History And History Essays

2005 Words Oct 28th, 2016 9 Pages
Pentecostal history is rich which many occurrences in history. Many are familiar with the revivals that have taken place as well as some of the challenges that have faced the saints of this time. There are even moments that new denominations came forth from the desire to articulate the Gospel and just what was going on during that time in America where it was believed that the Spirit was moving among the people. One such denomination is the Assemblies of God. This denomination will be the focus. The purpose is to survey the major values that are considered absolutely essential to the faith. While there are many fundamental truths only four will be examined.
The doctrinal statement of the Assemblies of God emphasize things such as salvation, baptism in the Holy Spirit, divine healing, and Christ 's second coming. Given the space there is a danger in simplifying or generalizing the subject. Much more can be said about each one of these topics and what the Assemblies of God believes but for the sake of space just these four will be highlighted and expounded upon.
Salvation
The Statement of Fundamental Truths of the Assemblies of God states that, "Man 's only hope of redemption is through the shed blood of Jesus Christ the Son of God".Connected to this idea of atonement is the idea of divine healing which will be discussed later but what 's important to note is that salvation has always been an important aspect of Assemblies of God. Given the fact that Assemblies of God has…

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