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Sanctification

D. SANCTIFICATION We believe that the sanctifying work of God in relation to the believer is a setting apart of the believer unto God and from sin. Sanctification encompasses the following: first, judicial sanctification; second, experiential sanctification; and third, complete sanctification. Judicial Sanctification Judicial sanctification is the work of God the Father wherein the believer…

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The Church

E. THE CHURCH We believe in the unity of all true believers in the Church, which is the Body of Christ. It was established on the Day of Pentecost, will be completed at the Rapture, and includes both Jews and Gentiles. All who are pan of this church have been added through the baptism of…

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Biblical Separation

F. BIBLICAL SEPARATION Separation is a clear principle of Scripture, practiced by Baptist who believe the fundamentals of our faith, whereby we do not fellowship with apostates or those who compromisingly fellowship with apostates. The doctrine of separation includes: The Mark of God’s Holiness, whereby believers are separated unto the Lord since their salvation, bearing…

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Civil Government

G. CIVIL GOVERNMENT We believe that civil government is of divine appointment for the interest and good order of human society; that magistrates are to be prayed for, conscientiously honored and obeyed; except in those things opposed to the will of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who is the only Lord of the conscience and the…

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Creation

H. CREATION We believe in the Biblical account of the creation of the universe in six literal, solar days; that God created by His Word the Heaven and the Earth; that man was created by a direct act of God; that all humans were present in Adam when he was created; that new individuals (in…

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Fall of Man

I. FALL OF MAN We believe that man was created in innocence (in the image and likeness of God) under the law of his maker, but by voluntary transgression Adam fell from his sinless and happy state, and all men sinned in him, in consequence of which all men are totally depraved, are partakers of…

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The Devil or Satan

J. THE DEVIL OR SATAN We believe in the reality and personality of Satan, the Devil; that he was created by God as a glorious and powerful being; that he sinned in pride and rebellion, and fell from his position of favor with God; that a great company of angels followed him in his fall,…

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End Times

K. END TIMES Biblical Dispensations We believe that the dispensations are stewardships, or rules of life, by which God administers His purpose on the Earth through man under varying responsibilities. Each dispensation begins with man being divinely placed in a new position of privilege and responsibility, and each closes with a failure of man resulting…

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Our Beginnings

The IBFNA is an independent, fundamental, missionary, Bible honoring, Christ exalting, separatist fellowship of Baptists. If you know what those words connote, then they identify the things for which we stand. We are unashamedly surrendered to the purpose of raising up a witness to the reliability of God’s Word, to the saving power of the…

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The Review – November 2010

The Dangerous Slide into “Progressive Dispensationalism" What Do We Really Know about Separation of Church and State? IBFNA Celebrates 20 Years of Fellowship The Review – November 2010

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