New Creeds/Confessions Booklet

 Last year, a few friends and I edited a booklet of the Reformed Creeds and Confessions called Christian Truths Summarized.  It contains the Apostles' Creed, the Nicene Creed, the Athanasian Creed, the Belgic Confession, the Heidelberg Catechism, and the Canons of Dort. This booklet is around 100 pages long.  Along with the above documents, it contains an introduction to… Continue reading New Creeds/Confessions Booklet

Growing in Christ: Creed, Commandments, and Prayer

I've found J. I. Packer's Growing in Christ to be a helpful and brief summary of the basics of the Christian faith: the themes of the Apostle's Creed, the Ten Commandments, and the Lord's Prayer.  Indeed, most Reformation catechisms contain discussions of these three basics since even young children can learn and should know them. … Continue reading Growing in Christ: Creed, Commandments, and Prayer

Books of Note: OT Wisdom and the Apostle’s Creed

  UPDATE: 2 March, 2010, 7AM (PST) - It looks like this book is now sold out. I just noticed that the WTS bookstore has this excellent book on clearance (roughly 1/2 price - even much lower than used!): Roland Murphy's Tree of Life 3rd ed (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002).  This is one of my favorites… Continue reading Books of Note: OT Wisdom and the Apostle’s Creed

“To the Saints” (What is a Saint?)

What does it mean when Paul calls God's people "saints?" (cf. Phil 1.1 - to all the saints in Christ Jesus at Philippi [NIV]).  Barth (the young [1926/7] exegete!), in his commentary on Philippians, said this. "[Saints]...describes the condition in which they find themselves on the ground of a specific mind and attitude towards them… Continue reading “To the Saints” (What is a Saint?)