SPIRIT OF LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER
WHAT WE BELIEVE AND TEACH
WHAT WE BELIEVE AND TEACH
We Believe and Teach – God is triune.
There is one God, eternally existing in three persons:
God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
We Believe and Teach – Jesus Christ is true God and true man. (John 1:1-3; Hebrews 4:14)
We Believe and Teach – The Holy Spirit is a divine person. (Matthew 3:16; Romans 8:9)
We Believe and Teach – The Old and New Testaments are God’s divinely inspired words. (II Timothy 3:16)
We Believe and Teach – All have sinned and come short of the glory of God and are in need of salvation. (Romans 3:21-30; Galatians 4:4-7)
We Believe and Teach – Salvation has been provided for all men through the shed blood of Jesus Christ on the cross of Calvary. (Matthew 26:28; Acts 2:38)
We Believe and Teach – It is the will of God that every believer be filled with the Holy Spirit.
(Acts 1:8; Acts 2:3-4)
We Believe and Teach - The baptism with the Holy Spirit is available to every believer. (Luke 11:9-13)
We Believe and Teach – Healing is provided in the redemptive work of Christ and is available to every believer. (Isaiah 53:4-5; I Peter 2:24)
We Believe and Teach – The Church consists of all those who have received Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. (Romans 12:5; Ephesians 4:4)
We Believe and Teach – There shall be a bodily resurrection of the just and the unjust. (John 5:24; 28-29)
We Believe and Teach – There shall be a personal, visible, imminent return of Jesus Christ. (I Thessalonians 4:16-17)
We Believe and Teach – Water baptism is an outward sign of the inward act of receiving Jesus as Savior. (Matthew 28:19)
We Believe and Teach – Observance of the Lord’s Supper in remembrance of Jesus. (I Corinthians 11:24-30)
We Believe and Teach – Tithing: “Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, If I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it”. (Malachi 3:8-12)
We Believe and Teach - That the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God and inerrant in the original writings.
We Believe and Teach - The deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
We Believe and Teach - The holy ordinance of water baptism, which signifies the believer's death, burial, and resurrection into new life with Christ Jesus, and the regular celebration of Holy Communion as commanded by our Lord.
We Believe and Teach - The present ministry and baptism of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian
is enabled to live a Godly life.
We Believe and Teach - There shall be a resurrection of both the saved and the unsaved; those that are saved into the resurrection of life and those that are unsaved into the resurrection of damnation. We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.