ASSEMBLIES OF GOD STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS

The Bible is our all-sufficient rule for faith and practice. This Statement of Fundamental Truths is intended simply as a basis of fellowship among us (i.e., that we all speak the same thing, 1 Corinthians 1:10; Acts 2:42. The phraseology employed in this Statement is not inspired nor contended for, but the truth set forth is held to be essential to a full-gospel ministry. No claim is made that it covers all Biblical truth, only that it covers our need as to these fundamental doctrines.

  1.  The Scriptures Inspired
  2. The One True God
  3. The Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ
  4. The Fall of Man
  5. The Salvation of Man
  6. The Ordinances of the Church
  7. The Baptism in the Holy Spirit
  8. The Initial Physical Evidence of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit
  9. Sanctification
  10. The Church and Its Mission
  11. The Ministry
  12. Divine Healing
  13. The Blessed Hope
  14. The Millennial Reign of Christ
  15. The Final Judgment
  16. The New Heavens and the New Earth


For more information about these fundamental truths, please go to https://ag.org/Beliefs/Statement-of-Fundamental-Truths.


TOPICS INDEX

The following statements are based upon our common understanding of scriptural teaching and in no case should be held higher than the Holy Bible. For information about any of the topics below, please go to https://ag.org/Beliefs/Topics-Index


  •  A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE ON GAMBLING
  •  ABORTION
  •  SANCTITY OF HUMAN LIFE: ABORTION AND REPRODUCTIVE ISSUES
  •  ABSTINENCE FROM ALCOHOL
  •  ABUSE
  •  ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & DRUGS
  •  ANGELS
  •  APOSTLES AND PROPHETS (OFFICIAL A/G POSITION PAPER)
  •  ASTROLOGY, PSYCHICS & TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION
  •  BALANCING RELATIONSHIPS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  •  BAPTISM IN THE HOLY SPIRIT
  •  BIBLE: THE SCRIPTURES INSPIRED (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  BIBLE TRANSLATIONS
  •  CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
  •  CHRISTIAN RADIO AND TV MINISTRIES
  •  CHURCH CONFLICT
  •  CHURCH MISSION AND PEACEMAKING (OFFICIAL A/G POSITION PAPER)
  •  REGULAR CHURCH ATTENDANCE
  •  THE CHURCH AT LARGE - THE BODY OF CHRIST
  •  CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
  •  COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGY
  •  DAILY DEVOTIONS
  •  DANCING: SOCIAL DANCING
  •  DATING AND MARRYING UNBELIEVERS
  •  DATING: APPROPRIATE INTIMACY IN DATING
  •  DEATH AND BURIAL
  •  CAN BORN-AGAIN BELIEVERS BE DEMON POSSESSED? (OFFICIAL A/G POSITION PAPER)
  •  DISCIPLINE AND SELF-CONTROL
  •  DIVINE HEALING (OFFICIAL A/G POSITION PAPER)
  •  DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE
  •  ETERNAL PUNISHMENT
  •  END-TIME EVENTS
  •  END-TIMES HEAVEN, HELL, AND JUDGMENT
  •  END-TIMES THE BLESSED HOPE (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  END-TIMES THE FINAL JUDGMENT (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  END-TIMES THE MILLENNIAL REIGN OF CHRIST (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  END-TIMES THE NEW HEAVENS AND THE NEW EARTH (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  ENTERTAINMENT
  •  ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
  •  FAMILY: A BIBLICAL INSTITUTION
  •  FAMILY: EXTENDED FAMILY
  •  FASTING
  •  FEMINISM AND APPROPRIATE ROLES FOR WOMEN
  •  FINANCIAL PRACTICES & CREDIT
  •  FORGIVENESS AND GRACE
  •  FRIENDSHIPS
  •  THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT
  •  THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  •  GAMBLING
  •  GAMBLING AND LOTTERIES
  •  GENERATIONAL CURSE
  •  IMPARTING OF SPIRITUAL GIFTS
  •  GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
  •  GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  •  GOD: THE DEITY OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  GOD: THE ONE TRUE GOD (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  GOD’S SOVEREIGNTY, GOD’S PROVIDENCE, AND MANKIND’S FREE WILL
  •  GOSSIP AND APPROPRIATE SPEECH
  •  GOVERNMENTS AND POLITICAL PARTIES
  •  HEALING: LAYING ON OF HANDS AND ANOINTING THE SICK
  •  HOLIDAYS: CELEBRATION OF HOLIDAYS
  •  HOLY SPIRIT BAPTISM: BAPTISM IN THE HOLY SPIRIT
  •  HOLY SPIRIT BAPTISM: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  •  HOLY SPIRIT BAPTISM: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT TONGUES
  •  HOLY SPIRIT BAPTISM: THE BAPTISM IN THE HOLY SPIRIT (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  HOMOSEXUALITY, MARRIAGE, AND SEXUAL IDENTITY
  •  HUMAN TRAFFICKING
  •  IMMIGRATION (OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM THE EXECUTIVE PRESBYTERY)
  •  THE INSPIRATION, INERRANCY, AND AUTHORITY OF SCRIPTURE (OFFICIAL A/G POSITION PAPER)
  •  ISRAEL - THE CHURCH'S RESPONSE
  •  THE KINGDOM OF GOD
  •  LAW: LAW AND CRIME
  •  LAW: CHRISTIAN INVOLVEMENT IN LAWSUITS
  •  LEADERSHIP IN THE HOME
  •  LEGALISM
  •  MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SPIRIT
  •  MARRIAGE
  •  MARRIAGE: DATING AND MARRYING UNBELIEVERS
  •  DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE
  •  MARRIAGE: DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE (OFFICIAL A/G POSITION PAPER)
  •  MATERIALISM
  •  MEDICAL: AIDS/HIV (IS IT GOD'S JUDGMENT?)
  •  MEDICAL: AIDS/HIV (MINISTRY TO PEOPLE WITH...)
  •  MEDICAL: BIRTH CONTROL
  •  MEDICAL: EUTHANASIA, AND EXTRAORDINARY SUPPORT TO SUSTAIN LIFE
  •  MEDICAL: GENETIC ALTERATION AND CLONING
  •  MEDICAL: INFERTILITY
  •  MEDICAL: MODERN MEDICINE AND THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD
  •  MEDICAL: ORGAN DONATION
  •  MINISTRY
  •  MINISTRY: THE MINISTRY (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  MINISTRY TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE
  •  MIRACLES
  •  MODESTY IN PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
  •  MUSIC STYLES
  •  ORDINANCES OF THE CHURCH (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  OUR STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS (OFFICIAL A/G 16 DOCTRINES)
  •  PENTECOSTAL MINISTRY AND ORDINATION
  •  POLITICS: DOES THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD INVOLVE ITSELF IN POLITICAL ISSUES?
  •  PORNOGRAPHY
  •  POVERTY: THE POOR
  •  PRAYER: FAITH FOR ANSWERED PRAYER
  •  PRIDE
  •  PROPHETS AND PERSONAL PROPHECIES
  •  QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF DEACONS AND TRUSTEES
  •  RACISM
  •  REFORMED THEOLOGY, A RESPONSE TO…
  •  RELIGIONS: NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS
  •  REVERENCE AND RESPECT
  •  ENDTIME REVIVAL — SPIRIT-LED AND SPIRIT-CONTROLLED
  •  SABBATH: OBSERVING THE SABBATH
  •  SALVATION: THE SALVATION OF MAN (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  SANCTIFICATION & HOLINESS
  •  SANCTIFICATION (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  SECRET SOCIETIES
  •  SECULAR HUMANISM & NEW AGE
  •  SECURITY OF THE BELIEVER (OFFICIAL A/G POSITION PAPER)
  •  SEXUALITY: CELIBACY AND SINGLES
  •  SEXUALITY: SEXUAL PURITY
  •  SEXUALITY: SEXUAL RELATIONS
  •  SIN: CONFESSION OF SINS
  •  SIN: FALL OF MAN (STATEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS)
  •  SIN: UNPARDONABLE SIN
  •  SPIRITUAL WARFARE (ATTACKS OF SATAN)
  •  SUFFERING
  •  SUICIDE
  •  SUICIDE: ASSISTED SUICIDE (OFFICIAL A/G POSITION PAPER)
  •  THE BELIEVER AND POSITIVE CONFESSION
  •  THE DOCTRINE OF CREATION
  •  THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH
  •  THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN MINISTRY
  •  THE SECURITY OF THE BELIEVER
  •  THOUGHT LIFE
  •  TITHING
  •  TRUTH AND INTEGRITY
  •  WAR AND CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS
  •  WATER BAPTISM: INFANT BAPTISM, AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY, DEDICATION OF CHILDREN
  •  WORK ETHIC
  •  WORSHIP IN THE BIBLE

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Living Hope's purpose is to bring people to the Lord Jesus Christ, to develop them to Christ-like maturity, and to prepare them for ministry in the church and in the Great Commission to the world, in order to magnify God's name.

Blessed be our Lord Jesus Christ...who has given us a Living Hope... (1 Peter 1:3)

About Living Hope Assembly of God

Who We Are

You're welcome to join our church at any time. Pastor Charles Cabral believes in creating  a faith community that's as rooted in the gospels as it is in one another. Join us next Sunday and see how our community comes together to praise.