Monthly Archives: November 2017

Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session     It’s far easier to imagine Jesus saying, “Do not say Trinity: desist …” or “They do blaspheme who say: God is one of three in a Trinity: for there is no god except one God” than to imagine him saying, “Well, sure, I said there was only one God, but what I really meant was …” Understandably, some view the clarity of Islamic monotheism, once juxtaposed to the tangled and indefensible web of Trinitarian ideology, and wonder, “Well, what’s wrong with Islam then?” Others continue to object, “But Jesus is God!” Upon the foundation of…

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Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session       Similarly, for every verse held as evidence of the Trinity, there is one or more that discredits or disqualifies. Much to the frustration of the Christian world, biblical confirmation of Jesus teaching the Trinity is not just scarce, it is absent. If anything, the opposite is the case. Three times Jesus is recorded as having emphasized the first commandment, saying, “The Lord our God, the Lord is one” (Mark 12:29; Matthew 22:37; and Luke 10:27). In none of these three instances did he even hint at the Trinity. And who has more biblical authority than Jesus? Vain analogies similarly fall apart. The Trinitarian argument…

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