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The rule of faith, or, An exposition of the Apostles Creed

The rule of faith, or, An exposition of the Apostles Creed

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Published by Printed by G.M. for Philemon Stephens and Christopher Meredith, and are to be sold at their shop ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apostles" Creed -- Early works to 1800

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    Other titlesExposition of the Apostles Creed.
    Statementby ... Nicholas Bifield ; ... now published ... by his sonne, Adoniram Bifield.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1726:1.
    ContributionsByfield, Adoniram, d. 1660.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 563 [i.e. 535], [23] p.
    Number of Pages563
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17812251M
    OCLC/WorldCa21553830

    The Apostles therefore, as we have said, being about to separate in order to preach the Gospel, settled upon this sign or token of their agreement in the faith; and, unlike the sons of Noah, who, when they were about to separate from one another, built a tower of baked bricks and pitch, whose top might reach to heaven, they raised a monument of. The is about providing information about the Christian faith and is based off of the Reformed Orthodox Christian Faith; however, you will find resources from all types of r you are Baptist, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian, Seventh Day Adventist, or whatever you want to call yourself, read the confessions from the church fathers. CHAPTER V. THE RULE OF FAITH. SECT. — The Rule of Faith was given to the Church in the very act of Revelation and its promulgation by the Apostles. But for this Rule to have an actual and permanently efficient character, it must be continually promulgated and enforced by the living Apostolate, which must exact from all members of the. creed [Lat. credo=I believe], summary of basic doctrines of following are historically important Christian creeds. 1 The Nicene Creed, beginning, "I believe in one God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible, and in one Lord Jesus Christ ." It is usually described as a revision by the First Council of Constantinople () of the.


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The rule of faith, or, An exposition of the Apostles Creed Download PDF EPUB FB2

Add tags for "The rule of faith and hope: a brief exposition of the Apostles' Creed". Be the first. The Apostles' Creed, like the Nicene Creed, is widely accepted as a statement of faith among Western Christian churches (both Roman Catholic and Protestant) and used by a number of Christian denominations as a part of worship services.

It is the simplest of all the creeds. Get this from a library. The rule of faith and hope a brief exposition of the Apostles' creed.

[Robert L Ottley]. Olevianus's Exposition of the Apostles Creed is a collection of sermons he preached on the basic articles of the Christian faith. It serves as a reminder that the Reformed tradition did not see itself as separate from the universal church, though it was principally opposed to s: 1.

An Exposition of the Symbol or Creed of the Apostles according to the tenor of the Scripture and the consent of orthodox Fathers of the church (Introduction) I believe in God God, the Father, almighty Creator of heaven and earth (Of the fall of man and the Covenant of.

EDITORIAL NOTE. Dodds' Exposition of the Apostles' Creed will supply a real need. It contains a careful, well-informed, and well-balanced statement of the doctrines of the Church which are expressed or indicated in the Creed, and it will be helpful to many as arranging the passages of Scripture on which these doctrines rest.

The Faith We Profess - A Catholic Guide to the Apostles' Creed - is an excellent summary of Catholic belief and insightful reflection based on the Creed.

The book is highlighted by references to the Sacred Scriptures and examples from everyday life. It is a testament to Monsignor Vaghi's devotion as a teacher of faith to Catholics or to those Reviews: The Apostles’ Creed Or Oldest Creed: The Apostles’ Creed is the oldest creed, and lies at the basis of most others.

Though not, as the long-current legend of its origin affirmed, the direct work of the Apostles, it has its roots in apostolic times, and embodies, with much fidelity, apostolic teaching.

In seems that Rufinius wrote of this gathering in his AD exposition of the Apostles’ Creed. So they met together in one spot and, being filled with the Holy Spirit, compiled this brief token and they decreed that it should be handed out as standard teaching to believers.

That's a thorough enough description of the rule of faith. Every church had one, and it was learned at baptism. There is one very interesting story that we ought to add. The Council of Nicea and the Rule of Faith.

Most people don't realize that the Nicene Creed is just Caesarea's rule of faith with small changes added by the council. Irenaeus' Rule of Faith, c.

A.D. The church, though dispersed throughout the whole world, even to the ends of the earth, has received from the apostles and their disciples this faith in one God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven, earth, and the sea and everything in them; and in one Christ Jesus, the Son of God, who became incarnate for our salvation; and in the Holy Spirit, who.

Tradition, the “Rule of Faith,” and Core Christian Beliefs. The Apostles’ Creed seems to represent some form of what the early church called the “rule of faith.” The early Christians were guided by the “rule of faith,” the Holy Spirit working in community and.

An Exposition of the Creed was a work by John Pearson which was first published in It was based on sermons he delivered at St Clement's, was one of the most influential works on the Apostles' Creed in the Anglican Church.

References. From this Myers suggest the creed was used as a catechism for new believers (p. The creed was memorized and served as the basis for further instruction.

But more than an ancient confession of faith, Myers thinks this rule of faith functions as a part of the baptismal declaration of faith, a “threefold immersion into the life of God” (p. What is meant by an Article of Faith.

— 2. The conditions required for an Article of Faith as understood in the "Creeds." — 3. The reason why the truths of faith are divided into Articles.

— 4. In what sense have the Articles of Faith increased. — 5. The "Creeds," the meaning of a Creed or Symbol of faith. — 6. The Apostles' Creed. "Rule of Faith," is the oldest term used that make reference to the creed. The origin of the creed; legend has it that the creed was shaped from the transcripts of each of the twelve apostles.

Peter, may have contributed "I believe in God the Father; Andrew, continued with "And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord," and so on.

"The Apostles Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism" is published by Lexham Press, the publishing arm of the team at Logos Bible Software platform. Lexham did a beautiful job on the book design, and both the typesetting and the cover art are very appealing/5.

But by the 2 nd century there was a “rule of faith” or a “canon of truth” believed and taught by the Church, and inherited from the Apostles. It just wasn’t an official, textually set confession of faith or a creed, as with the Apostles’ Creed and others that followed.

The different portions of the Apostles’ Creed are termed articles, that is to say, members, for of such members is the body of the Creed composed. And as the human body, when deprived of any one of its members, is seriously disturbed and disabled, so is the whole.

The Apostles' Creed: A User's Guide (Exploring Christian Faith) though it would have benefited from further discussion of the short expositions of the 'Rule of Faith' by Irenaeus, Tertullian, and Origen. While Johnson's exposition pertinent to twenty-first century readers is brief, he makes good use of Reviews: 2.

The Apostles' Creed has shaped and guided Christian faith for almost two thousand years. Shared by Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox traditions, it is perhaps the most compelling statement of Christian doctrine the world has ever known/5.

| A statement of faith used by both Roman Catholic and Protestant churches in the West. Originally treated with suspicion by the Eastern churches, it is now accepted as orthodox, but not used in public services.

The origin of the Apostles' Creed is to be found in the form learned by the catechumen in the course of his preparation for baptism in the early. An explanation of the Apostles' Creed: a thorough exposition of Catholic faith with numerous examples from Holy Scripture, the Father, and other sources Item.

John Pearson (Bishop of Chester, d): An Exposition of the Creed,3d ed fol. (and several later editions by Dobson, Burton, Nichols, Chevallier). One of the classical works of the Church of England. Peter King (Lord Chancellor of England, d): The History of the Apostles' Creed, with Critical Observations, London, APOSTLES' CREED; THE.

kred. The Oldest Creed: The Apostles' Creed is the oldest creed, and lies at the basis of most others. Though not, as the long-current legend of its origin affirmed, the direct work of the Apostles, it has its roots in apostolic times, and embodies, with much fidelity, apostolic teaching.

The Apostles' Creed (Latin: Symbolum Apostolorum or Symbolum Apostolicum), sometimes titled the Apostolic Creed or the Symbol of the Apostles, is an early statement of Christian belief—a creed or "symbol".

It is widely used by a number of Christian denominations for both liturgical and catechetical purposes, most visibly by liturgical Churches of Western tradition, including the Catholic.

Swete's book defending the historical and biblical underpinnings of the Apostles' Creed is an invaluable work referenced in much of the literature on the Apostles' Creed today.

Swete traces the origin of each of the doctrines concerned, showing where it's found in Scripture, how it was developed in the early church and how and why it was included in the Creed. The basics of Christian faith have remained the same for centuries.

Affirmed by the church around the world since its earliest years, these truths are summarized in documents known as creeds. Among these, the Apostles' Creed is one of the most important. That makes this book an excellent resource for high school study (such as a catechism class), new members in the church, and a first doctrinal guide for teachers.

Don’t hesitate to give this book to your pastor: he will read it and enjoy handing it out to those with basic questions about our faith. Isidore, writing on the rule of faith, uses these similar expressions directly as an exposition of the Apostles’ Creed.

The oration of Paulinus at the Council of Friuli has led to his identification by Ffoulkes as the original author; in it expressions parallel to no less than twelve verses of the Quicunque occur.

The fact that Paulinus was. Entry for 'Faith, Rule of' - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia, with it's nea entries and 17 millin words, dwarfs modern Bible encyclopedias with the depth of knowledge.

An explanation of the Apostles' Creed: a thorough exposition of Catholic faith with numerous examples from Holy Scripture, the Father, and other sources 1 edition By unknown author Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks.

Explanation of the Apostles' Creed: A Thorough Exposition of Catholic Faith. Hermann Rolfus. Benziger, - Apostles' Creed - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book.

the exposition of the heart of biblical teaching. The Apostles Creed is at one and the same time the church’s oldest creed and the “rule of faith” (Irenaeus) or the “canon of truth” (Tertullian) In form, rules of faith utilized the Christological formulas or stereo.

THE APOSTLES' CREED. THE REV. JAMES DODDS, D.D. * * * * * Though I am an old Doctor of Divinity, to this day I have not got beyond the children's learning--the Ten Commandments, the Belief, and the Lord's Prayer; and these I understand not so well as I should, though I study them daily, praying with my son John and my daughter MagdalenLUTHER'S _Table-Talk_.

The Apostle’s Creed, called “the oldest Roman catechism,” is so named because it is “rightly considered to be a faithful summary of the Apostles’ faith” (CCC ).

Exactly how that summary came about is an exciting journey through history and legend. Apostles’ Creed, also called Apostolicum, a statement of faith used in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and many Protestant is not officially recognized in the Eastern Orthodox churches.

According to tradition, it was composed by the 12 Apostles, but it actually developed from early interrogations of catechumens (persons receiving instructions in order to be baptized) by the bishop. The Book of Concord () or Concordia (often referred to as the Lutheran Confessions) is the historic doctrinal standard of the Lutheran Church, consisting of ten credal documents recognized as authoritative in Lutheranism since the 16th century.

They are also known as the symbolical books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Apostles Creed. The Apostles’ Creed is both the best known and the least known of all postbiblical creeds. Its doctrine is apostolic, as it proclaims the high points of New Testament teaching.

Elements of the Apostles’ Creed are found in summaries of the faith by early Christian writers, with some lines matching word for word.

When we say the Apostles’ Creed in worship, we are joining with Christians around the world who have said these words for at least 1, years. Packer has called the Apostles’ Creed “a power-point declaration of the basics of the Christian message—in other words, of the gospel itself.”[1] Packer’s statement may seem odd.

Union with Christ In Caspar Olevianus’ Exposition of the Apostles’ Creed Since, then, in the Articles of the Faith, which contain a summary of the gospel, Christ the King Himself offers to us that kingdom of His; and since He effectually confederates us to Himself through faith by the power of His Spirit so that He might rule in us, let us.The creed had originated independently of Scripture—in the early oral teaching and preaching of the apostles; hence its value as a witness to the common faith.

But it was not used to supersede Scripture; it was held to corroborate Scripture, where men by their allegorical and other perversions sought to wrest Scripture from its real sense.the holy catholic church 2. the communion of saints article 10 the forgiveness of sins article 11 the resurrection of the body article 12 and the life everlasting appendix footnotes some books on the apostles' creed or bearing upon articles thereof editorial note dr.

dodds' exposition of the apostles' creed will supply a real need.