Concordia Theological Monthly

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torah, elohim, faith, moses, israel, jehovah, jews, maimonides

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Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


"I believe with sincere faith that the Creator-Blessed be His name! - is One and that there is no other unity such as He is." These words, confessed by Jews, form the second of the thirteen articles of faith drawn up by Maimonides for the purpose of combating the Christian doctrine of the Trinity. This article of faith is the chief basis of the obstinate opposition of present-day Jewry to the Christian religion. They assert that believing in a Triune God is the same as believing in polytheism, forbidden by God in the First Commandment. It is our purpose to refute this contention not only with the Old Testament Scriptures, but also with the writings of ancient teachers of Israel who lived in the first century after Christ.


Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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Psalm 25:5; 2 Samuel 23:2; Isaiah 40:14; Daniel 2:20-21; Job 12:13; Genesis 1:27; Genesis 3:22; Genesis 11:7; Genesis 20:13; Genesis 35:7; Genesis 6:3; Isaiah 63:10; Isaiah 11:2; Psalm 139:7-8

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Laity; Ministers; Scholars