the central mystery of the Christian faith. It teaches that there are three Persons in one God: Father, Son, & Holy Spirit
A worldwide, official assembly of the bishops under the direction of the Pope. There have been twenty-one of these, the most recent being the Second Vatican Council (1962- 1965)
A statement of belief; sometimes a collection of creedal statements
The sovereignty of God over events in the lives of individuals and throughout history
A term that means extending endlessly, having no ends or limits.
An attribute of God that he is everywhere, unlimited, and all-powerful
A term that describes exisiting without a beginning and forever
A term for the practice of "speaking in tongues", a giift from the Holy Spirit that allows a person to speak in prayer languages that were never learned
The belief in one, all-powerful God
The belief, in opposition to Christian doctrine, that there are many gods.
A Hebrew word meaning "wind" or "breath" often used in the Old Testament to refer to God's mysterious and powerful life-giving presence
when speaking of the trinity, the church teaches: One divine substance (hypostasis)~what you are~ three divine persons (prosopon)~who you are~
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what are the traits of God?
infinite, omnipotent, eternal, pure spirit& contains all things, unchangeable, supremely holy, and personal