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The Nicene Creed (325)
The text of this creed was approved at the Council of Nicea (reputed to have been 318 bishops) in 325. The debate giving rise to this creed turned upon the the nature of the Son (Christ) and His relation to the Father. The term "homoousios" (of one substance with the Father) became the keyword of this debate which, against the objections of the Arians and Sabellians, was endorsed by the majority in attendance to became the orthodox view.
The Creed of Nicea
believe in one God, the Father Almighty,
in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God.
for us men, and for our salvation, came down from heaven,
ascended into heaven, where He is seated at the right hand of the Father;
believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord and Giver of Life,
believe in one holy catholic [universal] and apostolic Church.