Equality of Father, Son and Spirit (Destroying the Nicene Creed)

John 14:26 and John 17:20-23 are clear. Father, Son and Spirit are God. One God three persons. The Father, Son and Spirit indwelling each other! Here is my doctrinal statement regarding God, three in one:

7. The Eternal Equality of Father, Son and Spirit from my doctrinal statement.

Father, Son, and Spirit are equal beings (meaning persons) in power and authority and are of one eternal and omnipotent will. These three are one God. Christ earned the name "Son" by inheritance, subordinating Himself only for the redemption of the elect. The Protestant and Catholic teaching of eternal generation and the denial of Christ's fullness as God in His own right, is blatant false doctrine which must and will be rejected by the elect. (Col 2:8-9)  The Puritans, a Protestant sect, taught that Christ received His eternal power and attributes from the Father in what has been termed an eternal generation. But, Christ was sent to earth as fully God and fully man.

If we study Acts 13:33 and Hebrews 1:4-5 we can see that the Puritans misused the term "begotten" which refers to Christ's being born on earth and specifically about resurrection, but which has no reference to an eternal process of subordination of the Son of God.  

John Calvin, a father of Protestantism, made the terrible statement that Christ as to His essence is eternal, but that His person had its beginning in God. This teaching is simply not acceptable. It is false religion to set the Savior up as a lesser God and then worship Him as a lesser God. He is not a lesser God. He is fully God as is the Father and as is the Spirit. Covenant Theology supports the false teaching of eternal generation because the system requires that there be a covenant between a superior Father and subordinate Son.

The false Nicene Creeds (325 and 381) say that Christ is begotten as being the essence of the father. This is wrong and destroys the equality of God. Christ is begotten at physical birth and specifically upon the resurrection. He is not eternally begotten, as equality with God is Christ's place and is the Spirit's place as well. Father, Son and Spirit share absolute equality in their eternal relationship

Christ is subordinated for redemption, but His name is exalted and He is the Savior. The Holy Spirit convicts of not believing in Christ. This gift is only given to the elect. Christ is the Good Shepherd. John 10:11. Only God is good making Jesus Christ God as are the Father and Holy Spirit! Also Christ is the perfect sacrifice and therefore is the exalted name and the only way of salvation.

I reject all scholastic and reformed gobbledygook which teaches that their persons have a beginning in God but the essence of God is eternal. No, the three, Father, Word and Spirit had no beginning and their essence, whatever that means, is eternal. Don't get bogged down in stupid theology. 

The truth is plain from the scriptures, one God, and three persons who are united in the way they choose to be united whether we can figure it out or not. The only thing we know for sure is that they dwell in each other and have so from all eternity! 

Jesus is the superior priesthood as shown  in the Old Testament as Melchizadek a priest with no beginning of days. That person was a type of Christ.

Look at Gen 22. Isaac was clearly a type of Christ. Even down to carrying the wood to his sacrifice. Abraham, type of the Father, would have done it. The Father did require Christ to be sacrificed but spared Isaac. 

The Father expects we honor the Son just like we honor the Father. John 5:23

Christ is the firstborn of all creation meaning preeminent just as David was firstborn but not the firstborn son. David was preeminent above the other kings of Israel. Christ was resurrected as firstborn from the dead.

Jesus is equal to the Father and Spirit eternally. He was never created. The Greek word for firstborn means preeminent in this case.

The Spirit flowed from the rock, which is symbolic of Christ, and He flows from the Father as well. (Exodus 17:6, 1 Cor. 10:4, John 15:26) This does not diminish the equality of the Holy Spirit in any way. The Godhead dwells in each other. (John 14:8-21) The Spirit was with men until the Resurrection of Christ. Then He indwelt all believers from then on. 


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