Our Creeds

Our Theological Understanding
The theological foundation of Nehemiah Tabernacle is based on three principles: the unity of Christ's body, the faith of the gospel and service to humankind.

The Unity of Christ's Body
Nehemiah Tabernacle strong conviction in the belief that every person, regardless of race, class or sexual orientation have worth in the eyes of God and this congregation. The church theme is "A Worship Community for All People." Every person that worship with this congregation is welcome to the Lord's table. Paul wrote in Romans 16:7, "Wherefore receive ye one another as Christ received us to the glory of God."

The Faith of the Gospel
Nehemiah Tabernacle is a worship community that focus on the study and application of the Holy Scriptures. The church believes that the scriptures are God's mouthpiece from the prophets and the preachers of ancient times. The church's faith in scriptures builds spiritual development of the parishioners' spiritual direction. With this in mind, God gave our pastor the church's main scriptural theme which states, "...that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel" (Philippians 1:27).

Service to Humankind
In the center of Nehemiah's theology is serving others. It is the church's duty to assist any individual in a bad situation. In Matthew 25:31-46, Jesus encourages the church to help any individual who is hungry, thirsty, naked, sick or a stranger. In the heart of Christianity, is the ministry of giving to others. Nehemiah Tabernacle's service to humankind is wrapped around the attitude of love, thankfulness, faithfulness, willingness and eagerness.

The Apostolic Creed

We believe there is ONE Lord,
ONE Faith, ONE Baptism,
One God and Father of all
Who is above all and through all
And in us all.
We believe in the Water Baptism
in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ
for the remission of sins.
We believe in the Baptism of the Holy Ghost
with the evidence of speaking
in tongues as the Spirit gives us utterance.
We will follow Peace with all men, and Holiness
without which no man shall see the Lord.

Nehemiah Tabernacle Statement of Doctrine

We believe that the bible is the inspired, infallible Word of God, written by holy men of old as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

We believe in one God who is infinite in power, holy in nature, attributes and purposes, as well as omniscient and omnipresent.

We believe that Jesus was revealed to us as Father in Creation, as Son in Redemption, and Holy Spirit in His comforting grace that never leaves those who trust in Him.

We believe in the Virgin Birth; Jesus was both human and divine. He was God manifested in the flesh.

We believe in death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

We believe in baptism in water by immersion in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and in the baptism of the Holy Ghost, speaking in other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance.

We believe in sanctification and holiness.

We believe in Holy Communion, foot washing and divine healing.

We believe in serving others, especially individuals who can not help themselves.

Our chief aim is to glorify our Savior, who is Jesus the Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity and purify unto Himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.