The reason we are baptized in the name of Christ is because we are baptized “into” Jesus Christ. Baptism is a symbol of His death, burial and resurrection. Even if the trinity doctrine was true, only Jesus Christ died, was buried and rose again. When we are baptized in the name of Christ we become Christians. Paul argued this point in 1 Corinthians 1:13 when he said, “ Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul? ” The obvious answer to this rhetorical question is, “ No. You were baptized in the name of Christ because He was crucified for you. ”
In the summer following Ron's second year at Hogwarts , the Weasleys won the Daily Prophet Grand Prize Galleon Draw . Ron and his family used the money to travel to Egypt to visit Ron's eldest brother, Bill . News of their lucky break made the Daily Prophet , and Ron sent that newspaper clipping and a Sneakoscope to Harry for his thirteenth birthday. They met on the last day of the summer, when Ron and his family visited Diagon Alley with Harry and Hermione and took up rooms in the Leaky Cauldron in preparation for catching the Hogwarts Express .
Etymology of the Word "God"
Discusses the root-meaning of the name "God", which is derived from Gothic and Sanskrit roots. Existence of God
Formal dogmatic Atheism is self-refuting, and has never won the reasoned assent of any considerable number of men. Nor can Polytheism ever satisfy the mind of a philosopher. But there are several varieties of what may be described as virtual Atheism which cannot be dismissed so quickly. Nature and Attributes of God
In this article, we proceed by deductive analysis to examine the nature and attributes of God to the extent required by our limited philosophical scope. We will treat accordingly of the infinity , unity, and simplicity of God, adding some remarks on Divine personality. Relation of God to the Universe
The world is essentially dependent on God, and this dependence implies (1) that God is the Creator of the world the producer of its whole substance; and (2) that its continuance in being at every moment is due to His sustaining power. The Blessed Trinity
The Trinity is the term employed to signify the central doctrine of the Christian religion the truth that in the unity of the Godhead there are Three truly distinct Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
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