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Our Beliefs

 

Our Core Beliefs:

The Bible

We believe that the Bible is God’s Word, that it was written by men divinely inspired, and that it has supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct. Psalm 119:105; 2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:21

God the Father

We believe in God the Father, perfect in holiness, infinite in wisdom, measureless in power. We rejoice that He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of men, that He hears and answers prayers, and that He saves from sin and death all who come to Him through Jesus Christ. Genesis 18:25; Galatians 4:6,7

God the Son

We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son, miraculous in His birth, sinless in His life, making atonement for the sins of the world by His death. We believe in His bodily resurrection, His ascension into Heaven, His perpetual intercession for His people, and His visible return to the world according to His promise. 1 Corinthians 15:3,4; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-3

God the Holy Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit who came forth from God to convict the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment; and to regenerate, sanctify, and comfort those who believe in Jesus Christ. John 14:16,17; 16:7-13; Galatians 5:22-25; Ephesians 2:22; 2Thessalonians 2:7

Sin and Salvation by Faith and Grace

We believe that all men by nature and by choice are sinners, but that “God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” We believe, therefore, that those who refuse to accept Christ as Savior and Lord will forever be separated from God. Salvation is the gift of God for all humanity and is offered freely to all who trust in Jesus for forgiveness of sins. It was obtained by the substitutionary death of Christ on the cross. He shed His own blood for our sin that we might be rightly related to God. John 1:12; 3:16; Acts 16.31; Romans 3:22,26; 5:6-9; 6:2,23; 10:9-10; Ephesians 2:8-9

The Church

We believe in the church as a spiritual body of which Christ is the head, and of which all born-again people are members. We believe that a visible, local church is a family of believers in Jesus Christ, baptized on a credible confession of faith, and associated for worship, service, and fellowship.  As a local church family, we observe the ordinances of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. We believe God has laid upon a local church the task of persuading a lost world to accept Jesus Christ as Savior, and to enthrone Him as the Lord and Master.  We believe that human betterment and social improvements are the inevitable by-products of such a Gospel. Tabernacle is an autonomous church operating under the leadership of Christ and the leading of the Holy Spirit. Matthew 22:37-40; Ephesians 5:23-27; Matthew 5:13-16

BAPTISM

Baptism is an outward expression of an inward change that has occurred in the life of the believer. It is an identification with Christ by picturing his death, burial and resurrection. It is the first commandment a new Christian is given from the Lord Jesus. Matthew 28:19; Romans 6:4

LORD’S SUPPER

The Lord’s Supper is an opportunity for personal examination and reflection as we observe the “Lord’s death until He comes.” The bread and cup are symbols of His body and blood which were broken and poured out for our salvation and is done in “remembrance” of Him until He comes again. All who have faith in Jesus are invited to participate. Luke 22:19,20; 1Corinthians 11:23-32 

 

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Office Hours

8:30AM -4:30PM

Worship Gatherings

8:30 AM and 11:00 AM

Contact

Phone

740-774-2224

Mail

info@mytabernacle.org

Address

221 E. Main Street, Chillicothe, OH 45601