Growing up, I can often remember preachers using (and often shouting) the phrase, “No creed but Christ!” It was a rallying cry that was always sure to fire up the base… and traveling evangelists were always up for lighting fires back in those days.
At the time, I never really reflected on the phrase that much. I recognized that it was a shot across the bow of Catholicism and many mainline denominations, but that was about it.
It wasn’t until recently that I realized the truth.
“No creed but Christ” is… wait for it… a creed!The lack of creed is, in and of itself, a creed. Click To Tweet
A creed is a system, doctrine, symbol, or statement of belief. And we all have them.
What is yours?
Could you sum up your beliefs in a page? … what about a paragraph, or even a sentence or two?
It’s not as easy as you might think!
PRACTICE: Write a simple creed that best defines your basic beliefs, in a nutshell.