How is the mystery of the Holy Trinity revealed in the New Testament?

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In the New Testament, the mystery of the Holy Trinity is revealed through the Person, words, and actions of Jesus Christ. God revealed this mystery to us because He wants us to know Him as He is, so that we might love Him more in return for His boundless love for us.

How was God the Father revealed by Jesus?

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Jesus revealed the Father by calling Him by that name. When Jesus drove the money changers from the temple, He said, “You shall not make my Father’s house a house of trade” (John 2:16). He said to His disciples, “By this my Father is glorified; that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be my disciples. As the Father …

How did Jesus reveal the Holy Spirit?

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Jesus revealed God the Holy Spirit as the Third Divine Person of the Holy Trinity Whom He and the Father would send to His Church to teach, guide and strengthen it. Jesus taught that God the Holy Spirit was the equal of Himself and the Father. At the Last Supper Jesus told the Apostles: “But when the Counselor comes, whom …

Who is God the Father?

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God the Father is the First Person of the Holy Trinity, Who eternally begets or generates God the Son. This begetting is similar to a person who begets an idea or work in his mind.

Who is God the Son?

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God the Son is the Second Person of the Holy Trinity, because from all eternity He is begotten in the mind of the Father. He is called the Divine Word because He is the mental word in which God the Father expresses the thought of Himself; this thought or Word is the perfect and eternal image of the Father.

In what ways can we honor the Holy Trinity?

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We honor the Holy Trinity by trying to understand, as much as we can by faith, that by Baptism we are called to a close union of love with the three divine Persons. God the Father is our Father and Author of Life; God the Son is our Lord and Savior; and God the Holy Spirit is our Teacher and …

What is the history of salvation?

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The History of Salvation is the account of God’s dealings with mankind and how He saved us. Throughout Salvation History, God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit made Themselves known to man, made peace with him by means of the Crucifixion and Death of Jesus, and united Themselves with those who turned away from sin.

How did God deal with mankind?

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God dealt with mankind by fully revealing Himself and His plan for our Salvation through Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. God showing something of Himself to us is known as revelation. Sacred Scripture—the Bible—is the written account of God’s Revelation to us and describes God’s actions in the world. We know that Sacred Scripture is true because it is …