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Apostles' Creed

The Apostles’ Creed is one of the most known summaries of the Christian faith. Its purpose was to publicly declare, teach and defend the Christian faith. Its significance was also important during the baptism to confess a personal faith.The creed has a trinitarian structure, divided into...

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Concerning Spiritual Gifts (1 Corinthians 12:1-14:40)

The whole discourse on spiritual gifts is one of the most controversial sections in the entire Bible. The study of the original text and employment of literary criticisms open the text in a different way than usually done on the popular level.  We would like to point out one particular...

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Great Commission (Matthew 28:16-20)

The Great Commission is the final moment of the gospel of Matthew before Jesus leaves His desciples. Disciples meet risen Lord at Galilee. They fall down on the ground in reverence, but "some had doubts" (Matt 28:17).Jesus is reacting on these doubts and assures disciples about his power, while He...

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New Jerusalem (Revelation 21:1-22:5)

God's temple is one of the great stories throughout Bible (Gen 1-3; Ex 25-42; 1 Kings 6-9; Ez 40-48; John 1; 15; Rev 21-22). Therefore it is natural that we are encountering it in the end of the Bible, in the book of Revelation 21:1-22:5.Here again, as in the whole book of Revelation,...

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Nicene Creed

The Nicene Creed is a declaration of faith stated by the church fathers on the Council of Nicaea (325 AD). This is the first creed solving crucial doctrinal issues and church disunity.The purpose of the creed is to define orthodox Christianity against sentiments of heretical groups (such as...

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