Our A/B/C/D’s

Do you know why today’s churches appear to promote disdain against traditional and historical Christianity? It’s because in convincing you to embrace their version of Christianity, and not historical Christianity, they can get away with anything. By severing the historic Christian faith and conditioning you to their “faith-filled” environments to embrace their happy, moralistic therapeutic “deity”, not even you can hold them accountable to the things they say.

Over the last 2000 years the church has combated errors, heresies and false teachers by producing the ABCD’s. It is only in the last fifty years that church leaders have failed to address the mass influx of false teachers and their entertainment-driven circus circuits. Today false teachers band together and by pure force, suppress our historical Christian faith by flooding our Christian bookstores, bookshelves and televisions with a false gospel, a false Jesus, a false Spirit and deceive many with a false hope.

We are publishing this list on Church Watch to demonstrate that our Christian conduct is not new. We conduct ourselves the way the church has been conducting itself for the last 2000 years. We all come from different church backgrounds. We hold to the ABCD‘s of the global, historical church unlike many contemporary “churches”:

A: Articles/Anathemas/Apology’s
B: Books
C: Creeds/Catechisms/Confessions/Canons
D: Declarations/Defense/Definitions

Our prayer is that you grow stronger in the faith as you learn from the Father’s, teachers and prophets of the faith. The earliest creed can be found in the bible itself to defend the Christian faith:

“Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain.

For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance:

that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,
and that he appeared to Cephas, and then to the Twelve.
After that, he appeared to more than five hundred of the brothers and sisters
at the same time, most of whom are still living, though some have fallen asleep.
Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles,
and last of all he appeared to me also, as to one abnormally born.”

1 Corinthians 15:1-8

Since then, the church has had to devote “themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer” to produce these amazing theological works:

 NAME OF A/B/C/D  DATE
The Apostles Creed  N/A
The Nicene Creed 325 AD
The Definition of the Council of Chalcedon  451 AD
The Canons of the Council of Orange 529 AD
The Anathemas of the Second Council of Constantinople 553 AD
The Augsberg Confession 1530 AD
The Apology of the Augsberg Confession 1531 AD
The Smalcald Articles  1537 AD
The Belgic Confessions 1561 AD 00-13-1561-belgic-confession-cover
The Second Helvetic Confession (aka Second Confession of Basel) 1562
(Revised: 1564)
The Heidelberg Catechism  1563 AD
The Thirty-nine Articles  1571 AD
The Scots Confession 1560 AD
 The Book of Concord  1580 AD
The Harmony of the Confessions of Faith 1581 AD 00-15-1581-Harmony-of-the-confessions
The Irish Articles of Religion 1615 AD
The Canons of Dort 1618-19 AD 00-17-1689-canons-of-dort-cover
The Westminster Confession 1646-49 AD
Baptist Confession of Fatih 1689 AD
The Theological Declaration of Barmen 1934 AD

Essentially, because we are pointing out to Christians that the historic Christian faith is not represented in the apostate churches like Hillsong, C3, City Harvest Church, Saddleback Church, Yoido Full Gospel Church, North Point Community Church, Lakewood Church, etc., we predict that these churches will attempt to appear Christian by starting to associate themselves with more traditional and historical Christianity. To combat our accusations, false churches and cults it’s interesting to watch them try to change their spots to maintain the appearance of biblical Christianity.

2 comments

  1. Antonio

    What I found interesting is the gap between the ancient creeds and the Reformation creeds and other post-Reformation works. To the casual observer, the Church endured 1,000 years of darkness but, of course, we know that God was working and building His church all throughout that period of time. This is especially interesting in light of the upcoming 500-year anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses.

    To God be the Glory.

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  2. In the Chalcedonian “definition” I like the rendering for theotokos as “God-bearer”, as opposed to Schaff’s “Mother of God.”

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