5. My Vision on the Godhead

June 30, 2005

Who is the Holy Spirit?


June 30, 2005


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Mat 28:18  “And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.”

Mat 28:19  “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:”

 

 

I asked God to show me why Ellen White said there were three persons to the Godhead and how I could prove such from Scripture only. I asked God to show me the Bible basis on which she made her conclusions. Though I was shown much of the detail previously, what follows is an additional revelation as to what God answered to me in vision Sabbath morning of July 30, 2005. I was shown a panorama juxtaposition of the following Bible passages and the explanation of them which I relate below. The Scriptural evidence is overwhelmingly sufficient, but I have included some Spirit of Prophecy references to demonstrate how Ellen White and Scripture agree.


Holy Ghost Sent in the Name of Christ


Phl 1:19 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,

I will return to the above verse momentarily.


What is the Spirit of Jesus Christ as Opposed to "ANOTHER COMFORTER" He, Christ, Would Send in His Name?


Mat 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and [with] fire:

Mar 1:8 I indeed have baptized you with water: but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost.

Luk 3:16 John answered, saying unto [them] all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire:

Jhn 1:26 John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not;

Jesus baptized with the Holy Ghost--that "HE" OTHER COMFORTER THAT WOULD COME AND "HE" THE OTHER COMFORTER WOULD TEACH US ALL THINGS.

Jhn 1:33 And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he [Christ] which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.

From John 1:33, we find that Jesus Himself baptized with the Holy Ghost person he referred to as "He" (Jhn 14:26), and of a person in the form of ANOTHER COMFORTER who would come and teach us all things. Re: For immediate emphasis:

Jhn 14:26 But the [ANOTHER--OTHER] Comforter, [which is] [HE] the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

The Bible thus confirms that the Holy Ghost is a person when it refers to the Holy Ghost as HE.

Jhn 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

Mat 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

Mat 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

The propriety of Mat 28:19 has been questioned by Bible scholars and many who teach that there are only two persons to the Godhead, the Father and the Son, will not accept that verse as support for three persons. I was shown that Matthew 28:19 was properly added to the Sacred Canon because Jesus Himself baptized with the Holy Ghost and thus in the name of the Holy Ghost. John the Baptist prophesied that Jesus would baptize with the Holy Ghost and with fire:

Luk 3:16 John answered, saying unto [them] all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire:

I was also shown that the Holy Ghost was the life and soul essence of the Son of God manifest from the foundation of the earth when the Son was then slain, because from the time He made the voluntary decision to atone for the sins of fallen angels and man, He felt the agonies associated with His decision because of His omniscience which He possessed until the actual Incarnation moment which no man knows.

Mat 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:


Why is it Unforgivable Blasphemy to Speak Against the Holy Ghost?


I asked my attending angel why it is unforgivable blasphemy to speak against the Holy Ghost, but not so when speaking against the Son of Man, Christ. He told me in words that still resound in my head, that it is the person of the Holy Spirit who woos God's children to Himself, and that such silencing of the voice of the Holy Spirit, by speaking against Him, closes the door of hope to anyone so inclined to drive away the Holy Spirit's still small voice. I asked my angel in vision if the Holy Ghost and Jesus were two distinct persons, and he replied yes, yes, yes, three times. He said that there would be no distinction between speaking against the Holy Spirit and Christ if there was no difference between the two persons involved. I say again, it is blasphemy to speak against the Holy Ghost, but not so when speaking against the Son of Man. Were there no difference between the two; were the Holy Spirit not another PERSON; were the Holy Spirit the person of Christ’s person and not another distinct person, one would blaspheme both (involuntarily/automatically) when speaking against the Holy Ghost. This is a most conclusive point of fact that those with spiritual discernment will recognize as being irrefutable proof of a third person to the Godhead.


My angel also told me of implications involved with a wrong concept of the Godhead. I list those implications in the form of questions at the end of this document.


My angel told me that Ellen White was faithful and true in recording that the Holy Spirit was the life and soul of the Son of God, as laid aside (emptied Himself) for us at His Incarnation. I awakened saying Glory, Glory to God the Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit. It was a very solemn vision.


Luk 12:10 And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost it shall not be forgiven.


Why The Comforter is the Holy Spirit Third Person


Jhn 14:18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. (Christ speaking of Himself).

Jhn 14:17 [Even] the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.


The Spirit of truth is a HE, A PERSON:


Jhn 14:17 [Even] the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

We know that Jesus is referred to in the Bible as the way, the truth and the life. But His representative, the life that was His prior to His Incarnation, is the Holy Ghost, another comforter, another person, even a THIRD PERSON.

hn 14:6  Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Jhn 14:23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

Jhn 14:26 But the[ANOTHER] Comforter, [which is] [HE] the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

Jhn 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

The Father gives us the ANOTHER COMFORTER other than Jesus, and men can speak against the Son without blaspheming, but not against that OTHER COMFORTER, the Holy Spirit. FOR TO SPEAK AGAINST HIM IS BLASPHEMY, for that other comforter is the only means of:

1.    Knowing the truth.

2.    Knowing the spirit of error.

3.    Being regenerated back into the image of God.

4.    Being empowered to overcome all sin.

5.    Being indwelled by all of the above.


Luk 12:10 And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost it shall not be forgiven.

Mar 3:28 Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme:

Mar 3:29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation:


Who is the Spirit of Truth?


Now we return to our first first opening this document concerning the Spirit of Jesus Christ:

Phl 1:19 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,

Jhn 14:17 [Even] the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

Jhn 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, [even] the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:

Jhn 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, HE will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, [that] shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

1Jo 4:6 We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

Jhn 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.


Conclusions From the Above Scripture Verses

·       The Holy Spirit is a person--ANOTHER COMFORTER OTHER THAN BUT INCLUDING CHRIST AND THE FATHER, who comes to us and teaches us all truth.

·       Jhn 14:26 But the Comforter, [which is] the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

·       Christ says that He will send the Comforter unto us FROM THE FATHER. Jhn 15:26.

·       Christ prays to the Father and the Father sends ANOTHER COMFORTER, the Holy Ghost. Jhn 14:16.

·       Jesus said that He is the way, the truth and the life.

·       From another facet, how is it that a man can speak against the Son of Man without blaspheming. but not against the Holy Ghost without blaspheming. How is this apparent contradiction resolved?


My instructing angel told me the only way to resolve the above "apparent contradictions of Scripture," is to conclude as he showed me, that Ellen White was correct in saying that the Holy Spirit is the life and soul of Christ which at His Incarnation, He laid aside (emptied Himself of) and commended to the Father for our empowerment and regeneration back to the image of God. It is the ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT, which all three persons have in common, so they all come to us, but the DIVINE ONLY life of the Son was expressly laid aside (emptied Himself of) as the Holy Spirit to come to us and teach us all things and empower us with the graces of the Spirit. That Holy Spirit is a person for it is referred to as HE, HIM, HIMSELF. It is not Christ in His new estate as the Son of MAN; the Son of God in a new sense as Ellen White describes it.


God showed me that the Father sends the Holy Ghost in the name of Christ and that He, the Holy Ghost, a person "he," shall teach you all things necessary to our salvation and that a proper understanding of the persons of the Godhead is crucial to true righteousness by faith and overcoming sin.

Christ had stooped to take upon Himself man's nature; He was to bear an infinite weight of woe as He should make His soul an offering for sin; yet angels desired that even in His humiliation the Son of the Highest might appear before men with a dignity and glory befitting His character. Would the great men of earth assemble at Israel's capital to greet His coming? Would legions of angels present Him to the expectant company?” The Great Controversy, pp. 313, 314.

The Testator of the Testament (Everlasting Covenant), offered His soul (His Holy Spirit Divine life ONLY state of being) in the Heavenly Sanctuary, as an eternal Atonement/Sanctuary sacrifice for the cure for sin and a regeneration back into the image of God, for only by the empowerment of that THIRD PERSON of the Godhead, having become a THIRD PERSON at the Incarnation, can man overcome sin.


Hbr 9:16    For where a testament [is], there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.

Hbr 9:17    For a testament [is] of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth.


The Testator of the Covenant must die to something forever, for that is the wages of sin, eternal death. The Testator was not combined with humanity when He volunteered to sacrifice the soul of His life, His Holy Spirit ONLY existence forever. So the humanity of Christ could never fulfill the Testator’s Testament (Covenant). And divinity did not die on the cross. So the only eternal death of divinity was the death of the Son of God to His DIVINE ONLY state of being. Teachers of error on the Godhead never deal with the Testator Covenant because an honest consideration of this part of the Everlasting Covennant would expose their grave, antichrist error. This is a major point of test in weighing what anyone teaches on the Godhead. Such teachers of error have Christ’s humanity dying for only three days and nights. This does not fulfill the Testators Testament (Everlasting Covenant). Death for three days and night is not the wages for the penalty for sin. Eternal death is the wages (penalty) for sin, and in some way, the DIVINE ONLY Testator had to meet that prescribed limit of a sacrifice in order to fulfill the Testator’s Covenant.

Jhn 14:26 But the Comforter, [which is] the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

I was shown that as Jesus was God manifest, so the Holy Spirit is the personified Spirit of both God and Jesus as manifest to man by the laying aside of the DIVINE ONLY life of Christ at His Incarnation as the greatest of all His gifts to us--His Divine Nature, whereby we are empowered to return to our intended original state as being created in the image and character of God. Without this all necessary transformation, there would be no redemption FROM sin, but merely redemption IN SIN. By "laying aside" I mean emptied Himself:

Emptied Himself --"Literally, 'emptied Himself.' This emptying was voluntary (see on John 10:17, 18). It was not possible for Christ to retain all the tokens of divinity and still accomplish the Incarnation." SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 7, p. 155, col. 1.

Emptied Himself -- Laid aside: "It is obvious that prior to being born of the virgin Mary Jesus was not human at all, and only divine. When Jesus became a man, the Bible says, He emptied Himself. 'Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, though it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation ['emptied himself.' --Green's Literal Translation and RSV], and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him and given him a name which is above every name." Phillippians 2:5-9.

As Jesus is a person, so is the Holy Spirit a person manifesting the former life of the Son of Man to us, which life was a laid aside gift (emptying Himself) for our regeneration. That Holy Spirit life was pledged to the Father at the inception of the Everlasting Covenant, which was forged from the foundation of the earth and later bequeathed to us at the time of the Incarnation, as THE GREATEST GOOD gift by which we might partake of that Divine Nature of Christ. Without that greatest gift, man could only be saved in sin rather than from sin.

That life is of the same substance and essence as that of the Father--SPIRIT--ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT, so that if one of the three come to us, they all come. By this same process, the Father felt every pang of pain and humiliation His Son felt when the sin of every man was laid upon the Son.


There are Three That Bear Record in Heaven and on Earth


My angel referred to the following verses and emphasized them three times:

1Jo 5:7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

1Jo 5:8 And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.

My angel messenger validated those verses as they read above, but there is much contention over those verses because certain words of their text did not enter the sacred Canon earlier than the 15th and 16th centuries. You might dispense with my messenger's confirmation of the above verses AS THEY READ, unless there is other evidence in Scripture that confirms my Messenger's validation of those verses. Is there such Scriptural validation?

Historic textual evidence attests the omission of the passage reading "in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth." The resultant reading of vs. 7, 8, disregarding the disputed parts, read as follows:

"For there are three that bear record, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood; and these three agree in one."

So let's deal with just the undisputed part and determine if there is other Scripture that validates the disputed words. So taking the undisputed words:

"For there are three that bear record, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood; and these three agree in one."

I asked my angel what the significance of the water was. He showed me Lev. 14:4-8 and Jhn 19:34. So let's first take a look at Lev. 14:4-8.

"The wonderful symbol of the living bird dipped in the blood of the bird slain and then set free to its joyous life (Lev. 14:4-8), is to us the symbol of the atonement. There were death and life blended, presenting to the searcher for truth and hidden treasure, the union of the pardoning blood with the resurrection and life of our Redeemer. The bird slain was over living water; that flowing stream was a symbol of the ever flowing, ever cleansing efficacy of the blood of Christ, the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world..." E.G. White, Sons and Daughters of God, p. 226.

So we see that the water has significance in the Sanctuary Service. It signified the cleansing efficacy of the blood of Christ when He was slain NOT ON THE CROSS, BUT FROM THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD. What blood was then shed? What life was then given; sacrificed? It was the soul of His life, HIS HOLY SPIRIT, HIS DIVINE NATURE ONLY, that was His only soul that made an offering for sin.

Christ had stooped to take upon Himself man's nature; He was to bear an infinite weight of woe as He should make His soul an offering for sin; yet angels desired that even in His humiliation the Son of the Highest might appear before men with a dignity and glory befitting His character. Would the great men of earth assemble at Israel's capital to greet His coming? Would legions of angels present Him to the expectant company?” The Great Controversy, pp. 313, 314.

"Christ declared that after his ascension, he would send to his church, as his crowning gift, the Comforter, who was to take his place. This Comforter is the Holy Spirit,--the soul of his life, the efficacy of his church, the light and life of the world. With his Spirit Christ sends a reconciling influence and a power that takes away sin.

In the gift of the Spirit [HIS LIFE--THE SOUL OF HIS LIFE], Jesus gave to man the highest good that heaven could bestow....

The Spirit was given as a regenerating agency, and without this the sacrifice of Christ would have been of no avail....

It is by the Spirit that the heart is made pure. Through the Spirit the believer becomes a partaker of the divine nature. Christ has given his Spirit as a divine power to overcome all hereditary and cultivated tendencies to evil, and to impress his own character upon the church." E.G. White, Review and Herald Articles, May 19, 1904, vol. 5, p. 42.

Christ had stooped to take upon Himself man’s nature; He was to bear an infinite weight of woe as He should make His soul an offering for sin; yet angels desire that even in His humiliation the Son of the Highest might appear before men with a dignity and glory befitting His character.” E.G. White, The Great Controversy, pp. 313, 314.

His soul was His Holy Spirit DIVINE ONLY LIFE. That was the only party to the Testator’s Covenant (Testament [WILL] of the Testator). At His Incarnation, He forever died to His eternal past existence as that DIVINE ONLY BEING to become ever after combined with humanity. But His humanity was not the Testator and could not atone for sin. And Divinity did not die on the cross. So the only eternal sacrifice that fulfilled the prescribed limit of a sacrifice per the Testator’s Testament (Everlasting Covenant), was the sacrifice of the Son’s pre-Incarnation HOLY SPIRIT existence as DIVINITY ONLY.

 "The darkness rolled away from the Saviour and from the Cross. Christ bowed His head and died. In His Incarnation He had reached the prescribed limit as a sacrifice, but not as a redeemer." E.G. White Manuscript Releases Volume Twelve, p. 409.

 

How, in His Incarnation ALONE, did He reach the prescribed limit as a sacrifice? What was the prescribed limit as a sacrifice? Answers:

 

·       The prescribed limit of a sacrifice was ETERNAL death of the Testator to something, and that “something” was eternal death to His past eternal existence of His Holy Spirit Divine Nature ONLY.

·       The prescribed limit was death of the Testator, WHO WAS DIVINE ONLY WHEN VOLUNTEERING TO BE THE TESTATOR. So the sacrifice had to involve the DIVINE ONLY being of the Testator.

·       The DIVINE ONLY being of the Testator was His Holy Spirit soul of His life, which He bequeathed to us as His Highest good, crowning gift requisite to overcoming sin and being restored to the divine image.

"The Incarnation of Christ was an act of self-sacrifice; His life was one of continual self-denial. The highest glory of the love of God to man was manifested in the sacrifice of His only-begotten Son, who was the express image of His person. This is the great mystery of godliness. It is the privilege and the duty of every professed follower of Christ to have the mind of Christ. Without self-denial and cross bearing we cannot be His disciples." E.G. White, Selected Messages, Book 2, p. 185.


Back to the Significance of the Water and the Blood as Regards the Spirit, the Water and the Blood


My angel referred to the following verses and emphasized them three times:

1Jo 5:7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

1Jo 5:8 And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.

My angel messenger validated those verses as they read above, but there is much contention over those verses because certain words of their text did not enter the sacred Canon earlier than the 15th and 16th centuries.

You might dispense with my messenger's confirmation of the above verses AS THEY READ, unless there is other evidence in Scripture that confirms my Messenger's validation of those verses. Is there such Scriptural validation?

Historic textual evidence attests the omission of the passage reading "in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth." The resultant reading of vs. 7, 8, disregarding the disputed parts, read as follows:

"For there are three that bear record, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood; and these three agree in one."

So let's deal with just the undisputed part and determine if there is other Scripture that validates the disputed words. So taking the undisputed words:

"For there are three that bear record, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood; and these three agree in one."

I asked my angel what the significance of the water was. He showed me Lev. 14:4-8 and Jhn 19:34. So let's first take a look at Lev. 14:4-8.

"The wonderful symbol of the living bird dipped in the blood of the bird slain and then set free to its joyous life (Lev. 14:4-8), is to us the symbol of the atonement. There were death and life blended, presenting to the searcher for truth and hidden treasure, the union of the pardoning blood with the resurrection and life of our Redeemer. The bird slain was over living water; that flowing stream (of living water) was a symbol of the ever flowing, ever cleansing efficacy of the blood of Christ, the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world..." E.G. White, Sons and Daughters of God, p. 226.

So we see that the water has significance in the Sanctuary Service. It signified the cleansing efficacy of the blood of Christ when He was slain NOT ONLY ON THE CROSS, BUT FROM THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD. What blood was then shed? What life was then given; sacrificed? It was the soul of His life, HIS HOLY SPIRIT, HIS DIVINE NATURE ONLY, that was His only soul that made an offering for sin.

The part about the living bird being slain over a flowing stream of water which was a symbol of the ever flowing, ever cleansing efficacy of the blood of Christ, the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world..."   is profound and a PREFIGURE as typed in the Sanctuary Service. So let's see if water played a part in the Sacrifice of the real Lamb on the Cross?

Jhn 19:34 But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and water.

What is the cleansing agent? The Holy Spirit life and soul of the Son of God. The life is in the blood! Bible Proof? Yes indeed:

Act 3:26 Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

What is sent? Does His Son Jesus personally and bodily come into your body? No! The medium is His Holy Spirit life and soul laid aside (when He emptied Himself) for you at His Incarnation.

Conclusions about the veracity of the "added words:" "in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth:"

Since there is a Sanctuary on earth and in heaven as well, we can conclude that my heavenly messenger was correct in validating 1Jo 5:7, 8. There is One in heaven who commended His Holy Spirit that descended upon Him as a dove AT HIS BAPTISM, to the Father, just before He bowed His head and died on earth (on the cross). There is one in heaven who spilled blood and water in Atoning sacrifice for sin here on earth. So are there three that bear record in heaven and earth? The Sanctuary Message and my heavenly messenger say YES.

There are great minds out there who have come to not so great conclusions about the Godhead. Many of them think that the gift of prophecy is not essential to man. They question the need for Ellen White and other prophets, and thereby indict God for giving the gift of prophecy to the church, but they have demonstrated by their errant views of the very Godhead, that they are in need of all the prophetic gift they can immerse themselves in. But will they? Are they too proud to admit to their error? Some of them will cling to their error tenaciously, just as Satan holds to his. And after presenting what is irrefutable evidence, we have to let them go. We cannot waste precious time and resources trying to pile evidence upon evidence, only to have it rejected by the Spirit of Satan indwelling such souls.


I Asked the Lord About Those Who are Teaching That The Father is the Holy Spirit


Since many are teaching that the Holy Spirit is the Father, when I prayed for instruction on the Godhead, to be able to prove Ellen White correct from Scripture, I also asked God to prove to me that the Holy Ghost is not the Father if that is the case. He graciously and abundantly answered my questioning by clearly portraying from Scripture ALONE, that if Jesus Christ is the way, the truth and the life, and the Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Truth, albeit ANOTHER COMFORTER, and that it is blasphemy to speak against that OTHER COMFORTER, but not the Son of Man, then the Father cannot be THE PERSON of the Holy Spirit, nor can Jesus be the person of the Holy Spirit. That ANOTHER COMFORTER can only be the life and soul of the Son of God prior to His Incarnation or one makes scripture contradict in coming to any other conclusion.

"He (Christ) suffered the death which was ours, that we might receive the life which WAS His." Desire of Ages, p. 25 1 Cor. 11:24-265, cf. John 6:53, 54, Titus 3:5, 6.

What life WAS HIS? It was His life, the soul of His life, His Holy Spirit DIVINE ONLY life before His Incarnation that was His. That is the life that we receive as a bequeathed gift from Him.


Christ's Mention of Another Comforter


Jhn 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

Since the Holy Spirit "He person" is of the same ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT essence and substance as the Father and Son, it is intrinsically imperative that they all come to us when any one of them should come to us. But it still remains that Christ told His disciples that ANOTHER COMFORTER, other than, albeit including Him, would come to them. His former life that He laid aside (emptied Himself of) as His purely DIVINE NATURE ALONE, He now proffers to us. That is the Holy Ghost, the life and Soul of Christ, the Son of God, as sacrificed eternally for us.

If I should say to someone (as did Christ to His disciples), that I will send another Representative, another Comforter, to see you, and explain my scenario of the Godhead to you, WOULD YOU CONSIDER THAT TO MEAN THAT I PERSONALLY WOULD COME TO YOU AND EXPLAIN IT? Of course not! So, come brothers and sisters, let us reason together and in a sensible manner, taking the Word of God just as it reads lest we be taken in a snare.


I here repeat the critical point of differentiation between Christ and the Holy Spirit for critical emphasis:


And another terribly critical point of differentiation between Christ and the Holy Spirit:

Luk 12:10 And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost it shall not be forgiven. Please brother, consider the implications of the above Bible verse:

Many contest that the Holy Spirit and Christ are one and the same person and that they do not constitute two separate persons.

If the above is true, how is it that if one speaks against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but if he should speak against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven? If they are one and the same person as some suggest, we have a serious problem with Scripture.

Clearly, the Son of Man is not the same person as the "HE" of the Holy Spirit. The Son of Man and the Father both come to us through the ministration of the "HE PERSON" of the Holy Spirit, but that "HE PERSON" is indeed a person, ANOTHER COMFORTER, whom speaking against constitutes blasphemy!

Christ does say that He will come to us, but He also says that He will send ANOTHER COMFORTER and speaking against that OTHER COMFORTER constitutes blasphemy.

The father sends ANOTHER COMFORTER other than the Son, in the name of the Son. Why in the name of the Son? Because the pre-Incarnate Son of God, laid aside (emptied Himself of) His Divine ONLY Holy Spirit ONLY life for us. That is why the Holy Spirit is sent in the NAME of the Son. The Son of God became the Son of Man when He was slain from the foundation of the earth. That is when the Incarnation Act was decided upon. That is when it was determined that the Holy Spirit life of the Son of God would later become a third person at His Incarnation.

The Incarnation "slaying" death to the Son's former DIVINE ONLY ESTATE OR EXISTENCE, satisfied the "prescribed limit" of the Everlasting Covenant which was eternal death of the Testator, Jesus Christ. That eternal death to His former DIVINE ONLY--ESTATE, paid the penalty of eternal death for our sins ALL FROM THE FOUNDATION OF THE EARTH.

"The darkness rolled away from the Saviour and from the Cross. Christ bowed His head and died. In His Incarnation He had reached the prescribed limit as a sacrifice, but not as a redeemer." E.G. White Manuscript Releases Volume Twelve, p. 409.

The Cross sacrifice for man was redemptive in that it proved that man need not have sinned--that man could be faithful as Christ was even unto physical death with the weight of all the sins of the world weighting him down, by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit. That is the reality as to how much more powerful the Spirit of Grace power abounds than sin. By grace power I mean unmerited, raw power that is available to man via the Holy Spirit life and soul of the pre-Incarnated Son of God. Yet men teach that we cannot overcome sin this side of glorification. That is blasphemy in light of the human nature trial and example of our Saviour and Lord Jesus Christ.

"But through the power of the incarnation of Christ, God manifest in the flesh, the strength of God is revealed in gentleness and beauty. To 'as many as received him, to them gave he POWER to become the sons of God.' By this POWER we may OVERCOME OUR EVIL TENDENCIES and so modify our imperfect dispositions that the will of God may be fulfilled in us."--Letter 79, May 7, 1903, to J.A. Burden and wife. The Upward Look, 141.

This prospect might seem startling, overwhelming, and even errant to some "rocking chair" Christians, but non-the-less it is true. Yes, it was Christ's human nature that was so tried, for if He had defaulted to His Divine Nature in one instance, it would have been all over and Satan would have proved his contention that God's law could not be kept by man.

So the next time you feel discouraged by the temptations of sin, think of your Master in the likeness of human nature, carrying the weigh of the sins of all mankind, who was empowered by nothing more or less than the Holy Spirit power of God Almighty, which the Son of God made a vouchsafe for us at His Incarnation. We are proffered that same Divine Nature Holy Spirit. Does that level the playing field? Do you have one excuse for sin? Can you see the powerful message this truth COULD BE TO THE WORLD. Christ was not just our substitute, He was our example. That is why He came in the likeness of human flesh. Oh, He was also divine you counter! Yes, but He could not subscribe to that Divinity in any wise or it would have been game over with Satan being the victor! Remember, Divinity did not die on the cross for it is impossible for Divinity to die! It was the humanity of Christ that was tested to the utmost. The only way His divinity was tested was by the temptation to employ that divinity, which would have annulled the entire Atonement.


The real purpose of the Everlasting Covenant was threefold:

·       To provide a cure for sin via the empowerment of the gift of the soul of the life of Christ, His Holy Spirit Divine Nature.

·       To regenerate man back into the image of God. Christ's death on the cross did not do that. His greatest good gift (sacrifice) was the sacrifice of His DIVINE NATURE ONLY--ESTATE OF BEING, which He laid aside (emptied Himself of) as His Holy Ghost, for the express purpose of enabling us to overcome the foe as He did, so as to regenerate our characters back into the image of God.

·       To make an eternal payment (Atonement) for our eternal death penalty. Three days in the tomb would never achieve that. God being a just God, has made equal payment (propitiation) commensurate with our penalty by laying aside His Divine Life and Soul ONLY, as an empowerment gift to us. The propitiation sacrifice must be commensurate with the penalty--eternal death. That is the only way He could be a just God. Satan would have just cause to accuse Him for any other course. So would all finally lost unrepentant men. Before their demise, they could rightly question the justice of their penalty of eternal death, when the only penalty God suffered by way of sacrifice was three days in a tomb and then resurrection to glory again. That is not served justice from any reckoning.

 I was shown that all of the above evidence proves from Scripture alone that the Trinity doctrine, the central doctrine of the Catholic Church, effectively truncates the very means God Almighty provided for our propitiation of sins, empowerment over sin, and the restoration of fallen man into His image. That very means was and is the very life and soul essence of the pre-Incarnated Son of God, as sacrificed at His Incarnation for those express purposes. From the foundation of the earth that sacrifice of the Son has been in place because it was as good as done when the Son volunteered that sacrifice.

"If men reject the testimony of the inspired Scriptures concerning the deity of Christ, it is in vain to argue the point with them; for no argument, however conclusive, could convince them. "The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned." 1 Corinthians 2:14. None who hold this error can have a true conception of the character or the mission of Christ, or of the great plan of God for man's redemption.--Ibid., p. 524." {7ABC 440.2}


The Abomination of the Trinity Doctrine


The Trinity Doctrine teaches that the Holy Spirit is another entity (person) other than the life and soul of the Son's first estate. What are the serious implications of that belief, that abominable lie?:

·       That means that the Holy Spirit as a person did not come about as a result of the Son's eternal sacrifice of His first estate of a DIVINE ONLY BEING. Without that sacrifice which paid the penalty of eternal death of the Son to His pre-Incarnated life, there was no sacrifice that paid the price of the wages of sin--eternal death! Three days in the tomb just does not achieve payment (propitiation) for our penalty or wages of sin which is eternal death for unrepented of sin. Does Christ retain His humanity forever?

"By His life and His death, Christ has achieved even more than recovery from the ruin wrought through sin. It was Satan's purpose to bring about an eternal separation between God and man; but in Christ we become more closely united to God than if we had never fallen. In taking our nature, the Saviour has bound himself to humanity by a tie that is never to be broken. Through the eternal ages He is linked with us. 'God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son.' [John 3:16]. He gave Him not only to bear our sins, and to die as our sacrifice; He gave Him to the fallen race. To assure us of His immutable counsel of peace, God gave His only Begotten Son to become one of the human family forever to retain His human nature. This is the pledge that God will fulfill His word. 'Unto us a child is born; unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder.' God has adopted human nature in the person of His Son, and has carried the same into the highest heaven. It is the 'Son of man' who shares the throne of the universe. It is the 'Son of man' whose name shall be called, 'Wonderful, Counselor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the prince of Peace.' [Isa. 9:6]. The I Am is the Daysman between God and humanity, laying His hand upon both. He who is 'holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners,' is not ashamed to call us brethren. [Heb. 7:26; 2:11.] In Christ the family of earth and the family of heaven are bound together. Christ glorified is our brother. Heaven is enshrined in humanity, and humanity is enfolded in the bosom of Infinite love." The Desire of Ages, 25.

·       Satan has been very clever in getting folk to believe in a godhead that has not fulfilled the Everlasting Covenant, which demanded the death of the Testator. Intelligent men sense the dichotomy between their sentence of eternal death for unrepented of sins, and the fact that Christ spent only three days and nights in a tomb. That just does not equate to justice in a thinking mind. Men with a sense of justice are not going to buy into an unjust God!

·       Both Scripture and Ellen White say that the Holy Spirit is the means by which Satan is held in check. Notice:

"The Power of God in the Third Person.--The prince of the power of evil can only be held in check by the power of God in the third person of the Godhead, the Holy Spirit.-- E.G. White, Special Testimonies, Series A, No. 10, p. 37. (1897). Notice the date--almost 10 years after 1888 and the delivery of the Righteousness by Faith message by Jones and Waggoner.

Act 3:26 Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Jesus was raised up--brought forth from the bosom of the Father for the express purpose of aiding men to turn away from his iniquities--sin! That was the prime purpose of the Son being brought into existence, and that is the prime purpose of His first estate life--His DIVINE ONLY LIFE, which He bequeathed to you and I at His Incarnation, for the purpose of regeneration and release from the enslavement of sin.

·       Another most serious implication is that if Jesus did not in fact sacrifice His Divine Nature as a bequeathed gift to us FOREVER, there is no means by which man may overcome sin.

·       Is there a connection between mainstream Christianity's teaching that we cannot overcome sin this side of glorification and their ignorance that Christ sacrificed His Pre-Incarnation Divine Nature life and soul as a proffered gift for the purpose of overcoming sin and regenerating man back into the image of God? Is that why theologians are continually teaching that we cannot overcome all sin and why many are even teaching that we do not have to overcome and indeed CANNOT overcome sin, but rather are saved in sin?

·       Is that teaching the prime reason why half of the ten-virgins do not buy (receive) the Oil of Grace which Ellen White defines as the Holy Spirit in the life?

·       Is it a form of pantheism to believe that the Holy Spirit indwells those who do not believe (have faith) in His Holy Spirit power to overcome all evil in this life? Is that Righteousness by faith?!

·       Will millions upon millions be lost because of Satan's false gospel that we are saved in sin rather than from sin? Is that why only "few there be that enter?"

·       Is The Final Warning Website deficient in relating these all important facts of the Godhead? Does that Website tell of the great Incarnation sacrifice that made it possible for us to overcome all sin? Or does that site deny the greatest good sacrifice made at the Incarnation, whereby man may overcome by the very same power employed by Christ Jesus while a man on this earth?

The Final Warning Website and other who hold similar views on the Godhead, are just as bad as the Trinity doctrine the hold in anathema! Why? Because they all equally deny the greatest good gift sacrifice that was ever made for man--the FOREVER sacrifice of the Holy Spirit life and soul of the Son of Man, at His Incarnation, then laid aside (emptied Himself of) as a gift to us in the form of the Divine Nature. They may teach the efficacy of the Holy Spirit, but they can never give the most forceful testimony of the greatest good gift ever given to man and the sacrifice that paved the way for that gift--namely, the great sacrifice of the Son's DIVINE NATURE ONLY, bequeathed to us as a free gift.


AND THE LESSON INVOLVED: The Son proved that His human nature could overcome by the aid of that very Holy Spirit power which he relinquished at His Incarnation, but received again at His baptism when it descended upon Him in the form of a dove--and which He commended to His Father again just before He died.

The lesson is His intended EXAMPLE, that if He could overcome with the weight of the world's sins placed upon Him, with no more help than THE SAME HELP HE HAS MADE AVAILABLE TO US, what excuse do we have?

Friend of mine, Billy Graham "only believe," and you are saved religion is a blasphemy in light of the great gift proffered us by Jesus Christ. Now the SDA church is imbibing that doctrine in order to gain numbers. They cross land and sea only to make souls twice the child of hell they are, due to their watered down Christology and almost extinct delivering of the three angel's messages because they are not popular! These are examples of serious Omega of Apostasy, and reasons why the professing SDA church militant will be destroyed in another Ezekiel 9 debacle, according to their own prophetess, Ellen G. White.

2Pe 1:4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

I asked the Lord why Laodiceans persist in the lukewarm condition, and my messenger angel told me that it is because of a false gospel of only believe--dating back to the Reformation, but finding its origin in the doctrine of the Nicolaitans in pre-biblical times. The foolish virgins do not realize that they need Holy Spirit empowered works for salvation--not works of their own merit, but the works of Christ living and working in and through them. They do not know the required CONDITIONS of the Gospel. The so-call greatest Evangelist of the day, Billy Graham is largely responsible for this false gospel of "only believe," the doctrine of the Nicolaitan's which God especially hates.

Hbr 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

THE eternal Spirit is ONE eternal Spirit.


I rest my case in the Lord Jesus who graciously showed me these important things about Himself and the Godhead in vision. Thank you Lord God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit for your instruction to us poor mortals. We love you. We thank you. We praise you Lord God Almighty, bountiful in blessings, edification, guidance and protection of that which is yours. Keep us and hide us in your bosom. Amen.


God bless all who discern the beautiful truth of this vision, for without vision the people perish.


Pro 29:18 Where [there is] no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy [is] he.


Humbly in Him,


Ron Beaulieu



P.S. I know of a dear man and his family who left the church because the church teaches the Trinity doctrine and the church rejected his thesis that there are only two persons to the Godhead. In his case, both the church and my friend are errant and the view of one are just as deadly as those of the other!


There are many who have the Godhead wrong, and thus indict Ellen White as errant in this all important issue, but as you now see, we should never be too ready to question the gift of the Holy Spirit to the church because our own spiritual discernment is lacking. We should put such things on the shelf and pray much over them until we receive corroborating light. The Holy Spirit never errs.


Even from a common sense perspective, would it not be foolish to think that Satan would be so uncalculating as to counterfeit the Godhead with any less number of persons than the genuine Godhead presents? The very fact that Satan has counterfeited every important thing God has done, is proof that his counterfeit of three persons as constituting the Godhead is strong empirical evidence strongly indicative that the true Godhead consists of three persons who are really ONE GOD because God is Spirit, and all three persons are of ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT, according to Scripture.


I say this for the benefit of those who do not believe in visions. The evidence is too clear to miss whether or not one so believes in visions or not. The evidence is clear when defined by the vision. It has been laying there a long, long time. But what did it take to point it out? A vision! It's like a math teacher explaining a calculus solution? Seems so simple after the explanation! But why no true resolution from Scripture


So believe the vision or not, once the vision has pointed out the clear empirical facts, the vision is also proven as well as the plain evidence that should have been discerned. That is why God uses prophets. They would not be necessary if folk would study and receive the plain evidence without a seer to see for them.


There are so many foolish errors circulating among God's professing people. Just today I received Hartland E-magazine, wherein it states that the wound of the Beast power is healed! That is not true. Immediately after that wound is fully healed, there will be a 42 month period of literal time, Revelation 13:3-5. If the wound was healed in 1798, the little horn persecution and the time of trouble would have been long over, and the saved would be in heaven! We cannot rely on the "dumb-dog" watchmen of Isaiah 56:10-12. They became unreliable when they imbibed the Omega of Apostasy. There are four main components of that Apostasy:

·       The acceptance of the World's Standards for Accreditation in all SDA Educational Institutions in the early 1930's

·       The adoption of the Trinity doctrine blasphemy in the early 1930's

·       The Ecumenical Conferences of the 1950's and resultant Ecumenical involvement of the professing Seventh-day Adventist Churches.

·       All of the specifications of the New Movement--New Organization that has "removed God," Selected Messages, Bk. 1, 204-5.


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