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I believe


Romans 10:17 | So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.


Genesis 15:6 | And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness.


Habakkuk 2:4 | Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him, but the righteous shall live by his faith.


Romans 4:5 | And to the one who does not work but believes in him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted as righteousness.


Galatians 3:11 | Now it is evident that no one is justified before God by the law, for “The righteous shall live by faith.”


Ephesians 4:5 | One Lord, one faith, one baptism.



In one God


Deuteronomy 6:4 | Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.


Deuteronomy 4:35 | To you it was shown, that you might know that the LORD is God; there is no other besides him.


1 Corinthians 8:6 | Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.



The Father


Isaiah 64:8 | But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand.


Matthew 6:9 | Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.”


Ephesians 1:2 | Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.


James 1:17 | Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.


Colossians 3:17 | And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.



Almighty


Genesis 17:1 | When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless.


2 Corinthians 6:18 | And I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.



Maker of heaven and earth


Genesis 1:1 | In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.


Psalm 33:6 | By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.


Hebrews 11:3 | By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible.



And of all things visible and invisible.


Psalm 95:6 | Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the LORD, our Maker!


Colossians 1:16 | For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities — all things were created through him and for him.


John 1:3 | All things were made through him, and without him was not anything made that was made.


Revelation 4:11 | “Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honour and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”



And in one Lord


Jeremiah 23:6 | In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. And this is the name by which he will be called: ‘The LORD is our righteousness.’

John 20:28 | Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!”


Romans 10:12 | For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him.



Jesus Christ


Zechariah 9:9 | Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.


Daniel 9:24 | Seventy weeks are decreed about your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to put an end to sin, and to atone for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal both vision and prophet, and to anoint a most holy place.


Ezekiel 34:15 | I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I myself will make them lie down, declares the Lord GOD.


John 10:11 | I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.


Matthew 1:21-23 | She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us).


John 3:34 | For he whom God has sent utters the words of God, for he gives the Spirit without measure.


John 20:31 | But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.



The only-begotten Son of God


Psalm 2:7 | I will tell of the decree: The Lord said to me, “You are my Son; today I have begotten you.”


Isaiah 9:6 | For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.


Matthew 3:17 | And behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”


John 3:16 | For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.



Begotten of the Father before all worlds


John 1:2 | In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.


Colossians 1:15-16 | He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.


John 8:58 | Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.”



God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God


Psalm 27:1 | The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?


John 8:12 | Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”


1 John 5:20 | And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.



Begotten, not made


Micah 5:2 | But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.


John 1:18 | No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known.


Hebrews 1:5 | For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son, today I have begotten you”? Or again, “I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son”?



Being of one substance with the Father


Isaiah 44:6 | Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the Lord of hosts: “I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god.”


Revelation 1:8 | “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”


John 10:30 | “I and the Father are one.”


Colossians 2:9 | For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily.



By whom all things were made


John 1:10 | He was in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world did not know him.


Romans 11:36 | For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.


1 Corinthians 8:6 | Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.


Hebrews 1:8-10 | But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.” And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands”.


Colossians 1:16 | For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.



Who for us men, and for our salvation


Psalm 18:2 | The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.


Lamentations 3:25-26 | The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.


1 Thessalonians 5:9 | For God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.


1 John 2:2 | He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.


Luke 3:5-6 | “Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall become straight, and the rough places shall become level ways, and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.”


Colossians 1:13-14 | He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.


Romans 1:16 | For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.


Luke 19:10 | For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.


Mark 16:16 | Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.


John 3:16 | For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.



Came down from heaven


Deuteronomy 8:3 | And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.


John 6:33 | For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.


John 3:13 | No one has ascended into heaven except he who descended from heaven, the Son of Man.

John 6:38 | For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me.


Ephesians 4:10 | He who descended is the one who also ascended far above all the heavens, that he might fill all things.



And was incarnate by the Holy Spirit of the Virgin Mary


Daniel 2:45 | Just as you saw that a stone was cut from a mountain by no human hand, and that it broke in pieces the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver, and the gold. A great God has made known to the king what shall be after this. The dream is certain, and its interpretation sure.


Isaiah 9:6 | For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.


Luke 1:35 | And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy — the Son of God.


Matthew 1:20 | But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.”



And was made man


1 John 1:1-3 | That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life — the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us — that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.


John 1:14 | And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.


Daniel 7:13 | I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaven there came one like a son of man, and he came to the Ancient of Days and was presented before him.


Mark 13:26 | And then they will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory.



And was crucified for us


Genesis 3:15 | I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.


Numbers 21:8 | And the Lord said to Moses, “Make a fiery serpent and set it on a pole, and everyone who is bitten, when he sees it, shall live.”


Psalm 22:16-18 | For dogs encompass me; a company of evildoers encircles me; they have pierced my hands and feet — I can count all my bones — they stare and gloat over me; they divide my garments among them, and for my clothing they cast lots.


John 3:14 | And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up.


Matthew 20:18-19 | “See, we are going up to Jerusalem. And the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death and deliver him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified, and he will be raised on the third day.”


John 19:18 | There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, and Jesus between them.


Romans 5:8 | But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.


Galatians 3:13 | Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us — for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who is hanged on a tree”.


1 Peter 2:24 | He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.



Under Pontius Pilate


Psalm 2:2-3 | The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his Anointed, saying, “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.”


Luke 18:32 | For he will be delivered over to the Gentiles and will be mocked and shamefully treated and spit upon.


Mark 15:15 | So Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, released for them Barabbas, and having scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.


1 Timothy 6:13 | I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who in his testimony before Pontius Pilate made the good confession.



He suffered


Isaiah 53:7 | He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he opened not his mouth.


Isaiah 50:6 | I gave my back to those who strike, and my cheeks to those who pull out the beard; I hid not my face from disgrace and spitting.


Mark 8:31 | And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again.


Matthew 26:38-39 | Then he said to them, “My soul is very sorrowful, even to death; remain here, and watch with me.” And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”


Matthew 27:50 | And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit.


1 Peter 2:21 | For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.



and was buried


John 19:30 | When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished”, and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.


Mark 15:37 | And Jesus uttered a loud cry and breathed his last.


Romans 5:6 | For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.


1 Corinthians 1:23 | But we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles.


Luke 23:52-53 | This man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Then he took it down and wrapped it in a linen shroud and laid him in a tomb cut in stone, where no one had ever yet been laid.



and the third day He rose again according to the Scriptures


1 Corinthians 15:4 | That he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.


Psalms 16:10 | For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol, or let your holy one see corruption.


Matthew 12:40 | For just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.


Mark 16:6 | And he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid him.”


John 20:19-20 | On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.


Luke 24:45-47 | Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.”


2 Timothy 2:8 | Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, the offspring of David, as preached in my gospel.


2 Timothy 3:15-17 | And how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.



and ascended into heaven


Luke 24:51 | While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven.


Acts 1:9-11 | And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes, and said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.”



and sits at the right hand of the Father


Psalm 110:1 | The LORD says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.”


Mark 16:19 | So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.


Acts 7:56 | And he said, “Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God.”


Hebrews 1:3 | He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.


Matthew 28:18 | And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.”



and He shall come again with glory


John 14:3 | And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.


Matthew 25:31 | “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.”


Matthew 24:27 | For as the lightning comes from the east and shines as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.


1 Thessalonians 4:16 | For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.


Revelation 1:7 | Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen.


Revelation 22:12-13 | “Behold, I am coming soon, bringing my recompense with me, to repay everyone for what he has done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”


Revelation 22:20-21 | He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all. Amen.



to judge the living and the dead


Isaiah 45:21 | Declare and present your case; let them take counsel together! Who told this long ago? Who declared it of old? Was it not I, the LORD? And there is no other god besides me, a righteous God and a Saviour; there is none besides me.


Psalm 9:8 | And he judges the world with righteousness; he judges the peoples with uprightness.


Acts 10:42 | And he commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one appointed by God to be judge of the living and the dead.


Matthew 16:27 | For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done.


Mark 8:38 | For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”


Matthew 25:31-33 | “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.”


2 Corinthians 5:10 | For we must all appear before the judgement seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.


Matthew 24:36 | But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.



whose kingdom shall have no end.


Daniel 7:13-14 | I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaven there came one like a son of man, and he came to the Ancient of Days and was presented before him. And to him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him; his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom one that shall not be destroyed.


Lamentations 5:19 | But you, O Lord, reign for ever; your throne endures to all generations.


Psalms 145:13 | Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations. [The LORD is faithful in all his words and kind in all his works.]


Micah 4:7 | And the lame I will make the remnant, and those who were cast off, a strong nation; and the LORD will reign over them in Mount Zion from this time forth and for evermore.


2 Peter 1:11 | For in this way there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.


Luke 1:33 | And he will reign over the house of Jacob for ever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.


Revelation 11:15 | Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign for ever and ever.”



And I believe in the Holy Spirit


Genesis 1:2 | The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.


Isaiah 11:2 | And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.


Matthew 1:18 | Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.


Matthew 3:11 | I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.


Matthew 3:16 | And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him.


John 14:26 | But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.


Romans 5:5 | And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.



the Lord and Giver of life


Acts 5:3-4 | But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back for yourself part of the proceeds of the land? While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not at your disposal? Why is it that you have contrived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God.”


2 Corinthians 3:17 | Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.


2 Corinthians 3:6 | Who has made us competent to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.


John 3:5-6 | Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.”


John 6:63 | It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.



who proceeds from the Father and the Son


John 14:16-17 | And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you for ever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.


John 15:26 | But when the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will bear witness about me.


Romans 8:9 | You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. Anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.


Galatians 4:6 | And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!”


John 20:21-22 | Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.” And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.



who with the Father and the Son together is worshiped and glorified


Exodus 20:3 | “You shall have no other gods before me.


Luke 4:8 | And Jesus answered him, “It is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.’”


John 4:24 | God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.


Matthew 3:16-17 | And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”


Matthew 28:19 | Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.


John 5:23 | That all may honour the Son, just as they honour the Father. Whoever does not honour the Son does not honour the Father who sent him.


Hebrews 1:6 | And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God's angels worship him.”


John 17:5 | And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed.


1 Peter 4:14 | If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you.



who spoke by the Prophets.


Ezekiel 13:2 | “Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel, who are prophesying, and say to those who prophesy from their own hearts: ‘Hear the word of the Lord!’


1 Peter 1:10-11 | Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and enquired carefully, enquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories.


2 Peter 1:21 | For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.


Ephesians 2:19-22 | So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord. In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit.



And I believe in one


1 Corinthians 12:13 | For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body — Jews or Greeks, slaves or free — and all were made to drink of one Spirit.


Romans 12:4-5 | For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.


John 10:16 | And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.


1 Corinthians 10:16–17 | The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for we all partake of the one bread.



holy


Isaiah 1:18 | “Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.”


1 Peter 2:5 | You yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.


Ephesians 5:27 | So that he might present the church to himself in splendour, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.


1 Peter 1:15-16 | but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.”



catholic


Mark 16:15 | And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.


1 Corinthians 1:2 | To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours.



and apostolic


John 8:31-32 | So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”


Galatians 1:6-8 | I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel — not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed.


Ephesians 2:20 | Built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone.


Acts 2:42 | And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.


Revelation 21:14 | And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.



Church.


Genesis 22:17-18 | I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies, and in your offspring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because you have obeyed my voice.


Ephesians 3:6 | This mystery is that the Gentiles are fellow heirs, members of the same body, and partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.


Acts 20:28 | Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.


Ephesians 1:22-23 | And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.



I acknowledge one Baptism


Ezekiel 36:25-27 | I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean from all your uncleannesses, and from all your idols I will cleanse you. And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules.


Ephesians 4:5 | One Lord, one faith, one baptism.


John 3:5 | Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.”


Matthew 28:19-20 | Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.


Romans 6:3 | Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?



for the remission of sins


Mark 16:16 | Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.


Acts 2:38-39 | And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself.”


Acts 22:16 | And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.

1 Peter 3:21 | Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.


Titus 3:5 | He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit.


Colossians 2:11-12 | In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.


Galatians 3:26-27 | for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.



and I look for the resurrection of the dead


Daniel 12:2 | And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.


Job 19:26 | And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God.


1 Thessalonians 4:16 | For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.


1 Corinthians 15:12-13 | Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised.


1 Corinthians 15:52 | In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed.



and the life of the world to come.


Mark 10:29-30 | Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life.”


1 Corinthians 15:54-57 | When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.” “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting? ”The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.


1 John 3:2 | Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.


1 Thessalonians 4:17 | Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord.


Revelation 22:5 | And night will be no more. They will need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and they will reign for ever and ever.



Amen.


Psalm 106:48 | Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! And let all the people say, “Amen!” Praise the LORD!


2 Corinthians 1:20 | For all the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory.


Revelation 22:20-21 | He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.”
Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all. Amen.


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