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What We Believe

Core Beliefs of Victory Christian Church
 

1.  The Bible is the inspired Word of God.  It is our final authority and the basis for all we teach and believe.  2 Timothy 3:16

2.  God is a triune person—Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  Matthew 28:19

3.  Jesus Christ is the Son of God.  1 John 1:3

4.  Jesus Christ was born of a virgin.  Matthew 1:23-25

5.  Man is created in the image of God.  Genesis 1:26-27

6.  No man is without sin.  Romans 3:23-24

7.  Sin reaps death, but Jesus gives eternal life.  Romans 6:23-24

8.  There is only one Mediator (Jesus Christ) between God and man.  1 Timothy 2:5

9.  Every man needs to be born again to enter God’s Kingdom.  John 3:3,5

10.  Jesus Christ is the only way to the Father.  John 14:6

11.  Salvation is through Jesus Christ.  Acts 4:12, 16:31 and John 3:16

12.  The basis of our salvation is faith in what Christ did for us, not what we do for Him.  Ephesians 2:8-9

13.  There is a hell where the unsaved will be forever punished and banished.  Matthew 25:41 and 2 Thessalonians 1:9

14.  We are baptized into the body of Christ by the Holy Spirit. 1 Corinthians 12:13

15.  We are to be baptized by immersion in water.  Acts 8:36

16.  Jesus baptizes us in the Holy Spirit.  Luke 3:16

17.  Discipleship is God’s way of developing Christ’s character (i.e., love, etc.) in Christians.  John 13:35

18.  Christ’s First and Second Commandments.  Matthew 22:37-39

19.  Supernatural signs will follow Christ’s believers.  Mark 16:17-18

20.  The healing and deliverance ministry of Christ was given to believers.   Luke 9:1-2 and Mark 3:14-15

21.  The gifts of the Holy Spirit are for Christ’s church.  1 Corinthians 12:4-11

22.  Believers are called to fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ.  Matthew 28:19-20

23.  We are living in the end time of the Bible.  Matthew 24:14, 29-30, 44 and 1 Peter 4:7

24.  Jesus is coming back again.  John 14:3 and 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17

25.  The importance of the local church is that it is God’s Kingdom on earth.  Hebrews 10:25

26.  The national restoration of Israel will be according to the prophetic Scriptures.  Isaiah 2:2-3

27.  It is important to receive Communion (the Lord’s Supper). 1Corinthians 11:24-26

28.  The purpose of training people in our church is key.  Ephesians 4:11-16

29.  The ministries of deacon and elder are Biblical and ordained by the overseeing ministry of the church.  1 Timothy 3:1, 13

30.  We believe in the importance of regular giving of tithes and offerings to the Lord.  2Corinthians 9:6-7 and Malachi 3:8-12

31.  There is a devil, and he seeks to resist the purposes of God and destroy the lives of Christians. Ephesians 6:11-12, Matthew 4:1-11 and 16:23, Luke 13:16 and 22:3, and John 8:44 and 10:10