North Columbia Church of Christ

What We Believe


The Importance of Obeying

Matthew 7:21(KJV)
21Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

Acts 5:29(KJV)
29Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

Hebrews 5:8,9(KJV)
8Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered; 9And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him ;

Importance of Hearing

Romans 10:17(KJV)
17So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God .

James 1:22(KJV)
22But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only , deceiving your own selves.

Hebrews 11:6(KJV)
6But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

James 2:24(KJV)
24Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only .

Importance of Believing

Mark 16:16(KJV)
16He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.  

John 8:24(KJV)
24I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.

John 5:24(KJV)
24Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me , hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

Acts 16:31-33(KJV)
31And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ , and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. 32And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
33And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

Importance of Repenting  (New Mind)

Luke 13:3(KJV)
3I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent , ye shall all likewise perish.

Acts 17:30(KJV)
30And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent :

Acts 2:38(KJV)
38Then Peter said unto them, Repent , and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 3:19(KJV)
19Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 26:20(KJV)
20But showed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God , and do works meet for repentance.

2 Corinthians 7:9,10(KJV)
9Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. 10For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

Importance of Confession

Romans 10:9,10(KJV)
9That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus , and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. 10For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

Matthew 10:32,33(KJV)
32Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men , him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. 33But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 16:16(KJV)
16And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God .

1 Timothy 6:12(KJV)
12Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses .

Importance of Baptism

Acts 8:35-37(KJV)
35Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus. 36And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized ?
37And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

Acts 10:48(KJV)
48And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord . Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.

Acts 2:38(KJV)
38Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Mark 16:16(KJV)
16He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

1 Peter 3:21(KJV)
21The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:

Acts 22:16(KJV)
16And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins , calling on the name of the Lord.

Romans 6:3,4(KJV)
3Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death? 4Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

Galatians 3:27(KJV)
27For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ .

1 Corinthians 12:13(KJV)
13For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body , whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

Matthew 28:19(KJV)
19Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

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