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1 Timothy 2:5 – One Mediator, A Man

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“For there is one God, and one mediator between God and mankind, a man, Christ Jesus…” This is one of the great and clear texts in the debate as to who Jesus really is. If Jesus were God, this would have been a wonderful place to say it....

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Genesis 18:1-2

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Genesis 18:1-2 (1) The Lord appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day. (2) Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the...

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Colossians 2:9

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Colossians 2:9 For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form. (NIV) 1. The word “Deity” or “Godhead” is a translation of the Greek word theotes. In A Greek English Lexicon, by Liddell and Scott, the classic lexicon of...

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Colossians 1:15-20

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Colossians 1:15-20 (15) He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. (16) For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all...

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John 1:18

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John 1:18 No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. (KJV) 1. As it is written in the KJV, there is no Trinitarian inference in the verse. 2. There are versions such as the...

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John 1:1 – But what about John 1:1?

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John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (NIV) 1. It is imperative that the serious student of the Bible come to a basic understanding of logos, which is translated as “Word” in John 1:1. Most...

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Genesis 1:1

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Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (KJV) 1. The word “God” is Elohim, which is itself a plural form and, like most other words, has more than one definition. It is used in a plural sense of “gods” or “men...

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Genesis 1:26

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Genesis 1:26 And God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.” (KJV) 1. Elohim and Adonim, Hebrew words for God, occur in the plural. If this literally meant a plurality of persons, it would be translated “Gods.” But the...

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Genesis 11:7

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Genesis 11:7 Let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech. (KJV) For an explanation applicable to this verse, see the note on Genesis 1:26.   Back to the list of “Verses Used...

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Genesis 16:7-13

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Genesis 16:7-13 (7) The angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, the spring on the way to Shur. (8) And he said, “Hagar, slave-girl of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?” She said, “I am...

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Deuteronomy 6:4

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Deuteronomy 6:4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. (NIV) 1. It is believed by some that the Hebrew word “one” (echad) that is used in Deuteronomy 6:4 and other verses indicates a “compound unity.” This is just not true....

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Psalm 45:6

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Psalm 45:6 Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom. (NIV) This verse is quoted in Hebrews 1:8 and our explanation can be found there. Back to the list of “Verses Used to...

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Psalm 110:1

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Psalm 110:1 The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet” (NIV) Trinitarian commentators frequently argue that “my Lord” in this verse is the Hebrew word adonai, another name for God,...

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Proverbs 8:23

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Proverbs 8:23 I [wisdom] was appointed from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began.(NIV) Occasionally, a Trinitarian will use this verse to try to support the Trinity and the pre-existence of Christ by saying that “wisdom” was...

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Isaiah 7:14

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Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. (NIV) Some people believe that because Jesus was to be called “Immanuel” (“God with us”),...

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Isaiah 9:6

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Isaiah 9:6 “And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace….” (NIV) 1. Trinitarians should admit that this verse is translated improperly just from the fact that Jesus is never called the...

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Isaiah 43:11

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Isaiah 43:11 I, even I, am the LORD, and apart from me there is no savior. For the usage of Savior in the Bible, see notes on Luke 1:47 and our article “Can Only God Save?” Back to the list of “Verses Used to Support the Doctrine of...

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Isaiah 44:6

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Isaiah 44:6 This is what the LORD says— Israel’s King and Redeemer, the LORD Almighty: I am the first and I am the last; apart from me there is no God. (NIV) See the notes on Revelation 1:17. Back to the list of “Verses Used to Support...

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Jeremiah 17:5

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Jeremiah 17:5 This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the Lord.” (NIV) Occasionally, a Trinitarian will argue that Jesus cannot be a man because we...

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Jeremiah 23:6

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Jeremiah 23:6 This is the name by which he will be called…the Lord our Righteousness. (NIV) 1. When something is “called” a certain name, that does not mean that it is literally what it is called. Jerusalem is also called “the Lord our...

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