EVANGELICAL VISION CHURCH, LAHORE, PAKISTAN have set principles of constitutional legislation do hereby ordain adopt, the articles of faith of General Rules and Rules of organization are as follows.
1. THE TRUINE GOD
We believe that God is sovereign of the universe.creative and administrative. Holy in nature God is triune revealed as father ,son and holy spirit (Mathew 28:19-20) (Mathew 16:15-16)( John 14:10)
2. JESUS CHRIST
we believe the Jesus Christ is the second person of the trine. He is eternally one with the father, he born of their virgin Mary, incarnated by the holy spirit. He died for our sins, rose from the dead, ascended into heaven (Mathew 20:25) (Mathew 16:15-16) (John 1:17-18)
3. HOLY SPIRIT
we believe in the holy sprit, the third person of the triune Godhead. He is present everywhere with Church of Christ. He regenerates those Who repent and believe. Sanctity, guides to the believers into all truth as it is in Jesus. (John 7:39) (Romans 8:1-27) (Peter 1:-2)
4. HOLY SCRIPTURES
We believe in the holy Scripture, Old and New Testament Which is Containing 66 books, we understand that all are written by divine inspiration. All books reveal the will of God concerning our salvation. (Luke 24:44-47) (John 10:35) (1 Corinthians 15:1-2)
a) we believe that Sin came into the world through the disobedience of our first parents and death by sin.
b)we believe that we are sinner by inheritance. But there is a divine remedy (rejection of the sin) (Genesis 3:5-6) ( Psalm 51:5) ( Mark 7:21-23)
c) we believe that sin is eradicated by the baptism with the holy spirit.
we believe that Jesus Christ shed his own blood and died on the cross, Made a full atonement for all human sin. This atonement is only ground of salvation. Salvation is through repending and believing.(Isaiah 53:5-6) (Acts 4:10-12) (Mark 10:45)
7. FREE GRACE OF GOD
we believe that the Grace of God is free thought Jesus Christ, also who turn from sin to righteousness, Believe to Jesus, Christ for Random (John 1:12-13) ( Romans 55:5-8) (2 Peter 1:10-11)
8. ENTIRE SANCTIOFICATION
we believe that entire sanctification is needed for the believers to get free from the sin and to live in entire devotion to God. Through baptism with the holy sprit cleanses the heart from sin. Entire sanctification is received by the blood of Jesus. The believers must grow in, perfect love, Christian perfection, pure hear, Christian holiness, all will result growth in grace.( Jeremiah 31:31-34) ( Deuteronomy 30:6) ( Mathew 5:8) ( Romans 15:29) (Mathew 5:29)
9. THE CHRUCH
a) We believe in the church, the people that confess Jesus Christ as Lord ,the church is the body of Christ together by the Holy spirit though the world.
b) God calls the church to express its light through the preaching of the
word, Sacraments observance, and ministry in his name and by obedience to Christ.
c) The mission of the church to advance the kingdom of God, holy living, Evangelism discipleship and service.
d) God call the church to live under His rule until the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Church is historical reality, which organize itself, Local congregation and as a Universal body person’s work for God Through ministries. (Exodus 19:03)(Mathew 8:11)( Hebrew 10:19-25) (Revelation 5:19-10)
we believe repentance of sin, feeling guilt and turning away voluntarily, The Spirit of God gives to all who will repent their sin, pertinence of heart and hope for mercy. They may believe unto pardon. (2 chronicles 7:14)( Psalms 32:5-6)(2 Peter 3:9)
11. JUSTIFICATION OF GOD
we believe in the gracious Justification of God, because He grants full Pardon of all quit He gives complete release to all who believes on Jesus Christ and receives Him as Lord and Saviors,(Luke 18:14)( John 1:12-13) ( Act 13:39)(Romans 1:17)
a) We believe that baptism is a sacrament commanded by our Lord.
Through Baptism we declare our faith in Jesus Christ as our savior with Obedience, holiness and righteousness .
b) Baptism administered by immersion, according to the doctrine of the New Testament. (John 3), (John 11).
13. THE DAY OF JUDGEMENT
a) We believe in the Day of judgment in which every person shall be judged according to their deeds in their life.
b) We believe in the resurrection of the deeds in their life.
c) Those who shall be faithful to Jesus Christ will receive everlasting life and unfaithful shall suffer eternally in hell ( Genesis 18:25) (1 Samuel 2:10) ( Psalm 50:6) ( Isaiah 26:19) ( Daniel 12:13)
14. DEVINE HEALING
a) We believe in the divine healing and urge our people to seek to offer the prayer of faith for the healing of the sick in the name of Jesus Christ.
b) We also believe God heals through the means of medical sciences.( Psalm 103:1-3) ( Mathew 4:23-24) ( John 5:13-06)
15. SECOND COMING OF CHRIST
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ com again . The people who abode him shall be caught up with the risen saints to meet the lord in the air, so that they could ever be with the Lord ( Mathew 25:31-46)( John 14:1-3)( Revelation 1:7-8)
16. THE LORD’S SUPPER
a) We believe that the Holy Communion is instituted by our Lord and savior Jesus Christ is a New Testament Sacrament of His sacrificial death . We can have life , salvation and all spiritual blessing in Christ. Those who have faith in Christ should be called to participate. ( Mathew 26:26-29) ( Mark 14:22-25) ( Luke 22:17-20 )