Romans 1:20  For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

 

When God created man and the world in general, he did so in a pattern. I won’t assume to know all the patterns God uses (but maybe I’ll touch on another one later) and these 13 Saturdays aren’t designed to exhaust any particular subject. I am just going to talk today about one pattern, the pattern of 3’s after himself. God is triune, there are 3 parts to him and yet he is the ONE true God. He created man after himself- to have 3 parts.

 

We each have a…

  1. soul
  2. spirit
  3. body

 

Genesis 1:27  So  God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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

 

Studies in science and nature have revealed a world of 3’s that are not seen by the human eye necessarily.  But first, a little quiz for those of  you who doubt  the existence of such a  God or the idea that God created the world and everything therein (Psalm 24:1).

 

  • When you look at a building how do you know it  had a builder?

 

  • When you admire a painting how do you know it had a painter?

 

  • When you cross a bridge how do you know it had a designer?

 

Answer:  The building, painting and bridge are all proof that someone has built, painted, and designed. Pretty common sense, huh?


So lets look at Romans 1:20 again and break it down…

“For the invisible things of him” …

 

God is 1 but has 3 parts:

  1. he is the Father,
  2. he is the Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost
  3. he is the Son (also called the Word in John 1:1-4,14; Jesus Christ)

 

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

God’s attributes:

  1. He is omniscient (he is all-knowing)
  2. He is omnipresent (he is everywhere at the same time)
  3. He is Omnipotent (he is all-powerful)  …..if you want scripture references for these 3, just ask and I’ll get them for you.

 

“…from the creation of the world, are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead;

 

A World of 3’s

3 Kingdoms in our world:  animal, vegetable, mineral

Environment:  land, sea, air

Reality:  time, space, matter

Time:  past, present, future

Space:  height, length, width

Matter:  solid, liquid, gas

The Atom:  proton, neutron, electron

Electricity:  postive, negative, neutral

Water:  H2O (2 hydrogen, 1 oxygen)

Fire:  oxygen, heat, fuel

The sun:  light rays, heat rays, chemical rays

Primary colors:  red, yellow, blue

Race:  caucasion, negroid, oriental (some will dispute this)

Music:  melody, harmony, rhythm

Musical note:  pitch, volume, duration

Game outcomes:  win, lose, draw


By the way, the Bible has 3 applications:  doctrinal, devotion, and historical.


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Tracy Zdelar

Owner/Editor at Hall of Fame Moms
Tracy writes about family life and travel here on her blog Hall of Fame Moms and has been interviewed on Ohio Podcast, local radio and Prepper Chicks. Find more info on her About Page.