A Study of doctrines
- Chapter 1: Authority – We believe the authority for the Christianity is Scripture Alone
- Chapter 2: Biblical Reliability – We believe the Bible is reliable as it was passed down as copies and literal translations
- Chapter 3: God – We believe in the one Living and True God who is three separate and distinct Persons yet one being
- Chapter 4: Jesus Christ – We believe that Jesus Christ is the Almighty God, fully God and fully man; the prophesied Messiah of the Old Testament
- Chapter 5: Sin – We believe that people have a sin nature imputed from Adam, which affects every aspect of man, including his will
- Chapter 6: Creation, Fall, and Promise – We believe Adam and Eve were real, historical people who were created in the Garden of Eden about 6,000 years ago
- Chapter 7: Salvation – WE believe salvation is by grace alone, through faith in Christ alone, with no element of works to merit righteousness.
- Chapter 8: The Church – We believe that the church is made of regenerate people who meet for the worship of God and are called the body of Christ
- Chapter 9: Eternal State – We believe in a literal heaven and hell that will be conscious and permanent
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Andrew Rappaport has given us a systematic theology that captures and clarifies the fundamental elements of the Christian faith—the core doctrines revealed to us in the fullness of Scripture. He has carefully, diligently, and astutely explained what the Bible means by what it says and, thus, what we believe. It is, blessedly, implicitly infused, not only with Andrew’s finesse as an apologist but also with his Gospel passion as an evangelist.
“What Do We Believe? is a work that, not only elucidates what is often unapproachable or avoided by many but also serves as an invaluable discipleship tool to help perpetuate the believer’ responsibility to teach what accords with sound doctrine. What Do We Believe? is a must-have resource for the arsenal of every Christian and a robust explanation of the Christian faith for the skeptic.” – Bud Ahlhiem