What we believe

  • We believe and accept the entire Bible as the inspired Word of God, the Sole, Infallible, and Authoritative rule of our faith and conduct (II Timothy 3:15; II Peter 1:21; Romans 1:16; I Thessalonians 2:13).
  • We believe in the One True God, Eternal, Almighty, Creator and Lord of all things, and that in His unity there are three distinct Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Ephesians 4:6; Matthew 28:19; Luke 3:22 ; I John 5:7).
  • We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ was conceived by the Holy Spirit and assumed human nature in the womb of the virgin Mary, true God and true man (John 1:1,2,14; Luke 1:34 – 35; Matthew 1:23).
  • We believe in His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious death, His resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father as the Only Mediator, His personal and imminent return for believers and then to earth in power and glory to establish His kingdom (I Peter 2:22; II Corinthians 5:21; Acts 2:22; I Peter 3:18; Romans 1:4; 4:25; I Corinthians 15:4; Acts 1:9-11 ; I Timothy 1:5; John 14:1-3;
  • We believe in the existence of angels created entirely pure and that a part of these, having fallen into irreparable corruption and perdition, through the direct action of Satan, a rebel angel, will be eternally punished with him (Matthew 25:41; Ephesians 6:11-12 ).
  • We believe that only repentance and faith in the precious blood of Christ, the One High Priest, are essential for cleansing from sin (Romans 3:24-25; Acts 2:38; I Peter 1:18-19; Ephesians 2:8 ).
  • We believe that regeneration (new birth) by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential for salvation (John 3:3; I Peter 1:23; Titus 3:5-7).
  • We believe in divine healing, according to the Holy Scriptures: through Prayer, the Anointing of Oil and the laying on of hands (Isaiah 53:4-5; Matthew 8:16-17; I Peter 2:24; Mark 16: 17-18; James 5:14-16).
  • We believe in the baptism in the Holy Spirit as an experience following that of the New Birth, which manifests itself, according to the Scriptures, with the sign of speaking other languages ​​and, practically, with a life of progressive sanctification, in obedience to the whole truth of the Sacred Scriptures, in the power of announcing “the whole Gospel” to the world (Acts 2:4,42-46; 8:12-17; 10:44-46; 11:14-16; 19:2-6; Mark 16:20; John 16:13; Matthew 28:19-20).
  • We believe in the charisms and graces of the Holy Spirit in the life of Christians, in the exercise of the universal priesthood of believers, they are manifested for the edification, exhortation, and consolation of the Christian community, consequently, in human society (I Corinthians 12: 4-11; Galatians 5:22; Hebrews 13:15;
  • We believe in the ministries of the Glorified Lord as authoritative instruments of guidance, teaching, edification, and service in the Christian community, eschewing any hierarchical form (Ephesians 1:22-23; 4:11-13; 5:23; Colossians 1: 18; Luke 22:24-27; I Peter 5:1-3).
  • We believe in the relevance and validity of the deliberations of the Council of Jerusalem, reported in Acts chapter fifteen (Acts 15:28-29; 16:4).
  • We believe in the resurrection of the dead, the condemnation of the reprobate, and the glorification of the redeemed (Matthew 25:46; John 5:28-29; Acts 24:15; Revelation 20:11-15).
  • We celebrate water baptism by immersion, in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit for those who profess faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal Savior (Matthew 28:18-19; Acts 2:38; 8:12 ).
  • We celebrate the Lord’s Supper or Holy Supper, under the two species of bread and wine, thus remembering the death of the Lord and announcing his return, administered to anyone who has been baptized according to the rules of the Gospel and lives a worthy and holy life ahead to God and society (I Corinthians 10:16; 11:23-29; Luke 22:19).

The articles of faith in their current formulation approved in the XXVII General Assembly of 1979 with the clarifications ratified by the XXXVIII General Assembly of 1999, essentially reproduce those accepted in the first National Conference, held in Rome way back in October 1928, which was, in reality, the Constituent Assembly of our Churches.