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About Us & What We Believe

How we started and where we've been is NOT as important as where we're going, but if you want to get aboard for the journey it does help to get a sense of what brought us here. 

Its easier to prepare for what's ahead when you understand how we got to where we are and why.

Charismatic Christian Church, Haverstraw, NY.

More Than

Sunday Mornings

As a church we believe in proudly carrying our Faith out of Sunday Services and holding it up high over our heads, loudly proclaiming the power of a Faith that transforms our lives, the people we meet and the world around us.

Charismatic Christian Church believes The Living Word

truly takes root when we let the Power of The Holy Spirit work through us in our daily lives.

What We Believe

The programs and activities of the Charismatic Christian Church shall be based upon and at all times consistent with the following beliefs:


A. That the whole Bible from Genesis to Revelation is the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God

(II Timothy 3:15-17, I Thessalonians 2:13, II Peter 2:21, Psalms 19:7,

Isaiah 40:8)

B. In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ.

(Phil. 2:9-10, I John 2: 22-23, Heb. 1:6, John 20:28-31)

In his virgin birth.

(Matt. 1:18-24, Luke 1:26-38)

In his sinless life.

(I Peter 2:22, I John 3:5, II .Cor. 5:21)

His miracles.

(Acts 2:22, 10:38)

In his vicarious and atoning death.

(Isa. 53:1-12, Mark 10:45, I Pet. 1:-18-19)

In his bodily resurrection.

(John 20:24-29, Luke·24:36-39)

In His ascension to the right hand of the Father.

(Luke 22: 619-70, Mark 16:19, Heb 12: 2)

His personal future return in power and glory to this earth to rule on earth for one thousand years and afterwards, the events leading to final judgment, will take place and we will abide forever more in the presence

of Almighty God.

(Rev, 1:7, 19: 11-14, 20: 1-6, Mat 24:27-30)

C. There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. 

(Matt. 3:16-17; 28:19, John 15:26; 16:7-15, II Cor 1:21-22;  13:14,  I Pet 1:2, I John 5:7, John 1:1-4, 14,29)

D. The reality of Satan and the fact that his present control over unregenerate man does exist.

(II Cor. 4:4, 2:11).

E. The fall of man and his last estate, which makes necessary a rebirth through confession and belief in Jesus Christ, as performed through the Holy Spirit.

( Gen 3:1-24; 1:26-27, Rom 5:12-21 ).

F. The only means of being cleansed from sin is through the precious

blood of Christ. 

( I John 1:5-10; 5:4-5; 2:1-6, Rom 3:22-26,  I Pet 1:18-19, Eph 1:7, Rom 5:6-11, Col 1:19-20 )

G. The redemptive work of Christ at the cross provides healing for the human body in answer to believing prayer.

Isa. 53:5-6, Mark 16:17-18, James 5:14-15

H. In the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the manifestation of praying in other tongues.

( Acts 2:1-4, Acts 10:44-46, 1Cor 14:2 )

I. The gifts of the Holy Spirit are distributed by God and are to be sought in every generation.

1Cor 12:7-11, 1Cor 14:1-3

J. The fruit of the Holy Spirit is God's standard of good character for all believers in every generation.

1Cor 13:1-13, Gal 5:22-25

K. The Holy Spirit, indwells, sanctifies and enables all Christians to live a holy life.

1Cor 3:16-17, 2:Thess 2:13, 1Pet 1:2

L. In full immersion water baptism after becoming a believer.

Mark 16:16, Acts 2:37-44, Acts 8:35-39

M. Believers participate in the Lord's Supper remembrance of our Lord Jesus proclaiming the Lord's death till He returns.

Matt 26:26-29, 1Cor 11:23-26

N. God's covenant standard for marriage is established between one natural-born male and one natural-born female.

Gen 1:27, Gen 2:7, Ps. 139: 13–14, Jer 1:5

O. In the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved to everlasting life and the lost to everlasting damnation.

John 5:21-29, Rev 20:11-15

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