Roles within the trinity

Within the trinity, each person has a unique role:

  • Cause of creation
  • Source of revelation
  • Source of Jesus' human works
  • The agent through whom the Father works
    • Agent of creation
    • Agent of revelation
      • He is the incarnate word of God. He is the visible image of the invisible God. Just like the word of God reveals God, in everything he does, says, and is, Jesus reveals God.
      • If you want to know what God is like, look at Jesus, because he is God!
    • Salvation
      • Accomplishes salvation
      • He is the suffering servant of the Lord
Holy Spirit
Means, power
  • Creation The Spirit of God was hovering over the waters
  • Revelation The word of God is active and alive Hebrews 4:12
  • Salvation Applies salvation
  • Empowered and led Jesus in His ministry

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