Irenaeus on the Trinity: "The Church, though dispersed throughout the whole world, even to the ends of the earth, has received from the apostles and their disciples this faith: . . . one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them; and in one Christ Jesus, the Son of God, who became incarnate for our salvation; and in the Holy Spirit, who proclaimed through the prophets the dispensations of God, and the advents, and the birth from a virgin, and the passion, and the resurrection from the dead, and the ascension into heaven in the flesh of the beloved Christ Jesus, our Lord, and His manifestation from heaven in the glory of the Father ‘to gather all things in…show more content… The most important triad is that of mind, knowledge, and love. The human mind is an image of God himself. Just as there are three such faculties in the mind not totally separate and independent entities so there can be with three "persons in God.
Epiphanius of Constantia on Sabellianism
Augustine says "the love which is of God and is God is especially the Holy Spirit" 1) love is God 2) love comes from God. He thinks the Holy Spirit is this love God bestows upon us. Epiphanius deny the beliefs on the Sabellians who believe that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are one and the same being. Three names attached to one substance.
The Eleventh Council of Toledo on the trinity “We believe in one God, the Father, almighty, maker of all things visible and invisible; And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, begotten from the Father, only-begotten, that is, from the substance of the Father, God from God, light from light, true God from true God, begotten not made, of one substance with the Father, through Whom all things came into being, things in heaven and things on earth, Who because of our salvation came down and became incarnate, becoming man, suffered and rose again on the third day, ascended to the heavens, will come to judge the living and the dead; And in the Holy Spirit.”A clear view of the trinity. The Council explains the relation of the words "Trinity and 'God" and stresses the importance of the relational ties within the Godhead. The