QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TRINITY?

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TRINITY?


The following is a list of questions that some Christians may not have ever considered about the doctrine of the Trinity. They are honest and sincere question that I believe every Christian should ask themselves and go to the Bible to search out the answers for yourself just as Acts 17:11 and 2 Timothy 2:15 teach us.

Acts 17:11.


“These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.”


So then, every Christian needs to read and study the Bible for themselves to be sure that what they are being taught is what the Bible ITSELF teaches in its entirety. In other words, what does the WHOLE word of God itself teach us as opposed to just some verses taken out of their context to try and support a church doctrine that is not actually found in the Bible itself or a church doctrine that actually contradicts what the whole word of God teaches us.


2 Timothy 2:15.


“Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”


Or rightly discerning the word of truth so that you will never be confused concerning which church doctrines are God’s truth and which church doctrines are what the Bible refers to as doctrines of devils. Be not deceived by church doctrines that taught will the spirit of REQUIREMENT or that must be believed in order to be saved. Some of them are just merely man-made church doctrines that are either not in the Bible at all while others are not rightly discerned correctly according to the WHOLE word of Almighty God.

I have divided these questions into two groups of questions. The first ten questions are simply general questions that anyone can answer from their own personal experience like what do you believe and why do you believe what you have come to believe? The second group has 27 questions that are more about what does the doctrine of the Trinity such as did you know this or that about the doctrine of the Trinity. And the second group of questions will require you reading the Bible for yourself and doing your own research for yourself but do not worry I will give you the verses and some links to some in-depth Bible studies on each related question.

Let us begin with the first ten general questions before moving on to the next 27 questions about the doctrine of the Trinity.

#1. Do you believe in the doctrine of the Trinity?

#2. If you believe in the doctrine of the Trinity then why do you believe in the doctrine of the Trinity?

#3. Did your church denomination teach you the doctrine of the Trinity?

#5. However you came to believe in the doctrine of the Trinity have you ever read or have been told that you MUST believe in the doctrine of the Trinity in order to be saved?

#6. Do YOU yourself sincerely believe that you MUST believe in the doctrine of the Trinity in order to be saved?

#7. If so, then was the doctrine of the Trinity a part of the gospel that brought you saving faith to believe in Jesus as your savior?

#8. If the doctrine of the Trinity was NOT part of the gospel that caused you to believe in Jesus and you were saved before you ever heard of the doctrine of the Trinity then why do you believe and or teach that one MUST believe in the doctrine of the Trinity in order to be saved?

#9. Why is there even a doctrine of the Trinity if it is NOT a part of the gospel of salvation?

#10. Why do YOU YOURSELF believe in the doctrine of the Trinity?


The next group of questions is about what the doctrine of the Trinity teaches and some did you know questions.


#1. Do YOU yourself even know what the doctrine of the Trinity teaches?

#2.  Are God the Father and his Son Jesus one and the same being?

#3. So then, since the doctrine of the Trinity teaches that Jesus and Almighty God the Father are separate distinctly different persons and they are NOT one and the self-same being then would that not be two Gods?

#4. So then, let me get this straight. Are you saying that the doctrine of the Trinity teaches they are NOT three separate Gods but the doctrine of the Trinity calls each separate person God?  Are you saying that the doctrine of the Trinity says that there is God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit but they are not three separate Gods.

#5. How can three SEPARATE beings or person who are all three called God according to the doctrine of the Trinity be the ONE true God if they are NOT one and the self-same BEING?

#6. Are they the same ONE God in ONE BEING or they the ONE God in UNITY?

See the following verses found in Malachi 2:10;  Mark 12:28-32; Deuteronomy 6:4,5; Romans 3:30; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Ephesians 4:6; and 1 Timothy 2:3-7.

#7. If the Father and his Son Jesus are NOT one and the same God in ONE being and they are ONE in UNITY only, then would that not be TWO separate persons who are both called God UNITED as ONE in purpose to do the will of the ONE God?

#8. Did you know that Jesus will rule FOR the Father for a 1000 years in the world to come?

See Revelation chapter 20 and 1 Corinthians 15:20-28.

#9. Did you know that God the Father is the God OF his Son Jesus Christ?

Please read Ephesians 1:17; Romans 15:6; 2 Corinthians 1:3; 2 Corinthians 11:31; Ephesians 1:17’ Ephesians 4:6; Colossians 1:3; and 1 Peter 1:3.

#10. So then, are you saying that Jesus was NOT God while he was on the earth and became God after the cross or are you saying that Jesus was fully the Almighty God and fully a man at the same time on the earth having two natures, one divine, and one human and therefore the Father was God over the HUMAN NATURE of Jesus while he was on the earth?

Where are there any verses in the Bible itself that say that Jesus had a divine nature while he was on the earth? The phrase “divine nature” is only found ONE time in the entire Bible and this is in 2 Peter 1:4. And the Bible itself teaches us that Jesus will not rule as God of the whole earth until the world to come. Even now in heaven Jesus is called a PRINCE in Revelation 1:5. Also see Acts 3:15; Acts 5:31; and Ephesians 2:2. Jesus will not be crowned the King of kings until it is time for him to return to the earth  with his armies from heaven to deliver God’s people and execute the wrath of God. See Revelation 19:11-16.

#11. So then, since the Bible itself teaches us that BOTH the Father is called God and his Son is called God then do YOU yourself believe that they are both the ONE Almighty God? Or does the Bible teach us that the Father is the ONLY TRUE God who is the Almighty God and his Son Jesus is a God who is under and subject to his God and Father? See all the verse listed under question #9 as well as these following verses found in Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34; John 20:17; Revelation 3:12 and Mark 12:29. So then the same God of Jesus is our God and Father. Please see 1 Thessalonians 1:2; Revelation 7:10; Revelation 12:10; Romans 1:8; 1 Corinthians 1:4; and Philippians 4:19.

#12. So then, how can an Almighty God have another God over him? There can only be ONE TRUE God who ONLY is the Potentate and who ONLY and ALONE is the source of all life as the giver of life but mortal life and eternal life. Please read John 17:1-3; 1 Timothy 6:13-16; and John 5:17-30. Also see the verses that teaches us that Yahweh is the God OF all other Gods found in Deuteronomy 10:17; Joshua 22:22; Psalm 136:2; Daniel 2:47; and Daniel 11:36.

#13. So then, are you are saying that Jesus is a FALSE God seeing that God the Father is the God OF our Lord Jesus Christ and all those verses saying that Yahweh is the God OF Gods are all speaking of false gods?

#14. Did you know that the word "God" is a TITLE and that we must look at the CONTEXT of that word "God" to see if it is speaking of Yahweh the Father or if it is speaking of Jesus or if it is speaking of someone else called God?

#15. Did you know that the Greek word “theos” can be translated as God, a God, god, gods, a god, a God under the God, a god under the God, and even as goddess? And the only way to know if the word”God” is speaking of the ONLY TRUE God is by the CONTEXT. Many times the definite article “the”  will precede the word “God” to let us know that the word God is referring to Yahweh. If not then the context should tell us. If the context in not clear then we determine by the WHOLE word of God. And the New Testament ALWAYS clearly identifies the FATHER as being the ONLY TRUE God who alone is the ALMIGHTY God and the God OF his Son Jesus. Again see every verse listed in question #9. In question #11, and in question #12.

#16. Did you know that the Bible ITSELF teaches us that the Father and his Son Jesus are indeed TWO SEPARATE Gods? THINK for yourself! How can the Father who is the ONLY TRUE God who alone is that ALMIGHTY God and the GOD of his Son Jesus be one and the same God as his Son seeing Jesus is a God under and subject TO HIS God and Father? See again John 17:3, 1 Timothy 6:13-16, and 1 Corinthians 15:2-28 along with all the verses in question #15.

#17. Do YOU, as a Trinitarian, worship Jesus? I as well worship Jesus, honor Jesus, give thanks to Jesus, praise Jesus, talk to Jesus in prayer and take authority over Satan in the MIGHTY NAME of Jesus but I no longer can believe the doctrine of the Trinity because it contradicts the word of God is so many ways.

#18. So then, are you going to REJECT what the Bible ITSELF teaches to cling to the man-made doctrine of the Trinity that took almost four centuries to develop?

#19. Have you ever did any research on your OWN for YOURSELF to see HOW and WHY the doctrine of the Trinity came to be?

Let me just say briefly that men of God did not start out to create any church doctrine but rather they were simply trying to understand what the Bible means by Jesus being the SON OF the living God. So rather than the Scripture being their sole foundation they REASONED within themselves that Jesus MUST have had a DIVINE NATURE seeing the God is his FATHER. And that is how the doctrine of the Trinity began to develop on hundreds of years.

#20. Did you know that the word “Trinity” is not found in the Bible?

Look up the word “Trinity” in any Bible concordance.

#21. Did you know that the phrase “God the Son” is NOT found in the Bible?

Look up the phrase “God the Son” in any Bible concordance.

#22. Did you know that the phrase “God the Holy Spirit is NOT found in the Bible?

Look up the phrase “God the Holy Spirit” in any Bible concordance.

#23. Did you know that the Bible does NOT teach that the Son of God is EQUAL to the Father?

Please read the study “JOHN 5:18 JESUS MAKING HIMSELF EQUAL WITH GOD!”

#24. Did you know that the Bible does NOT clearly teach us that the Holy Spirit is a SEPARATE DISTINCT PERSON from the Father?

But rather the New Testament teaches us more so that Almighty God the Father and his Holy Spirit are ONE and the SELF-SAME eternal Spirit. Please read the study “THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE FATHER for all the verses that to ME clearly show that there is but ONE eternal Spirit who alone IS Almighty God the Father.

#25. Did you know that Jesus became God’s eternal Son AFTER the cross?

Please read the study “WHEN DID JESUS BECOME GOD’S ETERNAL SON?” for all the verses.

#26. Did you know that the Bible teaches that Jesus came first came into existence at the Virgin birth?

Simply read HOW the word became flesh in Luke 1:26-38 and please notice that the Bible itself does not say that God the Son came down for heaven to become flesh. It simply says that the word became flesh. And when the angel Gabriel SPOKE the word of God a child was CONCEIVED in the womb of the Virgin Mary. Please read the study “HOW DID JESUS BECOME JESUS?” for all the verses on how the spoken word of God became flesh.

#27. Did you know that the Bible ITSELF does NOT teach us that the Word is a SEPARATE divine being from Yahweh who was with Yahweh at his side for all eternity past?

Please read the study “WHAT DOES JOHN 1:14 TRULY MEAN?” along with the study “WHAT DOES GOD INCARNATE TRULY MEAN?” for all the verses that prove that God the Son did not become flesh.

Below is a list of all the studies that I have written on WHY the Bible ITSELF does NOT teach the doctrine of the Trinity and why the doctrine of the Trinity is NOT an issue of salvation as Some Trinitarians churches dogmatically demand saying things like, If you do not believe in the doctrine of the Trinity then you are not a true Christian and you are not saved.

I implore you to NOT be intimidated with fear to believe ANY Christians doctrine or to believe that you MUST be a part of a certain church denomination CLAIMING that they ALONE have the truth and if you are not a part of THEIR church then you are not saved and cannot be saved until you are baptized in THEIR church.

Thanks for reading and may God bless you richly as you continue to seek the truth of the WHOLE word of God. Again below is a list of studies on the doctrine of the Trinity as to what it is a false teaching.

Your brother in our Lord Jesus the Christ,

Brother Mark.

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