Desired Word Ministries Beliefs

The Church, all believers are members of the body of Christ which is spiritually united to expressed among Christians by acceptance of God’s love’; for one another regardless of cultural or race. 1Corinthians12:12-23

The Bible is God’s revelation to mankind that inspires man into the perfection of life. It is the final authority without any error in what it establishes throughout the earth. It’s a guide and practice for the way believers should behave. 2 Timothy 3:16, Titus 1:2-4, Matthew 4:4

God is the Father of creation and his Son a Redeemer. Jesus Christ was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary; he was God in human flesh. He lived a sinless human life; yet freely gave himself for our sins by dying in our place on our behalf. He rose victoriously over death and ascended to Heaven at the right hand of the Father as the believer’s advocate. Jesus is the Way, The Truth, The Life and the Mediator between God and man. Matthew 1:18; Matthew 1:21, John 14:6-7, John 20:31

The Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Trinity, convicts the world of sin and gives new life to those who trust in Jesus. He indwells in all believers and empowers them to lead and live Christ-like. The Holy Spirit gives them spiritual gifts to serve and impart to a lost and needy world. Baptism of the Holy Ghost is the initial evidence of speaking in tongues (a language that isn’t known by humanity) as the Spirit gives utterance. I Corinthians 14:2-6, Acts 2:3-4,

Salvation cannot be earned through personal goodness or human effort. It‘s a gift that is received by repentance and faith in Christ Jesus through his death and resurrection from the grave. God gives salvation and eternal life to those who believe in him. 2 Corinthians 7:10, Romans 10:10

Sanctification is a way believers are shaped into Christ-image and living a separated life in this present world, embracing a daily walk and developing a prayer life pleasing to God . Sanctification simplifies growing in the perfection of God while being effective in obedience to the Word of God; in a believer’s life pursue after his glory.

1 Corinthians 1:30; 2 Thessalonians 2:13

Sin is breaking of the law, or transgression of God‘s word. Violating God’s perfect standard or command given to mankind. The sin nature is the basis for sinful habits and the consequence of practicing sin will bring spiritual death, separation from God in this present life and life after death. Romans 5:8-9; Romans 6:20; Romans 6:23; Leviticus 5:16-18; Joshua 24:19

Repentance, we believe that the only means of being redeem from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious blood of Jesus Christ. Repentance is changing your mind, heart and the opening of one’s spiritual eyes. The spirit of God draws humanity through Jesus Christ, to have full access to God’s promises. God’s longsuffering leads us to repentance a turning away from sin repentance; it’s a result of genuine faith-based repentance towards the Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 10:9-10; Matthew 3:11; 2 Peter 3:9, Acts 3:19

Judgment cannot be avoided; unbelievers and believers will be judged by a perfect God. We will be punished according to the deeds we have done. On the other hand the true believers inherited Christ’s righteousness which has been imputed unto us and our names are written in the book of life, we will be rewarded not punished. 2Corinthians 5:10; Hebrews 9:27; Matthew 5:48; Romans 2:5-6

Water Baptism is a biblical symbolic method; that represents the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ. Christians have been commanded to be baptized, and we should do so out of obedience to love for our Lord Christ Jesus. This symbolizes burial with our Lord; we are baptized into His death on the cross, we are no longer slaves to sin. When we are raised out of the water, we are symbolically resurrected—raised to our new life in Christ Jesus and we’ll be with Him forever. “Now go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 28:19; Matthew 20:2; Romans 6:3-7; Colossians 2:12

Holy Communion is a sacred time of worship and remembering Christ and all that He has done for us in his life, death and resurrection. We show our participation in the body of Christ; His life becomes our life and we become members of each other as believers celebrate what Christ did for us. I Corinthians 10:16-17; I Corinthians 11:20-34; Luke 22:19-20; John 6:53-54