RULES OF BELIEF:

[ The following are expected of the members of the Church.]

  1. You must have a personal Testimony of your Salvation in Christ. [ Acts 4:12; Rom. 10:9; 1 Tim 1:15]
  2. You must acknowledge and obey the order and Officers of the Church; the ministers and other leaders. [ Heb. 13: 17; Eph. 4:11; 1 Cor. 12:28]
  3. You must be present in the meetings of the Church and abide in the full Communion, that is not to absent yourself more than three times from the Communion without sufficient reasons given for your absence. [ Heb. 10:25]
  4. You must Conform 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. 6:17; Rom.6:4; Luke 22: 19; 1 Cor. 11:24 ]
  5. You must contribute towards the support of the cause, as taught unto us in the words of God. [ Gen. 14:20; Gen. 28:22; Lev.27:30; 1 Chr. 29:14; 1 Cor. 16:1-2; Matt. 23 : 23; Heb.7:8]
  6. That you keep the Counsel 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: 25-26; 1Tim 2:1; Gal. 6:2]
  8. Endeavoring to keep the Unity of the Spirit in the bond of Peace. [ Eph. 4:2 ]

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