We’re part of something much bigger than ourselves. Walking through each line of the Apostle’s Creed, this seven-part series looks at the foundation of our Christian beliefs, the staples of our faith, the message of the Bible, and what it all means for our lives today and the eternity to come.
I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth.
What do we believe? The foundation of the Christian faith begins with the One who created it all — almighty God and loving Father.
And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary,
What is the big deal about Jesus? His name has taken fame as the staple of our faith. He’s not simply Jesus, but Jesus the Christ.
suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into hell.
What does the cross represent? Historically known as a place of shame, anguish, and death, we look to the cross and see love, victory and life!
The third day He rose again from the dead.
Jesus rose from the dead, legend or fact? Witnesses testify what they saw in the Bible but can those accounts be trusted? Do you believe He rose again?
He ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty. From thence He will come to judge the living and the dead.
Jesus ascending to Heaven wasn’t Him leaving us, but the fulfillment of a promise that He would always be with us. We have a part to play in what God is doing while we wait for His return.
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Christian Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins,
Apart from God, what can we do? By His Holy Spirit, the Church is supercharged to walk in the forgiveness and love Jesus died for us to have and save the world!
the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.
Ashes to ashes and dust to dust. We all must face the inevitable grave. But because of Jesus’ resurrection we have a hope that overcomes death and promises life everlasting.