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  • Tertullian, One Of The Theologians Of The Early ...  PRO

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jun 7, 2001
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    TERTULLIAN, ONE OF THE THEOLOGIANS OF THE EARLY CHURCH, EXPLAINED THE TRINITY IN A METAPHOR. GOD THE FATHER HE DESCRIBED AS "A DEEP ROOT, THE SON AS THE SHOOT THAT BREAKS FORTH INTO THE ...read more

  • The Arithmetic Of Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 2, 2004
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    THE ARITHMETIC OF HEAVEN Someone asked Daniel Webster, who happened to be a fervent Christian, "How can a man of your intellect believe in the Trinity?" "I do not pretend fully to understand the arithmetic of heaven now," he replied. SOURCE: "God in Three Persons: A ...read more

  • The Suffering Of The Trinity  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
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    THE SUFFERING OF THE TRINITY In the National Gallery of Art in London there’s a picture of the Crucifixion that is so dark that when you first look at it, you can’t see anything. But if you stand and ponder it, and if you do not permit your gaze to falter, eventually you will see in the darkness ...read more

  • Trinity: Eternal Dance  PRO

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Apr 14, 2005
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     | 3,076 views

    Brian Mclaren says: “I learned that the early church leaders described the Trinity using the term perichoresis (peri-circle, choresis-dance): the Trinity was an eternal dance of Father, Son and Spirit sharing mutual love, honour, happiness, joy and respect. Against this backdrop, God’s act of ...read more

  • Sometimes People Have Used Several Analogies ...

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 22, 2008
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    “Sometimes people have used several analogies drawn from nature or human experience to attempt to explain this doctrine. (Unfortunately) they all turn out to be inadequate or misleading on further reflection. To say, for example, that God is like a three-leaf clover, which has three parts yet ...read more

  • St. Augustine On The Trinity

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
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    ST. AUGUSTINE ON THE TRINITY One day when St. Augustine was at his wits' end to understand and explain the Trinity, he went out for a walk. He kept turning over in his mind, "One God, but three Persons. Three Persons--not three Gods but one God. What does it mean? How can it be explained? How ...read more

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