Creed- list of beliefs shared by christians
--> The apostles creed is read every week in an anglican church
Trinity- the belief that god is in 3 forms; the father, the son and the holy spirit
--> Mark 12.29
The incarnation- Jesus is God in human form, jesus is god incarnate
--> they are human and divine at the same time
The immaculate conception- the conception of jesus, the beginning of the incarnation
Atonement- becoming 1 with God
--> reconciles us with good, jesus conquered death when he resurrected, built the 'bridge' between us a god when we die
Core Beliefs 2
Suffering- some people my think that because of people suffering, God cant be all powerful, all seeing AND all loving at the same time.
--> when christians suffer they think of jesus suffering in the desert
The virgin mary- The mother of Jesus, but was still a virgin--> the vessel of God
The assumption- the belief that mary didn't die, she went straight to heaven like jesus.
Life after death-
Heaven- after death for eternal life, God rules, catholics=physical, Methodists= spiritual
Hell- There isn't eternal life, the devil reigns those who did wrong on earth
Purgatory- between earth and heaven, where you work off your sins- catholic belief
Core beliefs 3
Limbo- a place for lost souls
Judgement- God will judge you on your actions and decide whether you go to heaven
Re-incarnation- the belief that your soul is born into another body when you die, mainly Buddhists and Hindus.