Beliefs & Core Doctrine

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iVALUE is a special emphasis on the ‘Four Core Beliefs’ of the Assemblies of God: Salvation, Baptism in the Holy Spirit, Divine Healingand the Second Coming of Christ.

Two years after its founding, the AG established 16 doctrines as a standard to reach, preach and teach its people. These doctrines became our Statement of Fundamental Truths. Four of these truths are considered our core beliefs due to the key role they play in reaching the lost and building the believer and the church both now and for the future. “The term iVALUE is more than a name. It’s truly the way I feel about these ever-so-important truths. I want to embrace and value them personally in my heart and to flesh them out as priorities in my life. Won’t you join me in reaching and teaching those in your church and community? Together we can impact the world and change lives for eternity.”

— George O. Wood, general superintendent

Click on the images below to view a short video on each topic and to access further teachings by four of the church’s top officers in addition to round table discussions, testimonies, articles, paintings and more.

 

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Statement of Faith

As an Assembly of God Church we believe and adhere to the A/G Statement of Faith.  Please visit the Assemblies of God website  (ag.org)  for a complete list of fundamental beliefs along with supporting Scripture, as well as to learn more about the Assemblies of God and its mission.

We Believe

… The Bible is inspired by God and declares His design and plan for mankind.

… There is only one true God, revealed in three persons… Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

… In the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ.  As God’s son He was both human and divine.

… Though originally good, man willingly fell to sin, ushering evil and death, both physical and spiritual, into the world.

… Every person can have restored fellowship with God through repentance and faith in Christ.

… In the practice of two ordinances, water baptism by immersion after receiving Christ’s gift of salvation, and Holy Communion (the Lord’s Supper).

… In the Baptism of the Holy Spirit as an experience following salvation, accompanied by speaking in tongues according toActs 2:4, that empowers believers for witness and effective service.

… Sanctification initially occurs at salvation, and is also a progressive lifelong process as believers continually draw closer to God, becoming more like Christ by the indwelling power of the Spirit.

… The church has a mission to seek and save all who are lost.

… A divinely called and scripturally ordained leadership ministry serves the church

… Divine healing of the sick is a privilege for people today and is provided for in Christ’s death on the cross for our sins.

… The Blessed Hope, when Jesus raptures His church prior to His return to earth (the second coming).

… The millennial reign of Christ, when Jesus returns with His saints and begins His benevolent rule over earth for 1,000 years.

… A final judgement will take place for those who have rejected Christ.

… In the New Heaves and New Earth that Christ is preparing for all people, of all time, who have accepted Him where we will live and dwell with Him forever.