The Symbol of Faith comprises truths of Christianity set forth briefly.
The Symbol of Faith was composed and approved at I and IV Ecumenical Councils in the 4 th century.
It consists of 12 parts.
Events and individual figures are combined in the icon in 12 border scenes it the order imposed by the text of the Symbol of Faith.
All the border scenes are marked with initial words of parts of the Symbol of Faith.
церковь ( - ~1965)
музей-заповедник (~1965 )
History and architecture museum reserve "The Ipatyevsky monastery"
11 Создание мира
Creation of the world
Part I - "We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible".
Part II - "We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, begotten of the Father before all ages, true God of true God, Light of Light, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father. By him all things were made".
Part III — "For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven: by the power of the Holy Spirit he became incarnate from the Virgin Mary, and was made man".
14 Распятие с предстоящими
Crucifixion with attendants
Part IV — "For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried".
21 Воскресение. Сошествие во ад
Resurrection. The Descent into Hell
Part V — "On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures".
Part VI — "He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father".
23 Страшный суд
Part VII — "He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end".
24 Сошествие Св. Духа на апостолов и БР
Part VIII — "I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father"
31 Народ слушает пророка, предсказывающего пришествие Господа
People listening to the prophet predicting the advent of Lord
Part VIII — "With the Father and the Son he is worshiped and glorified. He has spoken through the Prophets
32 Крещение народа апостолами
People being baptized by the apostles
Parts IX and X — "I believe in the one Catholic and Apostolic church. I acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins".
33 Воскрешение мёртвых в судный день
Resurrecting the dead on the judgement-day
Part XI — "I look for the resurrection of the dead"
34 Сад Богородица - Небесный Иерусалим
The Virgin's Garden Enclosed — the Heavenly Jerusalem
Part XII — "And the life of the world to come. Amen".