The Apostles’ Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits

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Thomas Nelson #ad - The president of southern baptist theological Seminary reveals how understanding and living out of the oldest summary of Christian belief leads to a confident, bold, joy-filled existence in a world of confusion and uncertainty. The apostles' creed has shaped and guided Christian faith for almost two thousand years.

But do we know what it really means—and how it applies to us today?In The Apostles' Creed, renowned theologian and pastor R. Works line-by-line and phrase-by-phrase through each section of the Creed, explaining in clear terms what it means and how it equips Christians to live faithfully in a post-Christian culture.

The Apostles' Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits #ad - From understanding the nature of the trinity and the miracle of the Incarnation to the world-shaking truth of the resurrection and the hope of Christ's return, the theological heritage contained in this ancient statement has the power to shape us for vibrant and steadfast living today. Few documents in the history of the church have similar influence on the life of ordinary believers.

Albert Mohler Jr. Shared by protestant, roman catholic, and Eastern Orthodox traditions, the Apostles' Creed is perhaps the most compelling and formidable statement of Christian doctrine the world has ever known. The apostles' Creed shows us how.

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Affirming the Apostles' Creed

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Crossway #ad - Packer explains the meaning and implications of each phrase of this great creed. Though often recited in unison during worship services, the creed begins with the phrase "I believe, " making it a deeply personal profession of faith. But when was the last time you examined it closely?In Affirming the Apostles' Creed, an excerpt from Growing in Christ, noted Bible scholar and author J.

. Each concise chapter serves as an invitation to dive further into the creed-and as a result, into the essentials of the Christian faith-by concluding with discussion questions and Bible passages for further study. I. The apostles' creed is the oldest, most beautiful succinct summary of Christian beliefs.

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Grace Defined and Defended: What a 400-Year-Old Confession Teaches Us about Sin, Salvation, and the Sovereignty of God

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Crossway #ad - Deyoung brings an event from four hundred years ago right back into the present needs of the church and of theology. Herman selderhuis, relished, theological university apeldoorn; director, refo500Grace Is Too Precious a Doctrine to Settle for Vague GeneralitiesGrace―a doctrine central to the gospel―ought to be clearly defined so it can be celebrated,  Professor of Church History, and consistently defended.

In this book, kevin deyoung leads us back to the Canons of Dort, a seventeenth-century document originally written to precisely and faithfully define this precious doctrine. The canons of dort stand as a faithful witness to the precise nature of God’s supernatural, redeeming, sovereign, resurrecting grace―when so many people settle for vague generalities that water down the truth.

Grace Defined and Defended: What a 400-Year-Old Confession Teaches Us about Sin, Salvation, and the Sovereignty of God #ad - In three concise sections―covering history, the five important doctrines that they explain, and practical application― DeYoung explores what led to the Canons and why they were needed, theology, and Dort’s place in the Christian faith today.

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The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down: The Lord's Prayer as a Manifesto for Revolution

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Thomas Nelson #ad - But to the disciples who first heard these words from Jesus, the prayer was a thunderbolt, a radical new way to pray that changed them and the course of history. Far from a safe series of comforting words, topples every earthly power, the Lord’s Prayer makes extraordinary claims, and announces God’s reign over all things in heaven and on earth.

We desperately need to relearn its power and practice. Our father, who art in heaven…. The opening words of the lord’s prayer have become so familiar that we often speak them without a thought, sometimes without any awareness that we are speaking at all. Recaptures the urgency and transformational nature of the prayer, revealing once again its remarkable, world-upending power.

The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down: The Lord's Prayer as a Manifesto for Revolution #ad - Albert Mohler Jr. The prayer that turns the World Upside Down shows us how. Step by step, phrase by phrase, the Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down explains what these words mean and how we are to pray them. The lord’s prayer is the most powerful prayer in the Bible, taught by Jesus to those closest to him.

In this groundbreaking new book, R.

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The Apostles' Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism Christian Essentials

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Lexham Press #ad - We believe them, we recite them, but do we build our lives on them?The fact that so many in the early church died for their faith means they were caught up in something greater than themselves. But do you understand it?the apostles’ Creed has become so familiar to us that we don’t think about what we’re saying.

You recite it. What were those truths? how did they empower a revolution? How did early church pastors and theologians use the Apostles’ Creed as the essential guide to the basics of the Christian life?Ben Myers re-introduces that creed. He shows us what about the christian faith is so counter-cultural, and what truths embedded in the Apostles’ Creed we’ve come to assume, when really they should amaze us and earn our allegiance unto death.

The Apostles' Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism Christian Essentials #ad - Christians from different times, places, and traditions have been united by its eternal truths.

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Bible Study Book: Together We Believe - The Apostles' Creed

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LifeWay Press #ad - The lines of the creed aren’t mere words. Creeds don’t hold any authority apart from Scripture, but they do point outside themselves to the authoritative Word of God. Understand the significance of understanding and clearly professing what you believe. They are the essence of what we confess and believe.

Repeating the creed doesn’t make disciples. Session Topics: 1. I believe In 2. God the father almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth 3. And in jesus christ, His Only Son, Our Lord 4. Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary 5. Suffered under pontius Pilate; Was Crucified, Dead, and Buried 6.

Bible Study Book: Together We Believe - The Apostles' Creed #ad - He descended to hell, the Third Day He Rose Again from the Dead 7. He ascended into heaven and Sits on the Right Hand of the Father Almighty 8. From whence he shall Come to Judge the Living and the Dead 9. I believe in the Holy Spirit 10 The holy catholic Church, the Communion of Saints 11. The forgiveness of Sins 12.

The resurrection of the Body and the Life Everlasting.

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"I Believe": Exploring the Apostles' Creed

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IVP Books #ad - Divided into six sections with reflection and discussion questions included for each core truth, "I Believe" is ideal for your personal study or for use in a small group or Sunday school class. What are the basics of christian belief?how can you know the most important elements of the faith?When you hear people talk about doctrines that seem unfamiliar, how can you know if they are at the core of Christianity or outside the center? The basics of Christian faith have remained the same for centuries.

Among these, the Apostles' Creed is one of the most important. Here is the basic book you need to understand the basics of Christianity. Affirmed by the church around the world since its earliest years, these truths are summarized in documents known as creeds. In this brief book, alister mcgrath introduces you to the essential truths about God the Father, the person and work of Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit.

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What Christians Ought to Believe: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine Through the Apostles' Creed

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Zondervan Academic #ad - An appendix includes the Apostles’ Creed in the original Latin and Greek. What christians ought to believe is ideally suited for both the classroom and the church setting to teach beginning students and laypersons the basics of what Christians ought to affirm if they are to be called Christians. In what christians ought to believe michael Bird opens our eyes to the possibilities of the Apostle’s Creed as a way to explore and understand the basic teachings of the Christian faith.

Bringing together theological commentary, and memorable illustrations, tips for application, What Christians Ought to Believe summarizes the basic tenets of the Christian faith using the Apostle’s Creed as its entryway. After first emphasizing the importance of creeds for the formation of the Christian faith, following the Creed’s outline, introduces the Father, each chapter, the Son, and the Spirit and the Church.

What Christians Ought to Believe: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine Through the Apostles' Creed #ad - . Zondervan. Modern christians have often hesitated to embrace the ancient creeds because of our “nothing but the Bible” tradition.

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What We Believe: Understanding and Confessing the Apostles' Creed

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Baker Books #ad - Zondervan. Sproul provides a matchless introduction to the basics of the Christian faith. What do christians believe about god the Father, Jesus Christ, eternal life, the church, salvation, and more? This contemporary classic from theologian R. C.

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We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage, and the Very Meaning of Right and Wrong

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Thomas Nelson #ad - Now, access to same-sex marriage is increasingly seen as a basic human right. Thomas Nelson Inc. In a matter of less than a generation, western cultures have experienced a moral revolution. Dr. Mohler helps christians in their understanding of the underlying issues of this significant cultural shift and how to face the challenge of believing faithfully, living faithfully, and engaging the culture faithfully in light of this massive change.

R. Albert mohler examines how this transformation occurred, the prevalence of heterosexual cohabitation, liberation of sex from reproduction, the normalization of homosexuality, revealing the underlying cultural shifts behind this revolution: the acceptance of divorce culture, and the rise of the transgender movement.

We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage, and the Very Meaning of Right and Wrong #ad - He then offers a deep look at how the bible and Christian moral tradition provide a comprehensive understanding upon which Christians can build their personal lives, church ministry, their marriages, and cultural engagement. Dr. Twenty years ago, not one nation on earth had legal same-sex marriage. Zondervan.

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Humble Calvinism

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The Good Book Company #ad - Author jeff medders admits that he is quick to defend Calvinism, but often slow to humbly love Christians who take a different view. It calls them to hold calvinism in their hearts, so that they are humble and gracious as well as zealous for the truth, not just in their heads, to the praise and glory of Christ and his church.

His warm-hearted, fueling a love of christ and his people that builds others up, revealing that a true understanding has a humbling effect on our hearts, challenging and surprisingly witty book takes readers through the the five points of Calvinism, rather than tearing them down. Thomas Nelson Inc. Zondervan.

Humble Calvinism #ad - This book is both a helpful summary of what Calvinism is, and a helpful challenge to those who are convinced Calvinists.

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