How was God the Father revealed by Jesus?

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Jesus revealed the Father by calling Him by that name. When Jesus drove the money changers from the temple, He said, “You shall not make my Father’s house a house of trade” (John 2:16). He said to His disciples, “By this my Father is glorified; that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be my disciples. As the Father …

How did Jesus reveal the Holy Spirit?

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Jesus revealed God the Holy Spirit as the Third Divine Person of the Holy Trinity Whom He and the Father would send to His Church to teach, guide and strengthen it. Jesus taught that God the Holy Spirit was the equal of Himself and the Father. At the Last Supper Jesus told the Apostles: “But when the Counselor comes, whom …

Who is God the Father?

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God the Father is the First Person of the Holy Trinity, Who eternally begets or generates God the Son. This begetting is similar to a person who begets an idea or work in his mind.

Who is God the Son?

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God the Son is the Second Person of the Holy Trinity, because from all eternity He is begotten in the mind of the Father. He is called the Divine Word because He is the mental word in which God the Father expresses the thought of Himself; this thought or Word is the perfect and eternal image of the Father.

In what ways can we honor the Holy Trinity?

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We honor the Holy Trinity by trying to understand, as much as we can by faith, that by Baptism we are called to a close union of love with the three divine Persons. God the Father is our Father and Author of Life; God the Son is our Lord and Savior; and God the Holy Spirit is our Teacher and …

What is Creation?

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Creation means that God brought all things in the universe into existence out of nothing and that He keeps them in existence. Only God, Whose power is without limit, can do that. We owe everything we have to God. In the beginning God said, “‘Let there be light’; and there was light… ‘Let there be a firmament in the midst …

Can we know God through created things?

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Yes, among other ways, God makes Himself known to us through the things that He has made. Sacred Scripture teaches us that man can come to know God through created things. The Church also teaches that, from the natural light of human reason, man can come to know God as the beginning and end of all that is, and that …

When did the mystery of Salvation begin?

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The mystery of Salvation began with the creation of angels and of the world. We fallen creatures quite often think of Salvation only in terms of being saved from sin and Hell. But more importantly, we are saved for God, to share in His happiness for all eternity. This is the end for which mankind and the angels were first …