What We Believe
Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus
God loves you. John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”
You must realize that you are a sinner. Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God.”
You must realize there is a penalty for your sin. Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”
You must know that God sent Jesus to die for your sin. Romans 5:8 “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”
All you have to do is accept God’s gift. Romans 10:9-10 “That if thou shalt confress with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.”
The Bible declares that Jesus is God, the Son, who in His incarnation (birth into human history as fully God and fully man) provided for us the clearest and most important revelation of God that has ever been or ever will be. He alone can forgive our sins and grant us salvation. In Hebrews 1:1-3 we read, “God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds; Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;”
The question of Jesus is of vital importance because while many people believe such things as that Jesus lived, was a good teacher, or a very spiritual man, there remains many erroneous perspectives of Him that deny that He is God. The Apostle Paul spoke of this propensity to reduce the majesty of the real Jesus in favor of a diluted and diminished Jesus that in the end is no longer truly God at all. In 2 Corinthians 11:3-4 Paul writes, “But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.”
To help you determine your own personal belief about Jesus we have compiled the following seven reasons and hope they will compel you to receive Him as your own God. Each line of reasoning includes a verse from the Bible that is a quote from the mouth of Jesus declaring that He was/is God. Jesus was put to death for continually declaring Himself to be God. In the end it really comes down to whether or not each of us believes Him and on that point His words become incredibly personal and pertinent.
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10:00 AM | Bible classes for all ages
11:00 AM | Morning Worship Service
5:00 PM | Adult Choir Practice
6:00 PM | Men, Women, and Teens Prayer Meetings
6:30 PM | Evening Service
6:50 PM | Master Clubs (September through May)
7:00 PM | Bible Study and Prayer Meeting
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Address: 3231 SW Wilshire Blvd; PO Box 1210; Joshua, TX 76058