Beliefs

Hosea 4:6 “My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge.”

Anyone who could deny that we aren’t living in the “end-times” is hopelessly ignorant of the unfolding events or deliberately unwilling or unable to realistically assess the glaring facts. – “Mark Hitchcock”

We believe the following statements to be true:

God

We believe that there is one God who exists and manifested in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. He is the God of Abraham, Issac, and Jacob; the Beginning and the End (The Alpha and the Omega)!

Jesus

We believe that Jesus is the Son of God, that He was born of a virgin, that He was wholly God and wholly man, that He lived a sinless life, died in our place as a sacrifice to atone for the sins of mankind, was buried, arose bodily from the grave, and ascended into Heaven.

Holy Spirit

We believe that God the Holy Spirit is the divine helper, assistant, and is active in convincing unbelievers of their need for salvation, and that He is the Comforter, Counselor and Guide Who lives in every believer to convict of sin, lead to repentance, strengthen and sanctify the soul.

Bible

We believe that the Bible is the Word of God without any error, the sole authority for life and faith. 2 Tim 3:16-17:

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

Christ’s Return

We believe that Jesus Christ will literally return to earth soon; first in the clouds, then on the Mt. of Olives.

Man

We believe that human beings are a special creation of God, made in His image, but that through the sin of the first man, Adam, mankind fell so that all human beings are sinners and need salvation. All are not children of God; only those who are “born-again” into His family by the saving power of the Blood of Jesus.

Salvation

We believe that salvation is a gift received through repentance toward God and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. If you profess with your mouth and believe in your heart that Jesus is Lord; you shall be saved.

Assurance

We believe that every person who is truly saved is eternally secure in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Eternity

We believe that those persons who die in their sins without Christ spend eternity in Hell, and those persons who die with their sins forgiven through Christ spend eternity in Heaven.

Baptism

We believe that water baptism is an act of obedience to the command of Christ and is by immersion after salvation. Baptism is not a requirement for salvation (i.e., Thief on Cross), but is a public profession of faith.

Church

We believe that the church is a local body of born-again, baptized believers with the Lord Jesus Christ as the Head. I believe the Roman Catholic Church is “Mystery, Babylon the Great, The Mother of Harlots and the Abominations of the Earth” of Rev 17 & 18.

Prayer

We believe that each believer has direct access to God through the Lord Jesus Christ through prayer.

Government

We believe in the separation of church and state, but not in separation of God and government. Christians are salt and light in society.

In His Mighty Grip!
Kingdom Engineers

10 Comments

  • ken macgillivray

    Reply Reply September 22, 2008

    Good site, Randall. I’m praying about teaching a class at our church on eschatology next fall. I know where to go for resources.

    Blessings in Christ, my brother,

    Ken MacGillivray

    • Randall Russell

      Reply Reply March 27, 2015

      Hey Ken… it’s been a long time… how’s the eschatology teaching coming along? Would love to catch up soon!

  • robin

    Reply Reply October 15, 2008

    I have been truly blessed with a love and hunger for
    the truth. Boy it has taken some sorting through
    mainstream Christianty.
    One thing I see we differ on is the burning in hell
    forever? I believe it will be not to be with God.
    that is far worce.
    can you explain how you get your view

    thanks and God Bless

  • Concerned Soul

    Reply Reply October 21, 2008

    Great site, good to see that others are watching for the signs, and looking for His coming.

    I weep, however, whenever I hear or see expressed the belief that anyone who dies “in their sins without Christ spend eternity in Hell.”

    How can this belief satisfy the demands of both mercy and justice? Is it justice that a child who dies young, who is unable to discern between right and wrong, suffer for eternity in hell? Is it justice that an aboriginal person in the jungle of Belize “burn” in hell for eternity, because he never heard the name of Jesus Christ?

    There is neither justice nor mercy in any one of these scenarios. Where there is no justice or mercy, there is no need for a Mediator, nor His atonement. Should we not all be judged on equal ground, according to our opportunities in life? Will you consider the possibility that it is only those who have had the opportunity to accept Christ and His atonement, and yet deny it and continue in sin, spend eternity in Hell? If I, an American citizen, speed through an intersection in New York, can I be fined according to traffic laws in Paris?

    I submit that where there is no law given, there can be no punishment. Therefore, every soul who has died without hearing the Word, will not, nay can not be held accountable by it. To do so would not be just or merciful.

  • Kingdom Engineer

    Reply Reply October 21, 2008

    Thx for your comments… In response, I would have to lead you to Romans 1:18-22 where it appears that Paul is alluding to “Creation” itself… Creation will testify against us that there is a God so that men are “without excuse”.

    As for children; I would consider the Jewish custom and law… we learn in Deut that there is such thing as general curses. And that by the age of 13, children reach the “age of accountability” and become young adults. I would believe that up until that time, whatever decision the parent has made whether or not to believe in God; or Christ, that same decision falls upon their children as well.

    Now, I do not know this for a fact… but just in my studies, this seems logical to me. I welcome any thoughts and God Bless.

    In His Mighty Grip!
    Randall

  • Bob M

    Reply Reply April 18, 2009

    If the Catholic Church is the “Mystery, Babylon the Great, The Mother of Harlots and the Abominations of the Earth” of Rev 17 & 18, (and I do not disagree) what is your opinion of the Protestant Church and/or all the denominations spun off since luther. (lower case not a mistake!)

  • Ken

    Reply Reply July 3, 2009

    Good morning,

    I was on the internet the other day and found your web-site while searching for Tom Bailey. My wife and I sat under his teaching at a seminar at Prestonwood in 2001 and then in one on one counseling sessions at his home. We lost touch in 2005 and I was shocked to see he has gone to be with the Lord. I was saddened to say the least. Thank you for the posting you have for him. He was used mightly by God while on earth and my life has been eternally influenced by his Godly wisdom.

    Blessings,

    Ken

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    Reply Reply December 15, 2009

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  • Robert Muir

    Reply Reply May 28, 2017

    You may live like a king, but die like a dog in the gutter. Six months later you are completely forgotten about as though you never existed the first place. The best that you can hope for out of life is to die in your sleep. Your works, either good or bad, will go the way of the dust on the ground. Lost forever in the mists of time. Hope springs eternal in Christ Jesus. He is are only expectation and redemption. Everything else is meaningless and passes into obscurity when we close our eyes for the last time to then go onto that long sought after journey into eternity. A journey from which there is no return. Three score years and ten, that’s all we have. After that, the rest is a bonus. Ten more if you have the will and strength to continue on. Now that I have reached 65 and have gone into retirement, I am now officially classified as being an old man. Christ has only promised me another five more years. If I am lucky that is. Where oh where did all of those years go. Yesterday I was young and today I am old. That black angel of death now awaits me right around the corner. is I cant remember why, when or how, how, I had gotten old. It just seemed to have happened without me ever realizing what was taking place. However now that I am here the worst part of all of this is that I can’t turn the clock back. If I could then to be sure I would be the richest man in the world. Billionaires would be literally lining up at your door to buy immorality. Nevertheless, the answer has been there all along in the Holy Scriptures, and it doesn’t cost one red cent. Seek the Lord and his plan of salvation and you will also have the added gift immortality. A life blissful harmony in paradise with the creator that never ever ends. It is easy to do. Just pray the attached prayer and mean it with your heart and you will inherit the Kingdom of God for having done so.
    All it takes is a simple prayer, spoken with a repentant, submitted and believing heart, to receive Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour together with His promise of eternal life. You can settle this issue right now by praying this prayer – Lord Jesus, I thank you that you died for my sins and I ask that you forgive me and cleanse me with your precious Blood. I renounce every spirit not of you and turn away from all sin. I believe you are the Son of God who died for me, and I receive you into my life now as my personal Lord and Saviour. I open the door of my heart and ask you to come in. I close the door of my heart with you inside. I thank you I’m born again as a child of God. Help me in my walk with you and lead me according to your will, in Jesus Name, Amen. If you prayed that prayer, and meant it in your heart, you are now a brand new Christian. You have now become a part of the most amazing group of people on earth – the Body of Christ! Write to us and tell us the date and time of your decision so we can pray that God will really touch your life and begin to change you into the person He wants you to be. Make sure you find a good Bible believing, Bible teaching Church so you can grow in faith, and begin to mix with other Christians.Gods Richest Blessings.

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