For God so loved the world that
he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but
have eternal life. John 3:16
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- If you belong to Another Religion,
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- If you wonder whether there's a God
described in the Bible, listen
- If you just became a Christian,
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helpful to you. Also, please do
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If you're reading this, it's very possible God is
calling you to be his child. Even if you're not a Christian yet, it's
profitable for you to learn more about God from the Bible, from Christians and
by attending a good church. This site is dedicated to help you.
Hear from God!
The Bible is
God's message to us today. Many Bibles are direct translations
and best for study. Some are paraphrased for readability.
A free online bible for your computer, tablet or phone
can be found at Bible.com. You can listen
to it as well as read it online. Bible.com also provides a
great daily devotional and easy online reading plan just for people who want
to learn more about God. Should you choose to read on your own, some books of
the Bible are easier to
read first. Some translations are
TV, Radio and online
Sadly, many in the name of God use religion
as a pathway to make money. Whereas not everyone asking for donations
during the program falls into this group, most do. You may never
hear a plea for funds on any TV telecast for the below exceptions. While you're looking for a church and perhaps
even after, you'll be able to watch or listen to Biblical teaching whenever you
Basic Doctrines (Truths) of the Bible
God is a
Spirit and He
created all things.
All of mankind has
done wrong which has caused separation from a pure God.
himself to us through Jesus Christ
who became man.
Christ paid the price for the wrong of mankind by dying on the cross and rising
from the dead.
accept his payment are
saved by grace (receiving what we don't deserve)
and become children of God.
Finding a Church
The Bible teaches us to
attend a church.
The word, "church" is a universal name. Just as
God is loving
and good, Satan is evil and
is Satan's #1 tool. Now that you've become a
child of God,
Satan wants to handicap you
by not letting you get fed.
It's very important that the church you attend uses the
Bible as the
basis for truth. If the Bible isn't the basis, then the basis for truth is
determined by man who is
Churches fall into a three general groups.
- Churches that believe that they must derive all
God from the Bible, God's Word.
- Some believe the basic truths of the Bible but give
in to social pressures
to not call wrong what the Bible clearly calls wrong. For example,
they are deceived in calling right, sex outside of marriage between a man
and his wife.
abortion. Some also teach that all Christians should be
rich and without
sickness. Consider that Jesus
our perfect example, was homeless.
- As the Bible teaches, there are those who have been
deceived and don't
Jesus as God, paid the
for our sins. Those
are typically called cults. Many of the people in these churches are very
nice. However, these churches use their church beliefs and at times
other books as the
basis for their belief. Mormons and Jehovah Witnesses along with
others fall into this category.
In order to find a Bible believing church, you
may need to look at a doctrinal statement or ask the office if any of their
beliefs fit into group #2.
Grace Church (which we are not affiliated with) put
together a limited
list of Bible believing churches
who agree with Grace's doctrinal
statement (see "NOTE" below). Whereas there are
thousands of churches not on this list that are biblically sound, it may be
helpful for you to see what denominations are NOT on the list. It may be best to
carefully look at the beliefs of those churches.
NOTE: A suggested modification of this
otherwise excellent doctrinal statement is under the second "God the Son,"
paragraph 5, to remove the phrase "assumed the place of a Son."
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