The Apostles’ Creed Read Responsively with Scripture References
M: I believe in God
C: Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. (John 14:1, Psalm 9:10)
M: the Father
C: This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, (Matthew 6:9)
C: I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty (Exodus 6:3)
M: Maker of heaven and earth.
C: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. (Genesis 1:1)
M: And in Jesus Christ
C: So if God gave them the same gift he gave us who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could stand in God’s way? (Acts 11:17)
M: His only Son,
C: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16)
M: our Lord.
C: We pray this so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. (2 Thessalonians 1:12)
M: who, was conceived by the Holy Spirit
C: So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. (Luke 1:35)
M: of the Virgin Mary.
C: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel (Matthew 1:23)
M: He suffered under Pontius Pilate
C: So they bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate the governor. (Matthew 27:2)
M: was crucified
C: Finally Pilate handed him over to them to be crucified. (John 19:16)
C: With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last. (Mark 15:37)
M: and was buried.
C: At the place where Jesus was crucified, there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had ever been laid. (John 19:41)
M: He descended into hell.
C: After being made alive, he went and made proclamation to the imprisoned spirits (1 Peter 3:19)
M: On the third day he rose again from the dead.
C: They will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised to life. (Mt 17:23)
M: He ascended into heaven
C: After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven (Mark 16:19a)
M: and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
C: and he sat at the right hand of God.(Mark 16:19b)
M: From thence will come again
C: For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. (Matthew 24:27)
M: to judge the living and the dead.
C: he is the one whom God appointed as judge of the living and the dead. (Acts 10:42b)
M: I believe in the Holy Spirit
C: Therefore, anyone who rejects this instruction does not reject a human being but God, the very God who gives you his Holy Spirit (1 Thessalonians 4:8)
M: The holy Christian Church
C: you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
(1 Peter 2:5,9)
M: The communion of saints
C: Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit. (Ephesians 2:19-22)
M: The forgiveness of sins
C: Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. (Acts 13:38)
M: The resurrection of the body
C: So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; (1 Corinthians 15:42)
M: And life everlasting.
C: Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them. (John 3:36)
C: Let all the people say, “Amen!” (Psalm 106:48)
Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.