'Trinity' Tagged Posts

'Trinity' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Beloved, since God loved us so much, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God lives in us, and his love is perfected in us.” vss. 11-12 1 John 4:7-13 Religious folks love to complicate matters of faith. We develop intricate rituals and profound doctrines designed to standardize worship practices and unveil the mystery of the Trinity. Not only do our efforts fail to draw us close to God,…

Daily Devotions

Acts 19:1-2 “He said to them, ‘Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?’ They replied, ‘No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.’” vs. 2 Evidently disciples of John the Baptizer had spread far beyond the boundaries of Judea and Galilee–Paul ran into a few during his first trip to Ephesus, more than a thousand miles away from the Jordan valley. They hadn’t even heard about Jesus and were puzzled when Paul asked…

Daily Devotions: July 15, 2019

July 15, 2019 Genesis 18:1-5 … “The Lord appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat of the day. He looked up and saw three men standing near him.” vss. 1-2a When Andrei Rublev, a Russian monk, painted the Holy Trinity in the early 15th century, he probably had no idea that it would become the most prized example of Russian iconography. His intention likely had been to preserve…

Daily Devotions: June 16, 2019

June 16, 2019 John 16:15  …“All that the Father has is mine. For this reason I said that he will take what is mine and declare it to you.” vs. 15 According to John’s gospel, Jesus told his disciples that he and the Father were one and that after Jesus left the earth, the Father would send the Spirit of Truth to be with the disciples. There is no doctrine spelled out in his words, but, within the next couple…