March. 16th Gospel reading (Matthew 17:1-9)


#1

I am in the process of converting from Anglicanism to Catholicism and during the last session of breaking open of the Word, the question came up about how to handle verse 5-6

This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased; listen to him!

It was asked how this could happen if there is one God, not multiple Gods. If God the Father is proclaiming Jesus, who is also God, as his Son then it seems at first glance to make the suggestion that the trinity is more of a polytheist concept and not 3 persons one being. I didn’t know how to answer the question. So I decided to sign up to Catholic Answers and ask you. How do we answer that?


#2

Because the very nature of the one and only Almighty God is that He is triune in Persons.


#3

Here are some posts from previous CAF threads about the Trinity that I found good and helpful.

forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=627359&highlight=Trinity
See Post #3 by JimG

forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=598722&highlight=Trinity&page=2
See Posts 16,17 &18 by Marybeloved


#4

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