Trinity and Monotheism on Quora

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Trinity and Monotheism on Quora

Postby Holy-Fool-P-Zombie » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:23 am

I came across this on Quora today. I thought folks might be interested, in reading through the various answers:

Does anyone have any favorite answers from Quora? If so, which ones?

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Re: Trinity and Monotheism on Quora

Postby DaveB » Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:02 am

Randy, you were ADORABLE in that little blue suit! :lol:
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Re: Trinity and Monotheism on Quora

Postby Paidion » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:19 pm

Randy, here's the first thing I read on the site you provided:

Trinitarianism is a single divine essence of three persons. All of the persons are identical in essence, perfect in divinity, but the persons are distinct from one another. This is true monotheism by definition, because there is one God.

Yes, this is a correct description of Trinitarianism. But this cannot be "true monotheism." There is no place in the Bible where the word "God" denotes a compound Being consisting of three divine Persons.

Jesus Himself, described "true monotheism" when He addressed His Father in prayer as "the only true God".

Jesus prayed:
And this is eternal life, that they know YOU, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. (John 17:3)

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