Part 9. The final instalment of our series on the Nicene Creed looks at the last two lines, looking forward to resurrection life.
One Baptism, One Church
Part 8. Although there are so many different branches of Christianity, there is ultimately one universal Church, spread out across the entire globe. We are all united as followers of Jesus, giving our lives to him through one baptism.
The Holy Spirit, the Giver of Life
Part 7. The third person of the trinity is often the hardest to relate to. It’s easy to understand the Father, and the Son, because these roles are very normal to us. But we can easily think of the Spirit … Continue reading “The Holy Spirit, the Giver of Life”
Part 6. You can believe many things about Jesus, but if you don’t have the resurrection you don’t have the gospel. The resurrection and ascension are both absolutely vital to Christianity.
Part 5. So much of baptism isn’t actually about us. We’re declaring what Jesus has done: that he has paid the price, set us free, and brought us into new life. We get to be a footnote in his story.
Dead and Buried
Part 4. Why did Jesus die? Because of love. He wants no one (literally no one) to perish, no one to miss the rescue boat, no one to miss out on life.
Jesus: Begotten, not Made
Part 3. Jesus, the son, is not a created being. He is eternal, completely God, and of the same essence as the Father. If he was just a man he could never save us. It is only because he is … Continue reading “Jesus: Begotten, not Made”
The Father, The Almighty
Part 2. We can call on God in prayer because he is our Father. We can have total confidence in him because he is almighty. He is both willing and able to act.
Part 1. What beliefs lie at the very core of the Christian faith? They dictate our entire understanding of life, suffering, meaning and purpose. They shape every area of our lives. Through this series we explore the Nicene Creed: a … Continue reading “We Believe”