The Gospel's Glory Preserved
November, 10 2018
The One God is triune. No Christian would deny this statement. The One God is three persons, each fully God, yet they are not each other. Again, Christians universally affirm this statement as well. The One God is a divine and infinite Being consisting of three subsistences: The Father unbegotten, the Son is eternally begotten of the Father, and the Spirit proceeds from the Father and the Son. Though this last statement has been one that the Catholic, Orthodox (denying only the Spirit’s procession from the Son), and Protestant churches have universally confessed, it is nevertheless a statement that is under serious scrutiny in our day. The doctrine of the eternal generation of the Son, specifically, is rarely spoken of...