Founder Bishop H. L. Brown
Pastor: Bishop H. R. Parks
What We Believe and Preach
1 There is one God, Holy in nature, attributes in purpose, and having absolute indivisible deity, having revealed Himself as Father in creation, Son in redemption, and Holy Spirit in the Word, II Cor. 8:6, Eph. 4:6, II Cor. 5:9, Joel 2:28.
2 That the one God, the Jehovah of the Old Testament, took upon Himself the form of man and as the Son of God, was born of the virgin Mary, I Tim. 3:6, that in Him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily. Col. 2:9.
3 The pardon and forgiveness of sin is obtained by genuine repentance, of confessing and forsaking of sin. Acts 2:38, 11:18, 17:30.
4 That water baptism is by immersion and for those who have repented and is administered in obedience to God’s Word and in the name of Our Lord Jesus, Acts 2:38, 8:16, 10:48 thus obeying and fulfilling Matt. 28:19
5 The receiving the Holy Ghost is evidenced by speaking in other tongues of God gives utterance. Acts 2:24, 19:6
6 The sanctification is a progressive work beginning in regeneration and must be witness to by the Holy Ghost. (One has not received biblical sanctification until he receives the baptism of the Holy Ghost, Phil. 1:6, Heb. 10:14-19).
7 That divine healing of the body is included in the redemptive plan of salvation. Isaiah 53:5
8 That communion and feet washing are divinely instituted sacraments. Luke 22:19-20, I Cor. 11:22-34, Gen 14:18, Heb. 6:24
9 That Jesus is coming again the second time in person just as He went away. Matt. 24:1, Acts 2:1, 3:19-21, I Cor. 1:7-8, 11:26, Phil. 30-31, I Thess. 4:14-17, Titus 2:13-14.
10 That the time is drawing near our Lord shall appear. That the dead in Christ shall rise and who are alive and remain shall be caught up with them to meet the Lord in the air. I Thess. 4:13-17, I Cor. 15:51-54, Phil. 3:20-21
11 That Holy Matrimony is between one man and one woman. 1 Cor. 7:1-5, 2 Cor. 6:14, 1 Tim. 5:14, Gen 2:18, 21-24, 1 Peter 2:25-3:2, 3:7, Gen 1:26-28, Prov. 12:4, Prov. 18:22, Eccl. 9:9, Matt. 19:10-12, Eph. 5:22-33, Col. 3:18-19, Titus 2:3-5, Heb. 13:4, Romans 1:21-28
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