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by Homer
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Roman Catholicism
Topic: Presto Chango!
Replies: 50
Views: 5790

Re: Presto Chango!

Hi Paidion,

I just used "Lord's Supper" as a common designation for communion. I'm OK with eucharist too.
by Homer
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Trinity
Topic: The Holy Spirit - a person??
Replies: 50
Views: 2385

Re: The Holy Spirit - a person??

21centpilgrim,

Did you consider the meaning of the Greek prepositions along with "names"?

See here something very useful:

http://www.onthewing.org/user/Greek%20Prepositions.pdf
by Homer
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The Trinity
Topic: The Holy Spirit - a person??
Replies: 50
Views: 2385

Re: The Holy Spirit - a person??

21centpilgrim, You wrote: We tend to read Matthew 2819 as current Americans with the assumption of the word ‘name’. It carries with it the description or meaning of authority, and therefore is not a proof text for the trinity like many assume. People may then reply and say that only a person has aut...
by Homer
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: The Trinity
Topic: The Holy Spirit - a person??
Replies: 50
Views: 2385

Re: The Holy Spirit - a person??

παιδίον, You wrote: Matthew 28:19. Those words are not found in any extant manuscript that is dated prior to A.D. 300. And it is not found in any of the other three gospel records. Do you know of ANY record in the New Testament which states that the apostles baptized in the name of the Father, Son, ...
by Homer
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Roman Catholicism
Topic: Presto Chango!
Replies: 50
Views: 5790

Re: Presto Chango!

BrotherAlan, You wrote: Well, besides the fact that, even if this were the case, that would be no contradiction to the doctrine of transubstantiation (for, we Catholics would readily agree that the Blood of the Lord is symbolized, or figuratively represented, by the wine used in the Eucharist, in ad...
by Homer
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Trinity
Topic: The Holy Spirit - a person??
Replies: 50
Views: 2385

Re: The Holy Spirit - a person??

Paidion,

If the Spirit of the Father and Spirit of the Son can be one person, that would appear to be very close to trinitarianism, i.e. no significant difference.
by Homer
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: The Trinity
Topic: The Holy Spirit - a person??
Replies: 50
Views: 2385

Re: The Holy Spirit - a person??

Paidion,

You see the Spirit as two persons, the Spirits of the Father and the Son. If "I and the Father are One", could they share in one Spirit rather than two?
by Homer
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: The Trinity
Topic: Trinities podcast
Replies: 24
Views: 789

Re: Trinities podcast

For what it is worth my "New Testament from Aramaic" has:

Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham was born, I was.
by Homer
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Roman Catholicism
Topic: Presto Chango!
Replies: 50
Views: 5790

Re: Presto Chango!

BrotherAlan, You Wrote: So it is that the Church, throughout the ages, from the time of the Apostles, the early Church, and on throughout the 2000 years of her history, being guided by the Spirit of Truth Whom Christ promised to send her in order to lead her to all truth, has held fast to this centr...
by Homer
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Trinity
Topic: Trinities podcast
Replies: 33
Views: 1580

Re: Trinities podcast

Hi Paidion, You wrote: So it seems to me to be impossible that there could be an infinite time in the past with no events at all. It seems to me you are basing your thinking on the idea that there is no existence outside the material creation. If we consider that "in the beginning" references the ma...

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