There is power in belief, but that power is limited by what your belief is in. This six-week series walks through some key phrases of an ancient creed that were designed to align a person's heart and mind with a proper belief about God.
Part 1: I Believe
July 29, 2018
When it comes to the foundation of a person's beliefs about God, the event of Jesus' resurrection is the default place to start. But when the apostle Peter dug into the concept of what it means to believe in God, he approached it from a different angle and pointed to a different event.
Part 2: God the Father Almighty
August 5, 2018
We think of God as being big and powerful and mighty. In response, many have a relationship with God filled with feelings of fear and inadequacy. Many find themselves walking on eggshells hoping not to make their BIG God angry. While it's true that God is big and powerful and mighty, fear does not need to define your relationship with him.
Part 3: Jesus Christ, His only Son, Our Lord
August 12, 2018
At times everyone feels the burden of not being the person they want to be. That burden is lifted when you look at how Jesus became someone he was not.
Part 4: He Ascended Into HEaven
August 19, 2018
Jesus' ascension into heaven was either a convenient story or a significant event. As the Apostle Paul tried to show some 1st century Christians exactly what Christ gave them, he showed why it's so important to see the ascension as a significant event.
Part 5: I Believe in the Holy Spirit
August 26, 2018
Twelve men who spent three years as Jesus' disciples could have spent dozens more learning from him. Yet as Jesus was nearing his death he told them that it was a good thing that he was going away. If it wasn't for his absence, the Holy Spirit would have no room to do his work.
Part 6: The rEsurrection of the Body
September 2, 2018
At the end of the Apostles' Creed there are two phrases that are the final product of everything that goes before them: "I believe in the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting."