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The Divine Agents of Creation: Creation by the triune God (Part 3 – The Act of Creation and the Three Persons of the Godhead)

Part 1 – Defining Terms here. Part 2 – Three Persons/One Essence here.   The Act of Creation and the Three Persons of the Godhead   We will look at two types of texts in this section. First, there are texts that attribute creation to the three Persons of the Godhead. Second, there are texts that attribute plurality to the Godhead at creation.   Texts that attribute creation to the  [ Read More ]

The Garden of Eden: Earth’s First Temple?

“The LORD God planted a garden toward the east, in Eden; and there He placed the man whom He had formed” (Gen. 2:8). Genesis 2:15 says, “Then the LORD God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate it and keep it.” This is very interesting. The garden was the place of God’s special dwelling on the earth with man. It was in the garden  [ Read More ]

The Divine Agents of Creation: Creation by the triune God (Part 2 – Three Persons/One Essence)

Part 1 – Defining Terms here. Three Persons yet One Essence   The Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689[1] has a wonderful statement reflecting the fact that three Persons share the one essence of God. It says:   In this divine and infinite Being there are three subsistences,[2] the Father, the Word or Son, and Holy Spirit, of one substance, power, and eternity, each having the whole divine essence (BCF  [ Read More ]

Next week I will be delivering two lectures on Ephesians 1:8-10. Here is the conclusion:   Paul’s words in Ephesians 1:8-10 come in an immediate context of praise to the Father (Eph. 1:3ff.). The Father is to be praised due to comprehensive redemption in the Son (Eph. 1:7-12). The Son’s redemptive work affects everything (Eph. 1:10). According to wider canonical teaching, the Son functions as the last Adam (1 Cor.  [ Read More ]

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