The revelation of the Lord Jesus Christ from Heaven, the salvation of national , and the millennial reign of Christ on the earth is the scriptural promise and the worlds hope. II Thess. 1:7, Rev. 19:11-16, Roman 11:25-27, Rev. 20:1-7.
The devil and his angels, the beast and the false prophet, and whosoever is not found written in the Book of Life Shall· be consigned to everlasting punishment in the
Lake which burneth with fire and brimstone, which is the second death. Rev. 19:20, 20: 10-15.
16. THE NEW HEAVEN AND THE NEW EARTH:
We, "according to his promise, look for a new Heaven and a new Earth wherein dwelleth righteousness." II Peter 3: 13, Rev. 21: 1.
17. MARRIAGE and DIVORCE:
Marriage is an institution ordained by God. It is the joining of one man and one woman for one lifetime. Man cannot be joined to man and woman cannot be joined to woman, only man to woman and woman to man. Divorce is acceptable only under the conditions described in the New Testament. No action by the membership, officers or directors may amend this section. Matt 19:3-9; Mark 10:6-9 and 1 Cor 7:10-17 Gen 1:27. Polygamy banned, monogamy is the Christian standard for marriage. 1Tim 3:2, 12, Titus 1:6.
18. SANCTITY OF LIFE, SIN OF ABORTION and EUTHANASIA:
Life is given only by God and begins at conception and according to the Constitution of these , should be protected between conception and birth as a citizen. When Abortion is committed an innocent life ceases to exist, therefore in the eyes of God it is the murder of an innocent human being, the shedding of innocent blood, which shall bring a curse upon the land. If any member is found to be in violation of or to advocate violation of ARTICLE I Sec. (18), termination shall be immediate and said member shall return to the Secretary of the Corporation any ordination certificate, license or membership card and any other material delivered to said person by this Corporation.
We stand against the taking of any life of the innocent and helpless, and against the shedding of innocent blood. No action by the membership, officers or directors may amend this section. Jer 22:3, Lam 4:12-15, Eze 16:36-41, Joel 3:19, Psa 106:37-38, Prov 6:17-19, Num 35:33,2 Kings 24:2-4, Psa 106:38-41, Isa 1: 15, 59:2-3, 7.
19. HOMOSEXUALITY AND PORNOGRAPHY: A. Homosexuality is abnormal and unnatural, a sin and an abomination before God. It has nothing to do with a persons' heredity or genes but is a choice made by that person driven solely by that person's lust and temptation. Persons who engage in homosexual acts or persons who advocate permissiveness in this area are hereby held to be in contempt of God's Ordinances and shall not be ordained, licensed or admitted into membership. If any member is found to be in violation of ARTICLE I, Sec 19, sub-paragraph A or B, termination shall be immediate and said member shall return to the Secretary of the Corporation any ordination certificate, license or membership card and any other material delivered to said person by this Corporation. No action by the membership, officers or directors may amend this section. Gen 1:27-28, Lev 18:22-30, Lev 20:13 & 23 Deu 22:5, Rom 1:20-32, Gal 5:16-21 & 24, Rev 21:27.
B. Pornography is lasciviousness which is lust, lustful wantonness and is therefore sin. All writings, Pictures, audio and video tapes, intended to arouse sexual desire is pornography. All contact with pornography in public, as in theaters or in private such as TV or internet via computer is viewed the same as the sins of adultery and fornication leading to addiction, corruption of the individual and usually divorce. We condemn Pornography as a leading factor which leads to prostitution. It is a sin which leads to the sin of Adultery. It is one of the works of the flesh listed as lasciviousness. No action by the Board or by the membership may amend this section. 1 Thess 5:22, Mar 7:22, 2 Cor 12:21, Gal 5:19, Eph 4: 19, 1 Pet 4:3, Jude