The Holy, Catholic Church

the holy, catholic Church   Since Article 3 of the Apostles’ Creed is dedicated to the study of the Person and work of God the Spirit, we might be surprised, therefore, to find that the remainder of the creed no longer directly references the Holy Spirit. Yet, as we discussed last week, the Holy Spirit …

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The First Adultery | Genesis 3:1-13

The event transcribed within these verses of Genesis is one of the most significant to occur within the entire Bible. In fact, the problem that arises from these words is the great conflict of all Scripture. The humans that the LORD God created to be His image-bearers choose to revolt against their Creator. This unauthorized …

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God the Spirit

I believe in the Holy Spirit   In our study through the Apostles’ Creed, we have completed Article 1, which focused upon God the Father, and Article 2, which considers God the Son. We now, therefore, come to Article 3, which has God the Spirit for its theme. Some theologians, such as Calvin, viewed the …

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The First Wedding | Genesis 2:18-25

It is difficult for me to think of a current issue that brings more controversy than that of gender roles and marriage. Marriage within the Christian worldview is increasingly being seen as outdated and intolerant by the rest of the world. The notion of fornication as sin has all but entirely left our culture. Homosexuality …

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The Second Coming

and he will come to judge the living and the dead   After affirming our belief in the divinity and lordship of Jesus, we’ve spent four studies addressing the work of Christ done on our behalf: His incarnation, crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension. Now Article 2 of the Apostles’ Creed concludes with the belief in Christ’s …

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Alive in the Garden | Genesis 2:4-17

Though we were told explicitly that the seventh day was the final day of creation, the bulk of chapter two reads much like an alternate tale of the creation of mankind. For some scholars, this has led them to believe in the documents theory of Genesis, which claims that the book was written by multiple …

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The Ascension

he ascended into heaven, he is seated at the right hand of the Father   In our study through the Apostles’ Creed, we have now covered the work of Jesus up to His resurrection. The miraculous incarnation set the foundations for the redemptive work of Christ. It provided the platform by which God the Son …

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