What we believe
randal, May 24, 2002 at 5:11:00 PM BST
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But for some directories and such, they require it. So here is my attempt to satisfy them while avoiding a creedish statement. I'm sure I'll be polishing this for a while.
Quotations are from the New American Standard Version, unless otherwise noted.
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth" (Gen. 1.1).
"Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen" (1 Tim. 1.17).
"Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners" (1 Tim. 1.15).
"For there is one God and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the testimony borne at the proper time" (1 Tim. 2.5-6).
"And by common confession great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Beheld by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory" (1 Tim. 3.16).
"Remeber Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, descendant of David, according to my gospel" (2 Tim. 2.8).
". . . who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord" (Romans 1:4).
"All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; that the man of God may be adequate [complete], equipped for every good work" (2 Tim. 3.16-17).
"There is one body . . ." (Eph. 4:4).
". . . upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades shall not overpower it" (Mat. 16:18).
"But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come" (2 Tim. 3.1).
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