Teachings

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The Holy Bible is the complete divine revelation verbally inspired by the Holy Spirit (2 Pet. 1:21, 2 Tim. 6:12).
God is the only one Triune God—the Father, the Son, and the Spirit—co-existing equally from eternity to eternity (1 Tim. 2:5a, Matt. 28:19).
The Son of God, even God Himself, became incarnated to be a man by the name of Jesus, born of the virgin Mary, that He might be our Redeemer and Savior (Jn. 1:1, 1:14Matt. 1:23).
Jesus, a genuine man, lived on this earth for thirty-three and a half years to make God the Father known to men (Jn. 1:18).
Jesus, the Christ anointed by God with His Holy Spirit, died on the cross for our sins and shed His blood for the accomplishment of our redemption (Matt. 3:16, 1 Pet. 2:24, Eph. 1:7a).
Jesus Christ, after being buried for three days, resurrected from the dead physically and spiritually and that, in resurrection, He has become the life-giving Spirit to impart Himself into us as our life and our everything (Acts 10:40, 1 Cor. 15:4, 1 Cor. 15:45b).
After His resurrection Christ ascended to the heavens and that God has made Him the Lord of all (Acts 2:33, 2:362:36).
After His ascension Christ poured down the Spirit of God to baptize His chosen members into one Body and that the Spirit of God, who is also the Spirit of Christ, is moving on this earth today to convict sinners, to regenerate God’s chosen people, to dwell in the members of Christ for their growth in life, and to build up the Body of Christ for His full expression (Acts 1:8, 1 Cor. 12:13, Rom 8:9, Jn. 16:8, Titus 3:5, Eph. 4:16).
At the end of this age Christ will come back to take up His members, to judge the world, to take possession of the earth, and to establish His eternal kingdom (1 Thes. 2:19).
The overcoming saints will reign with Christ in the millennium and that all the believers in Christ will participate in the divine blessings in the New Jerusalem in the new heaven and new earth for eternity (Rev. 20:6, 21:2).

The Christian life is marked by baptism (Matt. 3:13-17).adult baptism
God is available to help us not give in to temptation (Matt. 4:1-11).
Jesus asks us to repent—turn away from wrong, confess wrongdoing (Matt. 4:17).
Jesus says, “Follow me” and you will help find other followers (Matt. 4:18-22).
Jesus says, “Take up your cross and follow me”(Matt. 16:24-27).
Repeatedly Jesus notes, “The kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Jesus seems to be telling us ways to experience heaven on earth now, and he also refers to a future realm where we will be in the presence of God and Jesus (Matt. 4:23; 13:18-52; 18:1-5).
Jesus showed compassion for all and helped them: the poor, the despised, the outcasts, and wants us to do the same (Matt. 4:24-25;9:9-13).
Jesus says he is like “new wineskins” or a completely new thing (Matt. 9:14-17).
The many stories and healings of Jesus teach us, “Have faith; it is enough” (Matt. 9:18-31).
Jesus emphasizes, “Be sincere, not a hypocrite” (Matt. 6:1-6).
Jesus and God are one (Matt. 10:40; 16:13-20).
Jesus warns, “Don’t let family get in the way of following me” (Matt. 10:35-38; 12:46-50).
Jesus has authority over the law and tradition (Matt. 12: 1-8; 15:1-9).
Jesus fulfills Old Testament scriptures (Matt. 1:22-23; 17:9-13).
Jesus preaches, “Love your enemies; do not hate, be reconciled” (Matt. 5:38-48; 5:21-24).
Jesus reminds us, “You must become like a child to enter the kingdom” (Matt. 19:13-15).
Jesus’ disciples become a community of faith, which forms the beginnings of the Christian church universal (Matt. 28:16-19).
The events of Jesus’ last week on earth are the culmination of his ministry and teachings, climaxing with his death on the cross. A man who has never sinned dies to save all the rest of us who have sinned (Matt. 21-27).
Jesus says, “I am alive! Go and tell everyone else” (Matt. 28:7-10).
He adds, “I will be with you forever” (Matt. 28:20b).

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