What We Believe (14 Articles of Faith)

(Click on Teaching on Article under each to hear a sermon on each one)

1. In the verbal inspiration of the Bible.

Teaching on Article 1

2. In one God eternally existing in three persons; namely, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

Teaching on Article 2

3. That Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary. That Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised from the dead. That He ascended to heaven and is today at the right hand of the Father as the Intercessor.

Teaching on Article 3

4. That all have sinned and come short of the glory of God and that repentance is commanded of God for all and necessary for forgiveness of sins.

Teaching on Article 4

5. That justification, regeneration, and the new birth are wrought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ.

Teaching on Article 5

6. In sanctification subsequent to the new birth, through faith in the blood of Christ; through the Word, and by the Holy Ghost.

7. Holiness to be God's standard of living for His people.

Teaching on Article 6 and 7

8. In the baptism with the Holy Ghost subsequent to a clean heart.

Teaching on Article 8

9. In speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance and that it is the initial evidence of the baptism of the Holy Ghost.

Teaching on Article 9

10. In water baptism by immersion, and all who repent should be baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.

Teaching on Article 10

11. Divine healing is provided for all in the atonement.

Teaching on Article 11

12. In the Lord's Supper and washing of the saints' feet.

Teaching on Article 12

13. In the premillennial second coming of Jesus. First, to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air. Second, to reign on the earth a thousand years

14. In the bodily resurrection; eternal life for the righteous, and eternal punishment for the wicked.

Teaching on Article 13 and 14

There are seven principles that make VWC who we are...
 Visionary Minded
Integrated Ministry
Christ Centered
Targeted Ministry
Outreach Focused
Relationship Driven
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