“...passing on to others what God has given us.”                    I Corinthians 11:23

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What do Presbyterians BELIEVE?

There is no strict set of beliefs which unites Presbyterians or separates them from other followers of Christ.

LIKE OTHER CHRISTIANS

Presbyterians believe in:

GOD...Creator of the universe.                          CHRIST HOLY SPIRIT

The Incarnation of God on earth.                                    The presence of God in the  World and in the believer.

THE CHURCH                                                     FORGIVENESS OF SIN

A universal company of Christ's followers                    Made possible by the crucifixion of Jesus

LIFE EVERLASTING                                            BIBLE

Shown by the resurrection of Jesus.                             The inspired word of God.

 

For inspiration and guidance in their faith, Presbyterians have

TWO MAIN SOURCES:

THE BIBLE                                                                 OF THE AUTHORS OF THE BIBLE:

Presbyterians have always believed                                  Presbyterians do not believe that

believed that the Bible is the most                                    that they were “pens of God” as the

authoritative source for faith and practice.                       pre-Christian writers believed:

source for faith and practice.

for all the people.

THE BIBLE is an INSPIRED RECORD                         BUT RATHER….

of all REVELATION of GOD to ALL                                   that they were ‘inspired by God to reveal

                                                                                               God to all persons.