Does the Doctrine of the Trinity Really Matter?

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What is the Trinity, and why does it matter? Matt O’Reilly explains that within the one God there is both unity and diversity. The Father is not the Son nor the Spirit, the Son is not the Father nor the Spirit, and the Spirit is not the Father nor the Son.

He also shares 2 ways that the doctrine of the Trinity makes a difference in our daily living.

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Dr. Matt O'Reilly is pastor of St. Mark United Methodist Church in Mobile, Alabama, a fellow of the Center for Pastor Theologians, and an adjunct member of the faculties at Asbury Theological Seminary and Wesley Biblical Seminary. Connect at or follow @mporeilly.