Trinity concepts in the beginning


#1

Among Trinitarian Christian writers it is seen as evidence for the doctrine of the Trinity, a plurality in the Godhead. In the beginning Elohim created the heavens and earth. So does the etymology
of Elohim mean the trinity in Catholic terms?

Just curious of what everyone thinks?


#2

I’m not sure I follow your line of thinking. Looking at Genesis 1:26,
‘Then God said: Let us make human beings in our image, after our likeness. Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the tame animals, all the wild animals, and all the creatures that crawl on the earth.’

Here God refers to Himself in the plural form. While this doesn’t explicitly mean three, it does imply more than one.

We see this again in Genesis 3:22,
Then the LORD God said: See! The man has become like one of us, knowing good and evil!

The bible is replete signs of the Trinity and it has been an idea held from the very beginning of the Christian faith.


#3

Yes, I think God saying "Let us make man in Our image." is a classic example of the Persons of the Trinity speaking among themselves. Three Persons, One God.


#4

Trinity concepts in god is from the gods word in the beginning, however while did Jesus not explain it. coupled with that the mystery is how is Christ Jesus the exclamation of god the father and the son and the holy ghost when he spoke or prayed to his father (not himself) and also i believe he uttered that he was not the father who was in heaven, but his divine son the creator of man and this universe since the beginning of alpha and omega?

Could someone stop me from the argument that Jesus at Pentecostal sent a spirit form of his that identifies and collectively used as wisdom of truth and decipher of truth that we should also possess this power in the modern days, however this is part of the trinity too?


#5

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Trinity concepts in god is from the gods word in the beginning, however while did Jesus not explain it. coupled with that the mystery is how is Christ Jesus the exclamation of god the father and the son and the holy ghost when he spoke or prayed to his father (not himself) and also i believe he uttered that he was not the father who was in heaven, but his divine son the creator of man and this universe since the beginning of alpha and omega?

Could someone stop me from the argument that Jesus at Pentecostal sent a spirit form of his that identifies and collectively used as wisdom of truth and decipher of truth that we should also possess this power in the modern days, however this is part of the trinity too?

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three in one, one love.

"Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD; and you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might."

These verses come right out and say that our God is one, as well as giving us a glimpse of the great Commandment that Jesus gave us in Matthew 22:37.

Jesus is one with

one God one love

hope this helps

God bless


#6

Jewish interpretation relies upon riddles and puns. Elohim has three puns:
A-lo khoom - not dark
L’Chaim - Life
Lechem - bread.

The name implies that he is the Light, Life and Bread.


#7

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