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A Nicene Creed Paraphrase

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We believe in one God: divine parent; beginning, end and what exists beyond beginning and ending; creator of all we see, feel, hear, taste, and touch.

We believe in One Lord, Jesus: who is God, the only Son of God, begotten of God the Father. 
Therefore, he is God from God, Light from Light, Love from Love. Truth from Truth.
Jesus was not made, but begotten, for Jesus is God.
And is one with God.
Jesus was with God and through him as LOGOS all things were made for creation and its redemption.
Jesus embodied flesh. Became trapped in human flesh, and truly embodying humanity.
Jesus was divine. Jesus was human. Jesus is the son of God. He was born of a virgin, Mary.
Jesus was a man.
He was crucified by a Roman authority bolstered with the cry of the Jewish people. He truly suffered as humans suffer. He truly died as humans die.
On the third day, he became alive.
In accordance with what has been said in Scripture, he also ascended into heaven and into the dance of the Trinity.
We believe t…