FIRST SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH COFFEYVILLE, KANSAS
Having personally accepted Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and having followed Him in obedience of Biblical
Romans 10:9-10 If you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him fro the dead, you will be saved; for with the heart a person believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth he confesses, resulting in salvation.
Acts 2:38 “Repent, and let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 6:4 Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life
We join together in covenant under the Lordship of Jesus Christ holding to the standard of God’s word;
Ephesians 1:22-23 He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body and the fullness of Him who fills all in all.
2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness.
We pledge to be actively involved in the foundational Biblical disciplines of regular corporate Bible study,
worship, fellowship and prayer;
Acts 2:42 They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship and to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
Hebrews 10:23-25 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more, as you see the day drawing near.
We pledge to faithfully use our spiritual gifts and talents in ministry and outreach and to regularly contribute
tithes and offerings to support the ministries and outreach of the church;
Ephesians 4:16 The whole body, being fitted and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love.
2 Corinthians 9:6-7 Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
We pledge to live a life of growing conformity to the standards of God’s word, guarding our witness and the witness of the Church by abstaining from the deeds of the flesh and seeking growth in the fruit of the Spirit;
Galatians 5:19-23 Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outburst of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self control;