The Trinity- One God: Three Persons When we speak of the trinity, we are not referring to three gods, but three people: these three people united are one God. Example: A triangle is made of three angles; they are not three triangles, they are three angles that form a triangle. However, they are linked in […]
One God: Three Persons -The Father is God, the Son is God, the Holy Spirit are God Jehovah is God, Exodus 20: 2 Jesus Christ is God, Isaiah 9: 6; Saint John 1: 1; 1 John 5:20. The Holy Spirit is God, Isaiah 6: 8-10 with Acts 28:25; Exodus 17: 2 and 7 with Hebrews […]
One God: Three Persons- Special Times of Trinitarian Revelation in Jesus ‘ Ministry Annunciation: Luke 1:35. Baptism: Saint Matthew 3: 16,17. Preaching: Saint John 14: 7; 14:16. Baptism order: Saint Matthew 28:19.
Fasting Fasting is abstaining completely from food and drink, Esther 4:16; Jonah 3: 7. Fasting was the demonstrative way to humble yourself before God, Ezra 8:21; Psalm 69:10. Often fasting was seeking God’s guidance, help, and holiness, Exodus 34:28-29; 2Samuel 12: 16, & 22; 2Chronicles 20: 2-4. And abstaining from food alone is not enough, […]
Prayer We must teach ourselves to pray, Luke 11: 1. Prayer is pouring out our soul to God, offering him our desires, regarding things that are according to his will, Psalm 5: 1-3; Lamentations 2:19. Prayer should be done standing, or kneeling, and with hands raised 1Kings 8:54; Ezra 9: 5; 1 Timothy 2: 8. […]
A Universal Message, Proclaimed by the Church The gospel must be preached throughout the world, Saint Matthew 24:14; Acts 1: 8. God is no respecter of persons to enter the kingdom of heaven, Acts 10: 28-35. We will all appear one day before the throne of God, and we must prepare for that moment, 2Corinthians […]
The Doctrine of Salvation- Sanctification- (Part 6) Sanctification is being separated by God from sin, for a holy life, John 17: 14-17. Holiness is a hallmark of representing God, 1 Peter 1:16. Holiness encompasses our whole being: spirit, soul, and body, 1 Thessalonians 5: 23-24. Holiness is a progressive state: it is like the light […]
The Doctrine of Salvation- Adoption (Part 5) Adoption means that God receives us as His children, John 1: 12,13. Adoption has only one condition: Obeying the laws of the father of the family, John 8:31. Within the family of God, we enjoy blessings, Galatians 4: 3-7.
The Doctrine of Salvation- Justification (Part 4) Justification is declaring a sinner, a righteous man before God, without remembering his previous faults, Romans 4: 6-8. Only the sacrifice of Jesus Christ made that possible, Romans 3: 23,24. That justification is received by believers by faith, Romans 5: 1,2. God blots out all our sins and […]
The Doctrine of Salvation- Regeneration or new birth(Part 3) The new birth occurs as a result when a man has heard and believed the Word of God, Acts 2: 36-39. The new birth is accomplished through water baptism, John 3: 3-6. Baptism is necessary for the salvation of the soul, Mark 16: 15,16. Baptism allows […]