Son & Holy Spirit, co-equal and co-eternal in every respect. The
and sustainer of all things visible and invisible.
Word of God –
inspired, infallible and the sole authority in all matters of Christian
faith and practice.
created by God
in his own image, now fallen, separated from God and incapable of
to God by his own efforts.
angel who influenced man’s downfall and now attempts to destroy
Christ's victory over him provides every believer access to Christ’s
authority over the devil and his evil spirits who are consigned to
solely by the grace of God through genuine repentance and wholehearted
trust in Jesus. Forgiveness of sin, liberation from bondage to the
and freedom in His Spirit, produce in the believer an upright life.
of all believers in Christ and gathered in local congregations which
for worship and the proclamation of the Gospel. Each autonomous local
led by ministry gifts, governed by elders and served by deacons is an
base for influencing the world through evangelism and community care.
baptism and the Lord's table were established by Christ for all
to practice. They express our identification with the death, burial and
resurrection of Christ.
Spirit – distinct from new birth and accompanied by speaking in
as the initial evidence of the receiving of this gift by faith. It
the believer for effective witness and gives access to the nine gifts
Gifts of the
Spirit – are supernatural gifts for the edification and equipping
the church for ministry. They are given by the Holy Spirit and
by the believer through faith.
Fruit of the
Spirit – such as love, joy, peace, patience, goodness,
meekness and self-control characterise the life of the believer and the
ministry of the church.
throughout the Bible, divine healing and divine deliverance are
to all through faith in the redemptive death and victorious
and privilege of every believer by which they can commune with God,
supplication and thanksgiving, pray with authority and so release the
power of God. In prayer we can receive comfort, guidance, reassurance
bodily for both the just, into eternal life and immortality, and the
into judgment. Eternal punishment is for all who reject the love of God
manifest in the sacrificial death of his Son on the Cross for the
is being progressively fulfilled through the course of history
in the visible, personal and glorious return of Christ. This will be
with the fulfillment of other events foretold in the Scriptures and
with the saints enjoying eternity with God.
have had a number of splinter groups break off from them who also share
similar statements of belief. Like all groups their are those who are
and against a statement of belief an interesting negative site is rc.cultweb.net
I have included this site for your interest.
Centres International, International Revival Fellowship, Geelong
Centres, Christian Assemblies International and some independent