Ernest Simmons showed a picture of a Moebius Triangle to depict the superposition of the persons of the Trinity.^{1}

At first I saw the mind-bending three-dimensional interplay (focus on each corner and you’ll see that it shifts in your perception), but then I noticed something else. This is actually three number 7s interlocked.

I decided to test my theory by constructing my own Moebius triangle in Adobe Illustrator. Here are the steps I took.

First I created a rectangle, duplicated it twice, then placed the rectangles into a triangle as a guide.

Then I made the number seven.

Next, I duplicated this number 7 twice. That means the next two figures are exactly the same size, I just changed the colors. Then, I rotated them and locked them together.

Now, let’s remove the guides and it is easier to see the Moebius triangle.

When I change it to gray-scale, the dimensionality really pops.

Here are the three, flat figures, side by side.

Three 7s, when interlocked, create a three-dimensional, dynamically shifting whole that is more than the sum of its parts.

Does this prove that 777 is the number of the Trinity? No, of course not, but it is a fun meditation on the complexity and entanglement of the Trinity.

Footnotes

- Simmons, Ernest L.
*The Entangled Trinity: Quantum Physics and Theology*. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014. 152. [↩]

Hey, great designs. May I use the gray scale Mobius strip for an article I am working on?

Brandon. Yes, of course. What is your article? I’d love to read it.