On the term Consubstantial

The Creed states that Jesus is consubstantial with the Father (6th Ecumenical Council). But did you know that all three persons are consubstantial (8th Ecumenical Council)? The three Persons each fully possess the one Divine Nature. So they have the same substance or nature. Then Jesus is also consubstantial with us, as he is fully human as well as fully God. Consubstantial means having the same substance or nature.

What this implies is that anything said about the Divine Nature, is true about each Person. God is Love, and so each Person is Love. It is heresy to say that only the Holy Spirit is Love, or that only the Son is Knowledge, etc. Each Person has all the attributes that we discern in the one Nature.

But on that point, the one Nature is so fully one, that in God, Love, Truth, Mercy, Justice, Knowledge, and even Existence is exactly the same. For each of these things, when extended to infinite perfection is the same as the other.


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2 Responses to On the term Consubstantial

  1. Sunimal Fernando says:

    We are living in the last days of this world.
    But all of us don’t like to face this sufferings.
    But Jesus said, he will come again. He has told the signs of the end times. In addition, mother Mary messages in 1961-1965, at St. Sebastian de Garbandal , warning will be given as we are the last generation. This is very near. After the warning, people will Try to read the holy bible and understand about the existence of God.Jesus said at last, Gospel will be preached to the whole nations. Then Jesus said end will come.(Last 3.5 years by anti Christ)

    • Ron Conte says:

      The End Times is divided into two parts. The first part for our generation, a long respite, and then the second part (with the Antichrist and next the return of Jesus). The Warning is Good Friday, 2022.

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