Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Creeds, What Are They Good For?

Mike Brown over at Pilgrim People has a great post on Creeds. Check it out.

"It is interesting to note that creedal statements often appear in Scripture. For example, in Deuteronomy 6, we read the great Shema: “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.” The Jews recited this creed since the days of Moses. It was a critical creed, because it protected the Israelites from the heresy of polytheism, that is, the belief that there are many gods. When Israel received this creed, they were in the process of being brought out of Egypt where t"hey had lived for over 400 years."
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