Tenets of Faith

This Fellowship believes in and holds the following to be basic truths:

(1)  THE HOLY SCRIPTURES are the only inspired and infallible Word of GOD (Old and New Testament ) Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:21.

(2)  THE GODHEAD is  one eternally existent, GOD in three persons - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. John15:26;   2 Corinthians 13:14, John 17:21.

(3)  THE LORD JESUS CHRIST is the second person of the Godhead and through His virgin birth He became human, led a sinless life, and died an atoning death for the sins of the world. Resurrected for our justification He ascended to the Father's right hand where He abides to intercede for us, and from where He will return to reign upon earth. John1:14; John 1:1; Isaiah 7:14; Luke 2:7;  2 Corinthians 5:21; John 3:16; Romans 4:25; Mark16:19; Matthew 24:29-31.

(4)  SALVATION is necessary because, since all have sinned and come short of the Glory of GOD, all face eternal death. But through faith in, and confession of Jesus Christ as Lord we have access to forgiveness and the power to live an upright and moral life. Romans 3:23; 10:10; Galatians 5:22-26.

(5)  THE ORDINANCES of repentance for the forgiveness of sin, the baptism by full immersion, and the regular celebration of the Lord's supper in remembrance of Christ, are enjoined on all believers. 1 Corinthians 11:23-32.

(6)  DIVINE HEALING  and deliverance from all bondage to the power of Satan was secured for every person through the atonement of Christ. 1 Peter:24; Isaiah 53:5; Luke 4:18.

(7) THE BAPTISM IN THE HOLY SPIRIT is for all believers and His ministry is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ. During this age He indwells, guides, instructs and empowers the believer for Godly living and service. Joel 2:32; Acts 2:4; Acts 2:39; Mark 16:17

(8)  THE DIVERSE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT have been given for the equipment of ministry and edification of the Church. 1 Corinthians 12:8-11

(9)  THE CHURCH UNIVERSAL is made up of born again believers of all nations and denominations, under the headship of the Lord Jesus Christ. Hebrews 12:23; Colossians 1:18,24.

(10) BIBLE PROPHECY is being fulfilled in world events and heralds the climax of this age and the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Peter 1:21

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