FOURSQUARE CHURCH MEMBERSHIP

GENERAL STATEMENT OF BELIEF

 

1. That Jesus Christ is the Son of the Living God, and the only Savior from sin.

2. That Jesus Christ is the Great Physician and the Healer of the body through the Atonement.

3. That Jesus Christ is the Baptizer with the Holy Spirit today, just as He was on the Day of Pentecost.

4. That Jesus Christ is the Soon Coming King, coming back to earth again as the only hope for a dying world.

5. That Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, and today, and forever.

 

GENERAL RULES OF CONDUCT

1. By avoiding evil of every kind, such as profanity, intoxicating liquors, harmful world pleasures, dishonesty, immorality, and all sinful habits.

 

2. By seeking to do good to both the bodies and souls of men. Feeding, clothing, and visiting those in need as the opportunity presents itself.

 

3. By being faithful to the known ordinances of God such as regular Church attendance, the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, consistent Bible Study, daily Family prayers, and private devotion.

 

4. By faithfully supporting the Local Church through God’s financial plan of Tithing and Offerings, and by contributing, according to ability, to the various Missionary Programs of the Church.

 

5. By laboring at all times for the conversion and salvation of the unsaved through prayer, and personal testi- mony, and by inviting them to the Church, with a desire to lead them to Christ.

 

6. By working together in harmony and unity with the pastor and the membership for the advancement and growth of the visible church and being loyal at all times to the Church, its pastor, and its policies. In all things showing forth an attitude of Christian love until Jesus comes.

 

CREEDAL STATEMENT

WE BELIEVE —
In the verbal inspiration of the original Scriptures.
In the absolute trinity of the eternal God-head.
In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ.
In the personality and deity of the Holy Spirit.
In the reality and personality of the devil.
In the natural depravity of the human race.
In the substitutionary atonement.
In the propitiation for sin only by the blood of Christ.
In full salvation by grace through faith and not of works.
In Divine Healing through the Atonement and prayer for the sick.
In the personal Baptism of the Holy Spirit.
In the necessity of the new birth.
In water baptism by immersion at an age of accountability.
In the true church composed of all blood washed believers.
In the evangelism of the heathen and the nations of the world.
In obedience to civil government.
In divorce only on New Testament scriptural grounds.
In church government, loyalty and obedience to those in authority over us in the Lord. In tithing as God’s financial plan.
In the restitution for past wrongs whenever possible.
In the open table at the Lord’s Supper.
In the maintenance of good works and holy living.
In the victorious life over sin, self, and bad habits by Bible study and an incessant prayer life.
In Christian perfection and holiness, through absolute surrender and consecration.
In Christian modesty in matter of dress and wearing apparel.
In the keeping of the Lord’s day as a matter of privilege rather than law.
As regards recreation—liberty of conscience and a Godly example to the world.
In the immortality and conscious existence of the soul.
In the resurrection of our literal bodies, the just and the unjust.
In a literal heaven and life everlasting for all true believers.
In a final day of judgment for the incorrigible wicked.
In the everlasting punishment of the impenitent.
In the personal, literal, bodily pre-millennial coming of Jesus Christ.
In a future, literal, 1,000 years reign of Christ on earth with all His saints.
In the judgment seat of Christ where the saints will be finally rewarded for their deeds of life.
In Christian perfection and holiness, through absolute surrender and consecration.
In Christian modesty in matter of dress and wearing apparel.
In the keeping of the Lord’s day as a matter of privilege rather than law.
As regards recreation—liberty of conscience and a Godly example to the world.
In the immortality and conscious existence of the soul.
In the resurrection of our literal bodies, the just and the unjust.
In a literal heaven and life everlasting for all true believers.
In a final day of judgment for the incorrigible wicked.
In the everlasting punishment of the impenitent.
In the personal, literal, bodily pre-millennial coming of Jesus Christ.
In a future, literal, 1,000 years reign of Christ on earth with all His saints.
In the judgment seat of Christ where the saints will be finally rewarded for their deeds of commission and omission.
In the Christian tolerance to all denominations of Christian faith. commission and omission.
In the Christian tolerance to all denominations of Christian faith.

“In essentials — unity; in non-essentials — liberty; in all things — charity.”