RULES OF BELIEVE

1.  A personal testimony of our Salvation in Christ. (Acts 4:12; Rom 10:9)

 

2. Our acknowledgment of and obedience to the Order and Officers of the Church: Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors, Teachers, Elders, and Deacons. (Heb 13:17; Eph 4:11; 1 Cor. 12:28)

 

3. Our presence in the meetings of the Church and abidance in full communion; that is, not to absent ourselves more than three times from communion without sufficient reason given for your absence. (Heb 10:25)

 

4. Your conformity with the fundamental doctrines of the Church, as well as with the two ordinances, namely baptism by immersion, and the Lord’s Supper. (2 John 1:9; Rom 6:4, Luke 22:19, 1 Cor 11:24)

 

5. That you contribute towards the support of the cause, as taught unto us in the Word of God. (Gen 14:20, 28:22, Lev 27:30, 1 Chronicles 29:14, Heb 7:8) 

 

6. That you keep the counsels of the Church within the Church. (Matthew 7:6)


7. That you pray for and help every member, remembering that we are joint members in the Body of Christ. (Heb 10:24; 1 Cor. 12:25; 1 Tim 2:1 Gal 6:2) 

 

8. Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.  (Eph 4:3 )