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Chp 4 JC Revelation About God

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creed
a statement of belief; sometimes a collection of creedal statements
ecumenical council
worldwide, official assembly of the bishops under the direction of the Pope. There have been twenty-one Ecumenical Councils
Second Vatican Council
most recent ecumenical councils
Blessed Trinity
central mystery of the Christian faith
Blessed Trinity teaches
the three persons in one god: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit
eternal
term that describes existing without a beginning and forever
omnipotent
an attribute of God that he is everywhere, unlimited, and all-powerful
infinite
term that means extending endlessly, having no end or limits
divine providence
sovereignty of God over events in the lives of individuals and throughout history
tongues
term for the practice of "speaking in tongues", a gift from the HS that allows a person to speak in prayer languages that were never learned
monotheism
monos - one theos- god; belief in one, all-powerful God
Three Greatest Monotheistic Religions
Christianity, Islam, Judaism
polytheism
belief, in opposition to Christian doctrine, that there are many gods
ruah
Hebrew word meaning "wind" or "breath" often used in the OT to refer to God's mysterious and powerful life- giving presence
YHWH
"I Am"
God the Father
creator of the universe
Doctrine of the Trinity
mystery because we can never truly understand that the three persons in one god are equal, distinct but eternally and harmoniously united by love.
St. Athanasius
early Church Father wrote "For the Son of God became man that we might become God."
1st Commandment
"I, the Lord am your God; you shall not have other gods besides me."
Pentecost Sunday
HS came to the followers of Jesus in great power
monotheism
belief in one God
Shema
must be prayed by Jews seven times a day
Emmanuel
God is With Us
Hypostatic Union
one divine substance and three divine persons