Prepare the Way International Church
Statement of Faith
The Bible to be the only inspired, infallible, written Word of God.
2 Peter 1:21, 2 Timothy 3:16-17
In one God, the Godhead consisting of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Isaiah 43:10, Matthew 3:16-17, 2 Corinthians 13:14, John 16:13-15, John 20:21-22
In the sinless Deity of Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and that Jesus Christ is Lord over all things in heaven and on earth and under the earth. John 1:1-14, Hebrews 4:15,Matthew 1:25, Colossians 1:22, Acts 4:10, 1 Peter 3:22, Philippians 2:9-10
Man was originally created in a state of righteousness and holiness but through Adam’s sin fell by transgression into a state of spiritual death and there remains until delivered through faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and reception of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. John 1:12, Romans 1:16, Romans 5:12-21
In salvation by the redeeming blood of Christ through repentance of sin, faith in and reception of Jesus Christ as Savior, and confession of His Lordship.
Hebrews 9:22, Romans 10:9-10, 13
In water baptism by immersion in identifying with Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection, for those who have repented of their sins, and believed in, received, and confessed Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, thus burying their sin nature, resulting in freedom from slavery to sin. Matthew 28:19, Acts 2:38, Romans 6:1-6, Colossians 2:11-13
In receiving the promise of, gift of and baptism with the Holy Spirit confirmed by the evidence of speaking in tongues, in the practice of the gifts of the Holy Spirit and the demonstration of the fruit of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:1-4, Acts 2:38, Acts 10:46, Acts 19:6, 1 Corinthians 12:8-11, Romans 12:6-8, Galatians 5:22-23