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FABRICATED Words to support Dogma....

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Rapture, Immortal Soul, Hellfire, Trinity, Triune Godhead, Co-Equal, Hypostaic Union, Divine essences, Divine Natures, God-the-Son,

God-the-GHOST, Hypostasis, Homoousios, Perichoresis , Tripersonal ,Godman, Omnipresence,Incarnation, Sacred Mystery,

God in three persons, Dual nature, incarnate, reincarnate, first person of the trinity, second person of the trinity,

third person of the trinity, multipersonal, TRI-UNITY , ABSOLUTE DEITY, God -man- and so many more! Not even IMPLIED in the Bible!

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Circuit Assemblies, Theocratic, Kingdom hall and many more that are part of JW theology are not found or even implied in the Bible. See how it easy it is to turn that around.

 

Moreover the idea that terms not found in the Bible cannot be used to describe certain concepts and ideas is simply stupid. The words omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent are not found in the Bible but the concepts are.

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Languages evolve and each generation comes up with new ones that allow us to further describe complex concepts. Even if the words weren't used in the Bible doesn't mean the concept wasn't, like Origen has said. The trinity concisely describe the three partnership of God, Holy Spirit, and Jesus. God-the-Son shows that Jesus is God in human form. Though I'm not sure about incarnation, I thought that was an Eastern concept so I don't expect it to be in the bible. First, second, and third person of the Trinity is simply to separate the aspects and break down complex concepts into smaller bite sized one.

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Not even IMPLIED in the Bible!

 

The word bible is also not included in Scripture.

 

 

 

 

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Rapture, Immortal Soul, Hellfire, Trinity, Triune Godhead, Co-Equal, Hypostaic Union, Divine essences, Divine Natures, God-the-Son,

God-the-GHOST, Hypostasis, Homoousios, Perichoresis , Tripersonal ,Godman, Omnipresence,Incarnation, Sacred Mystery,

God in three persons, Dual nature, incarnate, reincarnate, first person of the trinity, second person of the trinity,

third person of the trinity, multipersonal, TRI-UNITY , ABSOLUTE DEITY, God -man- and so many more! Not even IMPLIED in the Bible!

 

And the JW's, New World Translation's, little additions and subtractions, like we find in John 1:1, "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was [a] God", were never written in the text to begin with, and they are certainly not "implied" :confused: Just to be clear about John 1:1, here's how it 'is' written:

 

 

"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word
was
God" ~John 1:1

 

 

In Christ,

David

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