Sermons tagged with ‘Trinity Sunday’

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Trinity Sunday 2016

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Trinity Sunday
May 22, 2016
10:00 am

Topic: Relationships of God

Today we celebrate not an event in Jesus’ life, but a doctrine of our faith as Christians. But our goal is to live a deeply heartfelt faith. So today I want to talk with you about this very mind-centered concept of a Triune God, and what that has to do with our having heart-centered faith. The concept of our God being Trinitarian is unique to Christianity. It took our forbearers until the year 325 to write the Nicene Creed which claimed it, and then into the sixth century for the Athanasian Creed to clarify it. These works came out of the need to explain as fully as possible the ways God is known and experienced.

Trinity Sunday 2015

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Trinity Sunday
May 31, 2015
10:00 am

Topic: Relationships are Complicated

The creeds proclaim the mystery of God; they do not define it. We Christians believe in one God, we are monotheistic. We also experience God as Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier. And so the early church saw the three unique “persons” of God which are different facets of the one “essence” of God.