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1. Some False Views.

A. Jehovah Only - Psalm 83:18; Deuteronomy 6:4

B. Jesus Only - Matthew 1:21; Colossians 2:9

C. Jesus was the first of all creation.

D. Holy Spirit is an impersonal "life force."

E. Many gods – Jehovah, Allah, Buddha, Shinto


2. The Bible View.

A. Godhead - Acts 17:29; Romans 1:20; Colossians 2:9

B. Plural - Genesis 1:1; Genesis 1:26

C. Trinity -1 John 5:7 Father, Word (Jesus), Spirit

Matthew 28:19 Father, Son, Holy Spirit

2 Corinthians 13:14 Lord Jesus, God, Holy Spirit

3. Study this chart carefully


Father is God (John 20:17)







John 8:16 – NOT                                                                         Deity                                                                                 NOT – John 14:26



IS                                                                         IS



Son is God                                                                                             NOT                                                                                             Holy Spirit is God

Hebrews 1:8 Acts10:38 Acts 5:3-5


NOTE: All three are “God / Deity” and all are separate from each other.

They are three separate persons (personalities) but all possess the attributes of deity. All three are “God” but not three Gods. There are three persons but only one God.


4. The One Passage. John 8:13-19

A. It takes two witnesses to make a legal case.

B. Jesus is one witness. The Father is a second witness.

C. Study also - John 8:42.

5. What about all the passages which teach "ONE" God?


A. Deuteronomy 6:4 "The Lord our God is one Lord."

B. Question: Can more than one person be "one"?

1. John 10:30 “Jesus and the Father are one.”

2. Genesis 2:24-25 “Husband and wife are one.”

3. Genesis 11:6 “The people (plural) are one.”

4. 1 Corinthians 3:5-8 “Paul and Apollos are one.”

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