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Apostles’ Creed: Article 3

Apostles’ Creed: Article 3

“Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the virgin Mary” In this third article of the creed, we confess the incarnation of the Son of God. Seven centuries before the incarnation, Isaiah prophesied, “Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call...
Apostles’ Creed: Article 3

Apostles’ Creed: Article 2

“And in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord” In this second article of the creed, we confess who our Savior is, what he has accomplished, and how we should respond. The Savior’s identity is revealed in two terms. The title “only begotten” affirms his...
Apostles’ Creed: Article 3

Apostles’ Creed: Article 1

“I believe in God the Father, Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth.” In this first article of the creed, the doctrine of the Holy Trinity is simply assumed (Matt. 28:19, 2 Cor. 13:14, 1 John 5:7). Particular focus is then given to God the Father, his almighty power,...
Devotion: Seeds or Weeds?

Devotion: Seeds or Weeds?

How do you get vegetables out of your garden? By planting vegetables, of course. This is a fact almost too obvious to mention, except for the fact that most people seem to have forgotten that you reap what you sow and you harvest what you plant, “for whatsoever a man...
Apostles’ Creed: Article 3

Apostles’ Creed: Intro

As we begin this devotional series on the Apostles’ Creed, it might be helpful first to meditate upon the usefulness of creeds in general. They summarize God’s truth, unite God’s people, and expose God’s enemies. The Holy Bible is an enormous volume. It contains 66...
To Young Mothers

To Young Mothers

By John Angell James (1785—1859) “I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also.” 2 Timothy 1:5 “Likewise, teach the...