HAVE FAITH – ORTHODOXY
How can God be one in three persons?
Christians call this the Holy Trinity (literally: ‘Tri-unity’).
To explain this, we must distinguish between God’s nature and his manifestation to us. God’s nature is oneness, yet he has revealed himself to us in three persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. All three are God, yet are also distinct persons within his one nature.
We can think of the Holy Trinity mathematically: 1 x 1 x 1 = 1 rather than 1 + 1 + 1 =3, which would imply that there are three gods.