THREE PERSONAGES AND YET ONE GOD
"The Father" = from the Greek πατήρ (patēr), which occurs 419 times in 372 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV; in context = "the Father of Jesus Christ."
Key passages: Called "God the Father" in John 6:27; Galatians 1:1, 3; Eph. 6:23; Philippians 2:11; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Timothy 1:2; Titus 1:4; 1 Peter 1:2; 2 Peter 1:17; 2 John 1:3; Jude 1:1.
"The Word" = from the Greek λόγος (logos), which occurs 331 times in 316 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV; in context = "Jesus as the Son of God."
Key passage: "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God....And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth" (John 1:1, 14). Jesus was also called "The Word" in 1 John 1:1; 5:7; and Revelation 19:13.
"The Holy Ghost" = from the Greek ἅγιος (hagios), which occurs 229 times in 219 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV; and from the Greek πνεῦμα (pneuma), which occurs 385 times in 350 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV; in context = "Most Holy" and "Breath of God."
Key passage: "But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? And after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? Why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? Thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God" (Acts 5:3-4)!
"These three are one" = from the Greek καὶ οὗτοι οἱ τρεῖς ἕν εἰσιν
Key passages: (Genesis 1:1 - In the Old Testament the Hebrew the word "Elohim" is a plural noun; also plural pronouns are used to describe God in Genesis 1:26). See also: Matthew 28:19; John 14:26; 1 Timothy 3:16; etc.!
THE FATHER IS GOD, BUT HE IS NOT "THE SON," AND NOT THE "HOLY SPIRIT."
THE SON IS GOD, BUT HE IS NOT "THE FATHER," AND NOT THE "HOLY SPIRIT."
THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD, BUT HE IS NOT "THE FATHER," AND NOT "THE SON."