RCJCIM is a Bible-centered church. All 66 books of the Old and New Testament are inspired by the Holy Spirit and are the sole basis of our teachings. The statement of faith was created to communicate our doctrinal foundation but the extent of our beliefs is not limited to it.
"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work."
2 Timothy 3:16-17 NIV
We believe that the Bible is the ONLY Word of God revealed to mankind. It was given by inspiration of God and is without error, certain and the final authority for faith and in every aspect of the Christian life.
We believe that our Lord Jesus Christ is both God and man. He is the second person of the Trinity. He is the ONLY BEGOTTEN SON of GOD, Savior of the whole world and Mediator between God and man.
We believe in the Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ. He is God who became flesh. He Himself, the Father, the Holy Spirit, the prophets, the apostles and other Biblical characters witnessed His divine nature.
We believe that there is ONLY one true God, manifested in three persons, God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. The members of the Trinity have distinct individual attributes but they are co-equal with each other.
We believe that the salvation we have received is pertaining to spiritual salvation and is final. This is acquired through faith in Jesus Christ alone. Yet, we must continue to obey the will of God and hold on to it firmly until the final breath of our life so as to make our calling and election sure, or else we will be in great danger.
We believe that water baptism is one of the Lord’s commands. We baptize those who have faith, true repentance and strong conviction of the teachings of Jesus, ready to follow all His commands.
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Like the early Christians, we exercise the gifts and the works of the Spirit in all spiritual gatherings as well as in our personal devotions.
We believe in the visible second coming of Jesus Christ to this world and the Rapture. No one knows the exact date and time for this event except God. His coming is largely for the purpose of gathering all His redeemed to reward them for what they have done.
We believe in a literal heaven. Heaven is the final habitation of all God’s righteous people. It is a place of everlasting bliss where there is no night, death, pain, sorrow, corruption and curse.
We believe in a literal hell. Hell is a place of eternal torment prepared for the devil and his angels and for all people who follow Satan’s will. But the final destiny of all wicked and disobedient people is the lake of fire.
We believe that all Gentiles who have turned to God are prohibited to eat blood, food sacrificed to idols and meat of strangled animals.
We believe that drunkenness is strictly prohibited for the people of God. Drinking any kind of alcoholic drink as well as smoking cigarettes to anyone who belong to the body of Christ is a sin.
We believe that both men and women are allowed to pastor a church if he/she has received the gift of becoming a pastor which is not limited to men alone.
We believe that the giving of tithes and offering is God’s command. Everyone must follow in order to protect ourselves from harm and curses. This is not a plan or a law given by a pastor but it is the plan of God Himself.
We believe that all Christians are given a mission or a heavenly program of God for us to evangelize people. The Mission is to “GO AND MAKE DISCIPLES OF ALL NATIONS…”
We believe that we must set aside a day to praise and worship Jesus Christ — and that day is Sunday.
We believe that the Lord’s Supper is important and must be put into practice. Everyone must search their hearts and ask forgiveness from the Lord before taking the Communion.
We believe that forming images and worshipping them is Idolatry. These images become your idols and replace the real unseen God who created the heavens and the earth and all things therein.
We believe that all believers must worship and give their full respect to God. He is holy, therefore all worshippers must be holy, pleasing and acceptable. No one is excused or exempted from this command.
We believe in the dedication of children to God instead of baptizing them. Children are innocent in everything they do. They do not have real faith. They are not able to ask real forgiveness. Above all, we want to follow what was done to Jesus when he was eight days old.