Our Doctrines


The Scriptures Inspired

The Scriptures, both the Old and New Testaments are inspired of God and are the revelation of God to man, the infallible, authoritative rule of faith and conduct.
• 2 Timothy 3:15-17
• 1 Thessalonians 2:13
• 2 Peter 1:21


The One True God

The one true God has revealed Himself as the eternally self-existent “I AM,” the Creator of heaven and earth and the Redeemer of mankind in the three persons of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
• Deuteronomy 6:4
• Isaiah 43:10,11
• Matthew 28:19
• Luke 3:22


The Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ

The Lord Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God. The Scriptures declare: His virgin birth (Matthew 1:23); His sinless life (Hebrews 7:26; His miracles (Acts 2:22); His substitutionary work on the cross (1 Corinthians 15:3); His bodily resurrection from the dead (Luke 24:39); His exaltation to the right hand of God (Acts 1:9).


The Fall of Man

Man by voluntary transgression fell by sinning against God and thereby incurred not only physical death but also spiritual death, which is separation from God.
• Genesis 1:26,27
• Genesis 2:17
• Romans 5:12-19


The Salvation of Man

Man’s only hope of redemption is through the shed blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
• John 3:3
• Romans 10:13-15
• Ephesians 2:8


The Ordinances of the Church

• Baptism in Water – Matthew 28:19; Acts 10:47,48
• Holy Communion – 2 Peter 1:4; 1 Corinthians 11:26


The Baptism in the Holy Spirit

This is a gift given by God after salvation to those who earnestly seek it so they may receive power to follow Christ and to be a witness for Him.
• Luke 24:49
• Acts 1:4
• Acts 1:8
• 1 Corinthians 12:1-31


Sanctification

Sanctification is an act of separation from sins against God that damage our lives to a dedication to God that brings restoration.
• Romans 12:1,2
• 1 Thessalonians 5:23
• Hebrews 13:12

 

The Church and its Mission

The Church is the Body of Christ, the habitation of God through the Spirit, with divine appointments for the fulfillment of the great commission (Ephesians 1:22,23)
1. To be an agency of God for reaching the world with the gospel. (Acts 1:8; Mark 16:15,16)
2. To be the body of Christ, which worships God. (1 Corinthians 12:13)
3. To be a channel of God’s purpose to build followers of Christ being perfected in His image. (Ephesians 4:11-16; 1 Corinthians 12:28)

 

Divine Healing

Divine healing is an integral part of the gospel. Deliverance from sickness is provided for in the work of Jesus Christ.
• Isaiah 53:4,5
• Matthew 8:16,17
• James 5:14-16

 

The Blessed Hope

The resurrection of those who have passed away in Christ and their translation together with those who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord is the imminent and blessed hope of the church.
• 1 Thessalonians 4:16,17
• Titus 2:13
• 1 Corinthians 15:51,52

 

The Millennial Reign of Christ

The second coming of Christ includes the rapture of His followers, which is our blessed hope, followed by the visible return of Christ with His followers to reign on earth for one thousand years.
• Zechariah 14:5
• Matthew 24:27
• Matthew 24:30
• Revelation 1:7
• Revelation 19:11-14
• Revelation 20:1-6

 

The Final Judgment

There will be a final judgment in which the wicked will be judged according to their works. Whoever is not found written in the Book of Life, together with the devil and his angels will be consigned to the everlasting punishment in the lake, which burns with fire, which is the second death.
• Matthew 25:46
• Mark 9:43-48
• Revelation 19:20
• Revelation 20:11-15
• Revelation 21:8

 

The New Heavens and the New Earth

“We, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth wherein dwells righteousness.”
• 2 Peter 3:13
• Revelation 21
• Revelation 22

 

Silver Spring Assembly is an Assemblies of God Church