The Doctrine of the Trinity found in the New Testament2 min read

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The Trinity of God was revealed by Jesus and documented by the apostles in many books within the New Testament.  For example, in the Gospel according to Saint Matthew, Our Lord and Saviour had commanded the disciples and apostles to baptise the believers, saying, "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the…

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The Doctrine of the Trinity from the Writings of the Ante-Nicene Fathers1 min read

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The ante-Nicene fathers, from the second to the fourth century after Christ, taught and defended the doctrine of the Trinity. Below are two examples:   Tertullian (ca. 160–225)   The first defence of the doctrine of the Trinity was by Tertullian, who was born around 160 AD. He explicitly "defined" the Trinity as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and defended his theology against Praxeas, although he…

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Why the Word of God Became Incarnate: Summary of St. Athanasius’s On The Incarnation9 min read

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St. Athanasius composed one of the most important books in Christian literature, On the Incarnation, which provides a discourse on the divinity of Christ and the redemptive purpose of the Incarnation. In explaining why the Word of God became man, St. Athanasius provides five main arguments:  (i) The incarnation is the only possible sacrifice to redeem humans from their original sin  (ii) The incarnation…

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The Doctrine Of The Trinity From The Writings Of The Apostolic Fathers1 min read

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The Apostolic Fathers were the early leaders of the Church from the second century to the fourth century CE. Their writings demonstrate a clear understanding of the Trinity of God as taught in the New Testament. Below are some examples:  Saint Ignatius of Antioch  Early reference to the Trinity was mentioned in the Epistle of Saint Ignatius of Antioch to the Magnesians, written around…

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