A God of Relationship
All that the One God "does" in Eternity and time flows out of the Will of the Father (Ephesians 1:3-11), in and through the Delighted Obedience of the Son (Psalm 40:6-8, Hebrews 10:5-10, John 6:38), and by the Power of the Glorious Spirit (Genesis 1:2, Luke 1:35, John 3:5-8. The Father is the Reservoir of Perfect Will out of which the revelatory obedience of the Son flows by the Power of the Spirit of His Glory. John 1:18 states that "No one has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son, Who IS IN the Bosom of the Father, He has declared Him." You can't get any closer than "bosom relationship". That speaks of oneness of heart, will and purpose. John 15:26 speaks of the Spirit of God as "the Spirit of Truth who proceeds (continually) from the Father." John 16:28 speaks of basically the same thing of the Son in His becoming a man like us,
"I came forth from the Father and have come into the world." This is the starting point of all consideration of the God of heaven and earth. He is the ONE GOD, Eternally Alive in three persons, always in union of one essence, but ever in distinct expression of Will, Obedient Declaration, and Glorious Power, never in isolation, always in Eternal Concert in the smallest expression as well as in the most glorious creation. To see one member of the Godhead alone in any activity is to miss two thirds of the Glory of God, or more acurately, to miss the High and Holy God nearly altogether!
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