THE HOLY SCRIPTURE
2nd Timothy 3: 16-17; Hebrews 4:12; Exodus 24: 4; 2 Peter 3: 2
The Bible is the inspired Word of God. The Holy Scriptures are divine revelation given by God and received by man. As such, they are the only revelation that is inspired and infallible.
Philippians 2: 6; John 1: 1, 1:14, 1:18, 14:28, 15:26, 16:28
Our God is one, but manifested in three persons who are equal – The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit (Phil. 2: 6). God the Father is greater than all; the sender …
MAN, HIS FALL AND REDEMPTION
Romans 5: 12-21; Romans 10: 9-10; John 3: 16-17; 1 John 3: 8
Man (both male and female) is a created being and was made in the likeness and image of God. Through the transgression and fall of Adam, sin came into the world.
THE NEW BIRTH
2 Corinthians 7:10; 1 John 5:12;
John 3: 3-5
Man’s first step towards salvation is divine sadness which brings repentance. The new birth is necessary for every person, and when it is experienced.
THE BAPTISM IN WATER
Matthew 28:19; Romans 6: 4; Colossians 2:12; Acts 8: 36-39
Baptism in water is done by immersion. This is a direct command from our Lord and is only for believers. The ordinance is a symbol of the Christian’s identification with Christ.
Matthew 3:11; Luke 3:16;
Acts 1: 8, 2: 1-4
The Baptism in the Holy Spirit and fire is a gift and gift from God, as promised by the Lord Jesus Christ to all believers in this dispensation and is received after the new birth