Articles about Creeds and Statements of Belief

These articles are simply a collection of what different Christian groups believe. They are offered with little or no commentary. If you don’t see your denomination’s statement of belief here, feel free to send it to me.

Whoever desires to be saved should above all hold to the catholic [that is, the historic, universal biblical] faith. Anyone who does not keep it whole and unbroken will doubtless perish eternally.

The New Testament contains a number of creedal statements... that is, saying containing basic Christian belief, phrased in ways intended to be memorized and repeated. There are in the traditional order from Matthew to Revelation.

The Old Roman Creed (also known as Old Roman Symbol) is an earlier and shorter version of the Apostles' Creed.

Historic creeds and statements of faith are valuable tools for understanding orthodox Christianity. The creeds listed below are in what should be chronological order.

Probably the most well-known of the historic creeds, the Apostles’ Creed is also likely to be the most quoted. Its first mention is in a letter written in 390...

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