Tenets of Faith

1. We believe the Bible (King James translation) is the authenticated Word of God.

  • II Timothy 3:16-17, Revelation 22:18-19
  • Deuteronomy 4:1-8

2. We believe in the virgin birth of Jesus Christ and that there is no salvation in any other name.

  • Matthew 1:20-22
  • Luke 1:26-27
  • Isaiah 7:14
  • Acts 4:11-12
  • Colossians 3:17

3. We believe in the death, burial, resurrection, and ascension of Christ.

  • I Corinthians 15:3-5
  • Acts 13:28-31
  • Romans 6:3-10, 8:11
  • Mark 16:18-19
  • Luke 24:50-51
  • Acts 1:9-11

4. We believe in a born-again experience from the old life in Adam to the new life in Jesus Christ.

  • John 3:3
  • 1 Corinthians 15:22

5. We believe in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues.

  • Acts 2:4, 10:45-46, 19:6

6. We believe in the Baptism of Water by immersion and that it is essential to all believers, and must be administered by an ordained authority of the church.

  • Matthew 28:19
  • Mark 16:16
  • Acts 2:38
  • John 1:6, 15:16

7. We believe in the Eternal Invisible God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • John 1:18
  • Colossians 1:15
  • I Timothy 1:17, 6:16 (father)
  • Revelation 1:6
  • I Peter 1:3
  • Ephesians 1:2-3, 3:14
  • II Corinthians 1:3

8. We believe in the Millennial Reign and Rule of Jesus Christ with his Bride over the earth.

  • II Timothy 2:12
  • Revelation 2:26-27, 5:10, 12:5
  • Revelation 19:15, 20:4

9. We believe in the Second Coming (soon) of Jesus Christ for the reaping of his Bride out of the Church.

  • I Thessalonians 4:16-17
  • John 14:3
  • James 5:7
  • Hebrews 9:28
  • Revelation 14:15-16

10. We believe in a life of holiness and sanctification unto the Lord, and only this class of people will reign with him.

  • II Corinthians 7:1
  • Hebrews 12:14
  • I Thessalonians 5:23

11. We believe in the Resurrection of the Dead; both the Just and the Unjust.

  • John 5:28
  • Acts 24:15

12. We believe in the miracle working power of Jesus Christ through divine healing; even after doctors have given up.

  • Matthew 8:2-8, 14-16, 28
  • Matthew 9:20

13. We believe in eternal life for the righteous and death for the wicked.

  • Matthew 25:46
  • John 5:29
  • Jude 7

14. We believe in the restoration of the Church; back to the same order of the Church that came out on the Day of Pentecost.

  • Acts 3:21
  • James 5:7
  • Hosea 6:3

15. We believe in marriage and that believers should have only companions of like precious faith.

  • I Corinthians 6:14-18
  • Hebrews 13:4
  • I Timothy 5:14

16. We believe in God’s divine government for the Church and that the Church is one body with apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers.

  • Ephesians 4:11

17. We believe in the best form of school on Sundays (not Sunday School) with an ordained ministry as teachers of the Bible, and that we must have an understanding of the Holy Writ.

  • I Timothy 2:4
  • Proverbs 4:5-9
  • Colossians 1:9

18. We believe in a House of Prayer for all of God’s people, where God is no respector of persons.

  • Acts 10:34
  • Isaiah 56:7