16 Fundamentals Truths
    of the Assemblies of God

    1:
    The Bible is the verbally inspired word of God.
    (2 Timothy 3:15-17; 2 Peter 1:21)

    2:
    There is one true God, eternally self-existent, properly understood as one Being of 3 persons.
    (John 14:16-17; Matthew 28:19)

    3:
    Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God.
    (Matthew 1:23; Philippians 2:9-11)

    4:
    Humankind voluntarily fell out of relationship with God through sin.
    (Genesis 1:26-27; Romans 5:12-19)

    5:
    Only the shed blood of Jesus can redeem individuals from sin and death.
    (Luke 24:47; Romans 8:16)

    6:
    The ordinances of the church are water baptism and Holy Communion.
    (Romans 6:4; 1 Corinthians 11:26)

    7:
    All believers are entitled to the baptism of the Holy Spirit, an experience distinct from and subsequent to the new birth and promised by the Father.
    (Acts 1:4; Luke 24:29)

    8:
    Speaking in tongues is the initial physical evidence of the Holy Spirit baptism.
    (Acts 2:4; 1 Corinthians 12:4-10, 28)
    9:
    Sanctification is a life of separation from sin, realized by identifying with Christ's death and resurrection.
    (1 Peter 1:15-16; Hebrews 12:23)

    10:
    The church is Christ's body, the habitation of God, and exists for a fourfold purpose.
    (Ephesians 1:22-23, 2:22; Hebrews 12:23)

    11:
    The church is to be led by a divinely called and scripturally ordained ministry..
    (Ephesians 4:11, 16; Mark 16:15-20)

    12:
    Divine healing is an integral part of the gospel.
    (Isaiah 53:4-5; James 5:14-16)

    13:
    The resurrection of the righteous dead and the rapture of the living believers is the Blessed Hope of the church.
    (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; 1 Corinthians 15:51-52)

    14:
    The second coming of Christ includes the visible return of Christ to reign for one thousand years.
    (Revelation 19:11-14; Isaiah 11:6-9)

    15:
    A final judgment awaits the wicked, both the dead and the living.
    (Revelation 19:11-14; Mark 9:43-48)

    16:
    A new heaven and a new earth are promised in the Bible for the redeemed in Christ.
    (2 Peter 3:13; Revelation 21,22)