The Apostles’ Creed ~ Part 3
This post will continue our closer look at the Apostles’ Creed to learn more about what we affirm that we believe.
I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.
“Almighty” is a powerful word that is part of God’s character of being omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent.
This is not like the power of the pagan gods who might intervene in the world from time to time. God’s might is everywhere present in creation. It is the underlying mystery of everything that exists. It is not just a solution to problems in this world. It is the reason there is a world at all.
We could not trust in God if God’s power were limited, sporadic, or unpredictable. A god who exercised that kind of power would be a pagan god: not the world’s sustainer but its invader…
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