"God Triune, at the start, created the heavens and the earth…. And the Spirit of God Triune kept on moving…. And God Triune [as the Father, in the Spirit] spoke forth [His Son or Word]…. And God Triune said: ‘Let Us make mankind!’…. Like Adam, they have broken the covenant…. But with you, [Noah,] I shall re-establish My covenant; and you shall come into the ark – you and your sons…. I place My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be a token of covenant between Me and the earth." (Genesis 1:1-3,26; Hosea 6:7; Genesis 6:18 & 9:13)
"The Word was at the start…and the Word was God…. All things were made by Him…. The only-begotten Son Who is in the bosom of the Father, has declared Him… He baptizes with the Holy Spirit…. ‘Keep on going, and make all nations disciples, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit!… He who has believed and who has been baptized, shall keep on being saved.’" (John 1:1,3,18,33; Matthew 28:19 & Mark 16:16)
"In the days of Noah the ark was being prepared in which…eight souls were saved through water. The similar figure to which, also baptism, now saves – not [as] the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but [as] the answer of a good conscience toward God…. There are three that bear record in heaven — the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit — and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness on earth, the spirit and the water and the blood – and these three agree in one." (First Peter 3:20-21 & First John 5:7-8)
"‘I will write upon him the name of My God’…. A throne is set in heaven…and a rainbow round about…. Holy, holy, holy; Lord God Almighty, Who was and Who is and Who shall be!… Don’t hurt the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees – till we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads!… A Lamb stood on Mount Zion, and…144 000 having the name of His Father written on their foreheads…. These are they which follow the Lamb…. ‘Yes,’ says the Spirit…. The holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven…, has the glory of God; and her light is…clear as crystal…. The Lamb shall be in it and His servants shall serve Him…and His name shall be on their foreheads…for ever and ever…. And the Spirit and the bride say: ‘Come!’" (Revelation 3:12; 6:2-8; 7:3;14:1,4,13; 21:10-11; 22:3-5,17)
"The peculiar properties of the Persons, like colours seen in the rainbow, flash their brightness on Each of the Persons…in the Holy Trinity…. In the Holy Trinity, the common is to be understood as referring to the Essence; the Persons, on the other hand, are the several distinctives." – Basil of Caesarea: Letters 38:5.
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GOD TRIUNE IN THE HOLY BIBLE – by Rev. Professor-Emeritus Dr. F.N. Lee
"In the beginning, God Triune created…. And the Spirit of God Triune kept on moving…. And God [as the Father, in His Spirit] spoke forth [His Son-Word]…. And God Triune said: ‘Let Us make mankind!”1 So commences the Older Testament of the Holy Bible. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God [Triune], and the Word was God [alias fully Divine]…. All was made by Him…. That Word became flesh…. And we beheld…the glory of the uniquely-generated Son Who comes from the bosom of the Father…[and Who] baptizes with the Holy Spirit."2 So commences the Newer Testament of the Holy Bible.