Tag Archives: The Apostles’ Creed

“He Descended Into Hell”

In the back of my Bible, I have a copy of the Apostles’ Creed, and it contains the line “He descended into hell,” which I tend to recite.  But there are leading evangelical figures who object to this line, contending that it has no … Continue reading

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Creed as Praise

As of 2013, in our gathered worship, we have been closing our time together with a recitation of the Apostles’ Creed.  It’s a fitting way to both express our Trinitarian worship and our identity with the universal Christian church.  And … Continue reading

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The Apostles’ Creed

The Apostles’ Creed I BELIEVE in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. … Continue reading

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Communio Sanctorum

(Latin, “communion of the saints”) The Christian belief, often emphasized in the Catholic and Orthodox church, that the church is comprised of a spiritual communion or fellowship of all saints, including those living (ecclesia militans “the church militant,” cf. 1 … Continue reading

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