Nicene Creed


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Nicene Creed:

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[Lat. credo=I believe], summary of basic doctrines of faith. The following are historically important Christian creeds.

1 The Nicene Creed, beginning, "I believe in one God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and
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While the Nicene Creed presents an ontological view of the meaning of Jesus, speaking of an incarnation which brings the second person of the Trinity--the pre-existent Son--down to earth, a Spirit Christology conveys the meaning of Jesus within a historical-teleological framework, claiming a divinely bestowed finality to his life as the long-expected Messiah.
The Nicene Creed set the stage for this debate but did not settle it or even pose the crucial questions directly.
In the Nicene Creed, for example, the change would be from "We believe" to "I believe.
When the congregation recited the Nicene Creed, I remained silent.
The priests wear suits, and although they still recite the Nicene Creed and the rest of the traditional Episcopal liturgy, they mix it up with characteristically evangelical, ad-libbed prayer.
Observing a well-suited man one Sunday, Capellaro was captivated as the man closed his prayer book and his eyes and recited the Nicene Creed by heart.
The council that met eventually created the Nicene Creed, which is still recited at mass today.
A week later, when O'Brien was reciting the Nicene Creed, a standard profession of faith used in church services, he added an extra paragraph, which stated in part, "I further state that I accept and intend to defend the law on ecclesiastical celibacy as it is proposed by the Magisterium of the Catholic church; I accept and promise to defend the ecclesiastical teaching about the immorality of the homosexual act; I accept and promise to promulgate always and everywhere what the church's Magisterium teaches on contraception.
Westminster Presbyterian Church - "We Believe in One God," a hymn festival based on the Nicene Creed, will be offered a 4 p.
The Nicene Creed is being recited in two versions: while in the East only the original text is recognized, it has been enlarged in the West, so that the Latin version of the Creed says of the Holy Spirit not only that it proceeds from the Father but from the Father and the Son (filioque).
The Nicene Creed describes the Church as 'one, holy, catholic and apostolic'.
The Nicene Creed encapsulates the tenets for which he argues, drawing generously from his understanding of historical Christianity.