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The nature of God should never be a basis for membership or disfellowship - the nature of God IS A MYSTERY .... we will always have limited understanding of God's nature. Having a limited understanding of God's nature does not make one an enemy of God or the worst sinner worthy of isolation! Christ was crucified because of such dogmatic attitudes which overshadow all the good that can come from acceptance fellowship and focuses on non-salvational matters making them unrealistically big. The bible clearly spells out grounds over which disfellowship is justified,
2Th 3:14  And if any man obey not our word by THIS EPISTLE, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed. 
2Th 3:15  Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother. 
1Co 5:11  But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. 
1Co 5:12  For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within? 
1Co 5:13  But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person. 
These are the biblical grounds over which a members may be disfellowshipped. But understanding the nature of God has never been and shall never be biblical grounds for disfellowship ! Funny thing is both groups (for or against trinity) agree that God the Father exists, that Jesus exists, and that the Holy Spirit exists and they have pretty much the same understanding on the role each of the three plays in the salvation of mankind. The only difference is the understanding of the nature of these three's union. Isn't that silly??!!! Why should people lose sleep over that mystery ... as if a flawed understanding of the nature of God makes one an enemy of God and man ???? This is purely the work of the devil and people allowing themselves to be used as his instruments to impose unnecessary disunity. People should just respect others' different understanding over this matter. There are real matters which demand attention - not this one! ( Check out the saddening youtube video...
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True we do not need to fully understand the nature of God to be saved.

...nor to be members of God's church!

Right.  In Matthew 25, about the talents, the guy who hid his talent was afraid, because he thought God was an austere man.  That's no excuse.  God could be an austere man.  He could be a Trinity.  He could be a flying spaghetti monster, for all we know.  God dwells in light that no man may approach unto.  But one thing we do know, we have to work with what we have.

On the other hand, we know that all scripture is profitable to be thoroughly furnished unto all good works, including scripture that disagrees with our creed, which we're not supposed to even have.  All our founders warned us about the danger of messing around with the creed mentality.  It makes us lazy and presumptuous.  James White said if we make a creed, eventually someone will show us the errors in our creed and 1000 times over we will trample God's faithful servants into the dust, defending our creed, and rejecting new light.

We most by carefull with this. Because their is people out there who believe that is a million way to God.

And they use that God is in everything, and that God is every way, and that God is anything.

Satan is useing is to blind people with.


The problem is that there are church members and those on the fringes of our faith who present a false version of SDA history and claim that the church fell into apostacy when the doctrine of the trinity was brought into the church. To compound this they also present a false history of Christianity to support their claim that belief in a trinity is specifically a Roman Catholic invention. I have seen first-hand how these claims have caused division in churches and prevented the three angels' message being preached. 

This "anti-trinitarian" movement preys on those who have neither the inclination to look for themselves nor the ability. The result of this teaching is a lack of trust in not just the Spirit of Prophecy but also the Bible. Once deception enters then other deceptions/distractions follow until not just congregations but individual's faith are destroyed.

Well, as Christ said, Satan is the father of lies.


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