FAITH EVANGELICAL BAPTIST CHURCH - SUDAN
Church purpose and mission:
The main purpose and mission of this church is:
a) The glorification of God through the proclamation to all the world of the gospel of Jesus Christ as the only way
to salvation. The evangelization of the world starts from the surrounding localities to the end of the world,
making disciples of those who believe from all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son
and of the Holy Spirit;
b) The preaching and teaching of the whole counsel of God as set forth in the scriptures;
c) The worship of God in spirit and in truth;
d) The administration of Church ordinances as instituted by the Lord;
e) The establishment of Christian education in the church so as to adequately edify the body of Christ and;
f) The exercise of charity for the needy in the Church and beyond (Mt. 28:18-20; Mk. 16:15; Lk. 24:46-49; Jn. 4:23-24; Acts 1:8; Heb. 13:16; James 2:14-16).
WELCOME TO OUR CHURCH COMMUNITY IN SOUTHERN SUDAN
Covenant and Declaration:
Having been led by the Holy Spirit to receive Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior and on profession of our faith, having been baptized in the Name of the Father and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, we do now in the presence of God enter into this covenant with God and with one another, as one body in Christ. We shall therefore engage in ministry as the Holy Spirit directs us to walk together in love, to exercise Christian care, to share in each other's joys, sorrows and so as to encourage one another in the Christian faith. We shall all strive together for the advancement and furtherance of the Kingdom of God wherever God places us during this earthly life.
Statement of Faith:
Faith Evangelical Baptist Church (FEBAC) - Sudan is a community of Christians who accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and unreservedly believe in: -
a) God the Trinity externally existing in three co-equal persons the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit (Mt. 28:19; 2 Cor. 13:14; Gal. 4:4; Jn. 15:26, 16:13-14).
b) God the creator and sustainer of the universe who created mankind in His own image and gave him the mandate to subdue the earth (Gen. 1-2; 14:22; Isa. 45:11-12, 18;
42:5, 50:4; Col. 1:16; Heb. 1:3; Ps. 18:35; 104:1-35, 146:9; 148:5; 1 Tim. 4:4; Rev 10:6).
c) The divinity and humanity of the Son, Jesus Christ who being begotten by the Holy Spirit and born by the Virgin Mary, was crucified, died and buried, was raised from
the dead and ascended to heaven where He is seated at the right hand side of the Father (Lk. 1:26-56; 2:1-51; Mt. 1:18-24; Jn. 10:30, 5:18; Col. 22:9; Phil. 2:5-11;
Jn 14:9-11; Isa. 9:6-7; Jn. 1:1-3).
d) The divinity and personality of the Holy Spirit and necessity of His work, convicting sinners and granting them repentance and faith in the Lord Jesus Chris and His
continuous ministry of indwelling the individual believer (Acts 1:4-5; Rom. 8:27; 1 Cor. 12:13; Jn. 14:16, 26, 15;26, 16:13; Eph. 4:30).
e) The divine, inspiration and infallibility of the scriptures as originally given and their absolute authority in all matters of faith and Christian conduct (2 Tim 3:16;
2 Pet. 1:21, 3:15; Acts 8:26-28; Rev. 22:18-19).
f) The sinfulness and lostness of mankind since the fall, causing him to come under God's wrath and condemnation (Gen. 3; Rom. 1:18-32, 3:23, 4:12-19, 6:23; Eph. 2:1-5).
g) The sacrifice and subsitutionary death of our Lord Jesus Christ to atone for sin in order to bring about the salvation of mankind (Rom. 8:1-4; 2 Cor. 5:21; 1 Jn. 2:1-3).
h) The necessity of new birth as the work of the Holy Spirit, that men are saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ and by works (Jn. 3:3-21; Eph. 2:6-8; 2 Tim. 1:9-10;
i) The assurance of salvation and security of the believer based on the atoning work of Christ on the cross (Jn. 1:12, 10:27-29; 1 Jn. 2:1-3, 5:1-12).
j) The maintenance of good deeds and obedience to God in Christian life and service, through which Christian rewards shall be received (1 Cor. 3:10-15).
k) The true Church whose head is the Lord Jesus Christ and consisting of truly born again believers united with the Lord (1 Cor. 15:25-27; Eph. 1:22-23; Col. 1:19-19).
l) The observance of the Church ordinances of Baptism and the Lord's Supper as ordained by the Lord Jesus Christ (Mk. 1:9; Mt. 28:18-20; Acts 2:38; Mt. 26:26-27;
Mk. 14:22-28; Lk. 22:19-2-; 1 Cor. 11 23-26).
m) The supreme mission of the church as being to glorify God and to preach the gospel to all nations (Mt. 28:18-20; Mk. 16:15-20; Lk. 24:45-49; Acts 1:8).
n) The second return of the Lord Jesus Christ to judge the dead and the living, and take home His Church with believers to enter eternal life and state (Mt. 25:12-13;
Acts 1:9-11; 1 Cor. 4:5-7; 1 Thess. 4:13-18).
o) The bodily resurrection of all the dead (1 Cor. 15:12-33; 1 Thess. 4:16-17).
p) The eternal state of blessedness, glorification and eternal life for the saved and eternal punnishment for the unsaved (Jn. 14:1-6, 16:20-23; 1 Thess. 4:17-18;
Jn. 12:47-48; Mt. 13:36, 24:50-51; Rev. 20:11-15).
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