Jehovah`s Witness/The origin of trinity doctrine


Justdano wrote at 2012-10-03 21:59:26
Mr Holland your answers come from a Church of Christ website, and you were worried about his quotes coming from a JW source I suggest you use Bible passages to show your proof for the Trinity!

Derrick wrote at 2012-10-05 02:55:52
And I would suggest that YOU take the time to read the question I was replying to, before you make such a silly statement as "I suggest you use Bible passages to show your proof for the Trinity!"

Had the questioner been asking about Biblical evidence, I would have answered accordingly.  They didn't...They asked about historical evidence, and ASKED me in their 2nd writing to provide quotes from the church fathers, which is exactly what I did.

The fact that the quotes come from a church of Christ web site, has no bearing on the authenticity of the quotes.  These quotes can be found from other sources as well, but this web site did a great job of putting them in an easy-to-locate manner.  That was a very lame argument on your part.

Again, if you had bothered to read what was asked, you would not have had to ask such a silly question.  There was never a question about "showing Biblical proof of the Trinity".

Goodness, Man...think.  

Bro David wrote at 2014-06-13 04:47:17
Dude calm down. You're quoting other people's opinions and not from the original teaching of the first century Christians. Its as simple as that. They have no authority over the scriptures and they are just citing their own religious beliefs and not fact. Sorry buddy, take a sedative and go home.

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I was raised in the religion known as Jehovah`s Witnesses for 13 years. Since becoming a born-again Christian, I have researched extensively this religion, especially their doctrines and their history. I can answer questions about their doctrines from the perspective of Biblical Christianity. To be clear: Jehovahs Witnesses is the religion of my upbringing, though I myself was never baptized into the religion, nor have I ever been considered as a Jehovahs Witness.


29 years of Biblical research into the fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith, and how they differ from the teachings of the Watchtower.

I would advise each questioner to this forum, to carefully READ the profiles of the various volunteers. There are several such as myself, who are not practicing JWs, but will provide you with an accurate and honest answer, regarding JW teaching. If we don't know the answer, we will try to research and get it for you. There are also some excellent practicing JWs here, who also endeavor to give you a factual and honest answer, based on their point of view. I believe by getting both points of view, the questioner can weigh the evidence for themselves, and make an informed decision. Unfortunately, there are also 3 here who claim to be JWs, but do NOT give honest, or well-researched answers. They will tell you only what they want you to believe, and they often hide facts about the history of their religion, as well as print untruths about other people's beliefs. This is done in an attempt to deceive the unsuspecting reader. It can be easily seen who these 3 are, simply by reading the public posts and "answers" which they write. Their posts will normally be filled with personal attacks, and if you question them about some teaching or aspect of the Watchtower that makes them uncomfortable, they will often reject your question, question your motives for asking it, tell you that you have been reading "apostate" sites, or turn the conversation into an attack on another expert. These ones are better avoided, as there is nothing to be gained by way of positive discussion, as they are not interested in intelligent conversation, or honest dialogue. If after reading the forum, you still have any questions as to who they are, just ask me, and I will be happy to tell you. And I can also provide documentation of their willful dishonesty. One thing is for a forum where people from both sides claim to be "Christians", there should never be any willful lying. Such ones only create a distraction in the forum, and provide nothing of any real value.

High School, some college. Studies of God's Word, the Bible, and how it compares to JW theology. I have found my own personal study and experiences to be far more valuable than any formal education or training. The Bible message is clear...Salvation is ONLY through and by the shed blood of Jesus Christ, and no religious organization has a thing to do with it. While attendance at a Bible-preaching, Bible-believing church is a must for spiritual growth and fellowship, no church can grant salvation to its members. Nor is joining a particular group a prerequisite for being saved.

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