Belief about Deity Key Words

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God / Deity
supreme being, object of faith, creator and ruler of the universe.
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Trinity
triangle of God: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirt.
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Omnipotent
all powerful.
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Omniscient
all knowing.
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Benevolent
all good/loving/caring.
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Miracle
a religious (unnatural) happening suggesting an existence of God.
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Numinous
something greater than us.
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Monotheism
believes in one God.
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Theist
believes in Deity or God.
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Agnostic
"not sure" - doesn't know what to believe, suggests there is something there.
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Atheist
does not believe in God or Deity.
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Cosmological
creation story/theory arguments to existence.
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Holy Spirit
the guidance/guardian to many Christians.
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Teleological
there is evidence of purpose in design of the universe.
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Ontological
there is nothing greater than God.
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Apostles' Creed
statement of beliefs. (eg. Jesus is the son of God.)
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Incarnate
process a human form on Earth.
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Upbringing
how you are raised in the family (eg. a Christian upbringing.)
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Bible
the holy book, with 66 books and an Old and New Testament.
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Religious Experiences
experience God in an unique way, can lead to conversion. (eg. Saul's Conversion)
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Gospels
teaching/revelation of Christ.
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Aquinas
Greek philosopher who said if we saw a watch in the wild, we instantly believe it must have a designer. God is this designer of the universe.
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Creation
how everything began/started/was made.
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Design
create something with a purpose.
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Suffering
experience or subjected to something bad or unpleasant.
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Theodicy
defend's God's goodness and justice in the face of existence of evil.
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Transcendent
outside of the world.
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Immanent
inside the world.
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Personal
close relationship with God.
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Impersonal
a force with God.
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Omnipresent
always present.
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Deity
means God.
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triangle of God: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirt.

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Trinity

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all powerful.

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all knowing.

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all good/loving/caring.

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