The Trinity

The Trinity

THERE IS A CREED that many churches hold as essential to salvation, and part of it reads: ‘We worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in unity; neither confounding the Persons: nor dividing the Substance. For there is one person of the Father, and another of the Son: and another of the Holy Ghost. But the Godhead of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, is all one: the Glory equal, the Majesty co-eternal… And in this Trinity none is afore, or less than other; But the whole three persons are co-eternal together; and co-equal… He therefore that will be saved, must think thus of the Trinity’ (Athanasian Creed). I confess that this creed has always baffled me. I know that the doctrine of the Trinity is held very dear by many people, and I am aware that questioning it can cause upset. But we need to