- CHALCEDON, DEFINITION OF
- the Nicene Creed affirms1) that the Lord JESUS CHRIST is one;2) that both of His NATURES, God and man are unimpaired, "perfect," consubstantial with God and man, pre-existent and born of the VIRGIN MARY;3) Christ is fully God and fully man, thus securing SALVATION by a saving God and a man identified with men.
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