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The Existence of God
The Nature of God
If God Had A Name...
A Question To God
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The Nature of God
Monotheist Immanent
Trinity Transcendent
Father All present
Son All Loving
What, or who, do you
Holy Spirit All Powerful
believe God is?
Personal All Knowing
Perfect Suffering God
Eternal Just
Unchanging Judge…read more

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· I believe that God is mono-theistic,
meaning that there is only one God.
· The first of the 10 commandments says
"You shall worship no other gods but me."
(Exodus 20:3)
· God is completely perfect and so there is
only one God.…read more

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· Whilst I believe that there is only one God
(monotheistic) I believe that God is a Trinity,
"one substance, three persons."
· A Trinity means that there are three persons
of the one God:
· God the Father - creator of the universe.
· God the Son - who redeemed humanity.
· God the Holy Spirit - who sustains the world.…read more

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· The early Church Father, Tertullian, compared
the Trinity to the sun and the rays that shine
from the sun.
· Why do you think Tertullian chose this
· Can you think of your own analogy to explain
the Christian belief in the Trinity?…read more

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· When teaching people how to pray Jesus
addressed God as "Our Father..." and in
the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus used
the Aramaic word, "Abba" meaning Father
or Dad.
· The symbolism of "Father" suggests that
God loves the world as a loving Father
loves his children, caring, guiding and
providing for them.…read more

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