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Apostle John in his first Epistle, chapter 5 and verse 7 wrote:
"For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost, and these three are one."; is this not a fair testimony to acknowledge the `Doctrine of Trinity'?

Asked by peace rocket, 30 Apr '09 01:50 am
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Trinity Doctrine is a rejected one by majority of Christians.
There are also sects among Christians, who believe Jesus (pbuh) as Prophet of God, not as Son.
Answered by Peace Missile, 30 Apr '09 09:11 am

 
  
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1. The text quoted does appear in the Kings James Version but has been omitted by most of the editors of the recent versions e.g. Revised Standard Version, New American Standard Bible, New English Bible, Phillips Modern English Bible, because the quoted text does not appear in the older Greek manuscripts.
2. Renowned historian Edward Gibbon calls the addition a "Pious Fraud" in his famous history book `Decline and Fall of Roman Empire'.
3. Peakes commentary on the subject reads; "The famous interpolation after "three witnesses" is not printed even in RSVn, and rightly. It cites the heavenly testimony of the Father, the logos, and the Holy Spirit, but is never used in the early trinitarian controversies. No respectable Greek MS contains it. Appearing first in a late 4th-cent. Latin text, it entered the Vulgate and finally the NT of Erasmus."
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Answered by misconception, 30 Apr '09 02:01 am

 
  
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Trinity Doctrine is a rejected one by majority of Christians.
There are also sects among Christians, who believe Jesus (pbuh) as Prophet of God, not as Son.
Answered by iqbal seth, 14 Apr 08:18 am

 
  
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What's your objection ? Let them believe .
Answered by kemsu, 30 Apr '09 03:00 pm

 
  
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