The first four words of the Apostles’ Creed, “I believe in God,” contain nothing that makes Christianity different from most other religions. In fact, even demons would have no issue with them: “You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble” (James 2:19).
It should be clear with even the most casual read that the Apostles’ Creed…
It should be clear with even the most casual read that the Apostles’ Creed uses the Trinitarian view of God—that the one God exists in three Persons—as its framework.
by: R.L. Wilson I believe. There is a wealth of information to be gleaned from those first two words of the Apostles’ Creed. The Creed outlines the basic beliefs of…
We recently aired a short series with Dr. Gary Habermas regarding the creedal statements found in the New Testament. But why should we really care about those statements or about the creeds used in our churches today (e.g., the Apostles’ Creed, the Nicene Creed and others)?
Christians base their faith on the belief Jesus physically and litearily rose from the dead. But who were the people who saw Jesus alive again? How many people saw Him?…
In the New Testament, the Greek word apologia is used in various places regarding a defense or answer. For example, 1 Peter 3:15-16 states, “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer [a form of the Greek apologia] to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.
Christians practice baptism, a Greek word that means to go into water. When a person believed in Jesus in the New Testament, the person would be baptized in front of other people to show he or she was a follower of Jesus.
In the 1500s, a group of European Christians called Protestant Reformers separated from the Roman Catholic Church over a variety of differences in beliefs. What are some of these differences?
The Bible does not teach any form of tritheism or polytheism, as in the Mormon faith, but that there is only one true God from all eternity. As Jesus taught: “Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent” (John 17:3).