The Trinity Is Like 3 States Of Matter

a: The trinity ~
b: 3 states of matter

What: " In a simple analogy, the Trinity (as taught in Catholicism) is like the three states of matter that water can take. While all three are distinct from one another, they are all of the same substance. They don't combine to fully form God, nor is one any more divine than the other. The Catholic Church's reasoning behind this teaching is basically as follows: "--->see the linked comments.....

Writer: Ordeith
Date: Aug 20 2011 10:45 AM

Jesus As Sun Warmth

a: Jesus energy ~
b: the warmth of the Sun

What: "God has been described as the sun, the heat and light radiating from the sun and the warmth we feel when we step out into the sunlight. The three are all one and the same. The sun represents God the Father who is constantly radiating energy out into space. That energy is like Jesus filling the universe and the warmth we feel is like the Holy Spirit who is the manifestation of that energy that we experience on earth. The analogy falls down in many respects but does give us a picture of three distinct and different aspects of the one thing."

Writer: Not Stated
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Feb 11 2012 1:49 PM

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