Basic Christian Doctrine

  1. There is only one God - Isaiah 43:10; 44:6, 8; John 17:3; 1 Cor. 8:5-6; Gal. 4:8-9
  2. God is a Trinity - 2 Cor. 13:14; 1 Pet. 1:2
  3. There are no Gods before or after God - Isaiah 43:10
  4. God knows all things - 1 John 3:20
  5. God is all-powerful - Psalm 115:3
  6. God is everywhere - Jer. 23:23, 24
  7. God is sovereign - Zech. 9:14; 1 Tim. 6:15-16
  8. God is spirit - John 4:24
  9. God created all that exists - Gen. 1:1; Isaiah 44:24
  10. Spirit does not have a body of flesh and bones - Luke 24:39
  11. God has always been God - Psalm 90:2
  12. Jesus is God - John 1:1, 14; 10:30-33; 20:28; Col. 2:9; Phil. 2:5-8; Heb. 1:8
  13. Jesus became a man - Phil. 2:5-8
  14. Jesus has two natures: divine and human - Col. 2:9; 1 Tim. 2:5
  15. Jesus was sinless - 1 Pet. 2:22
  16. Jesus is the only way to God the Father - John 14:6; Matt. 11:27; Luke 10:22
  17. The Holy Spirit is God - Acts 5:3-4
  18. The Holy Spirit is not a force. He is alive - Acts 13:2
  19. The Bible is inspired by God - 2 Tim. 3:16
  20. All people have sinned - Rom. 3:23, 5:12
  21. Man did not evolve; he was created - Gen. 1:26
  22. Adam and Eve were real people - Gen. 3:20; 5:1; 1 Tim. 2:13
  23. Death entered the world because of Adam's sin - Rom. 5:12-15
  24. Sin separates us from God - Isaiah 59:2
  25. Jesus died for all our sins - 1 John 2:2; 2 Cor. 5:14; 1 Pet. 2:24
  26. Jesus' sacrifice was a substitution for us - 1 Pet. 2:24
  27. Jesus rose from the dead in His physical body - John 2:19-21
  28. Those who reject Jesus will go to Hell - Rev. 20:11-15
  29. Hell is a place of fiery punishment - Matt. 25:41; Rev. 19:20
  30. Hell is eternal - Matt. 25:46
  31. The unsaved go to hell forever - Rev. 21:8
  32. Salvation is a free gift of God - Rom. 4:5; 6:23; Eph. 2:8-9
  33. The Bible is the Word of God - 2 Tim. 3:16
  34. Jesus will return visibly to earth - Acts 1:11
  35. Christians will be raised from the dead when Jesus returns - 1 Thess. 4:14-17
  36. There will be a rapture (being caught up into the clouds with Jesus) - 1 Thess. 4:14-17
  37. There will be a final judgment - 2 Pet. 3:7
  38. The damned will be thrown into a lake of fire - Rev. 20:15
  39. Satan will be cast into the lake of fire - Rev. 20:10
  40. There will be a new heavens and a new earth - 2 Pet. 3:13; Rev. 21:1

 

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Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.

 

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