How do I explain the Trinity to a Jehova witness?


I was on my way out the door when a Jehova witness approached me and asked me if I knew that God was greater than Jesus. So I explained to her that God is the father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. She then quoted from her bible John 17, can’t remember the verse but it stated “for my father is greater than me”. So I then found out their bible is different from ours since I wasn’t able to find that chapter in our bible. Please give me some good information so I can explain to her when she comes around again like she said she would.

The following links should help you in your discussions with Jehovah’s Witnesses. If you have any further questions, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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***A useful resource:
*** Beginning Apologetics Volume 2.5: Yes! You Should Believe In The Trinity: How To Answer Jehovah’s Witnesses

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