1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 A Study on the Apostles’ Creed APOSTLES’ CREED “He ascended into heaven; and sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead.”
1.2 The religious instinct within us expresses itself in 3 forms – a ritual, a creed and a life. 1.2.1 Ritual – an outward act to propitiate the Deity/God
1.2.1 Creed – a rationale for worship, a formula of a confession of faith
1.2.3 Life – not content with a ritual and creed, people attempt to express their religion in their life
1.3 FOCUS TODAY: Jesus is not passive but actively interested in you and me – to prepare us for His glorious return.
2. JESUS MAY SEEM TO BE “RESTING ON HIS LAURELS” NOW 2.1 Jesus has every right to do so – because He perfectly finished the work of salvation.2.1.1 “It is finished.” (John 19: 30)
2.1.2 “But when this priest (Jesus) had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, He sat down at the right hand of God …” (Hebrews 10: 12)