Masculine Pronouns and the Holy Spirit in John [< 1 page]
by Jay Dicken rated at 1.0 (5 votes so far)
Some foreign languages have what is called grammatical gender, which has nothing to do with personality or sexual gender. For example, in Spanish the word mesa means table and is feminine. But this does not mean that they regard it as a person or as female. The same is true for Bible Greek and Hebrew.
These books, written by people from diverse backgrounds, express the simple truth that God is one. Some of them are more scholary while others are more autobiographical. In addition, a few of them are available to read online. If you would like more in depth treatment of christian monotheism, these books are the next step to take. Note: if you know of other books, not listed here, please leave us feedback.
Explaining Matthew 28.19
by Steve Katsaras [56:27]
rated at 1.9 (out of 8 votes)
This text has widely come to be known as the Trinitarian baptismal formula - baptism into the threefold name. This is perhaps the strongest text found in the Bible that supposedly proves that God is a plurality of persons, spoken directly by Jesus himself! Is this assertion true? Is Jesus advocating 3 divine persons within the one essence of God by introducing this formula? The following is a study of the text using a range of methods to highlight the weight of evidence for/against each argument.