Doctrinal Standards:

A Brief Statement of Faith Derived from Our "Articles of Faith and Doctrine"

 

GODHEAD: We believe in one true and everliving, self-existing, uncreated God whose name is JEHOVAH, and in the unity of His being there exist three subsistences of one essence: substance, power and eternity; God the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit, all one God, world without end.

 

SALVATION: We believe in one Jesus Christ, eternally begotten of the Father, very God and very man, perfect God, perfect man, and in this one Jesus Christ there exist two perfect natures, inseparably united without division, change, confusion or commingling. We believe that election is by race, and salvation is by faith in Jesus Christ. Salvation is by the redeeming grace of Jesus Christ and not a reward for good works. We believe in the virgin birth, death, burial, resurrection, ascension, and literal return of our Savior Jesus Christ. Election was purposed from the Father before the foundation of the world. Redemption is made possible by Jesus Christ. Sanctification is by the work of the Holy Spirit.

 

GOOD WORKS: We believe that good works are the evidence of our salvation. We keep the Law not to be saved but because we are saved. Our Good Works belong to Jesus Christ and are measured in terms of His law. We believe in the Ten Commandments, in the statutes and judgments of His Law. We observe the Biblical Sabbath of the Seventh Day and the Holy Feast Days including Passover, Pentecost, Trumpets, Day of Atonement, and Tabernacles. We observe the Dietary Laws, Tithe Laws, and all other laws which the Holy Spirit writes upon our hearts and in our minds. Salvation is by grace, and good works are the way we run the race and win the crown.

 

CHURCH: We believe in the one true and Living Church of Jesus Christ; the Gates of Hell cannot prevail against the Church. We believe that all Israelites should be churched and live in accountability to the spiritual government of the Church. We believe that Christ has placed Bishops, Elders, and Deacons in the Church with a five fold ministry of Apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers.

 

ISRAEL: We believe that Biblical genetic Israel in Jesus Christ is the Church, identified among the Anglo, Saxon, Celtic, Scandinavian, Germanic and kindred people of the world. We believe in the literal regathering and restoration of the House of Israel to the land deeded in perpetuity to Father Abraham and the literal rule and reign of Jesus Christ upon the Throne of David in a new heaven and new earth. We believe in all of the Covenants of the Bible: these are both conditional and unconditional and were made with Israel.

 

APOSTOLIC DOCTRINES: We believe in the Christian and Apostolic doctrines of the Church as built from the Apostles and Nicene Creeds.

 

SACRAMENTS: We believe in the seven historic Sacraments of the Church including: Holy Baptism, Penance, Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, Unction for the Sick, and Ordination of Ministers.

 

WORSHIP: We believe in Lawful Worship and a liturgy that can be traced back to Celtic Christianity through The Book of Common Prayer of 1549.

 

GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT: We believe in the Motivational Gifts: Prophet, Server, Teacher, Exhorter, Organizer, Giver, and Mercy. We believe in the Ministry Gifts and in the Manifestation Gifts.

 

SPIRITUAL MATURITY: We believe that all Christians should grow in spiritual maturity and reflect the character of Jesus Christ by growing in original design, authority, responsibility, suffering, ownership, moral purity, and success.

 

MORAL PURITY: We believe in the moral purity of the body, soul, and spirit and living a life of holiness and sanctification unto Jesus Christ.

 

BIBLE: We believe the Bible to be the infallible, unchanging, and inerrant Word of God. We believe that all of Scripture, Genesis to Revelation, is the inspired Word of God, and that the Authorized King James Translation of the Bible is the best of all translations available in the English Language.

 

CHRISTIAN DOMINION: The Church of Israel believes in Godly dominion of the earth, to the glory of Jesus Christ. We believe in Christian occupation and reconstruction of the earth under Jesus Christ. This includes increasing the size and strength of the Christian family, Home Birthing of children, Home Schooling of children, building houses, planting gardens, and gathering God's people in rural areas. We believe in the planting of churches and in the preaching, teaching, and printing of the Gospel of the Kingdom Message.

 

 

For a more complete digest of our doctrinal precepts, order our booklet,

"The Articles of Faith and Doctrine"

 

 

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Church of Israel

3161 S. 2275 Rd.
Schell City, MO 64783


Email: coi@churchofisrael.org

 

Phone: 417-432-3119

 

 

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