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Essential Beliefs

The following nine items summarize the essential beliefs of GoodNews Church.

 

Regarding God...

 

There is only one true God who is the eternal King, Creator and Redeemer of all that is. He is Perfectly Holy, just, loving and truthful. He has revealed Himself to be eternally self- existent - one being in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.

 

Regarding Sin...

 

Humankind was created in the image of God to know and enjoy Him, yet we willfully rejected the Lordship and glory of God for which we were intended. Because of this, sickness, death and judgment entered the world and now creation experiences the effects and consequences of sin.

 

Regarding Jesus...

 

The Lord Jesus Christ, the one and only Son of God, was conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin, Mary, and is God's Anointed One, empowered by the Holy Spirit to inaugurate God's Kingdom on earth. He was crucified for our sins, died, was buried, resurrected and ascended into heaven, and is now alive today, in the presence of God the Father and in His people. He is "true God" and "true man."

 
Regarding Salvation...

 

We are saved by God's grace, The work of Jesus Christ. Anyone can Now Walk in restored fellowship with God through Repentance from sin, and Believing That Jesus is their Savior and Lord. The Holy Spirit adopts us and we experience the Kingdom of God as His sons and daughters.

 

Regarding the Bible...

 

The Bible to be the inspired and only infallible and authoritative Word of God.

 

Regarding the Holy Spirit...

 

whose indwelling us enables us to be holy and minister super-naturally. The baptism of the Holy Spirit according to Acts 1:4-8 and 2:4 is for believers who ask and receive the Holy Spirit.

 

Regarding Redemption...

 

YOU MUST RECEIVE Jesus Into Your Life to Be SAVED.... John 3:3The victorious redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides freedom from Sin. "It Is Finished"If we reject this invitation we will be lost for eternity in Hell.

 

Regarding the Church...

 

The Church consists of all who put their faith in Jesus Christ. He gave His church the ordinances of Baptism and Communion. The Church exists to carry on the ministry of Jesus Christ and further advance His kingdom by undoing the works of the enemy, preaching and living the good news of God's love, disciple the nations, baptizing and teaching them to love and obey God.

 

Regarding the Kingdom...

 

In the ever increasing government of God and in the Blessed Hope, which is the glorious visible return of our Lord Jesus Christ for His overcoming bride * His church. Heaven and hell are real places. There will be a resurrection of the saved and the lost, the one to everlasting life and the other to everlasting death..