Statement of Agreement

 

INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP/USA
STATEMENT OF AGREEMENT

Purpose

In response to God’s love, grace and truth:
The purpose of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is

 

to establish and advance at colleges and universities
witnessing communities of students and faculty
who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord:
growing in love for God,
God’s Word,
God’s people of every ethnicity and culture
and God’s purposes in the world.

 

 

Basis of Faith

We believe in:

The only true God, the almighty Creator of all things,
     existing eternally in three persons—
     Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—full of love and glory.

The unique divine inspiration,
     entire trustworthiness
     and authority of the Bible.

The value and dignity of all people:
     created in God’s image to live in love and holiness,
     but alienated from God and each other because of our sin and guilt,
     and justly subject to God’s wrath.

Jesus Christ, fully human and fully divine,
     who lived as a perfect example,
     who assumed the judgment due sinners by dying in our place,
     and who was bodily raised from the dead and ascended as Savior and Lord.

Justification by God’s grace to all who repent
     and put their faith in Jesus Christ alone for salvation.

The indwelling presence and transforming power of the Holy Spirit,
     who gives to all believers a new life and a new calling to obedient
         service.

The unity of all believers in Jesus Christ,
     manifest in worshipping and witnessing churches
     making disciples throughout the world.

The victorious reign and future personal return of Jesus Christ,
     who will judge all people with justice and mercy,
     giving over the unrepentant to eternal condemnation
     but receiving the redeemed into eternal life.

To God be glory forever.


Adopted by the Board of Trustees
October 20, 2000

  • I hereby subscribe to the above Doctrinal Basis and Purpose of the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship of the United States of America.

 


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