DOCTRINAL COMMITMENTS

Our Core Beliefs

Core Beliefs

The following Doctrinal Commitments represent the core beliefs of the denomination as outlined in Scripture.

  • MARK 1:15; LUKE 13:3; ACTS 3:19.
  • ROMANS 5:1; TITUS 3:7.
  • TITUS 3:5.
  • NEW BIRTH.JOHN 3:3; 1 PETER 1:23; 1 JOHN 3:9.
  • SANCTIFICATION SUBSEQUENT TO JUSTIFICATION.ROMANS 5:2; 1 CORINTHIANS 1:30; 1 THESSALONIANS 4:3; HEBREWS 13:12.
  • LUKE 1:75; 1 THESSALONIANS 4:7; HEBREWS 12:14.
  • WATER BAPTISM.MATTHEW 28:19; MARK 1:9, 10; JOHN 3:22, 23; ACTS 8:36, 38.
  • BAPTISM WITH THE HOLY GHOST SUBSEQUENT TO CLEANSING; THE ENDUEMENT OF POWER FOR SERVICE.MATTHEW 3:11; LUKE 24:49, 53; ACTS 1:4-8.
  • THE SPEAKING IN TONGUES AS THE SPIRIT GIVES UTTERANCE AS THE INITIAL EVIDENCE OF THE BAPTISM IN THE HOLY GHOST.JOHN 15:26; ACTS 2:4; 10:44-46; 19:1-7.
  • THE CHURCH.EXODUS 19:5, 6; PSALM 22:22; MATTHEW 16:13-19; 28:19,20; ACTS 1:8; 2:42-47; 7:38; 20:28; ROMANS 8:14-17: 1 CORINTHIANS 3:16, 17; 12:12-31; 2 CORINTHIANS 6:6-18; EPHESIANS 2:19-22; 3:9, 21; PHILLIPPIANS 3:10; HEBREWS 2:12; 1 PETER 2:9; 1 JOHN 1:6, 7; REVELATION 21:2, 9; 22:17.
  • SPIRITUAL GIFTS.1 CORINTHIANS 12:1, 7, 10, 28, 31; 1 CORINTHIANS 14:1.
  • SIGNS FOLLOWING BELIEVERS.MARK 16:17-20; ROMANS 15:18, 19; HEBREWS 2:4.
  • FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT.ROMANS 6:22; GALATIANS 5:22, 23; EPHESIANS 5:9; PHILIPPIANS 1:11.
  • DIVINE HEALING PROVIDED FOR ALL IN THE ATONEMENT.PSALM 103:3; ISAIAH 53:4, 5; MATTHEW 8:17; JAMES 5:14-16; 1 PETER 2:24.
  • THE LORD’S SUPPER.LUKE 22:17-20; 1 CORINTHIANS 11 : 2 3 – 2 6.
  • WASHING THE SAINTS’ FEET.JOHN 13:4-17; 1 TIMOTHY 5:9, 10.
  • TITHING AND GIVING.GENESIS 14:18-20; 28:20-22; MALACHI 3:10; LUKE 11:42 ; 1 CORINTHIANS 16:2 ; 2 CORINTHIANS 9:6-9 ; HEBREWS 7:1-21.
  • RESTITUTION WHERE POSSIBLE.MATTHEW 3:8; LUKE 19:8, 9.
  • PREMILLENNIAL SECOND COMING OF JESUS.FIRST, TO RESURRECT THE DEAD SAINTS AND TO CATCH AWAY THE LIVING SAINTS TO HIM IN THE AIR. 1 CORINTHIANS 15:52; 1 THESSALONIANS 4:15-17; 2 THESSALONIANS 2:1. SECOND, TO REIGN ON THE EARTH A THOUSAND YEARS. ZECHARIAH 14:4; 1 THESSALONIANS 4:14; 2 THESSALONIANS 1:7-10; JUDE 14, 15; REVELATION 5:10; 19:11-21; 20:4-6.
  • RESURRECTION.¬†JOHN 5:28, 29; ACTS 24:15; REVELATION 20:5, 6.