There is only one Might (God, EL, THEOS) who is the source of all might in the universe, and who is the only true Supreme Being as being that Might. (John 17:3; 1 Corinthians 8:6) The following scriptures, obtained from the World English Bible translation, directly speak of the God of Jesus; please note that the God of Jesus of necessity has to be unipersonal, not tripersonal:
Psalms 45:7 – You have loved righteousness, and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.
Micah 5:4 – He shall stand, and shall shepherd in the strength of Yahweh [Jehovah], In the majesty of the name of Yahweh his God: And they will live, for then he will be great to the ends of the earth.
Matthew 27:46 – About the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” That is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
Mark 15:34 – At the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is, being interpreted, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
John 20:17 – Jesus said to her, “Don’t touch me, for I haven’t yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brothers, and tell them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.'”
Romans 15:6 – that with one accord you may with one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 1:3 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort.
2 Corinthians 11:31 – The God and Father of the Lord Jesus Christ, he who is blessed forevermore, knows that I don’t lie.
Ephesians 1:3 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord, Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ
Ephesians 1:17 – that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him.
Hebrews 1:9 – You have loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; Therefore God, your God, has anointed you With the oil of gladness above your fellows.”
1 Peter 1:3 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy became the father of us again to a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Revelation 1:6 – And he made us to be a kingdom, priests to his God and Father; to him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Revelation 2:7 – He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the assemblies. To him who overcomes I will give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the Paradise of my God.
Revelation 3:2 – Wake up, and establish the things that remain, which were ready to die, for I have found no works of yours perfected before my God.
Revelation 3:12 – He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God, and he will go out from there no more. I will write on him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from my God, and my own new name.
The scriptures reveal that Jesus was sent by Jehovah, speaks for Jehovah, represents Jehovah, and was raised and glorified by the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Jesus never claimed to be, nor do the scriptures present Jesus as, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, whom Jesus represents and speaks for. — Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Matthew 22:32; 23:39; Mark 11:9,10; 12:26; Luke 13:35; 20:37; John 3:2,17,32-35; 4:34; 5:19,30,36,43; 6:57; 7:16,28; 8:26,28,38; 10:25; 12:49,50; 14:10; 15:15; 17:8,26; 20:17; Acts 2:22,34-36; 3:13-23; 5:30; Romans 15:6; 2 Corinthians 1:3; 8:6; 11:31; Colossians 1:3,15; 2:9-12; Hebrews 1:1-3; Revelation 1:1.
God, by means of his holy spirit, reveals through the scriptures that Jehovah (Yahweh) is the only true God, the God and Father of the Lord Jesus. Jesus has One who is the Supreme Being over him; Jesus is not his Supreme Being whom he worships, prays to, and who sent him, and whose will he carried out in willful obedience. — Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Matthew 4:4 (Deuteronomy 8:3; Luke 4:4); Matthew 4:7 (Deuteronomy 6:16); Matthew 4:10 (Exodus 20:3-5; 34:14; Deuteronomy 6:13,14; 10:20; Luke 4:8); Matthew 22:29-40; Matthew 26:42; Matthew 27:46; Mark 10:6 (Genesis 1:27; Genesis 2:7,20-23); Mark 14:36; 15:34; Luke 22:42; John 4:3; 5:30; 6:38; 17:1,3; 20:17; Romans 15:6; 2 Corinthians 1:3; 11:31; Ephesians 1:3,17; Hebrews 1:9; 10:7; 1 Peter 1:3; Revelation 2:7; 3:2,12.
God, by means of his holy spirit, reveals through the scriptures that Jesus is son of the only Most High, Jehovah. Jesus is never spoken of as the “Most High”; he is not the only Most High Jehovah of whom he is the son. — Genesis 14:22; Psalm 7:17; 83:18; 92:1; Luke 1:32; John 13:16.
The Supreme Being does not have another Supreme Being who is his Supreme Being. There is no Supreme Being who is over the Supreme Being.
There is one God, the Father
1 Corinthians 8:6
It is claimed that trinitarianism is both Biblically and historically monotheistic. While this is the claim, we have never seen any trinitarian successfully apply those claims to the scriptures. For instance, in the expression “Son of God,” does “God” mean one person, or three persons? Usually the trinitarian will say that “God” there refers to “one person,” although we have also corresponded with at least one trinitarian who claimed that Jesus is the Son of the triune God. Examining the first proposition in the light of the Scriptures, however, that Jesus is the son of one person, the Father, then we have “the God and the Father of Jesus” (2 Corinthians 11:31; Ephesians 1:3, Colossians 1:3; 1 Peter 1:3; see also Psalm 45:7; Micah 5:4; Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34; John 20:17; Ephesians 1:17; Revelation 3:12) who is depicted as “one God” (1 Corinthians 8:6; Ephesians 4:6) that is one person, not three persons. In other words, the Bible presents the God — Supreme Being — of Jesus as one unipersonal “God”. If the God of Jesus is “one God,” and Jesus is not that “one God” of whom he is the Son, then logically Jesus is another Supreme Being who has another Supreme Being who is over the Supreme Being who is the Son of the “one” Supreme Being. Thus, one has at least not one Supreme Being, but the one who is scripturally called the one God, the one Supreme Being, the Supreme Being over Jesus, and another who is not the one Supreme Being who is the Supreme Being over him, but who is being claimed to be one Supreme Being. Logically, the conclusion when one tries to apply this self-contradiction to the Scriptures is that the trinitarian is teaching that there are two Supreme Beings. In reality, the scriptures no where declare Jesus to be the Supreme Being. The self-contradictory thought that Jesus is the one Supreme Being, but not the one Supreme Being who is his Supreme Being, and yet that there is only one Supreme Being, has to be imagined, assumed, added to and read into, any scripture that is presented to allegedly support that added-on self-contradiction.
One claims that Jesus is Son of God only as human, and not as God. Such would, in effect mean that Jesus is the Son of himself, which most trinitarians deny. Additionally, this idea would contradict the trinitarian false claim that the expression “Son of God” means that Jesus is God. In other words, trinitarians who would argue this most often end up with another self-contradictory argument.
So one claims that Jesus is son of the triune “God”, thus making him the son of all three of the alleged triune God. Again, such would end in an infinite self-contradiction, making Jesus the Son of himself as the alleged second person of the triune God who is the son of the alleged triune God, the second person of that triune God being the son of the triune God of whom the second person of that triune God is the son of the triune God, and on and on into infinity.
In reality, no where do the scriptures present Jesus as the second person of a triune God who is the Son of the unipersonal God who is the first person of the alleged triune God, nor do the scriptures ever present Jesus as the imagined second person who is the son of all three persons of the alleged trinity, etc. Any such thoughts have to be imagined beyond what is actually written, assumed, placed over the scriptures and added to the scriptures. In reality, when the idea that the Son of God is the one God of whom he is the Son is applied to the scriptures, it does indeed produce incoherent, illogical, and self-contradictory conclusions. All through the Scriptures, the one God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is presented as one person, not three persons.
One has commented:
I think this were your confusion about Trinity lies, every time you say that God is unipersonal in the person of the Father. Of course, Trinitarians do know that. We do know that God can refer to the person of the Father alone, because He is 100% fully God, but it does not mean that the Son and the Holy Spirit is not God anymore.
This sidetracks what we are saying. We do not just say that the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is unipersonal in the person of the Father; the scriptures from Genesis to Revelation ALWAYS present the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob as one person — period. In the New Testament, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is ALWAYS presented as one person, that is, the God and Father of Jesus. The fact is that, in the Bible, Jehovah (Ehyeh), the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, is ALWAYS presented is one person and never once ever at all anywhere as more than one person.
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