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Conceived by the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary

A common critique of the Apostles’ Creed is that it doesn’t discuss Jesus’s life, as it moves straight from Jesus’s birth (“conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary”) to his death (“suffered under Pontius Pilate, crucified, died, and...

Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord

The second section of the Apostles’ Creed is the longest and focuses on the person and work of Jesus. The description of Jesus points to him being fully God and fully man, with the first part of this section highlighting his names and titles. We will look at these four terms to see their...