tri unity, Johannine comma, Johanine comma, Johanine coma, Comma Johanneum, Johannine coma, John's coma, John's comma, Three witnesses, Father Son and Holy Spirit, Father Son and Holy Ghost, Blood and water, Water and spirit, Nicene Creed, Nicene, Nicean Creed, Nicean, Echad, Messianic Jew, Messianic Judaism
Bible reference(s): Genesis 1:26-27, Genesis 3:22, Isa 9:6, Mat 1:23, Mat 28:19, John 1:1-3, John 5:23, John 6:38, John 6:62, John 8:23, John 8:58, John 10:30, John 14:9, John 17:5, John 20:28, Rom 9:5, 1 Corinthians 8:6, Philippians 2:6, Col 1:15-16, Heb 1:2, Heb 1:8, Heb 7:3, 1 John 4:3, 1 John 5:7, 1 John 5:20
Source: “Messianics, Scripture and the Trinity,” Hebrew Streams.
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