What's new: 'The Peter Potential' invites readers to discover possibilities

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  • donn layton, UT
    Aug. 21, 2014 8:50 a.m.

    RE: The Peter Potential.”
    2Peter 1:4 Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate=(koinōnos/*communion ) in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.“ *the communion of saints", in the Apostles' Creed. Or,

    Theosis: Partaking of the Divine Nature-image by Mark Shuttleworth; The Orthodox(Christian) Church understands theosis as a union with the energies of God and 'Not with the essence of God' which always remains hidden and unknown. However, the experience of the Church testifies that this is a true union with God. Orthodox Christians believe there are three persons in the Godhead, each divine, distinct and equal. The Father God is the eternal head; the Son is begotten of the Father; the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father.