Category Archives: Godhead

Why Be Thankful?

There are those who are unthankful to God or man.  This is true for a variety of reasons.  (1) Some are so focused on what they do not have, that they fail to appreciate and be grateful for what they … Continue reading

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God: Anthropomorphism

Anthropomorphism (from the Greek Anthropos meaning man or human, and morphe meaning form or feature) is a figure of speech which is used in the Bible.   It is “an ascription of material  forms to God” (Clinton Lockhart, Principles of Interpretation, … Continue reading

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God: One or Three? (Part 5)

In this last segment of this study, we will consider some questions which are commonly asked. 1.   Is the idea of multiple persons in the Godhead found in the Old Testament? While it is not as clearly found in the … Continue reading

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God: One or Three? (Part 4)

One of the most difficult issues in understanding the nature of God is understanding the number of God.  Is God one or three? Let’s review.  In lesson one, it was concluded that there is one God.  In lesson two, it … Continue reading

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God: One or Three? (Part 3)

One of the most difficult issues in understanding the nature of God is understanding the number of God.  Is God one or three? In the previous lesson, it was concluded that there is a distinction between the Father, and the … Continue reading

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God: One or Three? (Part 2)

One of the most difficult issues in understanding the nature of God is understanding the number of God.  Is God one or three? In the previous lesson, it was concluded that there is one God.  Tri-theism seems contrary to scripture. … Continue reading

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God: One or Three? (Part 1)

The New Testament speaks of the “Godhead,” or “Divine Nature,” or “divinity,” or “Deity” (Acts 17:29; Romans 1:20; Colossians 2:9).  The reference is to the true nature of God.  Note: The English word “Godhead” is “a simple doublet of the … Continue reading

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God: His Attributes (Part 3)

There is a difference between knowing God and knowing about God.  Knowing God is sometimes used of having fellowship with God (e.g. 1 John 2:4 cf. 1:6; 1 John 2:3 cf. 1:7).   Knowing about God may simply refer to knowing … Continue reading

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God: His Attributes (Part 2)

Have you heard the ancient Indian story of the blind men and the elephant?  Here is a version of it retold in a poem by John Godfrey Saxe: Blind Men and the Elephant “It was six men of Indostan to learning … Continue reading

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God: His Attributes (Part 1)

Some people who claim to believe in God, I am convinced, have in actuality constructed their own god.  They construct a god for themselves, who does things as they thing things should be done.  Steve Lloyd has written, “I would … Continue reading

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