iBelieve…

 

Ø    The Bible:

·        In the verbal inspiration of the Bible.The Bible is God’s word to all men. (2 Timothy 3.16)
 

Ø    Life & Living

·        That God has a wonderful plan for every life, and that real living begins when you commit your life to Jesus Christ. Holiness to be God’s standard of living for all people. (John 10:10)

Ø   The Church

·        The Church of Jesus Christ is not a building or a denomination; it is the universal congregation of born again believers. Herein, God has designed the church to meet your needs. (1 Peter 2:5, Ephesians 2:19-22; )
 

Ø  God

·        God created all things, he is before all things and beyond all things. God eternally existed in three persons; namely, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. (Genesis 1:1,26,27, 1 Peter 1:2;2)

Ø   Jesus Christ

·       That Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Ghost, and  born of the Virgin Mary. That Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised from the dead.  He ascended to heaven and is today at the right hand of God the father as the Intercessor.(Matt 1:22,23; Isaiah 9:6; John 1:1-5)
 

Ø     Man & Sin

·        Everyone needs to be saved because all have sinned and come short of the glory of God and that repentance is commanded by God for all and necessary for the forgiveness of sins. (Romans 3:28)

Ø    Salvation

·        Salvation is a free gift from God and Christ died to make the gift of salvation available to all without prejudice. That justification, regeneration, and the new birth are wrought by faith in the blood of Jesus. (Romans 6:23)

Ø    Sanctification

·        In sanctification, subsequent to the new birth, through faith in the blood of Christ; through the Word,and by the Holy Ghost. (Romans 5:2; 1Corinthians 1:30; 1 Thessalonians 4:7)

Ø   Baptism with the Holy Spirit

·        In the Baptism with the Holy Ghost subsequent to a clean heart; the empowerment of power for service.  ((Matthew 3:11; Luke 24:49,53; Acts 1:4-8)
 

Ø   Speaking in Other Tongues

·        In speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance and that it is the initial evidence of the baptism in the Holy Ghost. (John 15:26; Acts 2:4; 10:44-46)
 

Ø    Water Baptism

·        In water baptism by immersion, and all who repent should be baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.(Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 2:41)

Ø    Divine Healing

·        Divine healing is provided for all in the Atonement. (Psalm 103:3; Isaiah 53:4,5.5; Matthew 8:17)

Ø   Communion

·        Communion or the Lord’s Supper is an ordinance given to all believers by Jesus Christ to be a reminder  of his death for us and to symbolize the new covenant. The elements of bread and grape juice are symbols of Christ’s broken body and shed blood..(Matthew 26;26-30; Mark 14:22-26, 1Corinthians 11;23-29)
 

Ø    The Second Coming of Christ

·        In the pre-millennial second coming of Jesus; First, to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air. Second, to reign on earth a thousands years.(1Corinthians 15:52;1 Thessalonians 4:15-17; 2Thessalonian)
 

Ø    The Resurrection

·        In the bodily resurrection; eternal life for the righteous, and eternal punishment for the wicked.(John 5:28,29; Acts 24:15; Revelation 20:5,6)

Ø    Eternal Life

·        Eternal life for the righteous and eternal punishment for the wicked. (Matthew 25:41-46; Luke 18:30; Revelation 20:10-15;21:18)