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On the Trinity and the Holy Spirit

On the Trinity and the Holy Spirit

For many of us, the Trinity is something that we confess, but if we are honest, we are not sure what it means. While the Trinity is a mystery, there are helpful ways of thinking about it and understanding it better. In this brief clip on God’s triune nature, Greg discusses the nature of the Trinity and how the Spirit draws you up into God’s life.

If you want to watch the entire sermon, you can do so here.

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