The Bible is the verbally
inspired Word of God. - 2
Timothy 3:15-17; 2 Peter 1:21
Jesus Christ is the eternal Son
of God. - Matthew 1:23,
Humankind voluntarily fell out of
relationship with God through sin.
- Genesis 1:26-27, Romans 5:12-19
Only the shed blood of Jesus can
redeem individuals from sin and death.
- Luke 24:47; Romans 8:16
All believers are entitled to the
baptism in the Holy Spirit, an experience distinct from
and subsequent to the new birth and promised by the
Father. - Acts 1:4,8;
Speaking in tongues is the
initial physical evidence of the Holy Spirit baptism.
- Acts 2:4; 1 Corinthians 12:4-10,28
Sanctification is a life of
separation from sin, realized by identifying with Christ's
death and resurrection. -
1 Peter 1:15-16; Romans 12:1-2
The church is Christ's body, the
habitation of God, and exists for a fourfold purpose.
- Ephesians 1:22-23; 2:22; Hebrews 12:23
The church is to be led by a
divinely called and scripturally ordained ministry. The 5
Fold is necessary.
Ephesians 4:11,16; Mark 16:15-20
Divine healing is an integral
part of the gospel. Prosperity, deliverance. -
Isaiah 53:4-5; James 5:14-16
The resurrection of the righteous
dead and the rapture of living believers is the Blessed
Hope of the church. - 1
Thessalonians 4:16-17; 1 Corinthians 15:51-52
The second coming of Christ
includes the visible return of Christ to reign for one
thousand years. -
Revelation 19:11-14; Isaiah 11:6-9
A final judgment awaits the
wicked, both the dead and the living.
- Matthew 25:46; Mark 9:43-48
A new heavens and a new earth are
promised in the Bible for the redeemed in Christ.
- 2 Peter 3:13; Revelation 21,22
was established by Abraham.
- Genesis 12 through 18
Refined by Jacob
- Genesis 20
Ordained by God
- Leviticus 27
Followed by Jesus
- Luke 4; Matthew 10
Allowed and recommended by
Paul - 1 Corinthians 9