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The Nicene Creed

This is a statement of faith that is the only ecumenical creed accepted as authoritative by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican and almost all mainline Protestant churches. The creed was most likely issued by the Council of Constantinople in 381 AD, hence...

Pagan Roots of the Trinity Doctrine

(© Ed Torrence 2002) The Trinity doctrine is not unique to, nor original with, Christianity. It has deep Pagan roots, dating back to at least two centuries BC, and has been prominent in many Eastern religions ever since. The Roman Catholic and Orthodox Church Councils...

Jesus: God’s Right Hand Man (“The Arm of the Lord”)

Isaiah 53:1Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the LORD [Yahweh] been revealed? The above verse is set amidst the classic Messianic section of Isaiah 52:13-53:12, which graphically depicts the suffering (the “passion”) that Jesus would have to...

Logical Fallacies Employed in Trinitarian Theology

“Logic,” from the Greek word logos, is the science of correct reasoning, and provides tools for analyzing the form and content of arguments. Logic addresses the relationship of premises (or evidence) to conclusions, and helps us determine whether our reasoning is...

So what is this “truth” of the Nicene Creed?

It was 325 A.D. at Nicea that the doctrine of the Trinity was rammed through by Athanasius (who in the future would use strong-arm tactics that would make a modern day mobster proud) in a Council that was overseen by the Emperor Constantine who, ironically enough,...

The Gift of Holy Spirit: The Power to be Like Christ

NOTE: Some of the sections below are hyperlinked and available on this website, enjoy! The subject of the Holy Spirit is one of the most misunderstood subjects in Christendom. Yet the gift of holy spirit is one of the greatest gifts God has given to mankind. Moses had...

The Racovian Catechism of 1605

First published in the Polish language in 1605, this ground-breaking work is still controversial after 400 years because of its sound logic and systematic critique of Trinitarian orthodoxy. The catechism argued that the Father of Jesus is the one and only true God,...

Destroying “the High Places”

One of the subjects consistently addressed throughout the Bible is idolatry. References abound in connection with Israel’s struggle with the gods of their neighbors, gods that could be seen, as opposed to their invisible Yahweh. Time and time again, the children of...

The Granville Sharp Rule

Ephesians 5:5For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such a man is an idolater—has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. (NIV) 1. Using this verse, some Trinitarians try to make Christ into God by what is known as the “Granville...

“Man from Mars” Learns about the Trinity

Hello, cyberspace traveler! Speaking of intelligent life in space, the Bible makes it clear that the earth is the center of God's plan for the universe and that there is no life on other planets, but let us just suppose that the proverbial "man from Mars" is out there...

A Proposition for Theological Debate

1. Words that are not in the Bible may not be used as the basis for explaining central doctrinal beliefs. 2. Using mathematics to describe concepts that when stated clearly defy the laws of mathematics is not allowed. 3. A belief or doctrine may not contain within...

Attacking a Straw Man!

Attacking a straw man is a fallacy of logic that occurs when an opponent’s position is misrepresented in order to make it easier to refute. This is very hard to avoid, and points out the need for dialogue with those with whom we disagree. Even if we cannot agree, we...

The Trinity – What Is It And Where Did It Come From?

The debate over the Trinity started relatively late in Christian history. It was not until the fourth century that many theologians and bishops began to argue over the identity of Christ. Many, who would not believe in the deity of Christ were burned as heretics and...

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