Statement of Faith
BY WEARING A NEW TESTAMENT NAME
"The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch" (Acts 11:26). "If any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed" (I Peter 4:16). "Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian" (Acts 26:28).
BY BELIEVING A NEW TESTAMENT CREED
"Thou are the Christ, the Son of the Living God... Upon this rock I will build my Church." (Matt.16:16,18). "Other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ" (I Cor. 3:11).
BY OBEYING A NEW TESTAMENT BAPTISM
"He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved" (Mark 16:16). "We are buried with Him by baptism into death, that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life" (Rom.6:4). "The like figure where-unto even baptism doth also now save us, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ" (I Peter 3:21).
BY OBSERVING A NEW TESTAMENT COMMUNION
"This do in remembrance of me" (Luke 22:19). "Upon the first day of the week when the disciples were gathered together to break bread..." (Acts 20:7). Let every man examine himself" (I Cor. 11:28).
BY PRACTICING A NEW TESTAMENT STEWARDSHIP
"It is more blessed to give than to receive" (Acts 20:35). "Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him" (I Cor. 16:2).
BY LIVING A NEW TESTAMENT LIFE
"They continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship and in breaking of bread and prayers" (Acts 2:42). "Grow in grace" (II Peter 3:18). "Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life" (Rev. 2:10).