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1 Intro, A,1| this is the~true grace of God wherein ye stand,” says 2 Intro, A,1| to present himself before God “a workman that needeth 3 Intro, A,6| Creed” (“I believe in One God…”) which is sung at every 4 Intro, C,1| mysteries of the Kingdom of God to His disciples after they 5 Intro, C,1| Christ, the Son of the living God” (John 6:68-69). Faith, 6 Intro, C,1| precisely faith in the Son~of God Who has come into the world, 7 Intro, C,1| the mind~and heart towards God, and a recognition of Gods 8 Intro, C,2| into the teaching 1) about~God in Himself and 2) about 9 Intro, C,2| in Himself and 2) about God in His manifestation of 10 I | Part I.~God in Himself~The dogma of 11 I | nature of our knowledge of God. The essence of God. The 12 I | knowledge of God. The essence of God. The attributes of God. 13 I | of God. The attributes of God. Sacred~Scripture concerning 14 I | concerning the attributes of God. God is Spirit. Eternal. 15 I | concerning the attributes of God. God is Spirit. Eternal. All-Good. 16 I | All-~Blessed. The unity of God.~ 17 I, 1 | 1. Our knowledge of God~ 18 I, 1,1 | confession~is based upon faith. God is the first object of Christian 19 I, 1,1 | acknowledgment~of the existence of God is founded not upon rational 20 I, 1,1 | understanding, to believe in God signifies not only to acknowledge 21 I, 1,1 | not only to acknowledge God~with the mind, but also 22 I, 1,2 | himself over to the will of God: “May Thy will be done in~ 23 I, 1,4 | all life and power — with God.~In the expression of the 24 I, 1,4 | this water is the~grace of God. “Faith is the key to the 25 I, 1,4 | to the treasure-house of God,” writes St. John of Kronstadt ( 26 I, 1,5 | nature of our knowledge of God~God in His essence is incomprehensible. 27 I, 1,5 | of our knowledge of God~God in His essence is incomprehensible. 28 I, 1,5 | essence is incomprehensible. God dwells “in the light which 29 I, 1,5 | us: We explain not what God is,~but candidly confess 30 I, 1,5 | Him. For in what concerns~God, to confess our ignorance 31 I, 1,5 | subject of the inward life in God, and~likewise in concepts 32 I, 1,5 | we do have knowledge of God, knowledge to the extent~ 33 I, 1,5 | absoluteunknowability of God and the “relative” knowability 34 I, 1,5 | do we derive knowledge of God?~a) It is revealed to men 35 I, 1,5 | the knowledge~of all of God's creation in general. “ 36 I, 1,5 | excuse who, having known God, did not glorify Him as 37 I, 1,5 | did not glorify Him as God and did not~give thanks, 38 I, 1,5 | John of Kronstadt).~b) God has manifested Himself yet 39 I, 1,5 | Incarnation~of the Son of God, the God, “who at sundry 40 I, 1,5 | Incarnation~of the Son of God, the God, “who at sundry times and 41 I, 1,5 | 1-2). “No~man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten 42 I, 1,5 | concerning the knowledge of God? Having said, “All~things 43 I, 1,5 | we~know that the Son of God is come, and hath given 44 I, 1,5 | that we may know~the true God” (1 John 5:20).~Divine Revelation 45 I, 1,5 | vision” or “contemplation” of God).)~That is, strive and attain 46 I, 1,5 | heart: for they shall see God”~(Matt. 5:8).~The powerlessness 47 I, 1,5 | of our mind to comprehend God is expressed by the Church, 48 I, 1,5 | introduced the idea that God is entirely incomprehensible,~ 49 I, 1,5 | affirmations upon the idea that God is a simple~Essence, and 50 I, 1,5 | said, to name the Names of God — for example~Theos (God — “ 51 I, 1,5 | God — for example~Theos (God — “He Who Sees”), or Jehovah (“ 52 I, 1,5 | everything that can be said about God. (Some of the~Gnostics reasoned 53 I, 1,5 | that the~simplicity of God's essence is united to the 54 I, 1,5 | that the very Names of God in the Divine Scripture — 55 I, 1,5 | not the very essence of God, but primarily show the 56 I, 1,5 | primarily show the relation of~God to the world and to man.~ 57 I, 1,5 | extreme, affirming~that God is completely unknown and 58 I, 1,5 | degree of the knowledge of God, which is possible,~useful, 59 I, 1,5 | says that the essence of God is incomprehensible, then 60 I, 1,5 | seashore thinking~about God, saw a boy sitting at the 61 I, 1,5 | minds and the greatness of God. It is just as impossible 62 I, 1,5 | to hold a conception~of God in all His greatness, as 63 I, 1,6 | The essence of God.~“If you wish to speak or 64 I, 1,6 | wish to speak or hear about God,” St. Basil the Great theologizes, “ 65 I, 1,6 | your mind the essence of God, unmoving, unchanging, unalterable, 66 I, 1,6 | order for one to speak of God! Nevertheless, under~this 67 I, 1,6 | Scripture words concerning God which “touch on” or “come 68 I, 1,6 | what are the~attributes of God but they seem also to answer 69 I, 1,6 | who” — that is, “Who is God?”~Such expressions are,~“ 70 I, 1,6 | The Lord is the True God” (Jer. 10:10).~“God is Spirit” — 71 I, 1,6 | True God” (Jer. 10:10).~“God is Spirit” — the words of 72 I, 1,6 | Spirit” (2 Cor. 3:17).~“God is light, and in Him it 73 I, 1,6 | darkness at all” (1 John 1:5).~“God is love” (1 John 4:8, 16).~“ 74 I, 1,6 | 1 John 4:8, 16).~“Our God as a consuming fire” (Heb. 75 I, 1,6 | indications of the very essence of~God Only as concerns the name “ 76 I, 1,6 | to the~namesgood” and “God” in the Greek language — 77 I, 1,6 | applied to the existence of God~the term “He Who is above 78 I, 1,6 | which was revealed by~God to the Prophet Moses, has 79 I, 1,6 | to say: When we say that God is~“He that Is,” we mean 80 I, 1,6 | only of the attributes of God, but not of the very essence 81 I, 1,6 | not of the very essence of God The~Fathers express themselves 82 I, 1,6 | saying that the~essence of God is “one, simple, incomplex.” 83 I, 1,6 | qualities of~existence. “God is a sea of being, immeasurable 84 I, 1,6 | Gregory the Theologian);~“God is the fullness of all qualities 85 I, 1,6 | St. Basil the~Great); “God is simple and incomplex; 86 I, 1,7 | The attributes of God.~Speaking of the attributes 87 I, 1,7 | Speaking of the attributes of God, the Holy Fathers indicate 88 I, 1,7 | viewing the Divinity. In God, one attribute is an aspect 89 I, 1,7 | is an aspect of another. God is righteous:~this implies 90 I, 1,7 | The multiple simplicity in God is like thelight of the 91 I, 1,7 | enumeration of the attributes of God in the Holy Fathers and 92 I, 1,7 | by St. John Damascene:~“God is unoriginate, unending, 93 I, 1,7 | judge.”~Our thoughts about God in general speak: 1) either 94 I, 1,7 | created~world (for example, God is unoriginate, while the 95 I, 1,7 | about the activities of God~in the world and the relation 96 I, 1,7 | indicating the attributes of God, we do not thereby give 97 I, 1,7 | definition” of the concept of~God Such a definition is essentially 98 I, 1,7 | incompleteness. However, in God there are no limits, and 99 I, 1,7 | demands the acknowledgement in God of a whole series of essential 100 I, 1,7 | attributes.~Reason tells us that God has a rational, free, and 101 I, 1,7 | rational personal existence~in God Himself, who is the Source, 102 I, 1,7 | life~Reason tells us that God is a most perfect Being. 103 I, 1,7 | incompatible~with the concept of “God.”~Reason tells us that the 104 I, 1,7 | Being can be only singular: God is One. There cannot~be 105 I, 1,7 | other.~Reason tells us that God is a self-existing Being, 106 I, 1,7 | condition~of the existence of God.~ 107 I, 1,8 | concerning the attributes of God.~The attributes of God, 108 I, 1,8 | of God.~The attributes of God, taken directly from the 109 I, 1,8 | directly from the Word of God, are set forth in Metropolitan~ 110 I, 1,8 | essential attributes of God may be derived~from Divine 111 I, 1,8 | revelation? Answer: That God is a Spirit, eternal, all-good, 112 I, 1,9 | God is Spirit.~“God is a Spirit” ( 113 I, 1,9 | God is Spirit.~“God is a Spirit” (John 4:24) ( 114 I, 1,9 | liberty” (2 Cor.~3:17). God is foreign to every kind 115 I, 1,9 | time the spirituality~of God is higher, more perfect, 116 I, 1,9 | the spiritual nature of~God. God is a Spirit Who is 117 I, 1,9 | spiritual nature of~God. God is a Spirit Who is most 118 I, 1,9 | symbolically ascribed to God, however,~concerning the 119 I, 1,9 | the spiritual nature of God, the Scripture speaks beginning 120 I, 1,9 | and to the Prophet Moses, God revealed Himself as He That 121 I, 1,9 | attributes and actions of God.~Let us quote here the words 122 I, 1,9 | According to the~Scriptures God sleeps, He awakens, He grows 123 I, 1,9 | have you ever heard that God is a body?~Something is 124 I, 1,9 | to the characteristics of God, which are derived from 125 I, 1,9 | derived from ourselves.~When God, for reasons known to Him 126 I, 1,9 | and every other action of God are~depicted among us by 127 I, 1,9 | with the accounts of the God’s actions, in the second 128 I, 1,9 | communicated in a way befitting God, would not much then turn 129 I, 1,9 | they heard the~voice of God walking in paradise in the 130 I, 1,9 | 3:8). What~do you say: God walks? Do you then ascribe 131 I, 1,9 | this anything higher? No, God does not walk . let us not 132 I, 1,9 | They heard the voice of God walking in Paradise in the 133 I, 1,9 | them such a feeling (of God's closeness) that it might 134 I, 1,9 | conceal themselves from God Who was ap-proaching them. 135 I, 1,9 | manner, as referring to God. This expression~`took' 136 I, 1,9 | himself regarding the words: “God formed man of the dust of 137 I, 1,9 | should be as “befitting God” and this sometimes requires 138 I, 1,9 | writes: “When you hear that `God planted Paradise in Eden 139 I, 1,9 | planted befittingly of God: that is, that He commanded; 140 I, 1,9 | understood literally, because God has no~“hands”), he does 141 I, 1,9 | things that are affirmed of God as if He had a body,”~and 142 I, 1,9 | said symbolically about~God as if He had a body. We 143 I, 1,9 | other similar expressions of God, he concludes,~“To say it 144 I, 1,9 | everything that is affirmed of God as if He had a body contains 145 I, 1,9 | accustomed to the idea of God as pure Spirit. However, 146 I, 1,9 | philosophy of Pantheism (“God is all”), that is very widespread 147 I, 1,9 | hear “To those who say that God is not Spirit but flesh-Anathema ( 148 I, 1,10 | Eternal.~The existence of God is outside time, for time 149 I, 1,10 | being, changeable~being. For God there is neither past nor 150 I, 1,10 | phrase “the pre-eternal God” (As in the Kontakion for 151 I, 1,11 | in mercy” (Psalm~102:8). “God is love” (1 John 4:16). 152 I, 1,11 | John 4:16). The Goodness of God extends not to some limited 153 I, 1,11 | honor~love” (Homily 23).~God gives to His creatures as 154 I, 1,11 | world, but it is~to man that God reveals a particular goodness. “ 155 I, 1,11 | a particular goodness. “God is like a mother bird who, 156 I, 1,11 | the Pagans,” Chapter 10). “God loves us more than a father 157 I, 1,11 | understand the whole power of God's Goodness, this occurs 158 I, 1,11 | well being. Nevertheless, God's Providence~unites the 159 I, 1,12 | 138:16). The knowledge of God is vision and~immediate 160 I, 1,12 | spiritual vision,~because for God the future is as the present. 161 I, 1,12 | present. The foreknowledge of God does not violate the~free 162 I, 1,12 | does. The foreknowledge of God regarding evil in the world 163 I, 1,12 | salvation of the world, when “God will be all~in all” (1 Cor. 164 I, 1,12 | aspect of the omniscience of God is manifested in the wisdom 165 I, 1,12 | manifested in the wisdom of God. “Great is~our Lord and 166 I, 1,12 | Church, following the word of God, have always~indicated with 167 I, 1,12 | reverence the greatness of God's wisdom in the ordering 168 I, 1,12 | the Fathers reflected on God's wisdom in the economy 169 I, 1,12 | Incarnation of the Son of God. The Sacred Scripture of 170 I, 1,12 | primarily on the wisdom of God in the orderly arrangement 171 I, 1,12 | wisdom and knowledge of God” (Rom. 11:33). For it~is 172 I, 1,12 | For it~is by the wisdom of God that the whole existence 173 I, 1,12 | transfiguration for the glory of God.~ 174 I, 1,13 | understood in the word of God and in its general usage 175 I, 1,13 | light, and the holiness of God is~like the purest light. 176 I, 1,13 | is~like the purest light. God is the “one alone holy” 177 I, 1,13 | attain to holiness only in God, “not by nature, but by 178 I, 1,13 | who surround~the throne of God ceaselessly declare the 179 I, 1,13 | declare the holiness of God, crying out to each other, “ 180 I, 1,13 | everything that comes from God or serves God: “His holy 181 I, 1,13 | comes from God or serves God: “His holy name”~(Ps. 32: 182 I, 1,13 | holy arm” (Ps. 97:2); “O God, in the holy place is Thy 183 I, 1,13 | holy is the Lord our God” (Ps. 98:9).~The justice 184 I, 1,13 | Ps. 98:9).~The justice of God is the other aspect of God' 185 I, 1,13 | God is the other aspect of God's all righteousness; “He 186 I, 1,13 | respect of persons with God” (Rom. 2:6, 11).~How can 187 I, 1,13 | harmonize the Divine Love with God's justice, which judges 188 I, 1,13 | They liken the anger of~God to the anger of a father, 189 I, 1,13 | causing him. This~is why God's justice is always mercy 190 I, 1,13 | holiness and justice of God are closely bound to each 191 I, 1,13 | closely bound to each other. God calls everyone to eternal~ 192 I, 1,13 | However, into the Kingdom of~God nothing unclean can enter. 193 I, 1,14 | thus the~Psalmist expressed God's almightiness (Ps. 32:9). 194 I, 1,14 | almightiness (Ps. 32:9). God is the Creator of the world. 195 I, 1,14 | Ps. 71:19). However, if God tolerates evil and evil 196 I, 1,14 | questions concerning what God “cannot” do, one must answer~ 197 I, 1,14 | that the omnipotence of God is extended to everything 198 I, 1,15 | hold me” (Ps. 138:7-9).~God is not subject to any limitation 199 I, 1,15 | everything. Filling everything, God,~as a simple Being, is present 200 I, 1,15 | John Damascene). “That God is present everywhere~we 201 I, 1,15 | understand fully the nature of God” (St. John Chrysostom).~ 202 I, 1,16 | of turning” (James~1:17). God is perfection, and every 203 I, 1,16 | the most perfect Being, in God Concerning God one cannot 204 I, 1,16 | Being, in God Concerning God one cannot say that any 205 I, 1,16 | However, unchangeability in God is not some kind of immovability; 206 I, 1,16 | with power and activity.~God in Himself is life, and 207 I, 1,16 | The unchangeability of God is not violated by the begetting 208 I, 1,16 | procession of~the Spirit, for to God the Father, there belongs 209 I, 1,16 | Persons or Hypostases in God. The creation is something 210 I, 1,16 | whereas the “sonship” of God is an inward unity, a unity 211 I, 1,16 | procession” from the Essence of God, the procession~of the Spirit 212 I, 1,16 | of the Word, the Son of God, does not violate the unchangeability~ 213 I, 1,16 | violate the unchangeability~of God. Only creatures in their 214 I, 1,16 | the Divinity of the Son of God remained after the Incarnation 215 I, 1,16 | The unchangeability of God is not contradicted, likewise, 216 I, 1,16 | relation to the nature of God. Therefore, it does not~ 217 I, 1,16 | essence or the attributes of God, as the origin of the world 218 I, 1,16 | the power and thought of God. The power and thought of 219 I, 1,16 | The power and thought of God are eternal and are eternally~ 220 I, 1,16 | activity in the eternity of~God The world is not co-eternal 221 I, 1,16 | world is not co-eternal with God; it is created. Nevertheless, 222 I, 1,16 | of the eternal thought of God (Blessed Augustine). The 223 I, 1,16 | The world is not like God in its~essence, and therefore 224 I, 1,17 | spiritually wealthy.” In God is the sufficiency~of all 225 I, 1,17 | wisdom and knowledge of God!” Exclaims~the Apostle Paul, “ 226 I, 1,17 | things” (Rom. 11:33,~36). God has no need for anything, 227 I, 1,17 | things” (Acts~17:25). Thus God is Himself the source of 228 I, 1,17 | Apostle Paul twice calls God in his epistlesblessed”: “ 229 I, 1,17 | glorious Gospel of the blessed God” (1 Tim. 1:11); “which in 230 I, 1,17 | understood not in the sense that God, having everything within 231 I, 1,17 | derive their blessedness. God does not “suffer,” but He 232 I, 1,17 | Divinity, but in His humanity.~God is the source of blessedness. 233 I, 1,17 | 11).~The blessedness of God has its reflection in the 234 I, 1,17 | who~surround the throne of God, flaming it with fragrant 235 I, 1,17 | it with fragrant love for God. These praises are offered 236 I, 1,17 | world and every creature in God's world: “The sun sings 237 I, 1,18 | The unity of God.~“Therefore, we believe 238 I, 1,18 | Therefore, we believe in one God: one principle, without 239 I, 1,18 | truth of the oneness of God is so evident now to human 240 I, 1,18 | proofs from the word of God or simply from reason. It 241 I, 1,18 | the~time.~I believe in one God. These are the first words 242 I, 1,18 | Symbol of Faith (the Creed). God possesses~all the fullness 243 I, 1,18 | infinity, omnipotence of~God does not allow us to think 244 I, 1,18 | writers~in the words “If God is not one, there is no 245 I, 1,18 | is not one, there is no God” (Tertullian). In other 246 I, 1,18 | the teaching of the one~God. “Our Father which art in 247 I, 1,18 | 9).~“There is none other God but one,” as the Apostle 248 I, 1,18 | for faith in the one true God against pagan~polytheism. 249 I, 1,18 | plural number in~the name of God, “Elohim” — or to find a 250 I, 1,18 | find a faith in a “national God” in such phrases as “the 251 I, 1,18 | in such phrases as “the God~of gods,” “the God of Abraham, 252 I, 1,18 | the God~of gods,” “the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob” — 253 I, 1,18 | into the Three Persons in God. No one can doubt that Moses 254 I, 1,18 | contradicted~his faith in the one God.~2. The God of gods is an 255 I, 1,18 | faith in the one God.~2. The God of gods is an expression 256 I, 1,18 | that sets faith in the true God against the worship of~idols; 257 I, 1,18 | them called their idolsgod,” but for the Jews, these 258 I, 1,18 | that~“there is none other God but one,” he adds: “for 259 I, 1,18 | but to us there is but one God,~the Father of Whom are 260 I, 1,18 | 1 Cor. 8:4-6).~3. The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob 261 I, 1,18 | truth of the oneness of God is deepened by the truth 262 I, 2,1 | Introduction.~God is one in Essence and triple 263 I, 2,1 | two fundamental truths:~A. God is one in Essence, but triple 264 I, 2,1 | Person. In other words, God is a Tri-unity, is~Tri-hypostatical, 265 I, 2,1 | or hypostatic attributes: God is unbegotten; the Son is 266 I, 2,1 | mystical inward life in God, for God is love and the 267 I, 2,1 | inward life in God, for God is love and the love of 268 I, 2,1 | is love and the love of God cannot merely~be extended 269 I, 2,1 | for us the closeness~of God to the world: God above 270 I, 2,1 | closeness~of God to the world: God above us, God with us, God 271 I, 2,1 | the world: God above us, God with us, God in us and in 272 I, 2,1 | God above us, God with us, God in us and in all creation.~ 273 I, 2,1 | all creation.~Above us is God the Father, the ever-flowing 274 I, 2,1 | children by grace.~With us is God the Son, begotten by Him, 275 I, 2,1 | see with our own eyes that God is with us~most intimately, 276 I, 2,1 | Incarnation of the Son of God, being” one Power, one Essence, 277 I, 2,1 | I have cried”).~Because God in His very Essence is wholly 278 I, 2,1 | manifestations of Himself by the one God has self-awareness, and~ 279 I, 2,1 | contained in the very Unity of~God's Essence. Thus, when in 280 I, 2,1 | speak of the Tri-unity of God, we speak of~the mystical 281 I, 2,1 | sending down of the Son of God from the Father into the 282 I, 2,2 | truth of the Tri-unity of God is only expressed in a veiled 283 I, 2,2 | testify to the Trinity of God are the following:Genesis 284 I, 2,2 | following verses: the name of God (“Elohim”) in the Hebrew 285 I, 2,2 | number.~Genesis 1:26: “And God said, Let us make man in 286 I, 2,2 | number here indicates that God is not one Person.~Genesis 287 I, 2,2 | Genesis 3:22: “And the Lord God said, Behold, Adam is become 288 I, 2,2 | These are the words of God before the banishment of 289 I, 2,2 | to One, he confessed One God in Three Persons.”~In addition, 290 I, 2,2 | priestly blessing indicated by God through Moses is in a triple 291 I, 2,2 | stand about the throne of God is in a triple~form: “Holy, 292 I, 2,2 | Revelation where the Son of~God and the Holy Spirit are 293 I, 2,2 | Isaiah 48:16: “The Lord God, and His Spirit, hath sent 294 I, 2,3 | The Trinity of Persons in God was revealed in the New 295 I, 2,3 | the coming of the Son~of God and in the sending down 296 I, 2,3 | to earth by the Father of God the~Word and the Holy Spirit 297 I, 2,3 | the world of the Triune God is given here not in a dogmatic 298 I, 2,3 | Trinity.~The manifestation of God in Trinity was accomplished 299 I, 2,3 | Theophany” or “manifestation of God.”~The Son of God, having 300 I, 2,3 | manifestation of God.”~The Son of God, having become man, accepted 301 I, 2,3 | truth spoken by the voice of God by His manifestation in 302 I, 2,3 | steadfast. O Christ our God who hast appeared and enlightened 303 I, 2,3 | expressions concerning the Triune God; and~these in a most condensed 304 I, 2,3 | in the names,' because God is One. There are not many 305 I, 2,3 | Christ, and the love of God, and the~communion of the 306 I, 2,3 | the Ephesians (4:6): “One God and Father of all, Who is 307 I, 2,3 | of all, Who is above all (God the~Father), and through 308 I, 2,3 | Father), and through all (God the Son), and in you all ( 309 I, 2,3 | the Son), and in you all (God the Holy Spirit).” Indeed, 310 I, 2,4 | received faith in the one God the Father~Almighty . . . 311 I, 2,4 | Jesus Christ the Son of God, Who was incarnate for the 312 I, 2,4 | Son and the Holy Spirit of God” in order to show the faith 313 I, 2,4 | equality of honor of the Son of God~with God the Father; and 314 I, 2,4 | honor of the Son of God~with God the Father; and then on 315 I, 2,4 | of the Holy Spirit with~God the Father and God the Son.~ 316 I, 2,4 | with~God the Father and God the Son.~In the ancient 317 I, 2,4 | make Them only powers of God, existing in Him~and not 318 I, 2,4 | both Being and Not-being to God, which is even more monstrous . . . 319 I, 2,5 | relations of the Persons in God and the life of God~within 320 I, 2,5 | Persons in God and the life of God~within Himself. One must 321 I, 2,5 | activities and manifestations of God's Providence in the world 322 I, 2,5 | the coming of the Son of God to earth, His Incarnation,~ 323 I, 2,5 | historical time the Son of God was born of the Virgin Mary 324 I, 2,5 | shall becalled the Son of God” (Luke 1:35). In historical 325 I, 2,5 | Christian teaching regarding God They~indicate the wholeness 326 I, 2,5 | inseparably in the very Essence of God the Father; hence we have 327 I, 2,5 | was called by the will of God out of non-existence. An 328 I, 2,5 | comes from the Essence~of God can only be Divine and eternal; 329 I, 2,5 | eternal; therefore the word of God says of the Son who came~ 330 I, 2,6 | service texts the Son of God is called the Word~or Logos. 331 I, 2,6 | being intermediate~between God and the world, or as an 332 I, 2,6 | the~Only-begotten Son of God, one in Essence with the 333 I, 2,7 | He is given by the Son of God; from this~they conclude 334 I, 2,7 | words of the~Apostle Paul, “God hath sent forth the Spirit 335 I, 2,7 | indisputable Christian truth, for~God is a Trinity One in Essence 336 I, 2,7 | and not to the life of God in~Himself. When the Eastern 337 I, 2,7 | the Spirit by the Son of God is referred to in the words, “ 338 I, 2,8 | Christian teaching regarding God the Father. Thus, in~antiquity 339 I, 2,8 | there arose a~teaching of God as the Absolute, God detached 340 I, 2,8 | of God as the Absolute, God detached from everything 341 I, 2,8 | connected with the name of God~the Father and the concept 342 I, 2,8 | with the name of the Son of God. Such a conception~is in 343 I, 2,8 | teaching of the word of~God The word of God teaches 344 I, 2,8 | word of~God The word of God teaches us that God is near 345 I, 2,8 | word of God teaches us that God is near to the world, that 346 I, 2,8 | near to the world, that God is love, and that God —~ 347 I, 2,8 | that God is love, and that God —~God the Father — so loved 348 I, 2,8 | is love, and that God —~God the Father — so loved the 349 I, 2,8 | might have eternal life. To God the Father, inseparably 350 I, 2,8 | world. If in the word of God~the Son is called an Intermediary, 351 I, 2,8 | this is because the Son of God took upon himself human 352 I, 2,8 | binding principle~between God the Father, Who is infinitely 353 I, 2,9 | the Equality of Honor of God the Son with God the Father~ 354 I, 2,9 | Honor of God the Son with God the Father~In earliest Christian 355 I, 2,9 | the Divinity of the Son of God. Heresies of this type were 356 I, 2,9 | that the Word, or Son of God, received the beginning 357 I, 2,9 | that He was created by God, although subsequently~God 358 I, 2,9 | God, although subsequently~God created everything through 359 I, 2,9 | he is called the Son of God only because~He is the most 360 I, 2,9 | was a time when the Son of God did not exist, against~those 361 I, 2,9 | a different essence from God the Father.~The Council 362 I, 2,9 | equality of honor of the Son of God with God the Father~was 363 I, 2,9 | honor of the Son of God with God the Father~was expressed 364 I, 2,9 | Jesus Christ is not only God, but also became Man, and 365 I, 2,9 | passages say that the Son of~God is true God; others state 366 I, 2,9 | that the Son of~God is true God; others state that He is 367 I, 2,9 | call the Lord Jesus Christ Godtheos — in itself~speaks 368 I, 2,9 | following shows that the Son of God is true God: a. He is directly 369 I, 2,9 | that the Son of God is true God: a. He is directly called 370 I, 2,9 | a. He is directly called God in Sacred~Scripture:~“In 371 I, 2,9 | Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The~ 372 I, 2,9 | with God, and the Word was God. The~same was in the beginning 373 I, 2,9 | was in the beginning with God. All things were made by 374 I, 2,9 | the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh” ( 375 I, 2,9 | we know that the Son of God is come and hath given us 376 I, 2,9 | Christ. This is the~true God, and eternal life” (1 John 377 I, 2,9 | Christ came, Who is over all, God blessed forever.~Amen” ( 378 I, 2,9 | Rom. 9:5).~“My Lord and my God” — the exclamation of the 379 I, 2,9 | bishops, to feed the Church of God, which He hath purchased 380 I, 2,9 | glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ” ( 381 I, 2,9 | That the title of “great Godbelongs here to Jesus Christ 382 I, 2,9 | common article for the wordsGod and Savior”),~as well as 383 I, 2,9 | Father” (John 1:14, 18).~“For God so loved the world, that 384 I, 2,9 | John 17:10).~e. The word of God likewise speaks of the eternity 385 I, 2,9 | the eternity of the Son of God:~“I am Alpha and Omega, 386 I, 2,9 | 18:20).~g. Of the Son of God as the Creator of the world:~“ 387 I, 2,9 | Col.~1:16-17).~The word of God speaks similarly of the 388 I, 2,9 | Christians worshippedChrist as God” (for example, the letter 389 I, 2,10 | Divine dignity of~the Son of God, this was usually accompanied 390 I, 2,10 | speaks of the Spirit as God in the words addressed to 391 I, 2,10 | lied unto men, but unto God” (Acts 5:3-4).Concerning 392 I, 2,10 | Christ, and the love of God the Father, and the communion 393 I, 2,11 | understanding of the life of God in Himself, his~thought 394 I, 2,11 | unattainable~grandeur of God, and the endless, unfathomable 395 I, 2,11 | difference between creature and God — a~difference so great 396 I, 2,11 | turned to the knowledge of God in the world,~to God's activities 397 I, 2,11 | of God in the world,~to God's activities in the world, 398 I, 2,11 | mind, goodness~and mercy of God: “The invisible things of 399 I, 2,11 | words: the closeness of God to His creation, and~especially 400 I, 2,11 | all surpassing love of God for each one of us, as revealed 401 I, 2,11 | the cross of the Son of God for our salvation.~The final 402 I, 2,11 | the wisdom and~goodness of God, the closeness of God, the 403 I, 2,11 | of God, the closeness of God, the love of God; and from 404 I, 2,11 | closeness of God, the love of God; and from our side, a recognition 405 I, 2,11 | salvation and draw near to God.~ 406 II | Part II~God Manifest in the World~ 407 II, 3 | 3. God and the Creation~ 408 II, 3,1 | Introduction.~In the beginning God created the heaven and the 409 II, 3,1 | the fundamental truths of~God, of the world, and of man.~ 410 II, 3,1 | world, and of man.~A. Of God. The chief truth expressed 411 II, 3,1 | expressed in Genesis is of God as the One Spiritual Essence~ 412 II, 3,1 | Genesis, “In the beginning God~created,” tell us that God 413 II, 3,1 | God~created,” tell us that God is the sole extra-temporal, 414 II, 3,1 | together with~the earth. God is One. God is Personal, 415 II, 3,1 | with~the earth. God is One. God is Personal, Intellectual 416 II, 3,1 | account with the words, “And God saw everything that He had 417 II, 3,1 | dependent on the will of God.~(c) It appeared not in 418 II, 3,1 | but by the free desire of God.~(e) It was created by the 419 II, 3,1 | was created by the Word of God, with the participation 420 II, 3,1 | essence is distinct from God. It is not~(1) part of His 421 II, 3,1 | earth at the command of God, except for the soul~of 422 II, 3,1 | the image and likeness of God.~(3) What the consequences 423 II, 3,1 | of the creation are:~(a) God remains in His nature distinct 424 II, 3,1 | world, and the world from God.~(b) God did not suffer 425 II, 3,1 | the world from God.~(b) God did not suffer any loss 426 II, 3,1 | nothing uncreated, apart from God Himself.~(d) Everything 427 II, 3,1 | the highest creation of God on earth. Recognizing this, 428 II, 3,1 | acknowledgment of a Personal~God, we could not turn to Him: 429 II, 3,1 | world is co-eternal with God, in some way independent~ 430 II, 3,1 | some way independent~of God, in some way equal to God, 431 II, 3,1 | God, in some way equal to God, or else born from God by 432 II, 3,1 | to God, or else born from God by emanation, then this 433 II, 3,1 | the world itself is like God in dignity, and that man, 434 II, 3,2 | passages in~the word of God; e.g., “God made them out 435 II, 3,2 | the word of God; e.g., “God made them out of things 436 II, 3,2 | do appear” (Heb. 11:3); “God calleth~those things which 437 II, 3,2 | in his work The City of God, said~“What kind of days 438 II, 3,2 | was made by the~Word of God, and God, we read, separated 439 II, 3,2 | by the~Word of God, and God, we read, separated it from 440 II, 3,2 | unhesitatingly believe it” (City of God, Bk. 11, ch. 7; p. 351).~ 441 II, 3,2 | Bk. 11, ch. 7; p. 351).~God created the world by His 442 II, 3,2 | command. By the “word” of God, the Fathers of the Church 443 II, 3,2 | of the almighty will of God, which brought the universe 444 II, 3,2 | and transcendentally good God was not content~to contemplate 445 II, 3,2 | world was created in time, God had the thought of its creation 446 II, 3,2 | Essence. If the word~of God does not give us the right 447 II, 3,2 | read:~“I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker 448 II, 3,2 | Jesus Christ, the Son of God . . . through Whom all things 449 II, 3,3 | creation in the mind of God, the Orthodox Confession 450 II, 3,3 | The world was created by God “so that other~beings glorifying 451 II, 3,3 | the mercy and goodness~of God, as expressed in the creation 452 II, 3,3 | existence and for all of God's providence. The same thoughts 453 II, 3,3 | Theodoret writes, “The Lord God has no need of anyone~to 454 II, 3,3 | whole creation.” Further, “God has need of nothing; but 455 II, 3,3 | and transcendentally good God was not content to contemplate 456 II, 3,4 | the creation.~The word of God and the Fathers of the Church 457 II, 3,4 | that everything created by God was~good, and they indicate 458 II, 3,4 | when it inclines away from God; that is, by following its 459 II, 3,4 | it was created thus. “And God saw that it was good” (Gen. 460 II, 3,4 | very good” (Gen. 1:31).~God created the world perfect. 461 II, 3,4 | question: How did the life of God proceed before the creation 462 II, 3,4 | as one cannot ascribe to~God inactivity and imperfection, 463 II, 3,4 | Divinity and to whomever God reveals it. The~world-creating 464 II, 3,4 | forth subsequently, for God were present even then.~ 465 II, 3,4 | present even then.~With God, everything is before His 466 II, 3,4 | To the question, How was God's omnipotence expressed 467 II, 3,4 | Methodius of Patara notes, “God Omnipotent is outside every 468 II, 3,5 | host” of the angels of God; Gen. 32:1-2). In the Psalter, 469 II, 3,5 | surrounding the Throne of God (ch.~6). The Prophet Ezekiel 470 II, 3,5 | the vision of the House of God (ch. 10).~The New Testament 471 II, 3,5 | instruct him in the word of God (Acts 10:3-7). An angel 472 II, 3,5 | read, “I believe in one God . . . Maker of heaven and 473 II, 3,5 | angelic world was created by God and created~before the visible 474 II, 3,5 | Genesis (“In the beginning God~created the heaven and the 475 II, 3,5 | expressed the idea that~God created the angels long 476 II, 3,5 | Since for the goodness of God it was not sufficient to 477 II, 3,5 | highest Goodness) — therefore, God devised first of all the 478 II, 3,5 | and knowledge. They~serve God, fulfill His providential 479 II, 3,5 | the just and to them that God wills~them to appear. On 480 II, 3,5 | although in comparison with God, Who alone is incomparable, 481 II, 3,5 | they are sent to earth by God they do not remain in heaven”~( 482 II, 3,5 | upon the will and mercy of God.~As fleshless spirits, the 483 II, 3,5 | depths of the Essence of God, which is known to the Spirit 484 II, 3,5 | is known to the Spirit of God only: “The things~of God 485 II, 3,5 | God only: “The things~of God knoweth no man, but the 486 II, 3,5 | no man, but the Spirit of God” (1 Cor. 2:11). They do 487 II, 3,5 | which is also known to God alone: “But of that day 488 II, 3,5 | themselves, without the will of God, perform miracles: “Blessed 489 II, 3,5 | Blessed is the Lord, the~God of Israel, who alone doeth 490 II, 3,5 | coming to earth of the Son of God” (Luke 2:13).~“Reckon,” 491 II, 3,5 | powers. Thus, the word of God calls some of them “angels”~ 492 II, 3,5 | those who are closest to~God: the Thrones, Cherubim, 493 II, 3,5 | testimony of the word of God we know about Angels,~Archangels, 494 II, 3,5 | the Ephesians, saying that~God (the Father) placed His 495 II, 3,5 | revealed in the word~of God, but does not include many 496 II, 3,5 | known precisely only to God, Who is the Cause of their 497 II, 3,5 | this only to thedegree that God has revealed this to us 498 II, 3,5 | which means “Who is like God?” Dan. 10:13; 12:1;~Jude, 499 II, 3,5 | 8) and Gabriel, (“Man of God”; Dan. 8:16, 9:21; Luke 500 II, 3,5 | books: Raphael (“The Help of God”; Tobit~3:17, 12:12-15);


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