Faith & Doctrine
 
 

1. THE SCRIPTURES: The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired and is the record of God’s revelation of Himself to man.     God is the author and is a perfect treasure of Divine instruction.

2. GOD: There is one and only one living and true God. He is infinite in holiness and all  other perfections. The eternal God reveals     Himself to us a Father, Son and Holy Spirit with distinct personal attributes without division of nature, essence or being.

  • GOD THE FATHER: His all Powerful, all Loving and all Wise. God as Father reigns with providential  care over His universe and His creatures.
  • GOD THE SON: Christ is the eternal Son of God. In His incarnation as Jesus Christ He was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary.
  • GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT: The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of God.

3. MAN: Man was created by the special act of God in His own image and is the crowing of His creation.

4. SALVATION: Involves redemption of the whole man, and is offered freely to all who accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, who     by His own blood obtained eternal redemption for the believers. Salvation includes the following:

  • REGENERATION: New birth which is a work of God’s Grace whereby believers become new creatures in Christ Jesus.
  • SANCTIFICATION: Is the experience by which the believer is set apart to God’s purposes.
  • GLORIFICATION: Is the culmination of Salvation and is the final blessed and abiding state of the redeemed.

5. THE CHURCH: A New Testament Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is a local body of baptized believer’s who are associated by     covenant in the faith and fellowship of the Gospel, observing the two ordinances of Christ, committed to His teachings, exercising     the gifts, rights and privileges invested in them by His Word and seeking to extend the Gospel to the ends of the earth. This Church     is an autonomous body, operating through democratic processes under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Members are equally     responsible. It’s Scriptural officer’s are Pastors and Deacons.

6. BAPTISM AND LORDS SUPPER: Christian Baptism is by immersion of a believer in water in the name of the Father,  the Son and     the Holy Spirit. Being a Church ordinance, it is prerequisite to the privileges of Church membership and to the Lord’s Supper. The     Lord’s Supper is a symbolic act of obedience whereby members of the church, through partaking of the bread and juice,     memorizing the death of the Redeemer and anticipate His second coming.

7. THE LORDS DAY: The first day of the week is the Lords day. Sunday commemorates the resurrection of Christ from the dead and     should be employed in exercises of Worship and Spiritual devotion both public and private.

8. LAST THINGS: God, in His own  time and in His own way will bring the world to its appropriate end.

9. EVANGELISM AND MISSIONS: It is the duty and privilege of every follower of Christ and of every church of the Lord Jesus Christ to     endeavor to make disciples of all nations.

10.STEWARDSHIP: God is the source of all blessings, temporal and spiritual, all that we have and are we owe to Him. Christians      should contribute of their means cheerfully, regularly, systematically, proportionally and liberally for the advancement of the      Redeemer’s cause on earth.