The trinity is un-Biblical.
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http://en.wikipedia.org... , is un-Biblical. For this debate, we will only use the King James Bible to prove or disprove it. Burden of Proof is shared by the Pro and the Con. This is a debate between Christians, so if you are not a Christian, please don't accept this. I, the Pro, will be proving the trinity is false, and the Con will prove the trinity is true. Best wishes!
http://studiesinscripture.com... Since Jesus was 100% God, He could calm the waves of the Sea of Galilee. Also since he was 100% man, He had to pray to God as a man as we all should. Jesus, was literally God robed in the flesh. (John 1:1-14) You see, since God is a Spirit, (John 4:24), he could not show himself to man the way he wanted to. So, he took on flesh and dwelt among us. God was in Christ, reconciling the world to Himself. (2 Cor. 5:19) It wasn't a separate person showing people the way to another. It was God showing Himself to us.
Describing a book is a perfect illustration - You can describe the length, width and height of a book. The length is not the book"s width, the width is not the book"s thickness. The dimensions are described differently, yet together, they make up the book. If you remove one dimension, you are no longer describing the book. In the same manner, the Trinity is comprised of three, yet they are all one.
Another event people mistake for the showing of a trinity is at Jesus' baptism. There were three main reasons for this event.
1. Jesus' Benefit- The man Christ Jesus needed this confirmation as it would start his ministry.
2. John the Baptist's Benefit- John had no idea as stated in John 1:33 who the messiah was.
3. The people there- This event confirmed to the people that Jesus was the Messiah.
The Dove was for John so he could see who the Messiah was as stated in John 1:32-34. The Voice from heaven confirmed to the people and to the man Christ Jesus that he was indeed the Messiah to save the people. In summary, there wasn't three different persons in the Godhead there, only two signs and the man Christ Jesus getting baptized.
Next up, why the trinity contradicts itself.
You mentioned the baptism of Christ - In Matthew 28:19, Jesus says, "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit," - Ergo equality between all three. Otherwise, the Commandment would have been, "..baptizing them in the name of the Father."
Comparison between God and Christ also shows equality - Christ says in John 10:30, "I and my Father are one." In Luke 22 and John 8, the Pharisees questioned Christ's being equal with God - in response, He say, "I AM". God identfied Himself the same way to Moses in Exodus 3:14.
The name is.... Jesus! Jesus is described as the Father in Isaiah 9:6, the Son of God in Matt. 16:16, and the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, in John 14:26. Earlier in the passage, He says, "I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you".
Next, the reason He said, "I and my Father are one", is because He was specifically talking there about His duality. He was 100% man and 100% God. Remember, the MAN Christ Jesus was flesh, but since the fullness of the Godhead was in Him, He was also 100% God. (Colossians 2:9)
Then, when He said, "I AM", He was talking about how He was the Jehovah of the Old Testament. He said, "Before Abraham was, I am", in John 8:58. He was trying to tell them, I am the I AM of the Old Testament, and I am the I AM robed in flesh.
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