Nature of Deity key quotes

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  • Nature of Deity
    • Key Words
      • Deism: The belief in God based upon reason and nature alone
      • Trinity: One God shown in three forms from the Nicene Creed
      • Monotheism: Belief in one God
      • Theism: belief in one God who is the creator and ruler of universe
      • Polytheism: belief in many Gods
      • Iconolasm: belief that God shouldn't be represented through images
      • Anthropomorphism: Describing or representing God using human terms
      • Agnosticism: belief that there is not enough evidence a proof that God exists
      • Numinous: mysterious power that suggests the presence of  a spirit or God
      • Miracle: extraordinary event that undermines the laws of nature
      • Epistemic Gap: the separation of humans from God as a result of The Fall
      • Incarnate: God made flesh in the form of Jesus
    • Key Quotes
      • 'God is that than which nothing greater can be conceived' St Anselm
      • 'No man has seen God at any time' John 1:18
      • 'When God created man, He made them in likeness of God' Genesis 5:1
      • 'In him (Jesus) the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form' Collossians 1:9
      • 'The grace of Jesus, love of God and fellowship of the Holy Sprirt be with you' 2 Corinthians
      • 'The Lord is our God, the Lord is one' Mark 12
      • Acts 2:1: the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
      • 'There cannot be a design without a designer' William Paley


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