Our Beliefs and Values

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0832h0119statement of belief:
#The Scriptures are the inspired Word of God. (2 Tim 3:15-16, 2 Peter 1 :21) This statement of fundamental truths is not intended as the basis of a creed, but as a basis for a full Gospel Ministry ;(1 Cor 1: 10)
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#We believe in the unity of the One True and Living God, who is the Eternal, Self-Existant “I AM” who has revealed himself as One Being in three persons- Father Son and Holy Spirit ( Deut 6:4; Mark 12:29; Matt 28:19)…….

#We believe in the Virgin Birth; Sinless Life; Miraculous Ministry; Substitutionary Atoning Death; Bodily Ressurection, Triumphant Ascension and Abiding Intercession of the Lord Jesus Christ, and his Premillenial Second Advent as the blessed hope before all believers ( Isa. 7:14; Matt 1:23; Heb 7:26; 1 Peter 2:22; Acts 2:22; 10:38; 2 Cor 5:21; Heb 9:12; Luke 24:39; 1 Cor 15:4; Acts 1:9; Eph 4:8-10; Rom 8:34; Heb 7:25; 1 Cor 15:22-24;51-57; 1 Thess 4:13-18; Rev 20:1-6)…….

#We believe in the fall of man, created pure and upright, but fell through willful transgression; (Gen 1:26-31; Rom 5:12-21)…….
#Salvation through faith in Christ, who died according to the scriptures, was buried and raised from among the dead on the third day; and that through his blood we have redemption. (Titus 2:11; 3:5-7;Rom 10:8-15; 1 Cor 15:3-4)

#This experience( redemption) is known as New Birth (‘born again’)- an instantaneous complete operation of the Holy Spirit upon initial faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. (John 3:5-6; James 1:18; 1 peter 1:23; 1 john 5:1)…….

#we believe that baptism by immersion in water is enjoined upon all who have really repented and have truly believed with all their hearts in Christ as Saviour and Lord (Matt 28:19; Acts 10:47-48; Acts 2:38-39)…….

#we believe in the baptism in the Holy Spirit, an initial evidence of which is the speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance. (Acts2:4 ; 10:44-46; 11:14-16; 19:6; Isa. 8:18)…….

#We believe that the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and Offices have been set by God in the Church, as recorded in the New Testament. (1. Cor 12:4-11; Eph 4: 7-16)…….

#We believe in holiness of life and conduct in obedience to the command of God “Be ye holy for I am Holy” (1.peter 1:14-16; Heb 12:12; 1 Thess 5:23; 1 John 2:6; 1 cor 13)…….

#we believe that deliverence from sickness, by Divine Healing, is provided for in the Atonement. (Isa 53:4-5; Matt 8:16-17; James 5:13-16)…….

#we believe that the Breaking of Bread is enjoined upon all believers until the Lord comes (Luke 22:14-20; 1 Cor 11:20-34)……..

#we believe in the everlasting conscious bliss of all who truly believe in our Lord Jesus Christ and that everlasting conscious punishment is the portion of all whose names are not written in the Book of Life.        (Dan 12: 2-3; Matt 25:46; 2 Thess 1:9; Rev 20 10-15)……….

 

HIGHLIGHTED WORDS IN BOLD TYPE are explained in the glossary>>> [page to be added]

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