What We Believe
Click on a phrase from the Creed to see Scripture references and commentary from the Church Fathers
The Nicene Creed
The Orthodox Christian Statement of Faith of the Ancient Church 325 A.D. to 381 A.D.
I believe in one God, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.
Light of Light, true God of true God, begotten, not created, of one essence with the Father through Whom all things were made.
Who for us men and for our salvation came down from heaven and was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became man.
He was crucified for us under Pontius Pilate, and suffered and was buried; And He rose on the third day, according to the Scriptures.
And in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the Creator of life, Who proceeds from the Father, Who together with the Father and the Son is worshipped and glorified, Who spoke through the prophets.