Governing Biblical Principles

GOVERNING BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF THIS MINISTRY

1. Our highest priestly priority is ministering to God by daily seeking first the Father’s face

2. Our chief priestly work is the daily ministry of prayer

3. Our primary dependence is upon Jehovah-Jirah, the LORD GOD our Provider

4. Our primary teaching function is equipping the saints for the work of the education ministry *

5. Our family first priority is to build strong marriages and families that glorify God

6. Our chief Helper is the Spirit of Truth

7. Our cardinal moral virtue and duty is to be holy as He is holy

8. Our accountability for integrity & faithfulness in stewardship is to God, to the Board, and to our Supporters

9. Our great need is for wisdom in the method & manner of communicating the truth to others

10. Our faithful fellowship is in the sharing in the sufferings of Christ

* (4) Our primary focus is to plant & to build the Kingdom of God through sowing the Word of the Kingdom. This includes exhorting, correcting, & training in righteousness and discipling children and youth as ambassadors of Christ. Our secondary charge is to root up & tear down the false doctrines and human traditions that invalidate the Word of God, and to expose, reprove, and pull down the works of darkness.

POWERFUL QUOTES REGARDING THE TRUTH OF THESE PRINCIPLES

“Our work for God springs out of our ministry to God. The first thing for us must be the Lord Himself, not His work.” – Watchman Nee

“And He has made us to be a Kingdom of priests to His God and Father.” – Rev. 1:6

“The greatest thing anyone can do for God and man is to pray. It is not the only thing, but it is the chief thing.” – S.D. Gordon

“God seeks intercessors…If Christ intended prayer to be the great power by which His church would do its work, then certainly the neglect of prayer by the church is the greatest reason for its powerlessness. Satan will bring forth all his power to prevent us from becoming men of prayer.” – Andrew Murray

“No man is greater than his prayer life.” – Leonard Ravenhill

“Brother, if you are to win that province, you must go forward on your knees.” – Hudson Taylor to Jonathan Goforth in China

“All things are possible with GOD!”

“All things are possible to him who believes and puts his complete trust in God.”

“God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply.” – Hudson Taylor

“But continually seek first the Kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things shall be provided to you.” – Matthew 6:33

“Have faith in GOD… All things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and you shall have them.” – JesusĀ  [Mark 11:22,24]

 

 

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