THE CREED OF CONSTANTINOPLE - 381 (Nicene Creed)
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The Greek text is as given in J.N.D. Kelly Early Christian Creeds, with slight changes to capitals and punctuation. The Greek text is the original language of this creed.
The English translation follows Kelly's translation.
The Latin text is taken from Migne, PL, Vol. 56, [AD OPERA S. LEONIS MAGNI APPENDIX.] Auctores varii.
The parts in bold type are those which were not in the creed agreed at the Council of Nicaea in 325.
believe in one God,
light from light,
true God from true God,
begotten not made,
of one substance with the Father,
through Whom all things came into existence,
Who because of us men and because of our salvation came down from the heavens,
and was incarnate from the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary
and became man,
and was crucified for us under Pontius Pilate,
and suffered and was buried,
and rose again on the third day according to the Scriptures
and ascended to heaven, and sits on the right hand of the Father,
and will come again with glory to judge living and dead,
of Whose kingdom there will be no end;
And in the Holy Spirit, the Lord and life-giver,
Who proceeds from the Father,
Who with the Father and the Son is together worshipped and together glorified,
Who spoke through the prophets;
in one holy Catholic and apostolic Church.
We confess one baptism to the remission of sins;
we look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen