Creeds In Worship (traditional)

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

A creed is a summary of God's mighty acts of salvation. Saying or singing the creed in worship is a way of rehearsing the salvation story.

After the sermon, the people respond with an affirmation of faith. The affirmation of faith serves as a way for the congregation to express faith in God through a response to the Scripture readings and the sermon. Formal affirmations of faith include the Nicene Creed and the Apostles' Creed. The Nicene Creed, which originated in a. d. 325 and was set in...


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