The Apostle's and Nicene Creed Essay

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The Apostle's and Nicene Creed A creed is a statement of belief, which states the main beliefs of Christianity and what they have in common. Creeds show how Christianity is different from other faiths. The Apostles and the Nicene Creed are the two creeds most widely used by Christians. The church first used the Apostles’ Creed in the 4th century. This creed is based on an earlier statement of faith called the old roman creed. The Apostles did not write the Apostles creed. The creed gets its name because it sums up the most important teachings of the Apostles. It was written to help people memorise the basic beliefs of…show more content…
The three parts of the one god are:- 1) God the father; the creator of heaven and earth who he gives life to all creatures who live in heaven and earth. 2) God the son; the redeemer 3) God the Holy Spirit; the part of God which works with people in the world. The apostles creed explains that Jesus is the second person of the trinity. Jesus is god son therefore Jesus is both human and truly divine. Jesus is the Christ who was chosen by god to lead people back to god and to establish the kingdom of god on earth. According to the apostles creed, Jesus was ‘conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary’ becoming blood and flesh to live among us and save us from our sins. This event is known as the incarnation. His unique birth proofs that Jesus is the Son of God. As the apostles creed puts it Jesus really did suffer and die to redeem people. Jesus followers buried him in the tomb of Joseph arimathea. According the apostles creed Jesus descended down to hell to free human beings from their sins and to open the way back to god. The death of Jesus obtained forgiveness for the sins of the world. Jesus had risen from the dead on the third day, and this event is called the resurrection. This is the central belief of our faith-Christianity. The resurrection of Jesus proved that Jesus was the son of god, he opened

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