PART 1 - SECTION TWO

THE CREEDS

CHAPTER ONE - I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER

ARTICLE ONE - "I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER, ALMIGHTY, MAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH"

PARAGRAPH 1 - "I BELIEVE IN GOD"

I - I BELIEVE IN ONE GOD

II - GOD REVEALS HIS NAME

III - GOD, "HE WHO IS", IS TRUTH AND LOVE

IV - THE IMPLICATIONS OF FAITH IN ONE GOD

PARAGRAPH 2 - THE FATHER

I - "IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER"

II - THE REVELATION OF GOD AS A TRINITY

III - THE HOLY TRINITY IN THE TEACHING OF THE

FAITH


IV - THE DIVINE WORKS AND THE TRINITARIAN

MISSION

PARAGRAPH 3 - THE ALMIGHTY

PARAGRAPH 4 - THE CREATOR

I - CATECHESIS ON CREATION

II - CREATION - WORK OF THE HOLY TRINITY

III - "THE WORLD WAS CREATED FOR THE GLORY OF

GOD"


IV - THE MYSTERY OF CREATION

V - GOD CARRIES OUT HIS PLAN: DIVINE

PROVIDENCE

PARAGRAPH 5 - HEAVEN AND EARTH

I - THE ANGELS

II - THE VISIBLE WORLD

PARAGRAPH 6 - MAN

I - "IN THE IMAGE OF GOD"

II - "BODY AND SOUL BUT TRULY ONE"

III - "MALE AND FEMALE HE CREATED THEM"

IV - MAN IN PARADISE

PARAGRAPH 7 - THE FALL

I - WHERE SIN ABOUNDED, GRACE ABOUNDED ALL

THE MORE


II - THE FALL OF THE ANGELS

III - ORIGINAL SIN

IV - "YOU DID NOT ABANDON HIM TO THE POWER OF

DEATH"

CHAPTER TWO - I BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST, THE ONLY SON OF GOD

ARTICLE TWO - "AND IN JESUS CHRIST, HIS ONLY SON, OUR LORD"

I - JESUS

II - CHRIST

III - THE ONLY SON OF GOD

IV - LORD

ARTICLE THREE - "HE WAS CONCEIVED BY THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT"

PARAGRAPH 1 - THE SON OF GOD BECAME MAN

I - WHY DID THE WORD BECOME FLESH?

II - THE INCARNATION

III - TRUE GOD AND TRUE MAN

IV - HOW IS THE SON OF GOD MAN?

PARAGRAPH 2 - "CONCEIVED BY THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT"

I - CONCEIVED BY THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

II - .... BORN OF THE VIRGIN MARY

PARAGRAPH 3 - THE MYSTERIES OF CHRIST'S LIFE

I - CHRIST'S WHOLE LIFE IS MYSTERY

II - THE MYSTERIES OF JESUS' INFANCY AND HIDDEN LIFE

III - THE MYSTERIES OF JESUS' PUBLIC LIFE
ARTICLE FOUR - "JESUS CHRIST SUFFERED UNDER PONTIUS PILATE, WAS CRUCIFIED, DIED AND WAS BURIED"

PARAGRAPH 1 - JESUS AND ISRAEL

I - JESUS AND THE LAW

II - JESUS AND THE TEMPLE

III - JESUS AND ISRAEL'S FAITH IN THE ONE GOD AND SAVIOUR

PARAGRAPH 2 - JESUS DIED CRUCIFIED

I - THE TRIAL OF JESUS

II - CHRIST'S REDEMPTIVE DEATH IN GOD'S PLAN OF SALVATION

III - CHRIST OFFERED HIMSELF TO HIS FATHER FOR OUR SINS

PARAGRAPH 3 - JESUS CHRIST WAS BURIED

ARTICLE FIVE - "HE DESCENDED INTO HELL, ON THE THIRD DAY HE ROSE AGAIN"

PARAGRAPH 1 - CHRIST DESCENDED INTO HELL

PARAGRAPH 2 - ON THE THIRD DAY HE ROSE FROM THE DEAD

I - THE HISTORICAL AND TRANSCENDANT EVENT

II - THE RESURRECTION - A WORK OF THE HOLY TRINITY

III - THE MEANING AND SAVING SIGNIFICANCE OF THE RESURRECTION

ARTICLE SIX - "HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN AND IS SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER"

ARTICLE SEVEN - "FROM THENCE HE WILL COME AGAIN TO JUDGE THE LIVING AND THE DEAD"

I - HE WILL COME AGAIN IN GLORY

II - TO JUDGE THE LIVING AND THE DEAD

CHAPTER THREE - I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT

ARTICLE EIGHT - "I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT"

I - THE JOINT MISSION OF THE SON AND THE SPIRIT

II - THE NAME, TITLES, AND SYMBOLS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

III - GOD'S SPIRIT AND WORD IN THE TIME OF THE PROMISES

IV - THE SPIRIT OF CHRIST IN THE FULLNESS OF TIME

V - THE SPIRIT AND THE CHURCH IN THE LAST DAYS
ARTICLE NINE - "I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH"

PARAGRAPH 1 - THE CHURCH IN GOD'S PLAN

I - NAMES AND IMAGES OF THE CHURCH

II - THE CHURCH'S ORIGIN, FOUNDATION AND MISSION

III - THE MYSTERY OF THE CHURCH

PARAGRAPH 2 - THE CHURCH - PEOPLE OF GOD, BODY OF CHRIST, TEMPLE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

I - THE CHURCH - PEOPLE OF GOD

II - THE CHURCH - BODY OF CHRIST

III - THE CHURCH IS THE TEMPLE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

PARAGRAPH 3 - THE CHURCH IS ONE, HOLY, CATHOLIC, AND APOSTOLIC

I - THE CHURCH IS ONE

II - THE CHURCH IS HOLY

III - THE CHURCH IS CATHOLIC

IV - THE CHURCH IS APOSTOLIC

PARAGRAPH 4 - CHRIST'S FAITHFUL - HIERARCHY, LAITY, CONSECRATED LIFE

I - THE HIERARCHICAL CONSTITUTION OF THE CHURCH

II - THE LAY FAITHFUL

III - THE CONSECRATED LIFE

PARAGRAPH 5 - THE COMMUNION OF SAINTS

I - COMMUNION IN THE SPIRITUAL GOODS

II - THE COMMUNION OF THE CHURCH OF HEAVEN AND EARTH
PARAGRAPH 6 - MARY, MOTHER OF CHRIST, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH

I - MARY'S MOTHERHOOD WITH REGARD TO THE CHURCH

II - DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN

III - MARY - ESCHATOLOGICAL ICON OF THE CHURCH
ARTICLE TEN - "I BELIEVE IN THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS"

I - ONE BAPTISM FOR THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS

II - THE POWER OF THE KEYS
ARTICLE ELEVEN - "I BELIEVE IN THE RESURRECTION OF THE BODY"

I - CHRIST'S RESURRECTION AND OURS

II - DYING IN CHRIST JESUS
ARTICLE TWELVE - "I BELIEVE IN LIFE EVERLASTING"

I - THE PARTICULAR JUDGMENT

II - HEAVEN

III - THE FINAL PURIFICATION, OR PURGATORY

IV - HELL

V - THE LAST JUDGMENT

VI - THE HOPE OF THE NEW HEAVEN AND THE NEW EARTH

"AMEN"

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