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Amen (Apostles' Creed)

We have reached the end of our series going through the Apostles’ Creed (if you have suggestions or ideas for future posts or series, please let me know at ). When the church recites the Apostles’ Creed, it usually ends with “Amen.” This is common for Christians as we...

Life Everlasting (Apostles' Creed)

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life” is the famous verse in John 3 (verse 16) that gives Christians hope for eternal life.  The Apostles’ Creed renders this phrase as “life...

The Resurrection of the Body (Apostles' Creed)

Our beliefs ultimately lead to our values and our hopes. Therefore, the Apostles’ Creed guides us -- not just in what we should know, but also in how we should feel and what we hope for. Therefore, the Creed discusses the resurrection of the body not just as something to believe in but as...

The Forgiveness of Sins (Apostles' Creed)

The Apostles’ Creeds reminds us that a key tenet of the Christian faith is the forgiveness of sins. When we confess this belief we are saying, “I believe that God, because of Christ’s satisfaction, will no longer remember any of my sins or my sinful nature which I need to...