Friday, Sep. 22, 2017

Statement of Faith

We at Martus Ministry believe :

*God was born as a man in a virgin woman. Isa 7:14,9:6, Mat1:23 , Jn1:1-2,14, 1Tim 3:16, Phil 2:5-6

*Yeshua “Jesus” is sinless and died as the Lamb of God. Jn 1:29,1Pe1:19, Heb9:12,14,22, Lev17:11

*In the Death of Yeshua “Jesus” for the atonement of sin. 1Cor 15:3, Rom 5:8-10, 1Jn3:16, Luk 24:6-7

*In Burial of Yeshua “Jesus” . Luk 23:52-53 ,Rom 4:24-25 , Luk 24:20 ,1 Co 15:4

*In Resurrection of Yeshua “Jesus”. Act2:24, Luk 24:34,1 Cor 15:4,Rom 10:9

*Yeshua “Jesus” is the Son of God and the only way for Salvation.  Jn 3:16 ,14:6 , Act4:12, 1Tim 2:5

*Mankind has Free will to accept or reject the free gift offered by God. Rom 5:18,Jn 7:37, Rev 22:17

*The Church is the Commonwealth of Israel, the Israel of God. Eph 2:11-14, Rom 9:6-8, Gal3:29,6:16

*The Bible is the word of God which must be studied. 2Tim2:15,3:16 ,Rom15:4, Heb 4:12, 2Pet 1:20-21

*The Bible is the word of God that must be preached. Rom 10:14,17 , Mk16:15

*Christians are commissioned to make disciples. Mat28:19-20

*Immersion baptism is Christs tenent for born again believers . Mat28:19-20, Mk16:16, Act2:38, Rom6:3-6

A. Baptism is an outward expression of a believers inward working of faith and commitment. Act10:46-48

B. Baptism itself will not save you but being Baptized is a byproduct of saving faith. Jas 2:22,24,26

C. Infant Baptisms are not scriptural.(and to be rejected as legitimate baptism)

*The Resurrection occurs at the end of the tribulation when Christ returns.1Thes4:13-18, 1Cor15, Mat24:29

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*There will be Christians alive through the tribulation until the Day of Christs return. 1Cor 15:51

*Communion is Holy and a symbolic reminder of the gospel honoring Christ. 1Cor11:23-30, 1Cor15:1-3

*Home Churches are biblical.  Rom 16:5, Col 4:15 ,Phile 1:2 , 1Cor16:19

*A literal Millennial Reign of Christ on the Earth and the end of the great Tribulation. Rev 20:2,4,7

*Premillennialism (taught since the Apostles)

*Gifts of the Spirit are still functioning. Eph4:11 ,1Cor 12:4-11,

*There is another Exodus out of Judea that will occur mid tribulation. Mat24:15-16,Rev 12:6,14
(We believe in preparation for this Exodus)

(We openly and willfully reject the authority of the Pope)

(We believe in Non Violence even in self defense as Christ and the Early Church taught )

(Military service is incompatible with Christianity-Luk3:12-14,Ante Nicene Fathers Vol3,page 73,Chap XIX

*The Interfaith/Ecumenical movement is the platform for the false Prophet. Rev 13:12

*Jerusalem is Babylon.Rev 17:18,11:8

*Jerusalem will be ruled by the Anti Christ & the False Prophet. Rev11:2,Luk21:24

*The Third Temple is soon to be built. Matt24:15,Rev 11:1-2,2The2:4

*Jerusalem is Spiritually called Sodom and Egypt Rev 11:8

*The United Nations(to be reformed into New World Order) is the platform for the world government “kings of the earth”. Rev 19:19

*The False Prophet will cause the Mark of the Beast. Rev 13:16-17

* The Al-Mahdi of Islam is the Antichrist of the bible prophecy.

*The Islamic “prophet jesus” is the False Prophet of the bible prophecy.

*The Daaba of Islamic prophecy is Satan of the bible prophecy.