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Articles of Faith

  1. articles of faithWe believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son Jesus Christ and in the Holy Ghost.

  2. We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam's transgression.

  3. We believe that all mankind may be saved through the Atonement of Christ and by obedience to gospel laws and regulations.

  4. We believe that the gospel first principles and ordinances are: Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, repentance, baptism by immersion for the remission of sins, laying on of hands for the Holy Ghost.

  5. We believe a man to preach the Gospel and administer in the ordinances must be called of God, by prophecy and the laying on of hands by those who are in authority.

  6. We believe in the same organization as in the Primitive Church, namely, apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, and so forth.

  7. We believe in the gift of tongues, prophecy, revelation, visions, healing, interpretation of tongues, and so on.

  8. We believe that the Bible is the word of God as far as it is translated correctly. We also believe the Book of Mormon is the word of God.

  9. We believe all that God has revealed, all that He does now reveal, and we believe that He will yet reveal many great and important things pertaining to the kingdom.

  10. We believe in the literal gathering of Israel and the Ten Tribes; that Zion (the New Jerusalem) will be built upon the American continent; that Christ will reign personally upon the earth and that the earth will be renewed and receive its paradisiacal glory.

  11. We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they want.

  12. We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law.

  13. We believe in being honest, true, chaste, benevolent, virtuous, and in doing good to all men; indeed, we may say that we follow the admonition of Paul-We believe all things, we hope all things, we have endured many things, and hope to be able to endure all things . We are looking for all that is virtuous, lovely, or of good.