WHY SALVATION IS SOURCED IN THE TRINITY
When salvation takes place, what changes with regard to our understanding of God? We go from knowing Him as the Creator from whom we are separated, who is all powerful, knowing and wise, the Judge of all men (Romans 1:18-20) to the Blessed Triune God.
It is the Holy Spirit who touches our heart, and show us the Divine Son of God, Jesus Christ (John 16:8-14). The Holy Spirit, who is God present working here on earth (Acts 5:3-4) aims to enlighten the eyes of unbelievers who are otherwise blinded to the truth of the Gospel (2 Corinthians 4:1-6). The Holy Spirit is God inside the believer. God the Holy Spirit does His work of revealing the true identity of Jesus Christ through the scriptures. By the scriptures I discover the Jesus Christ is God with us. He is God revealing the identity of God the Father, and He is man, identifying with me in my humanity (Hebrews 1:-7).
GOD IN US, WITH US AND ABOVE US
By the combining work of God in us (The Holy Spirit), God with us (Jesus Christ) I arrive at the blessed communion of God the Father, God above us. Now understand, this is not the work of three gods, but three Divine persons who share in the same undivided life. The Bible refers to this Divine shared life "The God Head" (Romans 1:18-20; Colossians 1:16ff). Thus we worship One God, who is Three co-eternal, co-equal persons, who are identified as Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
LIVING DAILY IN ADORATION OF THE TRINITY
I come to adore the mystery of the Father, the Majesty of the Son and the Mercy of the Holy Spirit. I come to awe in the wonder of the Father, the Work of the Son and the ways of the Holy Spirit. By God the Holy Spirit I see by faith God the Son and Hear by faith the voice of God the Father. God the Father loves God the Son, in whom I am connected by humanity to his humanity. God the Son is loved and the Holy Spirit is the love between the Father and Son.
Today, let us adore the Trinity. We proceed by the Person of the Holy Spirit who reveals to us the Deity and humanity of Jesus Christ. In approaching Jesus Christ we by faith identify with His humanity, and partake of His Deity, making us partakers and sharers in the Deity of the Father and the Holy Spirit. God is our drink, our food and our breath. Bless His Holy name.
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Monday, August 22, 2011
Adore the Triune God
Labels: Triune God
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