1. What Does the Bible Teach about the Doctrine of the Trinity a) There is one God b) There are Three Persons: The Father, The Son, The Holy Spirit THE SPIRIT IS A PERSON c) The Father is God, the Son is God, the Spirit is God JESUS IS GOD d) The Father is not the Son is not the Spirit THREE DISTINCT PERSONS
2. How This Doctrine of the Trinity Is Under Threat Today a) The Denial that the Son is God, and that the Spirit is a Person. b) The Denial of Three Distinct Persons in the Trinity: ‚ÄúJesus-only‚ÄĚ c) The Unhealthy Tendency towards ‚ÄúJesus-Only‚ÄĚ Today * Prayer being offered up to ‚ÄúJesus-only‚ÄĚ today. * Worship in a church directed to the name of ‚ÄúJesus-only‚ÄĚ * Hymns that are written today about ‚ÄúJesus-only‚ÄĚ.
3. Why This Doctrine of the Trinity Is So Important a) Essential for Worship b) Essential for Who God Is c) Essential for Who We Are, Gen 1:26, d) Essential for How We Are Saved, 1 Pet 1:2