God The Triune : God, Son, And Holy Spirit

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I believe in God the triune; revealed in the Scriptures as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – One God not three separate God’s. “God is God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit – these persons indicate how God is… The person is not an essence…. The person is the identity born of a relationship and exists only in communion with other persons…. In this communion each person has his own personal features, which cannot be transferred.” The term ‘person’, is a woefully inadequate word when describing God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Yet, this provides a way to talk about the unique functions of each. God the triune is focused on one mission -- to bring about the Kingdom of God on earth.
I believe the fullness of God triune has always been present and active. God the triune is identified in creation: “Let us make humankind in our image” Gen. 1:26 (NRSV) . The words “us” and “our” indicate unity in the process of creation. God the Creator is identified: “In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth” Gen. 1:1. God the Son / Logos, the living Word is affirmed in Jn. 1:1-4 “In the beginning was the Word, and Word was with God, and Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being in him was life and the life was the light of all people.” God the Holy Spirit is first mentioned in Genesis: “The earth was a formless void and darkness covered the…

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