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good news— the joyful announcement that the Triune Creator has returned to redeem Israel in Christ, who bore human sin on the cross and was raised from the dead as the ﬁrstfruits of our new life; the Holy Spirit is regathering the covenant people around Jesus as Lord and is welcoming gentiles into this redeemed community; ultimately Christ will return to establish the shalom of God's comprehensive reign.
in Greek thought, the rational structure that holds together the cosmos; in Christian theology, shaped especially by John's Gospel, this rational structure is the second Person of the Trinity, the Son who is the Word the Father speaks in the Spirit.
the most ecumenical statement of orthodox faith from the early Christian church, ﬁrst adopted at the Council of Nicaea (AD 325) in response to the "Arian" heresy, which denied the full deity of Jesus Christ, then expanded at the Council at Constantinople (AD 381) to acknowledge more fully the deity of the Holy Spirit.
historically, referring to councils or statements representing broad, ideally universal, Christian consensus; also referring, today, to eﬀorts at restoring the institutional unity of Christ's "one body," the church.
from the Latin word Trinitas, designating the triunity of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in the one being of God.
major sections of a creed.
an ordered account of the fundamental beliefs of the Christian faith.
a historical movement and transdenominational subculture of Protestant Christianity that emphasizes the authority of Scripture, the need for personal conversion and renewal by the Holy Spirit, active participation in God's mission, and the atoning death of Christ.
in its negative connotation, appealing to Scripture passages in support of a theological claim without adequately addressing their contexts.
foundational instruction in essential Christian beliefs and practices.
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