Statement of Faith

The Strengthening Ministries Training Institute

  1. Affirms that the Bible is the only inspired, inerrant, authoritative and sufficient Word of God consisting of the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments;
  2. Affirms that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit;
  3. Affirms the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His personal return in power and glory;
  4. Affirms that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential;
  5. Affirms that a person becomes justified by grace through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ;
  6. Affirms the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life;
  7. Affirms the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; those who are saved unto the resurrection of life, and those who are lost unto the resurrection of damnation;
  8. Affirms the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ and His church