The Trinity Doctrine does not Add Up
The Trinity doctrine is a firm belief held by Christians who partake of the institutional church system and their man-made creeds. As they go out in the world to witness their version of who God is, many do not scrutinize their dogma for what it is. The point of this article is to examine more closely the explanations of those who partake of the incomprehensible mystery of the Trinity.
Fully God and Fully Man
One of the more notable explanations is that they believe that Jesus is 100% man and 100% God. Right here, there incomprehensibility is found in their illogical statement as common sense wold dictate that 100% of one thing is complete. 100% of one thing and 100% of the other would make two separate beings as there is no such thing as being 100% percent one thing and 100% of another at the same time. Trinitarians believe that Jesus was deity in the flesh; however, this would mean two separate and completely different beings if they believe he was a man also.
The Spoken Plan of God
Often, many supposed ‘proof’ texts are quoted in claims that Jesus is God.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word [logos] was God. – John 1:1
And the Word [logos] became flesh and dwelt among us. – John 1:14
The claim is that God = the word = Jesus
What many fail to consider is that Christ spoke the word [logos, 3056] and spoke about what the words [logos] he received from his Father many times. There would be no point to speak what he received concerning the word of God if he was God.
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our own eyes, which we have gazed upon and touched with our own hands--this is the Word [logos] of life. - 1 John 1:1
So He said to the Jews who had believed Him, “If you continue in My word [logos], you are truly My disciples. - John 8:31
The word [logos] that you hear is not My own, but it is from the Father who sent Me. - John 14:24
If we suppose Jesus is God as Trinitarians do, did Christ know he was speaking of himself as God?
Maybe Christ did not know he was God and found out later. The problem is that Christ did not know everything as God does.
A Simple Experiment
The foundation of the Trinitarian faith is a mystery that requires using unscriptural terms and illogical math to come to their conclusions.
For example, they will say that the Trinity is a ‘hypostatic union.’
However, a simple empirical test can be done to see whether the phrase 'hypostatic union' is possible.
- Try to fill one glass (100%) with milk up to the brim.
- Then try filling that very same glass with an equal amount (100%) of water.
- After you clean up the mess that you have made, take another glass and fill it 50% with milk and then add 50% water to the same glass bringing the glass to 100% full.
- Then think about whether it is possible to have both 100% of one thing and 100% of the other in one vessel at the same time.
The result of the experiment should conclude that when one liquid is diminished or elevated, it is impossible to be 100% full with both liquids at 100% at the same time in one vessel. It would be illogical, a contradiction of substance and just plain nonsensical to say otherwise.
Three God the Fathers
Trinitarians will insist they only believe there is one God, but with critical examination of their claims, it shows that they really believe in three 'God the Fathers.'
1. God the Father
2. The Holy Spirit who fathered baby Jesus
3. Jesus Himself
We read in Scripture that Jesus was fathered by the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit begat Jesus as the third person of the Trinity. Right here, we have a situation where Trinitarians believe that this person begat and fathered baby Jesus. This would make the Holy Spirit the Father, not God the Father.
Furthermore, Trinitarians interpret Isaiah 9:6 to be describing Jesus as God. Because the name given to this child is 'Mighty God' and 'Eternal Father,' they believe Jesus is ‘Mighty God’ who is not God the Father, but another Father.
In the Trinitarian mind, there will be an insistence that each of them are Fathers in a 'different sense.' However, it doesn't matter because they still have three Fathers or God the Fathers as God since each one of these identities according to their belief are declared both God and Father.
If we were to throw out man-made religious creeds and listen to what Christ taught his disciples, we would know that he taught them that they only had one Father who was in heaven.
And call no one your father on the earth; for One is your Father, who is in heaven. – Matthew 23:9
See now that I myself am he! There is no god besides me. - Deuteronomy 32:39
Have we not one Father? Has not one God created us? - Malachi 2:10
Again, The Trinitarian math does not add up.
Trinitarians will define ‘Godhead’ as the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit as equal, but separate parts of the triune God. The fact is, 'Godhead' simply means 'divine.' In the KJV, ‘Godhead’ is only found three times. However, a simple look at the word in the Greek means ‘divine, not Trinity as translated in many other versions of Scripture.
According to proper use of elementary math principles, 1+1+1= 3
The Trinitarian will counter and say, '1x1x1=1' to describe how the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are all one forming the Trinity. However, they do not understand the principles of multiplication in their equation.
This following video explains how Trinitarian math is not possible.
The Trinitarian must resort to trickery and deception in an attempt to explain something that they admit they cannot understand. The following is an analogy of their deceptions.
Joe asked a Trinitarian for five dollars. He responded, 'I don’t have five dollars.' However, Joe noticed that he was holding a five-dollar bill in his hand.
He then questioned the Trinitarian and asked, 'Why did you lie to me?'
The Trinitarian replied, 'When I said I didn’t have five dollars, I meant that in my right hand I did not have it. However, it is true that in my left hand I did have five dollars.'
Joe responded, 'Either you have five dollars or not.
How can you have and not have five dollars at the same time?'
Trinitarians like to say that God came down to earth and became a God-man to relate to His people. Yet, on the other side of their mouth they will say we cannot fully understand God according to their dogma.
If you can’t understand who God is according to your own doctrine that promotes itself as a religion, then what type of relationship would that be?
This is a contradiction.
Another contradiction is that Christ was dead and then proceeded to raise himself up from the dead. Or, Jesus is God then died.
Claiming to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man - Romans 1:22-23
If someone is truly dead, then how could they be conscious enough to raise themselves up?
If one is conscious in raising themselves from the dead, then that person was not really dead at all.
Of course, the Trinitarian will say that the human part of Jesus died and the God part raised him from the dead. If that is the case, then Jesus is not one being, but two separate beings.
The Trinitarian math does not add up and has too many inconsistencies.
Trinity Doctrine negates Sonship
God’s promise to us is all about sonship and the resurrection. If Jesus is God, we cannot claim brotherhood with him. Christ had to be a man to be the evidence of eternal life for us; otherwise, it would be impossible to love God the same way he did.
For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. - 1 Corinthians 15:21
But as many as received him, he gave them power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in his name. - John 1:12
It also would make us rely on Jesus only for the forgiveness of sins. This same forgiveness could be obtained from the sacrifices of bulls and goats from the old covenant. That would make his sacrifice in vain other than saving the lives of thousands and thousands of animals. Christ’s resurrection is not only about obtaining forgiveness of sins, but also having victory over them. This was the fulfillment of the Passover Lamb.
In Trinitarian doctrine, the belief is that only Christ could only be righteous because he is God. Ultimately, this means that he died in vain.
If you believe that Christ could only be righteous because he is God, then your Christ died in vain nullifying his true purpose on the cross and the genuine Gospel message.
The purpose of Christ’s blood was to bring us into true righteous standing with our Father through the power of the Holy Spirit giving us the ability to walk in righteousness as Christ did as a man, not because he was a God-man.
Christ stated that those who followed him could also do the works that he did. If Christ was God, then we would supposedly be able do the works that God did making us as God. Obviously, we cannot be God.
Trinity dogma ultimately leads to only two conclusions. If you believe that Christ is God, then you will have to aspire to be as God. This is arrogance and pride.
I will ascend above the heights of the clouds;
I will make myself like the Most High.’ - Isaiah 14:14
Or, if you believe that Christ is God, then you can never attain to be like Christ because 'he is God.' This is defeat.
That is why I told you that you would die in your sins. For unless you believe that I am He, you will die in your sins.” - John 8:24
Trinitarians supply the word 'God' after 'I am' in John 8:24 from their own imaginations from the dictates of their doctrine. The purpose of the Gospel is clearly stated in this following passage.
But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name. - John 20:31
In the book of Revelation, Christ does not say that the belief in him would grow and spread. The facts of history reveal that the largest religion in the world has killed and oppressed the scattered remnant throughout the world unless they submitted to the Trinity doctrine. What is called Christianity today is the largest religion in the world. It is certainly not a remnant.
The problem with most Trinitarians is that they refer to copious amounts of Scripture passages as supposed 'proof' texts, but give no explanation and think this somehow proves their doctrine. They put a passage of Scripture in isolation when the text(s) has nothing to do with their dogma at all. To ignore context is dangerous game.
Siding with Jesus' Accusers
For example, Trinitarians will appeal to the Pharisees as evidence that their testimony ‘proves’ that Jesus is God because they accused him of blasphemy of claiming to be equal with God. However, Jesus contradicted them in saying that he was not God, but that he was the Son of God.
Do you say of Him whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, ‘You blaspheme,’ because I said, ‘I am Son of God’? – John10:36
I would be a liar like you. - John 8:55
Are we going to believe the lies of the Jews or the words of Christ who said, ‘I am the Son of God?’
Putting Things in Context
Jesus says to him, “Am I with you so long a time, and you have not known Me, Philip? The one having seen Me has seen the Father. – John 14:9
Further reading in the passage reveals the context of Christ’s words in that he was the reflection of the Father because the Father did his works through him.
…but the Father dwelling in Me does His works – John 14:10
When someone makes a habit of using spurious information to prove their points, it reveals that they have been severely indoctrinated and must resort to non-biblical terms when presenting their doctrine.
- Deity in the flesh
- Part God part man
- 100% God 100% man
- Triune hypostatic union
- God the Son
It should be common sense that biblical doctrine uses biblical terms because it comes from Scripture, not from man-made creeds and Greek mythology.
When someone says ‘the man part died and the God part didn’t,’ you have to wonder where they got their notions from. In a desperate effort to try to ‘prove’ their doctrine, they resort to unbiblical terms and examples as 'evidence.'
The indoctrinated will say the Trinity is like an egg with a shell, egg white and yolk or like water in its three different states. What they fail to understand is that they are violating their own doctrine in their explanations and appealing to the supposed 'wisdom' of men outside of the pages of Scripture. When a yolk is removed from an egg only a partial egg remains. When water changes to ice, a portion of the water is gone. When God supposedly became Jesus a portion of God was no longer in heaven.
God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit being the Trinity is not found in Scripture. The Son of God has been transposed to 'God the Son' to a title that is remote and radically alters who Jesus is. Also, 'God the Holy Spirit' as a title is not found in Scripture either. This is man’s redesign using non-biblical terms to form their own doctrines.
The Trinity is a mystery religion and most of the world has been beguiled by the doctrines of the harlot church system.
Paul the apostle spoke of a mystery revealed in Jesus, the Son of God and it has nothing to do with the Trinity mystery. It was about the inclusion of the Gentiles in God’s offer of sonship, the forgiveness of sin, having victory over sins and the coming of the Holy Spirit to guide those into all truth. This mystery was not about believing in an unsolvable puzzle.
Which, by reading, you are able to understand* my insight into the mystery of Christ, which was not made known to the sons of men in other generations as now it has been revealed* in the Spirit to His holy apostles and prophets – Ephesians 3:4-5
To preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and to illuminate* for everyone the stewardship of this mystery, which for ages past was hidden in God, who created all things. - Ephesians 3:8-9
Trinitarians must accept that they do not understand God. They often appeal to their clergy, a book or the latest religious celebrity if they cannot explain their mystery religion to others.
The truth is that the Trinity does not add up. Trinitarians won’t like it, but they have to concede that what they believe is an incomprehensible mystery. If they can’t understand who God is, then it follows they do not understand Christ because he is supposedly God also in their belief system.
How unfortunate as the Gospel message is all about understanding who Christ is. The plan of God through His Son is plain and simple and does not need the enigma of the Trinity to shroud God and His son into an incomprehensible mystery.
Never Understanding, Never Perceiving
Isaiah was commissioned to reveal truth the same type of people caught up in deception.
And he said, “Go, and say to this people: “‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’ – Isaiah 6:9
The truth will not be revealed to those who believe in the doctrines of the institutional church system, but to those who are the scattered remnant of God who are not guided by men, but by the Holy Spirit.They are the called-out ones because they do not partake of the Catholic Church and all her harlot daughters.
Those who have come out of the institutional church system must shed all the baggage comes with it. This takes time, especially those who have been conditioned in the Catholic Trinity doctrine. We must allow the Holy Spirit to guide us into the truth and not appeal to the things found within the man-made religious four-walls.
The largest religion in the world is not a remnant and what is called 'Christianity' has no basis in Scripture in their actions and behaviours. Trinitarians even consider those who do not proclaim Jesus as God are going to hell. Again, there is no basis in Scripture for their unfounded statements. In their delusion, they have the audacity to say this while admitting that cannot understand God.
The Trinity is a theory made by man that ensures no one will understand God and His plans and purposes through His Son. Three does not equal one and one does not equal three. There is no God-man. Their concepts are anti-bible and antichrist. This is why they must appeal to their ‘wise’ creeds because they are are 'ever seeing, but never understanding and ever hearing, but never perceiving.'
At that time Jesus declared, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. – Matthew 11:25
The purpose of Trinitarianism is the same today when it was pushed by Emperor Constantine in 325 AD. It is the religion of world domination with roots that go all the way back to ancient Babylon. The state of Rome made it law and anyone not accepting it were in violation of the law. The spirit of persecution is ripe within Trinitarian camps damning people to hell for not conforming to the mystery religion of the Trinity. They fail to understand that Christ is the one who judges both the living and the dead, not them.
I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of His appearing and His kingdom - 2 Timothy 4:1
They like to remove and ostracize people who refuse to accept their dogma. History attests to those who were persecuted and killed by their governing religious authorities.
The facts are that Jesus clearly confirmed at different times who he was. The following text could not be more straightforward.
But Jesus was silent. Then the chief priest said to him, "Swear an oath in front of the living God and tell us, are you the Messiah, the Son of God?" Jesus answered him, "Yes, I am. - Matthew 26:63-64 GWT
The testimony of God is the same when He said,
‘This is my son who I love, listen to him - Matthew 17:5
Are you taking the testimony of God and His Son at face value, or are you believing in Catholic doctrine?
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