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Why Does Apostles Creed Say He Rose AGAIN?

Question: Hey Pastor, I have a question!? For many years I?ve recited the Apostles Creed by heart, but recently, following your suggestion to our congregation, I went over Luther?s Small Catechism again.? (Boy, I sure had forgotten a LOT of what?s there!)? In reading the Catechism, I began to wonder about this phrase:? ?…on the (Read the rest…)

The Creeds

Question: Hey Pastor, why don?t we use the Apostles? Creed more often?? Isn?t it as important as the Nicene Creed? Answer: Ahh!? You have good questions!!? Thanks for writing. Before getting to the heart of your question, I?ll first provide a bit of background on creeds in general.? Historic Christianity has three creeds: The Apostles? (Read the rest…)

Why Does Athanasian Creed Say Must Hold Catholic Faith?

Question: Hey Pastor, I have a question!? On Trinity Sunday we used the Athanasian Creed.? I must say, I was greatly surprised to read in the bulletin insert (on which the Athanasian Creed was printed), the following expression:? ?Whoever desires to be saved must, above all, hold the catholic (universal) faith.? I don?t get it.? (Read the rest…)