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Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« on: October 04, 2017, 11:20:15 AM »
Does each person of the Trinity have their own will but is in 100% agreement with the other two?  Or do they share exactly one will?
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Re: Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2017, 11:36:14 AM »
The Persons of the Holy Trinity have exactly the same will, the only distinction is Who wills it.

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Re: Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2017, 11:51:33 AM »
They will same things. But they all have their own free will like humans, except that they are God.

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Re: Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2017, 12:34:19 PM »
f they don't have one will they will not be one.

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Re: Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2017, 01:50:37 PM »
They will same things. But they all have their own free will like humans, except that they are God.

We know that Jesus has two wills:  one for his humanity and one for his divinity (and both in complete agreement with each other).  Let's assume each person of the Trinity has their own will (and all in agreement with each other).  With that in mind, Jesus also said: "for I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but to do the will of Him who sent Me.".  Was Jesus referring to his human will doing the will of the Father's (divine) will?
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Re: Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2017, 08:58:11 PM »
One will
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Re: Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2017, 03:26:46 AM »
Will is a faculty of Nature and so in the Trinity its one will while three different modes of willing.

In regards to Christ it's two wills while one mode of willing.
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Re: Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2017, 04:51:28 PM »
The will is certainly the most interesting subject about man, and even moreso about God-and-man. However, the will of the Holy Trinity seems somewhat less interesting, as without doubt, and regardless of how theologians frame things, the will of the Father is always desired and done.
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Re: Does each person of the Trinity have their own will?
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2017, 04:54:33 PM »
Will is a faculty of Nature and so in the Trinity its one will while three different modes of willing.

In regards to Christ it's two wills while one mode of willing.

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