Faith of Our Fathers: A Study of the Nicene Creed

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Canon Press & Book Service, 2007 - 160 pages
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It's not whether you have a creed or not, just which. "No creed but Christ." This claim tries to remove the mess of doctrinal controversy. After all, doesn't everyone know that "doctrine divides"? But would avoiding creeds and confessions really clear away confusion? What do you believe about Jesus? Was he really God? The answers to these important questions make a creed, even if it's poorly worded or false. Creeds are unavoidable. As the church's first "official" ecumenical creed, the Nicene Creed has protected and shaped the life of God's people for centuries. L. Charles Jackson's popular study walks readers through every line of the creed, highlighting its history and contemporary application, and revealing its grounding in Scripture. It shows us a Nicene Creed that is pastoral, practical, and personal.

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Table des matières

No Creed out Corist?
1
A Corporate Confession
9
Faito and Godliness
15
Access to the Fatoer
21
Almigoty Creator
29
God ofGod
37
For Us and for Our Salvation
45
Crucifiedfor Us
51
Foe Holy Spirit
85
Filioqne
91
Woo Has Spoeen oy toe Propvets
97
One Courco
105
One Baptism
115
177e Life oft0e World to Come
121
Key Players and the Historical Context
127
Fartoer Reading
145

Foe Resurrection
59
177eAscension
77

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