What We Believe
WE BELIEVE: In the direct calling of the believer to dedicate himself to the cause of God. Mat. 19:21; Luke 9:59, 62; 14:26, 27.
WE BELIEVE: In the complete renunciation of material things to serve the Lord. 1 Ki. 19:20,21; Mat. 4:18-22; Luke 14:33.
WE BELIEVE: In baptism by immersion. Mark 28:19; Acts 22:16; Gal. 3:27.
WE BELIEVE: In the observance of the commandments of God and Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Ex. 20:1-17; Mat. 5:17-19; Gal. 3:21.
WE BELIEVE: That the Sabbath, the seventh day, is the day of rest blessed by God. Gen. 2:3; Ex. 20: 10; Mark 2:27, 28; Heb. 4:4, 9.
WE BELIEVE: In the resurrection of the dead, when Christ will appear in glory. Mark 12:24, 25; Luke 14:14; John 5:28, 29; Dan. 12:2.
WE BELIEVE: That the ministers ought to practice their life by faith. John 6:27; Rom. 1:17; Heb. 10: 38, 39.
WE BELIEVE: In divine healing by means of prayer and anointing. Mat. 10:8; Mark 6:13; Jas. 5:14, 15.
WE BELIEVE: That all men are equal with the same responsibilities and privileges before God. Acts 2:39; 10:34, 35; 17:26; Gal. 3:28.
WE BELIEVE: In the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Joel 2:27, 28; Acts 1:5, 8; 2:18, 38.
WE BELIEVE: In the prophecy and divine revelation by means of dreams or visions and manifestations of the Holy Spirit. Num. 12:6; Job 33:14; Joel 2:28; Mat. 2:12.
WE BELIEVE: In the glory or eternal life for the faithful. Mat. 13:43; Rom. 6:23; 2 Cor. 5:1; 2 Tim. 2:10.
WE BELIEVE: In hell or place of punishment for the unfaithful and unbelievers. Ps. 55:15; Prov. 15:11, 24; Mat. 13:50.
WE BELIEVE: That there are clean as well as unclean meats and that the laws of health should be observed by God's children. Gen. 7:2; Lev. 11; Acts 10:14.
WE BELIEVE: That Christ is the Savior of mankind and that there is no eternal life by any other means. John 10:28, 29; 17:2, 3; Acts 4:12; 1Tim. 2:5.
WE BELIEVE: In the Bible as eternal truth and Holy Word of God. John 5:39; 20:31; 1 Pet. 1:25.
WE BELIEVE: In the universal message proclaimed by the Lord's church. Mat. 10:7; 24:14; Mark 16:15.
WE BELIEVE: In the Holy Communion or the Lord's supper to commemorate his death, not His resurrection. John 6:48-58; 1 Cor. 11:23-32.
WE BELIEVE: In the washing of feet as a sign of humbleness. Luke 7:44; John 13:4, 5, 14.
WE BELIEVE: That we are saved by grace through faith. Acts 15:11; Eph. 2:5, 8; Rom. 4:16.
WE BELIEVE: That fasting and prayer are factors that strengthen the believer. Mat. 9:15; 17:21; Est. 4:16.
WE BELIEVE: In the second coming of Jesus Christ. That he will descend in the clouds of glory and that no one knows the day or the hour of His return. Mark 25:31; 1 Thes. 4:16, 17; 2 Pet. 3:10.