What We Believe
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  • Grace, Faith, Power of God's Word
  • We believe in being born again, and that Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. (John 14:6, Rom. 10:9-10)
  • We believe that through the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ Jesus, we are to live a life of grace. (John 1:17, Rom. 7:4)
  • We believe the promises in Christ Jesus are yes and amen. (2 Cor. 1:20)
  • We believe that faith is the access to a life of grace. (Rom. 5:2) Without faith it is impossible to please God and God has given us a measure of His faith. 
  • (Heb. 11:6, Rom. 12:3)
  • We believe that we are to live a life of love. (Rom. 5:5, I Cor. 14:1, John 15:12-13, Mark 12:33)
  • We believe that the power of life and death is in the tongue. (Prov. 18:21) 
  • We create with our words, and we are to speak in agreement with God’s word.
  • We believe that grace teaches, mentors and instructs by the Holy Spirit to say “no” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live a self-controlled upright and godly life. (Titus 2:11-12)
  • We believe in the power, gifts and fruit of the Holy Spirit for the Church Age. (Acts 1:8)
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Prosperity – We believe according to Deuteronomy 28, Malachi 3:10-12, 2 Corinthians 9 and 3 John 2; that God want us to prosper so that we can become a blessing to all people everywhere. This is done through our tithes and offerings. If we don't bring in our tithes and offerings then we dam up God's blessings that He wants to pour out upon us! We are not to be covetousness. Money will not control us, we will be in control. Remember when it comes to prosperity preaching; money is at the bottom of the list and spiritual welfare is at the top.
 
5 Fold Ministry – We desire all the fivefold ministries to be at this church. We desire to have the prophetic word spoken.  We desire to have a church where those who are spiritually gifted can grow and mature. We want to see prophets, apostles, evangelist, preaches and teachers rise from within this church and take over the world with the mighty Word of God!
 
Gifts -According to 1 Corinthians 12 we will always allow all the gifts to flow at this church. We will not be persuaded to teach other wise and will not allow people to teach that the gifts are dead. That is a deception from Satan, who wants Christians to walk in defeat.  All the gifts are welcome but the greatest thing we will teach will be love.
 
Love – Love is the key to everything that we just talked about.  Without love nothing will function.  The overflow of the gifts, healing, and prosperity is a direct response to the love we give!  Here are some verses on love, may you study and apply them daily.
  
Prayer - We believe in prayer and we need it! We believe that there is a need for prayer in the church; and we want to be a church that can stop and seek our Father’s face. Anyone who does not feel the need to pray is missing a great chance to come before our Father and seek His face. Prayer moves mountains and takes us to the throne room of God. This church started with prayer and will be known as a church of prayer. The disciples and the early church devoted themselves to prayer so shall we!
  
Communion
We believe in participating in holy communion as a remembrance of all that Christ has done for us by the giving of His body as the perfect sacrifice for the sins of all mankind. 

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Doctrinal Differences
There are as many opinions on doctrinal issues as there are types of churches. Therefore, there are many things that churches disagree on. However, if a church believes that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and that He is the one and only way to obtain salvation, we're on the same team. We don't attack our own teammates. However, there are still some specific things that we feel very strongly about at Living Waters Bible Church (see below).

Water Baptism
We believe in baptizing by immersion. Baptism is an outward, tangible sign of the inward spiritual decision we have made to follow Christ. It symbolizes our death (that is, being ruled by the flesh) and resurrection (being ruled by His Spirit in us) that we were part of when our Savior, who was without sin, did those things for us -- taking on the punishment of sin (death) for all (Romans 6:4-5).

Baptism of the Holy Spirit
We are a Spirit-filled church. We believe in the proper operation of ALL of the gifts of the Spirit that come through the baptism of the Holy Spirit and that not only are they for today's church, but they are an integral part of a successful Christian walk (Acts 1:4-5).

Healing - We believe in divine healing, through faith in the Name of Jesus Christ; provided for in the atonement and the privilege of every believer.  He paid the price for us on the cross and can't bring any new healing today. All the healing you will ever need has been already done for us on that cross. We as believers need to walk by faith and receive into the natural what Christ did in the supernatural. If we don't walk by faith then the healing will remain in the supernatural until we do. Our part is the faith, Jesus already did His part! Sickness, disease and the like is a curse according to Deuteronomy 28 and we are redeemed from the curse according to Galatians 3:13. See also Matthew 8:16-17, Mark 16:18, James 5:14-20, I Peter 2:24, Matthew 8:17, Isaiah 53:4-5.



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