Mt Zion Primitive Baptist Church
of Gray Ga
Our Articles of Faith
1. We believe in one true and living God, and that there are three persons in the
Godhead, viz: the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
(Dt. 4:39, 6:4; 1Kings 8:60; 1John. 5:7)

2. We believe the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments of the 1611 King James
translation are the written Word of God, and the only rule of faith and practice.
(2Tim. 3:16; 2Pet. 1:19-21; Rev. 22:18-19)

3. We believe in the doctrine of eternal and particular election.
(John. 15:16; Eph. 1:4-11; 2Th 2:13; 1Pet. 1:1-5, 2:9  Rom. 9:11-13)

4.  We believe in the doctrine of original sin.
(Ps. 51:5, 58:3; Jer. 17:9; Rom. 7:18,19; 5:12; 3:19; Eccl. 7:20; Rom. 3:23, 9:18)

5. We believe in the doctrine of man’s impotency to recover himself from the fallen
state he is in by nature of his own free will and ability.
(Jer. 13:23; Rom. 8:6-8; 1Cor. 2:14; John. 6:44; Eph. 2:1-6)

6. We believe that sinners are justified in the sight of God only by the imputed
righteousness of Christ.
(1Cor. 15:21,22; Rom. 8:1; Rom. 4:6-8; Rom. 3:22-24; Rom. 5:21; 1Cor. 1:30, 1Cor. 6:
9-11; Heb. 1:3)

7. We believe that God’s elect shall be called, regenerated and sanctified by the Holy
Spirit.
(Eze. 36:25-28; 1Cor. 6:11; Ti. 3:4,5; 2Tim. 1:9; Jude 1; 1Pet. 2:9; Rom. 8:28-34)

8. We believe that the saints are preserved in grace and shall never finally fall away.
(1Thes. 5:23,24; Heb. 10:14; Jude 1; Jn. 6:37-39; Jn. 10:27-29; Rom. 8:31-39 Ps. 121:8)

9. We believe that baptism and the Lord’s Supper are ordinances, and washing of the
saints’ feet an example of Jesus Christ, and that true believers are the proper subjects.  
We believe immersion the only mode of baptism.
(Mt. 3:13-17; Acts 8:35-39, 9:17,18, 10:46-48, 2:37-41; Mk 16:16; 1Pet. 3:18-21; Mt. 26:
26-30; Lk. 22:19,20; 1Cor. 10:16,17, 11:20-29; Jn. 13:4,5,12-17; 1Tim. 5:10)

10. We believe in the resurrection of the dead and a general judgement.
(Acts 24:15; Rom.8:11; 1Cor. 15:12-23,51,52; Jn.5:28-29; 1Thes. 4:13-17; Ps. 17:15;
Acts 17:31; 2Pet. 2:9; Rev. 11:18; Rev. 20:11-13; Mt. 25:31-46)

11. We believe that the punishment of the wicked is eternal, and the joys of the
righteous everlasting.  
(2Thes. 1:8,9; Mt. 25:41,46; Rev. 20:10,15; Dan. 12:2;  Jn. 3:16; 11:25,26 Rom. 6:22;
2Cor. 5:1; Tit. 1:2)

12. We believe that the ordained ministers as have come under the imposition of
hands by a regular authorized presbytery only, have the right to administer the ordinances.
(Acts 13:2,3; 1Tim. 4:14; Tit. 1:5)

13. We believe that singing of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs vocally, is an
ordinance of the gospel, to be performed by believers.  
(Mk. 14:26; Eph. 5:19; Col. 3:16; Heb. 2:12)
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