What We Believe

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Some Key Principles for Open Bible Ministries of TN, Inc. (OBM)

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Biblical Authority The Bible is the final authority in all matters of belief and practice because the Bible is inspired by God and bears the absolute authority of God Himself.  Whatever the Bible affirms, OBM accepts as true.  No human opinion or decree of any church group can override the Bible.  Even creeds and confessions […]

What We Believe (1 of 6)

by scooter714

WHAT WE BELIEVE SERIES What We Believe (1 of 6): From time to time folks ask for a quick quote concerning things we believe and hold dear. With that in mind, I trust that these short articles of faith will help. The first statement of faith will deal with our belief about the Scriptures. The […]

What We Believe (2 of 6)

by scooter714

What We Believe (2 of 6): This continues the series concerning what we believe in certain doctrinal areas. This section deals with our belief about the Godhead. The Godhead: We believe that God is infinite, self-existent Spirit, unchangeable in His nature, omnipotent, omniscient (Exodus 3:14; John 4:24; Hebrews 1:8-10), omnipresent, holy, righteous, good, love and […]

What We Believe (3 of 6)

by scooter714

What We Believe (3 of 6): This continues a series of belief statements that you might find handy on certain doctrinal areas. The Person and Work of Jesus Christ: We believe that the second person of the Triune Godhead is the Son, whose name is the Lord Jesus Christ (John 1:1; 14:9; Hebrews 1:3-4). In […]

What We Believe (4 of 6)

by scooter714

What We Believe (4 of 6): This is the fourth doctrinal statement of this series and deals with the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit: We believe that the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead, co-eternal and co-equal with the Father and the Son (John 14:6; Acts 5:3-4; Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians 13:14). […]

What We Believe (5 of 6)

by scooter714

What We Believe (5 of 6): This continues a doctrinal series about what we believe as it pertains to certain key Biblical issues. Salvation: We believe that salvation is by the grace of God, which is neither merited nor secured, in part or in whole, by any virtue or work of man (Ephesians 2:8-9; Romans […]

What We Believe (6 of 6)

by scooter714

What We Believe (6 of 6): This concludes a series of doctrinal statements pertaining to our position on certain important Biblical issues. The Baptism of The Holy Spirit and Spiritual Gifts: We believe that the moment the believer rests his faith in Christ alone for salvation he is baptized with the Holy Spirit and becomes […]