The creeds, confessions, books and other devotional resources are intended to help you grow in your faith. Faith is simple: "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen" Hebrews 11: 1. What are these things we hope for, and what is this evidence of things not seen? Well, we believe the Bible is God’s Word for humanity; the one book on planet earth sharing God’s grand story for us. The Bible is filled with many literary genres from many different authors. There is much to learn from it, and so this is an invitation to take some of the study materials you find below and explore more about what God has to say to you.
The Beliefs of the Christian Reformed Church
The Christian Reformed Church of North America has about 250,000 members throughout Canada and the United States. The beliefs in the Christian Reformed Church are rooted in the Bible. The following creeds and confessions are from the reformed tradition intended to help us understand and give shape to what the Bible says about what we believe:
The Big Picture Story Bible by David R. Helm. Illustrated By: Gail Schoonmaker. "The Big Picture Story Bible presents this remarkable true story. Simple words and striking illustrations unfold the story line of God's Word and His love for the world from Genesis to Revelation. All ages will enjoy this exciting discovery of a God who keeps his big promise! Especially recommended for ages 2-7."
The Gospel Story Book Bible by Marty Machowski. Illustrated By: A.E. Macha. "The easy-to-read storybook introduces your family to many captivating people, places, and events from the Bible's Old and New Testaments, showing how each one ultimately points to Jesus."
New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp: "Mornings can be tough. Sometimes, a hearty breakfast and strong cup of coffee just aren't enough. Offering more than a rush of caffeine, best-selling author Paul David Tripp wants to energize you with the most potent encouragement imaginable: the gospel. Forget "behavior modification" or feel-good aphorisms. Tripp knows that what we really need is an encounter with the living God. Then we'll be prepared to trust in God's goodness, rely on his grace, and live for his glory each and every day."