Apostles’ Creed

Apostles’ Creed

Apostles’ Creed: “…was crucified…”

It is important that Jesus suffered under Pontius Pilate, but exactly how Jesus suffered is also essential to our faith as Christians. Jesus was crucified. Death by crucifixion is excruciatingly painful. In fact, the word “excruciating” comes directly from the Latin word for cross. Crucifixion was used by the Romans to torture and execute criminals, and ultimately to…

The Apostles’ Creed: “I believe…”

Did you know that demons believe the Apostles’ Creed? That is to say, demons—Satan and his servants—know that every statement in the Apostles’ Creed is true. In modern usage, that’s really all “believe” has come to mean. We have reduced the phrase “I believe” to simply mean: “These are the facts. I have observed and believe that these things are objectively true.” But the…