Ante-Nicene Trinitarianism

"Firstly, they derive their existence from God the Father; secondly, their rational nature from the Word; thirdly, their holiness from the Holy Spirit….   That this may be the case, and that those whom He has created may unceasingly and inseparably be present with Him Who is — it is the business of Wisdom to instruct and train them and to bring them to perfection….   In this way, then, by the renewal of the ceaseless working of Father [and] Son and Holy Spirit in us…, we shall be able at some future time…to behold the holy and blessed life…, while we ever more eagerly and freely receive and hold fast the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit."