Tenets of Faith of Community Gospel Church


1.    We believe the Bible as originally given, to be the only inspired, infallible Word of God.
       2 Peter 1:21

2.    We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in Three persons consisting of the
       Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
        2 Corinthians 13:14. - Three-in-One and One-in-Three.

3.    We believe in the Deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His
       miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to
       the right hand of the Father. 
       1 Timothy 3:16

4.    We believe in evangelistic and missionary fervor and endeavor.
       Acts 1:8; Mark 16:15-18

5.    We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is
       absolutely essential. We further believe in the keeping power of God.
       Hebrews 9:22; Jude 24,25

6.    We believe in sanctification and holiness of heart and overcoming life as Scriptural
       requirements for the Bride of Christ.
       Ephesians 5:25-27

7.    We believe that sexual purity is a necessary expression for all of God’s children and requires
       abstinence from adultery, fornication, incest, homosexuality, or other sexual relationships or
       practices forbidden by Scripture.
       Hebrews 13:4; 1 Corinthians 6:18; Leviticus 18:1-30

8.    We believe that God created mankind as two distinct sexes: male and female and that each
       person affirms God's infinite wisdom by living in alignment with their birth sex
       Genesis 1:26-28; Mathew 19:4,5
 
9.    We believe that marriage is the uniting of one man to one woman in covenant commitment
       for a lifetime and is a sacred institution established by God.
       Mathew 19:4-6

10.   We believe that since mankind is created in God’s image, human life is of inestimable worth
        and significance in all its dimensions, from Conception to the grave.
        Genesis 1:27; Psalm 139:13-14

11.   We believe that the ordinance of Baptism by immersion in water shall be administered to all
        those who have repented of their sins and who have believed on the Lord Jesus Christ to the
        saving of their souls, and who gave clear evidence of their salvation.
        Mathew 28:19; Romans 6:3-5; Colossians 2:12

12.    We believe that the ordinance of the Lord’s Supper shall be observed regularly as enjoined
         in the Scriptures.
         Luke 22:19, 20; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

13.    We believe in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit according to Acts 2:4, 10:46, 19:6, and present
         ministry of the Spirit in and through the believer as manifested in the five ministries as
         they are being restored in end-time revival, in the gifts of the Spirit, and in the fruit of the
         Spirit.
         Ephesians 4:11; 1 Corinthians 12:8-11; Galatians 5:22-23

14.    We believe that divine healing is obtained on the basis of the Atonement. 1 Peter 2:24;
         Matthew 8:17

15.    We believe in Christ’s imminent personal return and great glory, in His millennial reign and
         in the everlasting dominion.
         Acts 1:11; Revelation 20:4; Daniel 7:14

16.   We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and lost, they that are saved unto the
        resurrection of eternal life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of eternal
        punishment.
        John 5:28-29; Revelation 20:15