Why Can’t We Just Let Our King Define Himself?

....And Keep It Moving........

Why do men like to put a label, on the words of God? Why can’t we just let our King define himself, and accept His definitions? For example, in John 10:30, Jesus simply says ” I and my Father are One.” or in Matthew 28:19, Jesus says ” Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son, and  the Holy Spirit.”               

From my perspective, the scripture in  John is simply a King describing the relationship between He and His Father, and in Matthew a King is giving his children, His brethren, His friends, his disciples, his ambassadors an assignment, or mandate, to take His good news into the world.

Yet more than 130 years after the ascension of Jesus, Theophilus   ( a Greek citizen described as the” bishop of Antioch”  though no official info of his title or office is known )  is credited with being the first to use the word “Trinity” to describe, and define the relationship between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, mentioned in verse 19 of Matthew 28, thus setting off an ongoing firestorm of religious debates, arguments, fights, thesis’s, discourses, and books numbering in the millions over the last 1800 years even today, the debate continues.

Personally, I don’t feel the need to analyze the nature of the relationship between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, I just believe it is exactly as Jesus describes;  One!
I also do not see in scripture where any of the apostles or disciples are debating the nature of the Oneness of the Godhead. Instead, I believe that when Jesus said the Holy Spirit will lead us into all truth, giving us knowledge from the mind of God, it is simply enough to just Believe, and Receive what He gives us, and we don’t need intellectuals, scholars, theologians, scientists, or even pastors to explain this to us, we just need to Believe with Faith what is written in the scriptures.

It is time for believers in the Body of  Jesus Christ to follow the example of the Roman centurion in Luke 7: 1-10, who recognizing, and understanding  the kingdom authority of Jesus said that His “word” (instead of His presence) would be enough to heal the centurion’s  stricken servant.  He is the only person in scripture that Jesus praises for understanding how the kingdom of God operates on the earth.

I want to be like this guy, how about you?

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