If God is not Trinity, then How Can He Be Judge?


Here’s a gem in defending the validity of the Trinity from the Old Testament that I heard this morning on the drive to work. For all those who believe the Old Testament to be Scripture in some form (Jews, Islam, Oneness Pentecostals) and believe that there is one God, but don’t hold to the Trinity, they must ask themselves this question. Given the several verses below that teach a very clear principle, laid down by God, that nobody should be judged for a crime by one witness, but there must be two or three independent witnesses, how do they account for God as judge of all mankind?

Deuteronomy 17:6
At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death.

Deuteronomy 19:15
One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.

Matthew 18:16
But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.

2 Corinthians 13:1
This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.

1 Timothy 5:19
Against an elder receive not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses.

Hebrews 10:28
He that despised Moses’ law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:

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