OUR BELIEFS

DOCTRINE

Faith Center is affiliated with the Church of God based out of Cleveland, TN. The following Doctrinal Commitments represent the core beliefs of the denomination as outlined in Scripture.

•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;
•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 Spirit; the enduement of power for service. Matthew 3:11; Luke 24:49, 53; Acts 1:4-8.
•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; Phillippians 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 believers. Mark 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 : 2 3 – 2 6.
•Washing the saints’ feet. John 13:4-17; 1 Timothy 5:9, 10.
•Giving. Genesis 14:18-20; 28:20-22; Malachi 3:10; Luke 11:42 ; 1 Corinthians 16:2 ; 2 Corinthians 9:6-9 ; 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.

More information about the Church of God and their beliefs can be found at www.churchofgod.org