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Statement of Faith

 

The Christian Herald is an unapologetically Christian media organization and holds to certain principles on which our work, and well as our faith, is based. As we work in a culture that often values spin over truth, we are proud to affirm our core beliefs in the Statement of Faith adopted by the World Evangelical Alliance.

 

We believe in...

 

...the Holy Scriptures as originally given by God, divinely inspired, infallible, entirely trustworthy;

and the supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct...

 

One God, eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit...

 

Our Lord Jesus Christ, God manifest in the flesh, His virgin birth, His sinless human life, His divine miracles, His vicarious and atoning death, His bodily resurrection, His ascension, His mediatorial work, and His Personal return in power and glory...

 

The Salvation of lost and sinful man through the shed blood of the Lord Jesus Christ by faith apart from works,

and regeneration by the Holy Spirit...

 

The Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the believer is enabled to live a holy life, to witness and work for the Lord Jesus Christ...

 

The Unity of the Spirit of all true believers, the Church, the Body of Christ...

 

The Resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life,

they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

 

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Another creed of the Christian Church is The Apostles Creed:

 

I believe in God, the Father Almighty,

     the Creator of heaven and earth,

     and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord:

 

Who was conceived of the Holy Spirit,

     born of the Virgin Mary,

     suffered under Pontius Pilate,

     was crucified, died, and was buried.

 

He descended into hell.

 

The third day He arose again from the dead.

 

He ascended into heaven

     and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty,

     whence He shall come to judge the living and the dead.

 

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic* church,

     the communion of saints,

     the forgiveness of sins,

     the resurrection of the body,

     and life everlasting.

 

Amen.

 

*The word "catholic" here historically refers not to the Roman Catholic Church, but to the universal church of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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