Our Beliefs

“All scripture is God-breathed and useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17

As the bulk of Christian churches, we base our beliefs on the Bible. We believe it is God’s word as written by people inspired by the Holy Spirit. Continue reading to see the creeds and confessions we profess to as part of the Christian Reformed Church.

Creeds

Apostles’ Creed

This creed is called the Apostles’ Creed not because it was produced by the apostles themselves but because it contains a brief summary of their teachings. READ MORE

Nicene Creed

The Nicene Creed, also called the Nicaeno-Constantinopolitan Creed, is a statement of the orthodox faith of the early Christian church in opposition to certain heresies, especially Arianism. READ MORE

Confessions

Belgic Confession

The Belgic Confession, written in 1561, takes pains to point out the continuity of Reformed belief with that of the ancient Christian creeds. READ MORE

Canons of Dort

The Canons of Dort is a very finely tuned piece of theological writing, ably delineating a biblically Reformed perspective on matters central to Christian life and experience. READ MORE

Heidelberg Catechism

The Heidelberg Catechism, written in 1563, is a remarkably warm-hearted and personalized confession of faith. READ MORE