I, Jeff Miller, with firm faith believe and profess everything that is
contained in the symbol of faith: namely,
I believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of
all that is visible and invisible. I believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only
Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light,
true God from true God, begotten, not made, one in Being with the Father.
Through him all things were made. For us men and for our salvation he came down
from heaven: By the power of the Holy Spirit, he was born of the Virgin Mary,
and became man. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered,
died and was buried. On the third day he rose again in fulfillment of the
Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the
Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his
kingdom will have no end. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of
life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. With the Father and the Son he
is worshipped and glorified. He has spoken through the Prophets. I believe in
the one holy catholic and apostolic church. I acknowledge one baptism for the
forgiveness of sins. I look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of
the world to come. Amen.
With firm faith I believe as well everything contained in God’s word, written
or handed down in tradition and proposed by the church–whether in solemn
judgment or in the ordinary and universal magisterium–as divinely revealed and
called for faith.
I also firmly accept and hold each and every thing that is proposed by that
same church definitively with regard to teaching concerning faith or morals.
What is more, I adhere with religious submission of will and intellect to the
teachings which either the Roman pontiff or the college of bishops enunciate
when they exercise the authentic magisterium even if they proclaim those
teachings in an act that is not definitive.