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1 Prol | know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you 2 Prol | Christ whom you have sent."1~"God our Saviour desires all 3 Prol, 0, 1 | of man - to know and love God~ 4 Prol, 0, 1, 1 | 1 God, infinitely perfect and 5 Prol, 0, 1, 1 | time and in every place, God draws close to man. He calls 6 Prol, 0, 1, 1 | fullness of time had come, God sent his Son as Redeemer 7 Prol, 0, 1, 3 | 3 Those who with God's help have welcomed Christ' 8 Prol, 0, 2, 4 | that Jesus is the Son of God so that believing they might 9 Prol, 0, 2, 7 | and correspondence with God's plan depend essentially 10 Prol, 0, 3, 12 | of teaching the People of God. Through the bishops, it 11 Prol, 0, 4, 14 | expounds revelation, by which God addresses and gives himself 12 Prol, 0, 4, 14 | by which man responds to God (Section One). the profession 13 Prol, 0, 4, 14 | summarizes the gifts that God gives man: as the Author 14 Prol, 0, 4, 14 | baptismal faith in the one God: the almighty Father, the 15 Prol, 0, 4, 15 | the Catechism explains how God's salvation, accomplished 16 Prol, 0, 4, 16 | created in the image of God: beatitude, and the ways 17 Prol, 0, 4, 16 | chosen, with the help of God's law and grace (Section 18 Prol, 0, 4, 16 | of charity, specified in God's Ten Commandments (Section 19 1, 1, 0, 26 | and lived in observance of God's commandments and in prayer, 20 1, 1, 0, 26 | Faith is man's response to God, who reveals himself and 21 1, 1, 0, 26 | divine Revelation by which God comes to meet man (Chapter 22 1, 1, 1 | CHAPTER ONE~MAN'S CAPACITY FOR GOD~ 23 1, 1, 1 | I. The Desire for God~ 24 1, 1, 1, 27 | 27 The desire for God is written in the human 25 1, 1, 1, 27 | because man is created by God and for God; and God never 26 1, 1, 1, 27 | is created by God and for God; and God never ceases to 27 1, 1, 1, 27 | by God and for God; and God never ceases to draw man 28 1, 1, 1, 27 | man to himself. Only in God will he find the truth and 29 1, 1, 1, 27 | called to communion with God. This invitation to converse 30 1, 1, 1, 27 | invitation to converse with God is addressed to man as soon 31 1, 1, 1, 27 | man exists it is because God has created him through 32 1, 1, 1, 28 | expression to their quest for God in their religious beliefs 33 1, 1, 1, 28 | being:~From one ancestor (God) made all nations to inhabit 34 1, 1, 1, 28 | that they would search for God and perhaps grope for him 35 1, 1, 1, 29 | and vital bond of man to God" (GS 19 # 1) can be forgotten, 36 1, 1, 1, 29 | which makes him hide from God out of fear and flee his 37 1, 1, 1, 30 | Although man can forget God or reject him, He never 38 1, 1, 1, 30 | happiness. But this search for God demands of man every effort 39 1, 1, 1, 30 | others who teach him to seek God.~You are great, O Lord, 40 1, 1, 1 | Ways of Coming to Know God~ 41 1, 1, 1, 31 | 31 Created in God's image and called to know 42 1, 1, 1, 31 | him, the person who seeks God discovers certain ways of 43 1, 1, 1, 31 | proofs for the existence of God, not in the sense of proofs 44 1, 1, 1, 31 | These "ways" of approaching God from creation have a twofold 45 1, 1, 1, 32 | can come to a knowledge of God as the origin and the end 46 1, 1, 1, 32 | what can be known about God is plain to them, because 47 1, 1, 1, 32 | is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. Ever 48 1, 1, 1, 33 | questions himself about God's existence. In all this 49 1, 1, 1, 33 | have its origin only in God.~ 50 1, 1, 1, 34 | reality "that everyone calls God".10~ 51 1, 1, 1, 35 | existence of a personal God. But for man to be able 52 1, 1, 1, 35 | real intimacy with him, God willed both to reveal himself 53 1, 1, 1, 35 | faith.(so) the proofs of God's existence, however, can 54 1, 1, 1 | III. The Knowledge of God According to the Church~ 55 1, 1, 1, 36 | holds and teaches that God, the first principle and 56 1, 1, 1, 36 | would not be able to welcome God's revelation. Man has this 57 1, 1, 1, 36 | created "in the image of God".12~ 58 1, 1, 1, 37 | difficulties in coming to know God by the light of reason alone:~ 59 1, 1, 1, 37 | knowledge of the one personal God, who watches over and controls 60 1, 1, 1, 37 | concern the relations between God and man wholly transcend 61 1, 1, 1, 38 | of being enlightened by God's revelation, not only about 62 1, 1, 1 | How Can We Speak about God?~ 63 1, 1, 1, 39 | of human reason to know God, the Church is expressing 64 1, 1, 1, 40 | 40 Since our knowledge of God is limited, our language 65 1, 1, 1, 40 | equally so. We can name God only by taking creatures 66 1, 1, 1, 41 | a certain resemblance to God, most especially man, created 67 1, 1, 1, 41 | the image and likeness of God. the manifold perfections 68 1, 1, 1, 41 | the infinite perfection of God. Consequently we can name 69 1, 1, 1, 41 | Consequently we can name God by taking his creatures" 70 1, 1, 1, 42 | 42 God transcends all creatures. 71 1, 1, 1, 42 | to confuse our image of God --"the inexpressible, the 72 1, 1, 1, 42 | short of the mystery of God.~ 73 1, 1, 1, 43 | Admittedly, in speaking about God like this, our language 74 1, 1, 1, 43 | it really does attain to God himself, though unable to 75 1, 1, 1, 43 | and that "concerning God, we cannot grasp what he 76 1, 1, 1, 44 | religious being. Coming from God, going toward God, man lives 77 1, 1, 1, 44 | Coming from God, going toward God, man lives a fully human 78 1, 1, 1, 44 | freely lives by his bond with God.~ 79 1, 1, 1, 45 | to live in communion with God in whom he finds happiness: 80 1, 1, 1, 46 | certainty about the existence of God, the cause and the end of 81 1, 1, 1, 47 | teaches that the one true God, our Creator and Lord, can 82 1, 1, 1, 48 | 48 We really can name God, starting from the manifold 83 1, 1, 1, 48 | of the infinitely perfect God, even if our limited language 84 1, 1, 1, 49 | the light of the living God to those who do not know 85 1, 1, 2 | CHAPTER TWO~GOD COMES TO MEET MAN~ 86 1, 1, 2, 50 | natural reason man can know God with certainty, on the basis 87 1, 1, 2, 50 | an utterly free decision, God has revealed himself and 88 1, 1, 2, 50 | the benefit of all men. God has fully revealed this 89 1, 1, 2 | Article 1~THE REVELATION OF GOD~ 90 1, 1, 2 | I. God Reveals His "Plan of Loving 91 1, 1, 2, 51 | 51 "It pleased God, in his goodness and wisdom, 92 1, 1, 2, 52 | 52 God, who "dwells in unapproachable 93 1, 1, 2, 52 | Son.3 By revealing himself God wishes to make them capable 94 1, 1, 2, 53 | specific divine pedagogy: God communicates himself to 95 1, 1, 2, 53 | pedagogy using the image of God and man becoming accustomed 96 1, 1, 2, 53 | one another: the Word of God dwelt in man and became 97 1, 1, 2, 53 | accustom man to perceive God and to accustom God to dwell 98 1, 1, 2, 53 | perceive God and to accustom God to dwell in man, according 99 1, 1, 2 | Revelation~In the beginning God makes himself known~ 100 1, 1, 2, 54 | 54 "God, who creates and conserves 101 1, 1, 2, 55 | sin. "After the fall, (God) buoyed them up with the 102 1, 1, 2, 56 | race was shattered by sin God at once sought to save humanity 103 1, 1, 2, 58 | into one the children of God who are scattered abroad".15~ 104 1, 1, 2, 58 | are scattered abroad".15~God chooses Abraham~ 105 1, 1, 2, 59 | together scattered humanity God calls Abram from his country, 106 1, 1, 2, 60 | prepare for that day when God would gather all his children 107 1, 1, 2, 61 | s liturgical traditions.~God forms his people Israel~ 108 1, 1, 2, 62 | 62 After the patriarchs, God formed Israel as his people 109 1, 1, 2, 62 | the one living and true God, the provident Father and 110 1, 1, 2, 63 | is the priestly people of God, "called by the name of 111 1, 1, 2, 63 | first to hear the word of God",21 The people of "elder 112 1, 1, 2, 64 | 64 Through the prophets, God forms his people in the 113 1, 1, 2, 64 | redemption of the People of God, purification from all their 114 1, 1, 2 | Fullness of All Revelation"25~God has said everything in his 115 1, 1, 2, 65 | In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers 116 1, 1, 2, 65 | Son."26 Christ, the Son of God made man, is the Father' 117 1, 1, 2, 65 | Any person questioning God or desiring some vision 118 1, 1, 2, 68 | 68 By love, God has revealed himself and 119 1, 1, 2, 69 | 69 God has revealed himself to 120 1, 1, 2, 70 | witness to himself that God gives in created things, 121 1, 1, 2, 71 | 71 God made an everlasting covenant 122 1, 1, 2, 72 | 72 God chose Abraham and made a 123 1, 1, 2, 72 | descendants. By the covenant God formed his people and revealed 124 1, 1, 2, 73 | 73 God has revealed himself fully 125 1, 1, 2, 74 | 74 God "desires all men to be saved 126 1, 1, 2, 74 | to the ends of the earth:~God graciously arranged that 127 1, 1, 2, 75 | Revelation of the most high God is summed up, commanded 128 1, 1, 2, 75 | communicate the gifts of God to all men. This Gospel 129 1, 1, 2, 79 | and active in the Church: "God, who spoke in the past, 130 1, 1, 2, 81 | Scripture is the speech of God as it is put down in writing 131 1, 1, 2, 81 | its entirety the Word of God which has been entrusted 132 1, 1, 2, 85 | interpretation of the Word of God, whether in its written 133 1, 1, 2, 86 | superior to the Word of God, but is its servant. It 134 1, 1, 2, 93 | of truth, the People of God, guided by the sacred teaching 135 1, 1, 2, 95 | supremely wise arrangement of God, sacred Tradition, Sacred 136 1, 1, 2, 97 | sacred deposit of the Word of God" (DV 10) in which, as in 137 1, 1, 2, 97 | pilgrim Church contemplates God, the source of all her riches.~ 138 1, 1, 2, 99 | of faith, the People of God as a whole never ceases 139 1, 1, 2, 100 | interpreting the Word of God authentically has been entrusted 140 1, 1, 2, 101 | condescension of his goodness God speaks to them in human 141 1, 1, 2, 101 | words: "Indeed the words of God, expressed in the words 142 1, 1, 2, 102 | words of Sacred Scripture, God speaks only one single Word, 143 1, 1, 2, 102 | one and the same Word of God extends throughout Scripture, 144 1, 1, 2, 102 | who was in the beginning God with God has no need of 145 1, 1, 2, 102 | in the beginning God with God has no need of separate 146 1, 1, 2, 103 | taken from the one table of God's Word and Christ's Body.66~ 147 1, 1, 2, 104 | it really is, the word of God".67 "In the sacred books, 148 1, 1, 2, 105 | 105 God is the author of Sacred 149 1, 1, 2, 105 | the Holy Spirit, they have God as their author, and have 150 1, 1, 2, 106 | 106 God inspired the human authors 151 1, 1, 2, 106 | compose the sacred books, God chose certain men who, all 152 1, 1, 2, 107 | error teach that truth which God, for the sake of our salvation, 153 1, 1, 2, 108 | religion of the "Word" of God, "not a written and mute 154 1, 1, 2, 108 | eternal Word of the living God, must, through the Holy 155 1, 1, 2, 109 | 109 In Sacred Scripture, God speaks to man in a human 156 1, 1, 2, 109 | wanted to affirm, and to what God wanted to reveal to us by 157 1, 1, 2, 112 | by reason of the unity of God's plan, of which Christ 158 1, 1, 2, 113 | Tradition the living memorial of God's Word, and it is the Holy 159 1, 1, 2, 117 | Thanks to the unity of God's plan, not only the text 160 1, 1, 2, 119 | interpreting the Word of God."88~But I would not believe 161 1, 1, 2, 122 | whole divine pedagogy of God's saving love: these writings " 162 1, 1, 2, 122 | storehouse of sublime teaching on God and of sound wisdom on human 163 1, 1, 2, 123 | Testament as true Word of God. the Church has always vigorously 164 1, 1, 2, 124 | 124 "The Word of God, which is the power of God 165 1, 1, 2, 124 | God, which is the power of God for salvation to everyone 166 1, 1, 2, 124 | on the ultimate truth of God's Revelation. Their central 167 1, 1, 2, 124 | object is Jesus Christ, God's incarnate Son: his acts, 168 1, 1, 2, 126 | on what Jesus, the Son of God, while he lived among men, 169 1, 1, 2, 128 | typology, which discerns in God's works of the Old Covenant 170 1, 1, 2, 130 | of the divine plan when "God [will] be everything to 171 1, 1, 2, 130 | lose their own value in God's plan, from the mere fact 172 1, 1, 2, 131 | and power of the Word of God that it can serve the Church 173 1, 1, 2, 135 | Scriptures contain the Word of God and, because they are inspired, 174 1, 1, 2, 135 | they are truly the Word of God" (DV 24).~ 175 1, 1, 2, 136 | 136 God is the author of Sacred 176 1, 1, 2, 137 | attentive above all to what God wants to reveal through 177 1, 1, 2, 140 | proceeds from the unity of God's plan and his Revelation. 178 1, 1, 2, 140 | other; both are true Word of God.~ 179 1, 1, 3 | THREE~MAN'S RESPONSE TO GOD~ 180 1, 1, 3, 142 | Revelation, "the invisible God, from the fullness of his 181 1, 1, 3, 143 | intellect and his will to God.2 With his whole being man 182 1, 1, 3, 143 | man gives his assent to God the revealer. Sacred Scripture 183 1, 1, 3, 143 | calls this human response to God, the author of revelation, " 184 1, 1, 3, 144 | its truth is guaranteed by God, who is Truth itself. Abraham 185 1, 1, 3, 146 | seen":7 "Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to 186 1, 1, 3, 147 | divine approval".10 Yet "God had foreseen something better 187 1, 1, 3, 148 | Gabriel, believing that "with God nothing will be impossible" 188 1, 1, 3, 149 | believe in the fulfilment of God's word. and so the Church 189 1, 1, 3 | Believed"16~To believe in God alone~ 190 1, 1, 3, 150 | personal adherence of man to God. At the same time, and inseparably, 191 1, 1, 3, 150 | to the whole truth that God has revealed. As personal 192 1, 1, 3, 150 | As personal adherence to God and assent to his truth, 193 1, 1, 3, 150 | entrust oneself wholly to God and to believe absolutely 194 1, 1, 3, 150 | Jesus Christ, the Son of God~ 195 1, 1, 3, 151 | Christian, believing in God cannot be separated from 196 1, 1, 3, 151 | Father is "well pleased"; God tells us to listen to him.18 197 1, 1, 3, 151 | his disciples: "Believe in God, believe also in me."19 198 1, 1, 3, 151 | Christ because he is himself God, the Word made flesh: "No 199 1, 1, 3, 151 | flesh: "No one has ever seen God; the only Son, who is in 200 1, 1, 3, 152 | everything, even the depths of God. . No one comprehends the 201 1, 1, 3, 152 | comprehends the thoughts of God, except the Spirit of God."23 202 1, 1, 3, 152 | God, except the Spirit of God."23 Only God knows God completely: 203 1, 1, 3, 152 | the Spirit of God."23 Only God knows God completely: we 204 1, 1, 3, 152 | of God."23 Only God knows God completely: we believe in 205 1, 1, 3, 152 | Holy Spirit because he is God.~The Church never ceases 206 1, 1, 3, 152 | proclaim her faith in one only God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.~ 207 1, 1, 3, 153 | Christ, the Son of the living God, Jesus declared to him that 208 1, 1, 3, 153 | heaven".24 Faith is a gift of God, a supernatural virtue infused 209 1, 1, 3, 153 | man must have the grace of God to move and assist him; 210 1, 1, 3, 153 | heart and converts it to God, who opens the eyes of the 211 1, 1, 3, 154 | authentically human act. Trusting in God and cleaving to the truths 212 1, 1, 3, 154 | intellect and will to God who reveals",26 and to share 213 1, 1, 3, 155 | command of the will moved by God through grace."27~Faith 214 1, 1, 3, 156 | because of the authority of God himself who reveals them, 215 1, 1, 3, 156 | accordance with reason, God willed that external proofs 216 1, 1, 3, 157 | founded on the very word of God who cannot lie. To be sure, 217 1, 1, 3, 158 | that is, of the totality of God's plan and the mysteries 218 1, 1, 3, 159 | and reason. Since the same God who reveals mysteries and 219 1, 1, 3, 159 | reason on the human mind, God cannot deny himself, nor 220 1, 1, 3, 159 | faith derive from the same God. the humble and persevering 221 1, 1, 3, 159 | it were, by the hand of God in spite of himself, for 222 1, 1, 3, 159 | spite of himself, for it is God, the conserver of all things, 223 1, 1, 3, 160 | human, "man's response to God by faith must be free, and... 224 1, 1, 3, 160 | very nature a free act."39 "God calls men to serve him in 225 1, 1, 3, 161 | is impossible to please (God) " and to attain to the 226 1, 1, 3, 162 | entirely free gift that God makes to man. We can lose 227 1, 1, 3, 162 | nourish it with the word of God; we must beg the Lord to 228 1, 1, 3, 163 | below. Then we shall see God "face to face", "as he is".47 229 1, 1, 3, 164 | by sight";49 we perceive God as "in a mirror, dimly" 230 1, 1, 3, 166 | person to the initiative of God who reveals himself. But 231 1, 1, 3, 167 | our mother, responding to God by faith as she teaches 232 1, 1, 3, 168 | catechumen: "What do you ask of God's Church?" and the answer 233 1, 1, 3, 169 | 169 Salvation comes from God alone; but because we receive 234 1, 1, 3, 172 | all people have only one God and Father.58 St. Irenaeus 235 1, 1, 3, 175 | ceasing, under the action of God's Spirit, this deposit of 236 1, 1, 3, 176 | adherence of the whole man to God who reveals himself. It 237 1, 1, 3, 176 | will to the self-revelation God has made through his deeds 238 1, 1, 3, 178 | must believe in no one but God: the Father, the Son and 239 1, 1, 3, 179 | a supernatural gift from God. In order to believe, man 240 1, 1, 3, 181 | believers. "No one can have God as Father who does not have 241 1, 1, 3, 182 | contained in the word of God, written or handed down, 242 1, 1, 3 | Apostles Creed~I believe in God the Father almighty, creator 243 1, 1, 3 | Creed~We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, ~ 244 1, 1, 3 | Christ, ~the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the 245 1, 1, 3 | begotten of the Father, ~God from God, Light from Light, 246 1, 1, 3 | of the Father, ~God from God, Light from Light, true 247 1, 1, 3 | Light from Light, true God from true God, ~begotten, 248 1, 1, 3 | Light, true God from true God, ~begotten, not made, of 249 1, 2, 0, 192 | the Credo of the People of God of Paul VI.12~ 250 1, 2, 0, 197 | enter into communion with God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, 251 1, 2, 1 | CHAPTER ONE~I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER~ 252 1, 2, 1, 198 | profession of faith begins with God, for God is the First and 253 1, 2, 1, 198 | faith begins with God, for God is the First and the Last,1 254 1, 2, 1, 198 | everything. the Credo begins with God the Father, for the Father 255 1, 2, 1, 198 | and the foundation of all God's works.~ 256 1, 2, 1 | Article 1~"I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER ALMIGHTY, CREATOR 257 1, 2, 1 | Paragraph 1. I BELIEVE IN GOD~ 258 1, 2, 1, 199 | 199 "I believe in God": this first affirmation 259 1, 2, 1, 199 | the whole Creed speaks of God, and when it also speaks 260 1, 2, 1, 199 | it does so in relation to God. the other articles of the 261 1, 2, 1, 199 | articles help us to know God better as he revealed himself 262 1, 2, 1, 199 | profess their belief in God."2~I. "I BELIEVE IN ONE 263 1, 2, 1, 199 | I. "I BELIEVE IN ONE GOD"~ 264 1, 2, 1, 200 | begins. the confession of God's oneness, which has its 265 1, 2, 1, 200 | inseparable from the profession of God's existence and is equally 266 1, 2, 1, 200 | is equally fundamental. God is unique; there is only 267 1, 2, 1, 200 | unique; there is only one God: "The Christian faith confesses 268 1, 2, 1, 200 | Christian faith confesses that God is one in nature, substance 269 1, 2, 1, 201 | 201 To Israel, his chosen, God revealed himself as the 270 1, 2, 1, 201 | O Israel: the LORD our God is one LORD; and you shall 271 1, 2, 1, 201 | shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and 272 1, 2, 1, 201 | Through the prophets, God calls Israel and all nations 273 1, 2, 1, 201 | to him, the one and only God: "Turn to me and be saved, 274 1, 2, 1, 201 | ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other.. . 275 1, 2, 1, 202 | Jesus himself affirms that God is "the one Lord" whom you 276 1, 2, 1, 202 | contrary to belief in the One God. Nor does believing in the 277 1, 2, 1, 202 | any division into the One God:~We firmly believe and confess 278 1, 2, 1, 202 | that there is only one true God, eternal infinite (immensus) 279 1, 2, 1, 202 | nature entirely simple.~II. GOD REVEALS HIS NAME~ 280 1, 2, 1, 203 | 203 God revealed himself to his 281 1, 2, 1, 203 | meaning of this person's life. God has a name; he is not an 282 1, 2, 1, 204 | 204 God revealed himself progressively 283 1, 2, 1, 204 | covenant on Sinai.~The living God~ 284 1, 2, 1, 205 | 205 God calls Moses from the midst 285 1, 2, 1, 205 | being consumed: "I am the God of your father, the God 286 1, 2, 1, 205 | God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, 287 1, 2, 1, 205 | the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of 288 1, 2, 1, 205 | the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob."9 God is the God 289 1, 2, 1, 205 | and the God of Jacob."9 God is the God of the fathers, 290 1, 2, 1, 205 | God of Jacob."9 God is the God of the fathers, the One 291 1, 2, 1, 205 | faithful and compassionate God who remembers them and his 292 1, 2, 1, 205 | from slavery. He is the God who, from beyond space and 293 1, 2, 1, 205 | and wills to do it, the God who will put his almighty 294 1, 2, 1, 205 | who I Am"~Moses said to God, "If I come to the people 295 1, 2, 1, 205 | Israel and say to them, 'The God of your fathers has sent 296 1, 2, 1, 205 | what shall I say to them?" God said to Moses, "I AM WHO 297 1, 2, 1, 206 | AM" or "I AM WHO I AM"), God says who he is and by what 298 1, 2, 1, 206 | name is mysterious just as God is mystery. It is at once 299 1, 2, 1, 206 | hence it better expresses God as what he is - infinitely 300 1, 2, 1, 206 | or say: he is the "hidden God", his name is ineffable, 301 1, 2, 1, 206 | ineffable, and he is the God who makes himself close 302 1, 2, 1, 207 | 207 By revealing his name God at the same time reveals 303 1, 2, 1, 207 | for the past ("I am the God of your father"), as for 304 1, 2, 1, 207 | I will be with you").12 God, who reveals his name as " 305 1, 2, 1, 207 | reveals himself as the God who is always there, present 306 1, 2, 1, 208 | 208 Faced with God's fascinating and mysterious 307 1, 2, 1, 208 | face in the presence of God's holiness.13 Before the 308 1, 2, 1, 208 | glory of the thrice-holy God, Isaiah cries out: "Woe 309 1, 2, 1, 208 | O Lord."15 But because God is holy, he can forgive 310 1, 2, 1, 208 | fierce anger. . . for I am God and not man, the Holy One 311 1, 2, 1, 208 | our hearts condemn us; for God is greater than our hearts, 312 1, 2, 1, 209 | respect for the holiness of God, the people of Israel do 313 1, 2, 1, 209 | acclaimed: "Jesus is LORD."~ ~"A God merciful and gracious"~ 314 1, 2, 1, 210 | people had turned away from God to worship the golden calf, 315 1, 2, 1, 210 | worship the golden calf, God hears Moses' prayer of intercession 316 1, 2, 1, 210 | Moses asks to see his glory, God responds "I will make all 317 1, 2, 1, 210 | proclaims, "YHWH,~YHWH, a God merciful and gracious, slow 318 1, 2, 1, 210 | the LORD is a forgiving God.20~ 319 1, 2, 1, 211 | Am" or "He Is", expresses God's faithfulness: despite 320 1, 2, 1, 211 | give up his own Son for us, God reveals that he is "rich 321 1, 2, 1, 211 | realize that "I AM"."23~God alone IS~ 322 1, 2, 1, 212 | revelation of the divine name. God is unique; there are no 323 1, 2, 1, 212 | years have no end."25~In God "there is no variation or 324 1, 2, 1, 212 | shadow due to change."26 God is "HE WHO IS", from everlasting 325 1, 2, 1, 213 | contains then the truth that God alone IS. the Greek Septuagint 326 1, 2, 1, 213 | divine name in this sense: God is the fullness of Being 327 1, 2, 1, 213 | everything that he is.~III. GOD, "HE WHO IS", IS TRUTH AND 328 1, 2, 1, 214 | 214 God, "HE WHO IS", revealed himself 329 1, 2, 1, 214 | divine name. In all his works God displays, not only his kindness, 330 1, 2, 1, 214 | He is the Truth, for "God is light and in him there 331 1, 2, 1, 214 | there is no darkness"; "God is love", as the apostle 332 1, 2, 1, 214 | apostle John teaches.29~God is Truth~ 333 1, 2, 1, 215 | forever."30 "and now, O LORD God, you are God, and your words 334 1, 2, 1, 215 | now, O LORD God, you are God, and your words are true";31 335 1, 2, 1, 215 | are true";31 this is why God's promises always come true.32 336 1, 2, 1, 215 | promises always come true.32 God is Truth itself, whose words 337 1, 2, 1, 215 | tempter who induced doubt of God's word, kindness and faithfulness.~ 338 1, 2, 1, 216 | 216 God's truth is his wisdom, which 339 1, 2, 1, 216 | and governs the world.33 God, who alone made heaven and 340 1, 2, 1, 217 | 217 God is also truthful when he 341 1, 2, 1, 217 | teaching that comes from God is "true instruction".35 342 1, 2, 1, 217 | We know that the Son of God has come and has given us 343 1, 2, 1, 217 | know him who is true."37~God is Love~ 344 1, 2, 1, 218 | was able to discover that God had only one reason to reveal 345 1, 2, 1, 218 | was again out of love that God never stopped saving them 346 1, 2, 1, 219 | 219 God's love for Israel is compared 347 1, 2, 1, 219 | mother's for her children. God loves his people more than 348 1, 2, 1, 219 | his most precious gift: "God so loved the world that 349 1, 2, 1, 220 | 220 God's love is "everlasting":41 " 350 1, 2, 1, 220 | you."42 Through Jeremiah, God declares to his people, " 351 1, 2, 1, 221 | further when he affirms that "God is love":44 God's very being 352 1, 2, 1, 221 | affirms that "God is love":44 God's very being is love. By 353 1, 2, 1, 221 | in the fullness of time, God has revealed his innermost 354 1, 2, 1, 221 | his innermost secret:45 God himself is an eternal exchange 355 1, 2, 1, 221 | IMPLICATIONS OF FAITH IN ONE GOD~ 356 1, 2, 1, 222 | 222 Believing in God, the only One, and loving 357 1, 2, 1, 223 | It means coming to know God's greatness and majesty: " 358 1, 2, 1, 223 | greatness and majesty: "Behold, God is great, and we know him 359 1, 2, 1, 223 | Therefore, we must "serve God first".47~ 360 1, 2, 1, 224 | living in thanksgiving: if God is the only One, everything 361 1, 2, 1, 225 | the image and likeness of God.50~ 362 1, 2, 1, 226 | created things: faith in God, the only One, leads us 363 1, 2, 1, 226 | use everything that is not God only insofar as it brings 364 1, 2, 1, 226 | from him: ~My Lord and my God, take from me everything 365 1, 2, 1, 226 | from you. ~My Lord and my God, give me everything that 366 1, 2, 1, 226 | closer to you ~My Lord and my God, detach me from myself to 367 1, 2, 1, 227 | 227 It means trusting God in every circumstance, even 368 1, 2, 1, 227 | you Everything passes / God never changes Patience / 369 1, 2, 1, 227 | Obtains all Whoever has God / Wants for nothing God 370 1, 2, 1, 227 | God / Wants for nothing God alone is enough.52~IN BRIEF~ 371 1, 2, 1, 228 | O Israel, the LORD our God is one LORD..." (Dt 6:4; 372 1, 2, 1, 228 | unique, without equal. . . If God is not one, he is not God" ( 373 1, 2, 1, 228 | God is not one, he is not God" (Tertullian, Adv. Marc., 374 1, 2, 1, 229 | 229 Faith in God leads us to turn to him 375 1, 2, 1, 230 | when he reveals himself, God remains a mystery beyond 376 1, 2, 1, 230 | understood him, it would not be God" (St. Augustine, Sermo 52, 377 1, 2, 1, 231 | 231 The God of our faith has revealed 378 1, 2, 1, 231 | faithfulness" (Ex 34:6). God's very being is Truth and 379 1, 2, 1, 233 | for there is only one God, the almighty Father, his 380 1, 2, 1, 234 | life. It is the mystery of God in himself. It is therefore 381 1, 2, 1, 234 | means by which the one true God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, 382 1, 2, 1, 235 | Son and the Holy Spirit, God the Father fulfils the " 383 1, 2, 1, 236 | refers to the mystery of God's inmost life within the 384 1, 2, 1, 236 | to all the works by which God reveals himself and communicates 385 1, 2, 1, 236 | illuminates the whole oikonomia. God's works reveal who he is 386 1, 2, 1, 237 | mysteries that are hidden in God, which can never be known 387 1, 2, 1, 237 | unless they are revealed by God".58 To be sure, God has 388 1, 2, 1, 237 | revealed by God".58 To be sure, God has left traces of his Trinitarian 389 1, 2, 1, 237 | before the Incarnation of God's Son and the sending of 390 1, 2, 1, 237 | Spirit.~II. THE REVELATION OF GOD AS TRINITY~The Father revealed 391 1, 2, 1, 238 | 238 Many religions invoke God as "Father". the deity is 392 1, 2, 1, 238 | and of men". In Israel, God is called "Father" inasmuch 393 1, 2, 1, 238 | the world.59 Even more, God is Father because of the 394 1, 2, 1, 238 | his first-born son".60 God is also called the Father 395 1, 2, 1, 239 | 239 By calling God "Father", the language of 396 1, 2, 1, 239 | indicates two main things: that God is the first origin of everything 397 1, 2, 1, 239 | care for all his children. God's parental tenderness can 398 1, 2, 1, 239 | motherhood,62 which emphasizes God's immanence, the intimacy 399 1, 2, 1, 239 | first representatives of God for man. But this experience 400 1, 2, 1, 239 | therefore to recall that God transcends the human distinction 401 1, 2, 1, 239 | neither man nor woman: he is God. He also transcends human 402 1, 2, 1, 239 | standard:63 no one is father as God is Father.~ 403 1, 2, 1, 240 | 240 Jesus revealed that God is Father in an unheard-of 404 1, 2, 1, 241 | Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God"; 405 1, 2, 1, 241 | with God, and the Word was God"; as "the image of the invisible 406 1, 2, 1, 241 | the image of the invisible God"; as the "radiance of the 407 1, 2, 1, 241 | radiance of the glory of God and the very stamp of his 408 1, 2, 1, 242 | Father, that is, one only God with him.66 The second ecumenical 409 1, 2, 1, 242 | the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the 410 1, 2, 1, 242 | light from light, true God from true God, begotten 411 1, 2, 1, 242 | light, true God from true God, begotten not made, consubstantial 412 1, 2, 1, 245 | person of the Trinity, is God, one and equal with the 413 1, 2, 1, 249 | Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the 414 1, 2, 1, 253 | confess three Gods, but one God in three persons, the "consubstantial 415 1, 2, 1, 253 | themselves but each of them is God whole and entire: "The Father 416 1, 2, 1, 253 | Spirit is, i.e. by nature one God."84 In the words of the 417 1, 2, 1, 254 | distinct from one another. "God is one but not solitary."86 " 418 1, 2, 1, 256 | considered in himself is entirely God. . . the three considered 419 1, 2, 1, 257 | Trinity and first Unity!"93 God is eternal blessedness, 420 1, 2, 1, 257 | undying life, unfading light. God is love: Father, Son and 421 1, 2, 1, 257 | Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God freely wills to communicate 422 1, 2, 1, 258 | the New Testament, "one God and Father from whom all 423 1, 2, 1, 260 | economy is the entry of God's creatures into the perfect 424 1, 2, 1, 260 | home with him":101~O my God, Trinity whom I adore, help 425 1, 2, 1, 260 | leave you, O my unchanging God, but may each minute bring 426 1, 2, 1, 261 | faith and of Christian life. God alone can make it known 427 1, 2, 1, 262 | 262 The Incarnation of God's Son reveals that God is 428 1, 2, 1, 262 | of God's Son reveals that God is the eternal Father and 429 1, 2, 1, 262 | Son is one and the same God.~ 430 1, 2, 1, 263 | Spirit is one and the same God. "With the Father and the 431 1, 2, 1, 266 | Catholic faith: We worship one God in the Trinity and the Trinity 432 1, 2, 1, 268 | divine attributes, only God's omnipotence is named in 433 1, 2, 1, 268 | might is universal, for God who created everything also 434 1, 2, 1, 268 | everything and can do everything. God's power is loving, for he 435 1, 2, 1, 269 | confess the universal power of God. He is called the "Mighty 436 1, 2, 1, 269 | strong and mighty" one. If God is almighty "in heaven and 437 1, 2, 1, 269 | Nothing is impossible with God, who disposes his works 438 1, 2, 1, 270 | 270 God is the Father Almighty, 439 1, 2, 1, 270 | shed light on one another: God reveals his fatherly omnipotence 440 1, 2, 1, 271 | 271 God's almighty power is in no 441 1, 2, 1, 271 | in no way arbitrary: "In God, power, essence, will, intellect, 442 1, 2, 1, 271 | Nothing therefore can be in God's power which could not 443 1, 2, 1, 271 | intellect."110~The mystery of God's apparent powerlessness~ 444 1, 2, 1, 272 | 272 Faith in God the Father Almighty can 445 1, 2, 1, 272 | experience of evil and suffering. God can sometimes seem to be 446 1, 2, 1, 272 | the most mysterious way God the Father has revealed 447 1, 2, 1, 272 | crucified is thus "the power of God and the wisdom of God. For 448 1, 2, 1, 272 | of God and the wisdom of God. For the foolishness of 449 1, 2, 1, 272 | For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the 450 1, 2, 1, 272 | men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men."111 451 1, 2, 1, 273 | embrace the mysterious ways of God's almighty power. This faith 452 1, 2, 1, 273 | will be impossible with God", and was able to magnify 453 1, 2, 1, 274 | nothing is impossible with God. Once our reason has grasped 454 1, 2, 1, 274 | has grasped the idea of God's almighty power, it will 455 1, 2, 1, 276 | the "almighty and eternal God" (“omnipotens sempiterne 456 1, 2, 1, 276 | will be impossible with God" (Gen 18:14; Lk 1:37; Mt 457 1, 2, 1, 277 | 277 God shows forth his almighty 458 1, 2, 1, 277 | his friendship by grace. "God, you show your almighty 459 1, 2, 1, 278 | If we do not believe that God's love is almighty, how 460 1, 2, 1, 279 | 279 "In the beginning God created the heavens and 461 1, 2, 1, 279 | up when it confesses that God the Father almighty is " 462 1, 2, 1, 279 | Jesus Christ, the Son of God, came to raise us up again.~ 463 1, 2, 1, 280 | is the foundation of "all God's saving plans," the "beginning 464 1, 2, 1, 280 | which "in the beginning God created the heavens and 465 1, 2, 1, 280 | earth": from the beginning, God envisaged the glory of the 466 1, 2, 1, 284 | intelligent and good Being called "God"? and if the world does 467 1, 2, 1, 284 | the world does come from God's wisdom and goodness, why 468 1, 2, 1, 285 | said that everything is God, that the world is God, 469 1, 2, 1, 285 | is God, that the world is God, or that the development 470 1, 2, 1, 285 | world is the development of God (Pantheism). Others have 471 1, 2, 1, 285 | necessary emanation arising from God and returning to him. Still 472 1, 2, 1, 285 | that the world was made by God, but as by a watch-maker 473 1, 2, 1, 286 | origins. the existence of God the Creator can be known 474 1, 2, 1, 286 | was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was 475 1, 2, 1, 287 | for all of human life that God in his tenderness wanted 476 1, 2, 1, 287 | have of the Creator,124 God progressively revealed to 477 1, 2, 1, 287 | and formed it, this same God reveals himself as the One 478 1, 2, 1, 288 | the covenant of the one God with his People. Creation 479 1, 2, 1, 288 | and universal witness to God's all-powerful love.126 480 1, 2, 1, 289 | its origin and its end in God, its order and goodness, 481 1, 2, 1, 290 | 290 "In the beginning God created the heavens and 482 1, 2, 1, 290 | of Scripture: the eternal God gave a beginning to all 483 1, 2, 1, 290 | Hebrew bara - always has God for its subject). the totality 484 1, 2, 1, 291 | Word. . . and the Word was God. . . all things were made 485 1, 2, 1, 291 | New Testament reveals that God created everything by the 486 1, 2, 1, 292 | faith: "There exists but one God. . . he is the Father, God, 487 1, 2, 1, 292 | God. . . he is the Father, God, the Creator, the author, 488 1, 2, 1, 292 | CREATED FOR THE GLORY OF GOD"~ 489 1, 2, 1, 293 | was made for the glory of God."134 St. Bonaventure explains 490 1, 2, 1, 293 | Bonaventure explains that God created all things "not 491 1, 2, 1, 293 | communicate it",135 for God has no other reason for 492 1, 2, 1, 293 | explains:~This one, true God, of his own goodness and " 493 1, 2, 1, 294 | 294 The glory of God consists in the realization 494 1, 2, 1, 294 | which the world was created. God made us "to be his sons 495 1, 2, 1, 294 | grace",138 for "the glory of God is man fully alive; moreover 496 1, 2, 1, 294 | s life is the vision of God: if God's revelation through 497 1, 2, 1, 294 | is the vision of God: if God's revelation through creation 498 1, 2, 1, 294 | obtain life for those who see God."139 The ultimate purpose 499 1, 2, 1, 294 | purpose of creation is that God "who is the creator of all 500 1, 2, 1, 294 | THE MYSTERY OF CREATION~God creates by wisdom and love~


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