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Tenets of Faith

chestn1.  The Bible is Inspired
      II Timothy 3:15-17, I Peter 1:23-25, Hebrews 4:12

2.  There is  One True God
      Deuteronomy 6:4, Mark 12:29, Isaiah 43:10, Matthew 11:25-27, 28:19

3.  The Lord Jesus Christ is Fully God
      Revelations 1:8, Matthew 1:23, Luke 1:31, 35, Hebrews 7:26, I Peter 2:22,
      Acts 2:22, 10:38, I Corinthians 15:3, II Corinthians 5:21, Matthew  28:6,
      Luke 24:39, I Corinthians 6:14m 15:4, Acts 1:9-11, 2:33, Philippians 2:9-11,
      Hebrews 1:3

4.  Humankind Fell as A Result of Sin
     Genesis 1:26-27, 2:17, 3:6, Romans 5:12-19        

5.  God Offers Salvation Through His Son Jesus
      a.  Conditions to Salvation
      b.  The Evidences of Salvation
            I John 2

5.  Our Church Practices - Two Ordinances

     Baptism in Water
     Matthew 28:19, Acts 10:47, 48, Romans 6:4  

     Holy Communion
     Matthew 28:8, Luke 24:41, 52

7.  The Baptism in the Holy Spirit is For Everyone
      Acts 2:38, 10:44-46, 11:14.16, 15:7-9

8.  There is an Initial Physical Evidence of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit
      Acts 1:8, 2:4, 2:42, 10:44-46, 19:2, 6

9.  Sanctification is a Process that Aligns Us With God
     I John 2:6, Hebrews 12:14, I Peter 1:15, 16, I Thessalonians 5:23, 24, Romans 8:3, 4

10.  God Designed the Chruch for a Purpose and Mission
        Ephesians 1:22, 23; 2:22; Hebrews 12:23

11.  God Calls Some to Lead in Ministry
        Mark 16:15-20, John 4:23-24, Ephesians 4:11, 16, Galations 2:10, 6:10
        Matthew 18:20, Acts 11:26, Romans 16:5, Hebrews 10:25, Revelations 2:1-3, 22
        Acts 2:42, I Corinthians 12:21-31, 14:24, Ephesians 4:11-16 Acts 2:42, 12:5, Acts 2:42, Acts 2:46-47

12.  God Provides Healing Through the Atonement
        Isaiah 53:4, 5; Matthew 8:16, 17; Mark 16:18; John 5:14

13.  Our Future is Anchored in the Blessed Hope
        Romans 8:23, I Corinthians 15:51-52, I Thessalonians 4:16-17, Titus 2:13       

14.  Christ will Rule the Earth for a Millennium
        Zechariah 14:5, Matthew 24:27, 30, Revelations 1:7, 19:11-14, 20:1-6
        Ezekiel 37:21-22, Zephaniah 3:19-20, Romans 11:26-27, Psalm 72:3-8, Isiah 11:6-9, Micah 4:3-4

15.  There will be a Final Judgment for All
        Matthew 25:46, Mark 9:43-48, Revelations 19:20, 20:11-15, 21:8

16.  Christians will Enjoy the New Heaven and New Earth
        II Peter 3:13, Rev. 21:22       

For more detailed discriptions, please see the brochure in our church lobby.