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Doctrines to be Rejected

As a further clarification to the points made in our Statement of Faith, we provide the following list of doctrines to be rejected.

  1. We reject the doctrine - that the Bible is only partly the work of inspiration - or if wholly so, contains errors which inspiration has allowed.
  2. We reject the doctrine - that God is three persons.
  3. We reject the doctrine - that the Son of God was co-eternal with the Father.
  4. We reject the doctrine - that Christ was born with a "free life."
  5. We reject the doctrine - that Christ's nature was immaculate.
  6. We reject the doctrine - that the Holy Spirit is a person distinct from the Father.
  7. We reject the doctrine - that man has an immortal soul.
  8. We reject the doctrine - that man consciously exists in death.
  9. We reject the doctrine - that the wicked will suffer eternal torture in hell.
  10. We reject the doctrine - that the righteous will ascend to the kingdoms beyond the skies when they die.
  11. We reject the doctrine - that the devil is a supernatural being.
  12. We reject the doctrine - that the Kingdom of God is "the church."
  13. We reject the doctrine - that the Gospel is the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ merely.
  14. We reject the doctrine - that Christ will not come till the close of the thousand years.
  15. We reject the doctrine - that the tribunal of Christ, when he comes, is not for judgment of saints, but merely to divide among them different degrees of reward.
  16. We reject the doctrine - that the resurrection is confined to the faithful.
  17. We reject the doctrine - that the dead rise in an immortal state.
  18. We reject the doctrine - that the subject-nations of the thousand years are immortal.
  19. We reject the doctrine - that the Law of Moses is binding on believers of the Gospel.
  20. We reject the doctrine - that the observance of Sunday is a matter of duty.
  21. We reject the doctrine - that baby sprinkling is a doctrine of Scripture.
  22. We reject the doctrine - that those without knowledge - through personal choice, immaturity, or lack of mental capacity - will be saved.
  23. We reject the doctrine - that man can be saved by morality or sincerity, without the Gospel.
  24. We reject the doctrine - that the Gospel alone will save, without obedience to Christ's commandments.
  25. We reject the doctrine - that a man cannot believe without possessing the Spirit of God.
  26. We reject the doctrine - that men are predestined to salvation unconditionally.
  27. We reject the doctrine - that there is no sin in the flesh.
  28. We reject the doctrine - that Joseph was the actual father of Jesus.
  29. We reject the doctrine - that the earth will be destroyed.
  30. We reject the doctrine - that baptism is not necessary to salvation.
  31. We reject the doctrine - that a knowledge of the Truth is not necessary to make baptism valid.
  32. We reject the doctrine - that some meats are to be refused on the score of uncleanness.
  33. We reject the doctrine - that the English are the ten tribes of Israel, whose prosperity is a fulfillment of the promises made concerning Ephraim.
  34. We reject the doctrine - that marriage with an unbeliever is lawful.
  35. We reject the doctrine - that we are at liberty to serve in the Army, Navy, Police Force, or any service whatsoever requiring the Oath of Allegiance or use of force.
  36. We reject the doctrine - that we are at liberty to take part in politics, or recover debts by legal coercion.


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