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Justification, Sanctification, and Glorification

In our sermon on Phil. 2:12-13 titled “God Works in You for His Good Pleasure,” we heard the terms justification by faith alone, sanctification, and glorification. 394 more words
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What is God's Glory and Why does it Matter?

Last year, I read Michael Reeves’ wonderful little book Delighting in the Trinity. In it, he spends just a few pages showing how the Trinity, particularly the love between the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, shapes our doctrine of God, including the attributes of God like Holiness, Wrath, and Glory.  1,307 more words

"It All Comes to Pass in the Spirit": Basil on the Holy Spirit At Work in the Works of the Son

One of the main principles the Church Fathers used to establish the doctrine of the Trinity was to recognize that a unity of activities or “operations” between the persons meant a unity of being and identity. 935 more words

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Perichoresis in Aquinas: Fruit, not Foundation

“Perichoresis” or, in Latin, circumincessio, has been a fairly traditional term in trinitarian theology since at least the time of John of Damascus. Before he applied it to the trinitarian issue, it was used to speak of the mutual interpenetration of the human and divine natures of Christ in the incarnation. 1,356 more words

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Trinitarian Aesthetics: Beauty, Art, and Triune Harmony

I hope to get this paper published eventually, but I have told enough people about it justify at least post it as a draft.

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The Trinitarian anthropology of St. Augustine

“Who can understand the omnipotent Trinity? We all speak of it, though we may not speak of it as it truly is, for rarely does a soul know what it is saying when it speaks of the Trinity. 150 more words