oasis-beliefs

Tenets of Faith
(What We Believe and Teach)

  • Triune God: the Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit
    (Colossians 2:2; 1 Peter 1:2; 1 John 5:7)
  • Jesus Christ is true God and true man
    (John 1:1; John 1:14; 1 Tim. 3:16)
  • The Holy Spirit is a divine person
    (John 14:16-17;  John 16:13-14)
  • All Scripture is given by inspiration of God
    (1 Tim. 3:16)
  • All have sinned and come short of the glory of God and are in need of salvation
    (Romans 3:23)
  • It is the will of God that every Believer be filled with the Holy Spirit
    (Acts 1:8; Luke 11:9-13)
  • Healing is provided in the redemptive work of Christ and is available to every Believer
    (Matthew 8:17, I Peter 2:24, Isaiah 53:5)
  • The Church consists of all those who have received Jesus Christ as their personal Savior
    (Matthew 16:18; Romans 10:9-10; Acts 2:47)
  • There shall be a bodily resurrection of the just and of the unjust
    (1 Thes. 4:16-17; Heb. 6:1-2; Rev. 22:11-12)
  • In the personal, visible, imminent return of Jesus Christ
    (Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thes. 4:16-17; 1 John 2:28)
  • In water baptism and observance of the Lord’s Supper
    (Acts 8:14-16; 19:1-5; Romans 6:3-5; Colossians 2:12) (Luke 22:19, 20; I Corinthians 11:23-34).