Questions And Answers From The Bible”
Is the word trinity in the Bible? No.
Does the Bible say that there are three persons in the Godhead? No.
Does the Bible speak of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost? Yes.
Do these titles as used in Matthew 28:19 mean that there are three separate and distinct persons in the Godhead? No, they refer to three offices, roles, or relationship to humanity.
Does the Bible use the word three in reference to God? Only one verse in the entire Bible does so-I John 5:7. It speaks of the Father, the Word (instead of Son), and the Holy Ghost, and it concludes by saying, "These three are one."
Does the Bible use the word one in reference to God? Yes, many times. For example, see Zechariah 14:9; Malachi 2:10; Matthew 23:9; Mark 12:29, 32; John 8:41; 10:30; Romans 3:30; I Corinthians 8:4; Galatians 3:20; I Timothy 2:5; James 2:19.Can the mystery of the Godhead be understood? Yes. Romans 1:20; Colossians 2:9; I Timothy 3:16.
Has the Christian only one Heavenly Father? Yes. Matthew 23:9.
Then why did Jesus say to Philip, "He that hath seen me hath seen the Father" (John 14:39)? Because Jesus is the express image of God's person. Hebrews 1:3. The Greek word for person in this verse literally means "substance."
Does the Bible say that there are two persons in the Godhead? No.
Does the Bible say that all the Godhead is revealed in one person? Yes, in Jesus Christ. II Corinthians 4:4; Colossians 1:19; 2:9; Hebrews 1:3.
Is the mystery of the Deity hidden from some people? Yes. Luke 10:21-22.
Who is the Father? The Father is the one God, particularly as revealed in parental relationship to humanity. Deuteronomy 32:6; Malachi 2:10.
Where was God the Father while Jesus was on earth? The Father was in Christ. John 14:10; II Corinthians 5:19. He was also in heaven, for God is omnipresent.
Did the prophet Isaiah say that Jesus would be the Father? Yes. Isaiah 9:6; 63:16.
When God said, "Let us make man in our image" (Genesis 1:26), was He speaking to another person in the Godhead? No. Isaiah 44:24; Malachi 2:10.
How many of God's qualities were in Christ? All. Colossians 2:9.
How may we see the God who sent Jesus into the world? By seeing Jesus. John 12:44-45; 14:9.
Does the Bible say that Jesus is the Almighty? Yes. Revelation 1:8
Whom do some designate as the first person in the trinity? God the Father.
Whom do some designate as the last person in the trinity? The Holy Ghost. But Jesus said that He was the first and last. Revelation 1:17-18
How many persons did John see sitting on the throne in heaven? One. Revelation 4:2.
If Jesus is the first and the last, why did God say in Isaiah 44:6 that He was the first and the last? Because Jesus is the God of the Old Testament incarnate.
Did Jesus tell Satan that God alone should be worshiped? Yes. Matthew 4:10
Does the devil believe in more than one God? No. James 2:19.
Does the Bible say that God, who is the Word, was made flesh? Yes John 1:1, 14.
For what purpose was God manifested in the flesh? To save sinners. Hebrews 2:9, 14.
Was Jesus God manifested in the flesh? Yes. I Timothy 3:16.
Could Jesus have been on earth and in heaven at the same time? Yes. John 3:13.
Does the Bible say that there is but one Lord? Yes. Isaiah 45:18; Ephesians 4:5.
Does the Bible say that Christ is the Lord? Yes. Luke 2:11.
Does the Bible say that the Lord is God? Yes. I kings 18:39; Zechariah 14:5; Acts 2:39; Revelation 19:1.
How could the church belong to Jesus (Matthew 16:18) and yet be the church of God (I Corinthians 10:32)? Because Jesus is God in the flesh.