The work of the Trinity in the life of Jesus part 6: The teachings

The teachings of Jesus are many, and throughout them, we not only see Godly ways for us to live, but also a greater glimpse into the character of God. To compare the gospel accounts of Jesus’ teachings, one can see some differences.[1] Among those are teachings unique to a specific gospel, teachings in differing order …

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The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ part 5: Miracles

Jesus not only claimed that he was the Messiah and God incarnate; he also went at lengths to prove it. Even after having performed many miracles, including his own resurrection, the Jewish religious leaders still did not receive him. Jesus understood that he had to demonstrate who he was. The synoptic gospels record Jesus as …

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The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ part 4: The Calling of the Disciples

What was it about a particular twelve men that made Jesus call them to become his disciples? What compelled them to follow? In most references, the gospels record it simply—one day Jesus saw these men, called to them, and they followed. There must be more to the story. Of what is recorded about the disciples, …

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The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ Part 3: The Temptation

The Temptation was a significant event in the life of Jesus, and could be considered his “initiation” into his ministry after he committed to do the work of his Father through the Baptism.  Jesus did not go through this alone. He relied on God the Father and God the Holy Spirit, as well as the …

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