God is One

To understand the Trinity properly, it is necessary to observe that the Bible reveals one God and not three. The Old Testament Scriptures affirm this reality from the opening line (Gen 1:1). The Ten Commandments likewise open this way, “I…

The Priority of Obedience

Hearing and Doing The word obey means doing something in response to hearing something (Eph 6:1; Col 3:20). More specifically, it means to hear what you are told to do and do it. In the most literal sense, the word is a combination of two words,…

Learning to Serve from the Master

In John 13, we get an inside look at a personal ministry of Jesus to his disciples. Altogether, this time spent with them took place in less than a day. Yet, from John 13-17, John records many things that Jesus taught them in those hours. As…

Episode 125: A Basic Definition of the Trinity

Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to learn a basic definition of the Trinity as taught by the Bible. Memorizing this definition will be an excellent way to strengthen your faith and to grow in your knowledge of God and your relationship with him.…

A Basic Definition of the Trinity

A Basic Definition Any description of the Trinity must include two basic elements. First, it must affirm that there is one eternal God. Second, it must affirm that this God has always existed as three persons. That is why theologians use trinity to…

Alliance or Reliance?

A Serious Problem The nation of Judah faced a serious problem. They were a small nation at the time and by no means a major world empire. Meanwhile, the reigning superpower of the world, Assyria, was planning a military attack against them.…

More Misunderstandings about the Trinity

The Word Trinity Appears Nowhere in the Bible While proponents of other religions may question the doctrine of the Trinity, other critics propose questions as well. For instance, anyone who begins to investigate the doctrine of the Trinity…

Episode 123: Misunderstandings about the Trinity

Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider how other religions either misunderstand or misrepresent the Christian doctrine of the Trinity. This episode will reference the perspective of Jehovah Witnesses, Muslims, and some pantheistic religions,…

Misunderstandings about the Trinity

From Jehovah Witness Neighbors Some questions about the Trinity come from people who are outside of the Christian faith. Jehovah Witnesses, for instance, repudiate this doctrine. To them, it is nothing more than polytheism, an errant belief…