So explain it to me

Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31;
Psalm 8;
Romans 5:1-5;
John 16:12-15

It’s been called a great hinge, this day of the Trinity. It stands between the two halves of the church year. The first half focuses on the life of Christ, the second half on the life of the church. While some call it a great hinge, others call it a great pain!

For those Christians who live their lives within the rhythm of the liturgical year, and for those preachers who are disciplined by the common lectionary, this is the only day of the year that calls us to ponder a teaching of the church rather than a teaching of Jesus. The scriptural readings for the day are carefully chosen to reflect the Three-in-One doctrine: God as Creator, Christ and Holy Spirit. The scriptural readings provide Bible backup for a nonscriptural word: Trinity.

 

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