HaY'Did (The Friend) Ministries
PO Box 804
Independence, KS 67301

Mission Statement: To train, educate and equip for study both the Jew and the non-Jewin the rich Biblical/Hebraic Heritage.

Like more information about something you have seen? Then drop us an email at: shalom@haydid.orgFor Internet Information please contact us at our site:
HaY'Did Learning Center and, look over our Membership Information.

STATEMENT OF FAITH

(Revised and adopted by Advisory Council on 9-21-97)

We believe that the Holy Scriptures are composed of the sixty-six books of the Old and New Covenants. We believe the Holy Scriptures to be the inspired word of God, without error in their original manuscripts; the complete revelation of God's will for salvation, "valuable for teaching the truth, convicting of sin, correction of faults, and training in right living" (2 Timothy 3:16). The Holy Scriptures are the final authority in all matters, spiritual and personal, in this ministry.

We believe in one God, Creator and Sustainer of all things; infinite, perfect, and eternal, without equal. We believe God to be all-knowing, all-powerful, and all-present, existent in The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit, as One. We believe that God is Holy and requires His people to be Holy and to separate themselves unto Him.

We believe the Lord is the Savior of all humankind. We believe in the absolute deity and humanity of the Lord Jesus Christ (Yeshua HaMashiach). We believe in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, and in His miracles. We believe the Lord came to earth to submit Himself perfectly unto the will of His Father in heaven and to shed His blood to become "the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world" (John 1:29). We believe that the Lord died, went to the place of torment, and bodily rose in victory on the third day; ascended into heaven, sits on the right hand of God-The-Father as our Priest and Advocate and will return to establish His Kingdom with its headquarters in Jerusalem.

We believe in The Holy Spirit and that The Holy Spirit is at work in our present day. We believe it is the ministry of the Holy Spirit to glorify the Lord, to convict of sin, to show judgment, to show righteousness (John 16:8-13). We believe the Holy Spirit indwells all believers giving instruction and enabling godly living and service. We believe in the work and presence of the Holy Spirit in the life of every believer and that God manifests the gift, power, and authority of His Holy Spirit in the life of each believer in diverse ways. We believe the Holy Spirit has gifts for the edification of all believers and endues them as He wills (I Corinthians 12:4).

We believe man is created in the image of God. That man fell into sin following Adam's disobedience. We believe unless man accepts the Lord as his personal Savior he is condemned to eternal damnation. We believe that following salvation by grace through faith we should uphold the Torah and the commandments of God, if we love Jesus with all our heart (John 14:15, Romans 3:31, 7:22, Galatians 3:21-22, I John 5:1-3), and teach His truth to others (Matthew 5:17-19, Revelation 22:13-14).

We believe the Biblical Feasts are God's Feasts and are a shadow of things to come revealing the redemptive plan of God through Jesus Christ as Messiah (Leviticus 23:2,4, Colossians 2:16-17).

We believe in water immersion by one's self in the presence of witnesses as performed by John and continued into the second century is a personal witness of one's rebirth in Messiah Jesus. However, we do not believe immersion/baptism itself is a prerequisite for salvation.

We believe in the resurrection of the saved and their eternal life with God. We believe in the resurrection of the lost and their eternal separation from God. We believe in the personal, pre-millennial, and imminent Second Coming of the Lord for His body of believers past and present, before the time of God's wrath on earth (Isaiah 26:20,21). We believe in a literal Messianic Kingdom on earth for a period of one thousand years.

We believe there is a universal body of believers consisting of all people; past, present, and future, who believe in the Lord as Savior. We hold Y'shua as the head of this ministry. We believe that the "middle wall of partition" is being broken down so that Jew and Gentile may worship the one God of Israel together (I Corinthians 12:13, Ephesians 2:13,14).

We believe the Good News about the Lord must be shared with all who have not yet accepted Him (Matthew 28:19,20). We believe His message must be shared with "the Jew first" (Romans 1:16 [indicating primary emphasis]). We believe both Jew and Gentile need the Lord's work of redemption to be delivered from death to eternal life.

We believe the State of Israel is the God ordained homeland of the Jewish people. We believe God has given this land to the physical descendants of Abraham, through Isaac and Jacob. We believe every Jew has an inheritance in the Holy Land. We believe God has an end time plan for Israel that will culminate with the return of the Lord.


For the record: This is the old Statement of Faith
(Date of submission: 8-20-96)

A. We believe that the Holy Scriptures are made up of the sixty-six books of the Old and New Covenants. We believe the Holy Scriptures to be the inspired word of God, without error in their original manuscripts, the complete revelation of God's will for salvation, "valuable for teaching the truth, convicting of sin, correction of faults, and training in right living" (2 Timothy 3:16). The Holy Scriptures are the final authority for all matters, spiritual, and personal, in this organization.

B. We believe in one God, Creator and Sustainer of all things; infinite, perfect, and eternal, without equal. We believe God to all-knowing, all-powerful, and all-present---existent in The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit. We believe that God is Holy and requires His people to be Holy and to separate themselves to God.

C. We believe that the Lord is the Savior, of all mankind. We believe in the total deity and humanity of the Lord Jesus Christ (Yeshua HaMashiach).We believe in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, and in His miracles. We believe that the Lord came to earth to submit Himself perfectly to the will of His Father in heaven, and to shed His blood to become "the Lamb of God to take away the sin of the world" (John 1:29). We believe that the Lord died, went to the place of torment, and bodily rose in victory on the third day; ascended into heaven, sits on the right hand of God as our priest and advocate, and will return to establish His Kingdom with its headquarters in Jerusalem.

D. We believe in The Holy Spirit, that He is at work in our present day. We believe that it is the ministry of the Spirit to glorify the Lord, to convict of sin, to show judgment, to show righteousness (John 16:8-13). We believe that the Spirit indwells all believers and gives instruction and enablement for godly living and service. We believe in the work and presence of the Holy Spirit in the life of every believer and that God manifests the gifts, power, and authority of His Holy Spirit in the life of each believer in diverse way. We believe that the Spirit has gifts for the edification of all believers and uses them as He wills (I Corinthians 12:4).

E. We believe that man was created in the image of God; but because of Adam's disobedience fell into sin. We believe that unless man accepts the Lord as his Savior, he is condemned to eternal damnation. We believe that following salvation by grace through faith we should uphold the Torah and the commandments of God if we love Jesus with all our heart (John 14:15, Romans 3:31, 7:22, Galatians 3:21-22, I John 5:1-3) and teach others to do so (Matthew 5:17-19, Revelation 22:13-14).

F. We believe that the Biblical Feasts are God's Feasts and are a shadow of things to come revealing the redemptive plan of God through Jesus Christ as Messiah (Leviticus 23:2,4, Colossians 2:16-17).

G. We believe in water immersion by one's self in the presence of witnesses, as performed by John and continued into the second century, is a personal witness of one's rebirth in Messiah Jesus. However, we do not believe that immersion/baptism itself is a prerequisite of salvation.

H. We believe in the resurrection of the saved and their eternal life with God. We believe in the resurrection of the lost and their eternal separation from God. We believe in the personal, pre-millennial, and imminent Second Coming of the Lord for His body of believers past and present, before the time of God's wrath on earth (Isaiah 26:20,21). We believe in a literal Messianic Kingdom on earth of a period of a thousand years.

I. We believe that there is a universal body of believers, consisting of all people, past, present, and future, who believe in the Lord as Savior. We believe that the Lord is the head of this organization and that the members find places of service and worship within local congregations. We believe that the "middle wall of partition" has been broken down and now Jew and Gentile worship the God of Israel together (I Corinthians 12:13, Ephesians 2:13,14)

J. We believe that the Good News about the Lord must be shared with all who have not yet accepted Him (Matthew 28:19,20). We believe that the message must be shared with "the Jew first" (Romans 1:16 [indicating primary emphasis]). We believe that both Jew and Gentiles need the Lord's work of redemption to be delivered from death to eternal life.

K. We believe that the State of Israel is the God ordained homeland for the Jewish people. We believe that God has given this land to the physical descendants of Abraham, through Isaac, and Jacob. We believe that every Jew has an inheritance in the Holy Land. We believe that God has an end time plan for Israel that culminates with the return of the Lord.

HaY'Did (The Friend) Ministries
PO Box 804
Independence, KS 67301

Mission Statement: To train, educate and equip for study both the Jew and the non-Jewin the rich Biblical/Hebraic Heritage.

Like more information about something you have seen? Then drop us an email at: shalom@haydid.orgFor Internet Information please contact us at our site:
HaY'Did Learning Center and, look over our Membership Information.

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