Why The Trinity Doctrine Disrespects God

The human psyche, unfortunately, lends itself to all sorts of unreasoned loyalties. Loyalty to groups and loyalty to ideas are two examples. Consider the extreme emotional bonds people can have for their football team, basketball team, etc. Would any of them ever ask what the point of it was?

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Does the Greek Word “Theos” and the Hebrew Word “Elohim” Prove the Trinity? Is Jesus the Great “I AM?”

There is no scripture in the Bible that says that God is composed of three persons. We know that Jehovah/Yahweh is the one true God and this was clearly taught in the Old Testament to distinguish the True God from false gods. This does not mean that Yahweh is the only “elohim” or “theos” (Hebrew Read more…

The Origin of the Trinity: From Paganism to Constantine

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While the majority of the Christian world considers the concept of the Trinity vital to Christianity, many historians and Bible scholars agree that Read more…

Did Jesus Have a Beginning? Was He Created?

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Christ: His Origins

The Image of the Invisible God

For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to Read more…

When Jesus became God – Historical Development of Trinity

The apostles who walked with Jesus during his ministry, and led the Church in the first decades of the Christian era, knew Jesus as Messiah, the anointed of God. He was “the Christ, the Son of the living God” (Matthew 16:16). He had existed from the beginning of God’s creation. Later he was “made flesh,” Read more…

The Real Story Behind the Council of Nicaea

Bible Student elder Tom Gilbert tells the real story behind the Council of Nicaea. This is the story behind the debate. Who were these men, Arius and Athanasius? What were their motives? What was the character of the time and historical events? This is the story about the people who drove this debate. Click here Read more…

THE SCRIPTURAL CASE FOR JESUS’ PRE-HUMAN EXISTENCE

What is The Word?

John 1:1, “In the beginning was The Word”. [He had a beginning.]

John 1:14, “The Word [already existing] was made flesh and dwelt among us…”

1 John 1:1, “That which was from the beginning…our hands have handled the Word of Life.” [Clearly, “the Word” is Jesus]

Revelation 19:13 “…His name is Read more…

IN WHOSE NAME ARE WE TO BE BAPTIZED?

In whose name is the Christian baptized? Many quote the great commission of Matt 28:19 to prove we are baptized into the Trinity, not into Jesus Christ alone.

Matt 28:19 – “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Read more…

Did the Apostles believe in the Trinity?

We respect all who accept Jesus as their savior. The following is offered in the spirit of dialog.

Our Trinitarian friends define the Trinity as one God in three persons—Father, Son, and holy Spirit—who are co-equal and all three are without beginning and end.

If the Apostles believed in the Trinity, why was it Read more…

Effectively Debating the Trinity

If you are a JW going door to door, no doubt you often are drawn into discussions about the Trinity. You may feel pretty set with your debate points on the topic, but it never hurts to get some more help, especially when you occasionally face Christians who have made proving their view of the Read more…