DOCTRINE | what we believe



The Foursquare Church believes in…

1.  THE HOLY SCRIPTURES
      We believe the Bible is God-inspired (2 Timothy 3:16, 17).



2.  THE ETERNAL GODHEAD
      We believe God is Triune:  Father, Son and Holy Spirit (2 Corinthians 13:14).



3.  THE FALL OF MAN
      We believe man was created in the image of God, but that by voluntary disobedience he fell from perfection (Romans 5:12).



4.  THE PLAN OF SALVATION
      We believe that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us, signing the pardon for all who believe in Him (John 3:16; Romans 5:8).

 

5.  SALVATION THROUGH GRACE
      We believe we have no righteousness and must come to God, pleading the righteousness of Christ (Ephesians 2:8).



6.  REPENTANCE & ACCEPTANCE
      We believe that upon sincere repentance and a wholehearted acceptance of Christ, we are justified before God (Romans 10:6-10; 1 John 1:9).



7.  THE NEW BIRTH
      We believe the change which takes place in the heart and life at conversion is a very real one (2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 2:20).



8.  DAILY CHRISTIAN LIFE
      We believe it is the will of God that we are sanctified daily, growing constantly in the faith (Hebrews 6:1).



9.  BAPTISM AND THE LORD’S SUPPER
      We believe baptism by immersion is an outward sign of an inward work (Matthew 28:19).  We believe in the commemoration of the Lord’s

      Supper by the symbolical use of the bread and the juice of the vine (1 Corinthians 11:24, 25).



10.  BAPTISM WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT
        We believe the baptism with the Holy Spirit empowers believers and that His incoming is after the same manner as in Bible days (Acts 2:4).



11.  THE SPIRIT-FILLED LIFE
        We believe it is the will of God that we daily walk in the Spirit (Ephesians 4:30-32).



12.  THE GIFTS & FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT
        We believe the Holy Spirit has gifts to bestow upon the Christian (1 Corinthians 12:1-11) and that we should show spiritual fruit as

        evidence of a Spirit-filled life (Galatians 5:22).



13.  MODERATION
        We believe the experience and daily walk of the believer should never lead him into extremes of fanaticism                                                 

       (1 Timothy 2:8-10; Colossians 3:17; Philippians 4:5).



14.  DIVINE HEALING
        We believe divine healing is the power of Christ to heal the sick in answer to the prayer of faith (James 5:14-16).



15.  THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST
        We believe the second coming of Christ is personal and imminent (1 Thessalonians 4:16, 17).



16.  CHURCH RELATIONSHIP
        We believe it is our sacred duty to identify ourselves with the visible Church of Jesus Christ (Acts 16:5; Hebrews 10:25).



17.  CIVIL GOVERNMENT
        We believe laws should be upheld at all times, except in things opposed to the will of God (Romans 13:1-5).



18.  THE FINAL JUDGEMENT
        We believe some day all shall stand before the judgment seat of Christ to there receive eternal life or death 

        (Revelation 20:11-15; Hebrews 9:27; 2 Corinthians 5:10).



19.  HEAVEN
        We believe heaven is the glorious eternal home of born-again believers (John 14:1-3; Revelation 7:15-17).



20.  HELL
        We believe hell is the place of eternal torment for all who reject Christ as their Savior (Revelation 20:10-15).



21.  EVANGELISM
        We believe soul winning is the primary responsibility of the Church (James 5:20).

22.  TITHES AND OFFERINGS
        We believe the method ordained of God for the support and spread of His cause is by giving tithes and free-will              offerings (Malachi 3:10; 2 Corinthians 9:7)

SUNDAY SERVICE AT 10 AM

Valley Christian Center

 

1401 Riverside Drive   I   Susanville, CA 96130   I   (530) 257-2210   I   Services: Sunday 10:00am