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In regard to the First Person it will not be necessary to give special citations: those which declare that Jesus Christ is God the Son, affirm thereby also the separate personality of the Father.The Divinity of Christ is amply attested not merely by St. As this point is treated elsewhere (see JESUS CHRIST ), it will be sufficient here to enumerate a few of the more important messages from the Synoptists, in which Christ bears witness to His Divine Nature. John's testimony is yet more explicit than that of the Synoptists.When His ministry was drawing to a close, He promised that the Father would send another Divine Person, the Holy Spirit, in His place.
In view of this assertion it is necessary to consider in some detail the evidence afforded by Holy Scripture .
The writers of this school contend that the doctrine of the Trinity, as professed by the Church, is not contained in the New Testament, but that it was first formulated in the second century and received final approbation in the fourth, as the result of the Arian and Macedonian controversies.
The word trias (of which the Latin trinitas is a translation) is first found in Theophilus of Antioch about A. Afterwards it appears in its Latin form of trinitas in Tertullian ("De pud." c. For this reason it has no place in the Liberal Protestantism of today.
The immanence of the Son in the Father and of the Father in the Son is declared in Christ's words to St.
Philip: "Do you not believe, that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me?