Overview:
The beliefs of the Church of God in Christ are briefly articulated in its Affirmation of Faith.Canty Communion 2014
When reading the Affirmation of Faith, we are publicly declaring what it is that we believe.


Affirmation of Faith

LEADER: Our Belief Concerning the Bible
CONGREGATION: We believe the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible Word of God.
SCRIPTURE SUPPORT: 2 Timothy 3:16, Matthew 4:4, Psalms 119:151

LEADER: Our Belief Concerning God
CONGREGATION: We believe that there is One God, eternally existent in Three Persons: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.
SCRIPTURE SUPPORT: 1 John 5:7, 1 John 5:8

LEADER: Our Belief Concerning the Church
CONGREGATION: We believe in the Blessed Hope, which is the rapture of the Church of God, which is in Christ, at His return.
SCRIPTURE SUPPORT: Titus 2:13, Philemon 3:21, Ephesian 5:27

LEADER: Our Belief Concerning Sin
CONGREGATION: We believe that the only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious Blood of Jesus Christ.
SCRIPTURE SUPPORT: Luke 5:32, Luke 15:7, 2 Peter 3:9

LEADER: Our Belief Concerning Salvation
CONGREGATION: We believe that regeneration by the Holy Ghost is absolutely essential for personal salvation.
SCRIPTURE SUPPORT: Psalms 3:8, Romans 1:16, Romans 10:10

LEADER: Our Belief Concerning Christ
CONGREGATION: We believe that the redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides healing for the human body in answer to believing in prayer.
SCRIPTURE SUPPORT: Isaiah 53:5, Luke 21:28, Romans 3:24, Colossians 1:14

LEADER: Our Belief Concerning the Holy Ghost
CONGREGATION: We believe that the baptism in the Holy Ghost, according to Acts 2:4 is given to believers who ask for it.
SCRIPTURE SUPPORT: Acts 1:8, Acts 2:4, 2 Timothy 1:14, Jude 1:20

LEADER: Our Belief Concerning Sanctification
CONGREGATION: We believe in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit, by Whose indwelling, the Christian is enabled to live a holy and separated life in this present world.
SCRIPTURE SUPPORT: Titus 3:5, 1 Corinthians 1:30, 1 Thessalonians 4:3, Hebrews 10:14