On this first day, the most important person we must know about is God, so that is Who we will learn about today.
Come O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love.
Send forth your Spirit, O Lord, and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth.
+ Amen +
God created everything
God is the creator of everyone and everything. He created the sea and the sky, the land and the mountains, the sun and the moon and the stars, the whole universe, all living creatures, all of us and you.
God is perfect and limitless
God is perfect in every single way. He loves you with an infinite love and His mercy has no limits. He is perfectly good, perfectly holy and perfectly just. He knows everything, exists everywhere, lives forever, and never changes. He knows our deepest thoughts and can do anything He pleases. He is above everyone and everything.
There is only one God
There is only one God. In God, there are three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. For that reason, God is also called the Holy Trinity.
God is real
We cannot see God because He has no body, but He sees us, loves us and cares for us. We know that He is real because the beauty of creation and the idea of cause and effect tells us a great power was behind it. We also know because God has personally told us so throughout history, in the Bible, and by the teachings of Jesus Christ, Who is God the Son.
Why did God create us?
God created all of us because He wanted us to be with Him in eternal joy in Heaven. But, we are not yet in Heaven.
Tomorrow, we will learn why we are not yet in Heaven.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How can God be one but be three people as well? God has one nature: Divine. But, His one nature has three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
- How does creation prove that God exists? If you found a pocket watch in a desert, you wouldn’t think nature made it, but an intelligent person. Likewise, when we see the order of the universe, we don’t assume it randomly popped out of nothing or chaos, but by of an intelligence beyond us. See here for more proofs.
- If God is perfect and all loving, how is there suffering in the world? There is suffering because God allows us to make our own decisions and when we make selfish decisions, we create suffering in the world.