Credentialling Exam

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Credentialling Exam
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Credentialling Exam

Credentialling Exam
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  1. Four Cardinal Doctrines
    • Salvation
    • Divine Healing
    • Baptism in the Holy Spirit
    • Second Coming
  2. Policy regarding divorce and re-marriage of ministers
    • Permitted under these exceptions:
    • -Divorced and remarried prior to conversion
    • -As a result of spousal infidelity
    • -Desertion of a believer by an unbeliever
  3. Fourfold mission of the church
    • Evangelize the lost
    • Worship God
    • Disciple believers
    • Show Compassion
  4. Attributes of God
    Omniscient, Omnipotent, Omnipresent
  5. Authority of Scripture
    2 Timothy 3:16, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness…”
  6. Autographs
    The original handwritten manuscripts produced by the human authors of Scripture
  7. Bible Versions
    • The Message, NLT, NIV, KJV,  NKJV, ESV, NASB
    • Same word, varying degrees of literalism
  8. Canon
    List of books accepted by the Church as Scripture inspired by the Holy Spirit
  9. Christology
    Study of the nature and person of Jesus Christ
  10. Day of Pentecost
    Acts 2
  11. Divine healing and atonement
    Jesus paid for our healing when he died on the cross!
  12. Ecclesiology
    Theological study of the church
  13. Eschatology
    Study of end times
  14. Eternal punishment – hell
    It’s a place reserved for Satan and his angels; those who reject Jesus find themselves there
  15. Fruit of the Spirit
    Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control
  16. Holy Spirit baptism and gifts
    Special “filling-up” of the Spirit to empower us to be bold in our witness. As for gifts, they are given by the Holy Spirit to the church according to 1 Corinthians 12
  17. Image of God
    2 Corinthians 3, We were created in God’s image and meant to reflect His image to the world!
  18. Imminent Return of Christ
    Jesus is coming soon!
  19. Immutable
    Means “unchanging,” God is immutable!
  20. Incarnation
    Jesus “became flesh”
  21. Infallibility of Scripture
    • Incapable of being wrong
    • 2 Timothy 3:16, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness…”
  22. Initial physical evidence
    Speaking in tongues, initial physical evidence of the baptism of the Holy Spirit
  23. Inspiration of Scripture
  24. Justification
    Made right, Romans 3:24, NOT GUILTY
  25. Millennium
    1,000 Years (Reign of Christ)
  26. Outpourings of the Spirit in Acts
    Refer to Acts
  27. Pentecost
    Means “fiftieth”, see Acts 2
  28. Prophecy
    “Forthtelling” of a message from God
  29. Rapture
    “Caught up”, snatching away of believers for a meeting with Jesus in the air
  30. Redemption
    Payment of the penalty for sins
  31. Regeneration
    Work of the Holy Spirit giving new life to the believer
  32. Repentance
    “Metanoia” “a change of mind” “doing a 180”
  33. Results of the fall of man
    Death, separation from God
  34. Resurrection
    Jesus was resurrected from the dead, and we now share in Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection (eternal life)
  35. Sanctification
    The work of the Holy Spirit that separates believer from sin and evil and dedicates them to the worship and service of God
  36. Security of the believer
    • The AG stands between Calvinism (God is sovereign) and Arminianism (free will)
    • No “once saved, always saved.”
    • However, NOTHING can separate us from the love of God! Romans 8
  37. Tithing
    10% off the top, God will take care of those who cheerly invest in the work of the kingdom!
  38. Tongues and prophesy
    1 Corinthians 12
  39. Trinity
    • God, Jesus, Holy Spirit
    • “God in three persons, blessed trinity”
  40. Verbal plenary inspiration
    God’s word is “God-breathed”
  41. Vicarious Atonement
    • Vicarious – through someone else
    • Atonement – repayment for wrong doing
  42. Virgin birth and conception
    Jesus was born of a virgin
  43. Water baptism
    An ordinance of the church. Commandment of Jesus for every believer.
  44. Worldliness
    Worldliness is bad! We are to be in the world, but not of it!
  45. General Council Executive Officers
    • George Wood – General Superintendent
    • L. Alton Garrison - Assistant General Superintendent
    • James T. Bradford - General Secretary
  46. District Executive Officers
    • Stan Holder – Secretary
    • Joe Girdler – Superintendent
    • Jerry Paritt – Assistant Superintendent
  47. Annual Credential Renewal Process
    Renewal form must be turned in before December 31st of each year
  48. AG stance on woman in ministry
    AG affirms women in ministry
  49. District affiliated churches
    Under Article XI in the District Constitution
  50. Election procedures for General Council offices
    15 or more votes by secret ballot, 2/3rd’s majority
  51. General Council affiliated churches
    Must have received a certificate of affiliation from the General Council
  52. General Council official board of directors
    See constitution and bylaws
  53. Membership in secret orders
    Not allowed
  54. Ministry requirements for certified credential
    Show promise of usefulness in the gospel work. See section 3 of Article VII of the District Constitution
  55. Transferring credentials from one district to another
    Within 60 days letter of transfer from previous district
  56. Voluntary cooperative fellowship
    That’s what I choose to be a part of. A fellowship that I’m voluntarily cooperative to.