WORD AND PRAISE FAMILY CHURCH
Our vision is to reach, restore, revive, and release people to impact the world for Jesus Christ. We Are Touching Lives Through The Sovereign Word Of God.
THE ARTICLES OF RELIGION - OUR DOCTRINES
-WHAT WE BELIEVE -
THE BIBLE — We believe the Bible is the Word of God and contains one harmonious and sufficiently complete system of doctrine. We believe in the full inspiration of the Word of God. We hold the Word of God to be the only authority in all matters and assert that no doctrine can be true or essential, if it does not find a place in this Word.
THE FATHER — We believe in God, the Father Almighty, the Author and Creator of all things. The Old Testament reveals God in diverse manners, by manifesting his nature, character, and dominions. The Gospels in the New Testament give us knowledge of God the “Father” or “My Father,” showing the relationship of God to Jesus as Father, or representing Him as the Father in the Godhead, and Jesus himself that son (St. John 15:8; 14:20.) Jesus also gives God the distinction of “Fatherhood” to all believers when he explains God in the light of “Your Father” or “Your Father in Heaven” (St. Matthew 11:25).
THE SON — We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, the Second person in the Godhead of the Trinity or Triune Godhead. We believe that Jesus was and is eternal in his person and nature as the Son of God who was with god in the beginning of creation (St. John 1:1). We believe that Jesus Christ was born of the Virgin Birth and to all of the miraculous events surrounding this Phenomenon (St. Matthew 1:18-25). We believe that Jesus Christ became the “suffering Servant” to man; this suffering servant came seeking to redeem man from sin and to reconcile him back to God, his Father (Romans 5:10) We believe that Jesus Christ is standing now as a mediator between God and man (I Timothy 2:5).
THE HOLY GHOST — We believe the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity. He proceeds from the Father and the Son; is of the same substance; equal in power and glory, and is, together with the Father and the Son, to be believed in, obeyed, and worshipped. The Holy Ghost is a gift bestowed upon the believer for the purpose of equipping and empowering the believer, making him a more effective witness for service in the world. He teaches and guides one in all truth. (John 16:13; Acts 1:8; 8:39).