in one holy and loving God who is Father,
Son, and Holy Spirit eternally. God has
created all things visible and invisible,
has brought salvation and new life to
humanity through Jesus Christ, and continues
to sustain the church and all things until
the end of the age.
in Jesus Christ, the Word of God become
flesh. He is the Savior of the world, who
has delivered us from the dominion of sin
and reconciled us to God by his death on a
in the Holy Spirit, the eternal Spirit of
God, who dwelled in Jesus Christ, who
empowers the church, who is the source of
our life in Christ, and who is poured out on
those who believe as the guarantee of
all Scripture (Bible) is inspired by God
through the Holy Spirit.
that God has created human beings in the
divine image. We confess that, beginning
with Adam and Eve, humanity has disobeyed
God, given way to the tempter, and chosen to
sin. Through Jesus Christ, God offers
salvation from sin and a new way of life. We
receive Godís salvation when we repent and
accept Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
Believers are baptized into Christ with
water as a sign of their cleansing from sin.
that peace is the will of God. Led by the
Holy Spirit, we follow Christ in the way of
peace, doing justice and bringing
reconciliation. We place our hope in the
reign of God and its fulfillment in the day
when Christ will come again in glory to
judge the living and the dead.
Statement - Confession of Faith in a
Mennonite Perspective Used by permission.
Copyright 1995 by Herald Press, Scottdale,