Tag Trinity

The Significance Of Father, Son, And Spirit Sharing The "Same Substance"

Last year I started a series of short posts on the doctrine of the Trinity. These grew out of teaching I did for my local church, on the Westminster Shorter...

Practical Implications Of God's Oneness And Threeness

A few weeks back I started what I hope will be a short series on the Trinity. In writing, there is no shortage of material regarding God as Trinity. But...

What Trinitarian Analogies Teach Us About Ourselves

At Hope City Presbyterian we’re teaching through the Westminster Shorter Catechism (WSC). Earlier this year I taught questions 5-6, on the Trinity. Starting here, I hope to develop my teaching...

Who is YHWH?

Normally when we read the Old Testament (which doesn't happen too often for most of us), we are moving too quickly to notice details that make sentences sound weird. We...

Three Critiques of Stuart Olyott on The Trinity

A few months ago I reviewed Stuart Olyott’s useful and short book, What the Bible Teaches about the Trinity. In that post I raised two areas where I felt the work fell...

Book Review: What the Bible Teaches About the Trinity

Considering the present theological maelstrom about the Trinity punctuating most timelines and newsfeeds, I chalked it up to providence when I was given this short book to review. While the...

Friendship

Friendship has been cheapened. Though we have seen no drastic shift in our lifetime I am convinced that we find ourselves in a generally negative trend with regards to friendship....

Jenson on Hegel: Philosophical and Trinitarian Principles for Relationships

Earlier this year, for my systematics course, we discussed the modern issues surrounding Trinitarian theology I got to work on as essay dealing specifically with the difficulties regarding our doctrine...

The Agency of Definitive Sanctification: Father, Son and Holy Spirit

The unfortunate result of writing a thesis is that you end up with a lot of material but not enough space for its inclusion. There is a great tragedy in...

The Trinity: Unity, Community & Equality

One of the most striking truths about the Christian God is that in him there is both unity and community. The formula we use is “one God, three persons, co-equal...