A rerun for Trinity Sunday
This Sunday, we celebrate Trinity Sunday. Here is a rerun of Fr Jarred Mercer’s essay for the Christianity: The Basics series.
Each year, the Easter season, stretching from Christ's resurrection to the sending of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, reminds us afresh that following in the way of Jesus leads us to the deepest, most inconceivable of paradoxes. It reminds us that Jesus reshapes what we mean when we say “God”. You see, the Easter season is immediately followed by Trinity Sunday. We follow the life of Christ through from Advent to Christmas, to his baptism and ministry, to his brutal death, resurrection, and ascension, to his sending of his Spirit among us, and we arrive at the point of mystery which he has been continually pointing us towards. As Brian Daley has noted, we proclaim again each year that we have come to God, who is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, only by passing through the cross and Pentecost.