STATEMENT OF FAITH

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Note: This is an incomplete statement and always will be, Lord willing, as it would literally take thousands of pages to express that we believe EVERYTHING in God’s divine word. That said, this statement of faith is merely intended as a brief overview of what we, as Biblical Christians and fanatics, believe.

1. We believe there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are One. (1 John 5: 7). Therefore we believe in the Biblical Triune God commonly referred to as the doctrine of the Trinity, which states that the Godhead (God the Father, God the Word who took on human flesh and was born Jesus of Nazareth, and God the Holy Spirit) are One in unity and not one in number.

Note: We deny the doctrine of modalistic monarchianism also known as modalism, modal monarchianism, sabellianism and Oneness Pentecostalism, One God Pentecostalism or Apostolic Pentecostalism which is a heretical position that Jesus Christ is God the Father and/or the Holy Spirit. This is not a Biblical or historically apostolic belief but an unbiblical doctrine of devils.

2. We believe that Jesus Christ of Nazareth: is the only begotten Son of God the Father (John 3: 16), was born of the virgin Mary (Matthew 1: 23), lived a sinless life (Hebrews 4: 15), was crucified (John 19: 17-18), died (Luke 23: 46), was buried (Luke 23: 53), rose from the dead on the third day (Luke 24: 5-7), (Ephesians 2: 13-22), overcame and holds the keys to death and hell (Revelation 1: 18), reconciled the world unto God (2 Corinthians 5: 19), ascended to heaven (Luke 24: 51), sits at the right hand of God the Father (Hebrews 12: 2), makes intercession for us (Hebrews 7: 25), is the only Mediator between God and man (1 Timothy 2: 5), has once for all sanctified those that put their trust in Him through the offering of His precious body (Hebrews 10: 10), will judge the quick and the dead at his appearing (2 Timothy 4: 1) and will reign throughout eternity in the New Jerusalem, the true eternal dwelling place of the people of God (Revelation 21).

Note: We hold to a Christus Victor understanding of the atonement rather than the satisfaction or penal substitution theory though we do find grains of Biblical truth in both views, albeit a very incomplete understanding of Christ’s purpose as well as the united purpose of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

3. We believe, For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God (Romans 3: 23) and that except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish (Luke 13: 3b), but that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved (Romans 10: 9). However, we must endure to the end (Matthew 24: 13) as if we fall into unbelief we shall be cut off (Romans 11: 18-22), if we deny Him, He will deny us (2 Timothy 2: 12b), if we are unrighteous we shall not inherit the Kingdom of God (1 Corinthians 6: 9-10) and that if we apostatize our end is to be burned (Hebrews 6: 4-8).

4. We believe, For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. (Ephesians 2: 8-9) as well as that faith without works is dead (James 2: 17-26) and find absolutely no contradiction in these truths.

5. The above stated, we therefore most definitely believe in the conditional security of the believer, as well as in all the verses that so clearly portray this divine truth (Matthew 7: 21-23, John 17: 12, Romans 8: 1, 1 Corinthians 6: 9-10, 1 Timothy 1: 19-20, 1 Timothy 5: 11-12, Timothy 2: 12b, Hebrews 6: 4-8, Hebrews 6: 11-15, et all). This obviously means that we consider the doctrine of eternal security, popularly known by the title once saved always saved (OSAS) as nothing more than a license to sin, unbiblical heresy and a doctrine of both man (i.e. John Calvin) and devils!

6. We believe in the necessity of living a holy life. Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy (1 Peter 1: 16), this being accomplished through the conviction and teaching of the Holy Spirit. And when He is come, He will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment (John 16: 8).

7. We believe in the reality of only one universal church, and that all true Christians are included in it as members (1 Corinthians 12: 12-20).

8. We believe in the God ordained authority of worldly governments, there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God (Romans 13: 1), and obey them so far as they are in agreement with God; Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard. (Acts 4: 19-20).

9. We believe in swearing no oaths; Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God’s throne: Nor by the earth; for it is His footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King. Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black. But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil. (Matthew 5: 33-37).

10. We believe in the Biblical doctrines of nonresistance; Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also (Matthew 5: 38-39) and non-violence, or sacrificial love; Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be children of your Father which is in heaven: for He maketh His sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more [than others?] do not even the publicans so? Be ye therefore perfect, even as you’re Father which is in heaven is perfect (Matthew 5: 43-48).

11. We believe, and believe literally, the Biblical account of creation and fall of mankind as recorded in the holy Bible (Genesis 1: 1 – 3: 24). This also obviously means that we reject the secular theory of macro-evolution and the pseudo Christian gap theory as unbiblical heresy and utterly ridiculous nonsense!

12. We believe in the sanctity of marriage (Matthew 19: 6), God’s hatred of divorce/putting away (Malachi 2: 16), as well as the Biblical teachings of: Christians only being allowed to marry Christians (2 Corinthians 6: 14-15), wives being bound to their first husbands until the death of that spouse (Romans 7: 2-3) and heterosexual marriage unions only (Romans 1: 21-32).

13. We believe that the word of God (Bible) is not only completely infallible and perfectly inspired, but that it has been perfectly preserved through the Masoretic Text of the Hebrew Old Testament as well as the Textus Receptus (Received Text) of the Greek New Testament, from which came the Authorized Version of the Holy Bible (1611 King James Bible).

Note: While we firmly believe all of the above we must state that we in no way are condemning any true Christian that uses another Bible version, delves into a study of the Greek and Hebrew languages, etc., nor are we stating that all the men involved with other Bible versions were somehow non-Christian, etc. We are not technically a KJV-Only publishing ministry as we do not require or demand that Christians only read the King James Version of the Bible any more then we require or demand that all Christians eat only vanilla ice cream or read Fanatic Publishing works. We also do not agree with many of the unbiblical and utterly ridiculous beliefs of many of the individuals and ministries that consider themselves to be KJV-Only. We acknowledge that there may be certain words in the King James Bible that could have been translated in a superior way (while still believing it is technically error-free), such as using the phrase community of believers rather than the word church when translating the Greek word ekklesia. We also realize that many have come to a saving faith in Jesus Christ after reading one of these versions, and that God in His omnipotence can use what Satan has perverted to His glory. We are simply stating what we believe to be true and pray that you will seek out the truth for yourself on this vastly important issue.

The above said, we have no qualms with accepting manuscripts or publishing material that contains Scripture passages from non-KJV versions. However, we absolutely refuse to publish materials that use such versions to contradict the KJV, or to cause confusion or lead readers to “play God” by picking and choosing which verses they can use to condone their lifestyle, as we believe Christians must conform their lives to God’s word and not conform God’s word to their lifestyles.

 

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