DOCTRINAL COMMITMENTS

Doctrinal Commitments

  • Repentance
    • Mark 1:15 ; Luke 13:3 ; Acts 3:19 .
  • Justification
    • Romans 5:1 ; Titus 3:7 .
  • Regeneration
    • 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 .
  • Holiness
    • 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 ; Philipians 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 believersMark 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 11:23-26.
  • 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; 2 Corinthians 9:6-9; 16:2; 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.
  • Eternal life for the righteous
    • Matthew 25:46 ; Luke 18:30 ; John 10:28 ; Romans 6:22; 1 John 5:11-13 .
  • Eternal punishment for the wicked. No liberation nor annihilation
    • Matthew 25:41-46 ; Mark 3:29; 2 Thessalonians 1: 8, 9; Revelation 20:10-15; 21:8.

 

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