When theologians discuss the nature of God they refer to relationships and origins. The phrase "is one", occurring thirteen times in the Old Testament, has been interpreted in a variety of ways. What does "the Lord our God is one" mean?
Before his retirement in 2021, Dr. Donald Ward pastored churches in Texas and Louisiana, and taught at Ambassador Bible College in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has also served as chairman of the Council of Elders of the United Church of God. He holds a BS degree; a BA in theology; a MS degree; a doctor’s degree in education from East Texas State University; and has completed 18 hours of graduate theology from SMU.