By J. I. Packer
Famous Bible student J. I. Packer examines every one word of the Apostles' Creed, inviting readers to dive extra into the necessities of the Christian religion. The Apostles' Creed is the oldest and such a lot fantastically succinct precis of Christian ideals. notwithstanding usually recited in unison in the course of worship providers, this nice creed starts off with the word "I believe," making it a deeply own occupation of religion. therefore it merits own cognizance and exam from each believer. In maintaining the Apostles' Creed (an excerpt from starting to be in Christ) famous Bible student and writer J. I. Packer explains the which means and implications of every word of this creed. either theologically sound and useful, this booklet offers Christians with a kick off point for knowing and utilizing the simple tenets of Christianity. every one concise bankruptcy serves as an invitation to dive extra into the creed-and hence, into the necessities of the Christian faith-by concluding with dialogue questions and Bible passages for extra research.
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My Father . . not as I will, but as you will . . your will be done” (Matthew 26:39, 42). ” (John 18:11). uif! pxo! uif! ; 17:23–26). Giving life and executing judgment are twin tasks that have been wholly committed to him, “that all may honor the Son” (5:23). God’s loving fatherhood of his eternal Son is both the archetype of his gracious relationship with his own redeemed people and the model from which derives the parenthood that God has created in human families. ). Human families, by their very constitution, reflect the Father-Son relationship in heaven, and parent-child relationships should express a love that corresponds to the mutual love of Father and Son in the Godhead.
But that God in creating was absolutely free and unrestricted, and that nothing determined or shaped what he brought into being save his own idea of what it would be like. D SFBUPS ! D SFBUVSF The Creator-creature distinction is basic to the Bible’s view of God’s lordship in providence and grace, and indeed to all true thought about God and man. That is why it is in the Creed. Its importance is at least threefold. First, it stops misunderstanding of God. God made us in his image, but we tend to think of him in ours!
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