Declaration of Faith and Beliefs

 

"Matthew 28:20 Teaching them to observe (do) all things whatsoever I (Jesus Christ) have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. 2 Corinthians 7:1 ... dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God."

 

I am a retired pastor of the Church of God (Tennessee).
My name is Isaac Livingston. I am from Neyyoor India.

Declaration of Faith and Beliefs

Jesus Christ has built his Church with such people that should be saved. He told his disciples to teach his commandments to Churches for them to obey. But most churches do not follow his doctrine. They declare their own faith and beliefs to show their doctrine. As a pastor, I also declare the Bible doctrines as my doctrine. "Faith and Beliefs" differ from church to church. Theologians write doctrines. Doctrines are not biblical truth, but they appear to have come from scripture. Doctrines serve religion, but not God. It deceives people. My faith and beliefs are scripture truth and they do not contradict Bible. If you find any contradiction in my declaration with scriptures, write it to me (mail box below) and, if I have contradicted scriptures, I will stand corrected. But, if they are scriptural, then you should have no problem to adopt them as your own. I give scripture references and explanation for every belief, at the links in the 'Lesson'. Thank you.

We declare these Scripture Truth as our Faith and Beliefs Explanation
1

God has fully inspired the Old and the New Testament Scriptures. But modern versions are man made.

> Lesson 1
2

The three Persons "Father, Son, and Holy Ghost" exist in one Omni-Power Spirit, who is Eternal God.

> Lesson 2
3 Holy Ghost is God. Holy Spirit is a gift, from God to man. One is God. One is Gift. Both are not same. > Lesson 3
4 God declared Jesus Christ as begotten Son when he raised him from death, but not when he was born. > Lesson 4
5 Jesus Christ had an unique human body at resurrection. As God, his body is the Omni-Power Spirit. > Lesson 5
6 God created man's soul like his own soul, and man's body from dust. Man is born with soul and body. > Lesson 6
7

Adam and Eve sinned, they died in spirit, and lived in flesh. So, we must be born again for the Spirit.

> Lesson 7
8 All have sinned. God commands us all to repent and not to sin again, for forgiveness of our past sins. > Lesson 8
9 God created a body in Virgin Mary's womb. 'Soul of the Word' came out of God, went into this body. > Lesson 9
10

Jesus Christ did not mask his omni-powers deity in flesh; He lived as a man, who is approved of God.

> Lesson 10
11 Jesus Christ and his disciples preached the gospel of his kingdom and healed all sickness and disease. > Lesson 11
12

'Preach the gospel' of Jesus Christ is 'teaching his commandments to observe'. Gospel must be obeyed.

> Lesson 12
13 Apostles taught the doctrine of Jesus Christ. It is of God. All other doctrines are from men and devils. > Lesson 13
14 Jesus Christ died for our sins and became the author of our salvation. He saves all them that obey him. > Lesson 14
15 Christ's atonement alone will not provide salvation or healing. Further, atonement is not substitution. > Lesson 15
16 As Man, Jesus was crucified, buried, resurrected, .. As God, he is omnipresent in heaven and on earth. > Lesson 16
17

God may give the holy spirit to those, who repent of their sins and ask God for holy spirit, to live holy.

> Lesson 17
18 Born of the Spirit, Born of the Word, and Born of God, are different levels in the Born Again process. > Lesson 18
19

Baptism and filled with the Holy Ghost are ordination with gifts and power, from God for his ministry.

> Lesson 19
20 In Holy Ghost baptism, even rebellious get gifts. Tongues alone is not an evidence, since it is imitated. > Lesson 20
21 God seals with Holy Spirit of promise to Salvation. We despise God, if we grieve or quench the Spirit. > Lesson 21
22 Water Baptism in the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: is required for Salvation. > Lesson 22
23

Water Baptism and Communion (breaking bread) to remember and show his death and resurrection.

> Lesson 23
24 Lord's Supper, washing the feet of saints, and communion (breaking of bread) are 3 separate rituals. > Lesson 24
25 Jesus gives apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers, to perfect Saints as Christ is perfect. > Lesson 25
26

It is Faith and Hope if it is in God and in what God has said. If we imagine and believe it is not Faith.

> Lesson 26
27 New Birth, Justification, Regeneration, and Sanctification, are  by our living faith and by God's Grace. > Lesson 27
28 Holy and Righteous Living is the standard of God for Us, and without holiness nobody can see God. > Lesson 28
29

We shall neither add to, nor diminish from, the word of God. If we do, we will not have eternal life.

> Lesson 29
30 'Will of God the Father' is to deliver us from evil world, fornication, sins, and to sanctify us to be holy. > Lesson 30
31

Jesus Christ is High Priest, Mediator, Advocate, Intercessor, to us as we live, but not at Judgment seat.

> Lesson 31
32

Second Coming of Jesus Christ is not with flesh body. There are four major events in second coming.

> Lesson 32
33 First 'Second Coming' happens now. Jesus turns us from iniquities. So, today we may hear his voice. > Lesson 33
34 At Pre-Millennial second coming, Jesus will raise the dead in him, and catch away those live in him. > Lesson 34
35 After tribulation, Jesus Christ will bring his saints and Rule the Promised Land for a thousand years. > Lesson 35
36

The 4 Groups, who will be granted 4 Status in Heaven, are: Children, Servants, Sons, and the Bride.

> Lesson 36
37 All will be raised from death and receive reward, according to what we have done either good or bad. > Lesson 37
38 All the dead will be raised, but not with flesh body, few with spirit body to glory and the rest into hell. > Lesson 38

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