Welcome To

The Church of God

at Manassas, Virginia

SALVATION . . . Living Life To The Fullest!

Let's Get Acquainted

Let's Get Acquainted

Let's Get Acquainted

Worship

The first thing you will notice about our services is that we do not use church bulletins or programs to set the specific order of the service. While we do have a general routine for running the service, the Holy Spirit has ultimate control over everything. Our pastors study and pray - receiving Holy Spirit inspired messages straight from Heaven - not from an ecclesiastical earthly headquarters. They follow Jesus’ example and preach as He commanded (Matthew 10:7; Mark 16:15, Acts 10:42). The singing is also Spirit-led. Services are conducted in a manner that allows God to have His way - without confusion or bringing glory to man. God receives all glory!

You will also notice that we raise our hands. This is not done in an effort to ask God to communicate with us, nor is it based on emotional feelings. We raise our hands as a personal testimony that we agree with what is being said/sung and that we are living out that testimony in our everyday lives.

Everyone is encouraged to open their Bible and follow along as the message is preached. We also take notes about the message, to be used for later study or reference. Note-taking also helps everyone to follow along throughout the message.

As you browse our website and when you visit in person, you will discover that you are among a people that love God with their whole heart and who serve Him in every aspect of their lives.

If you have any questions regarding our services or what is preached, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Organization

We’ve discussed the establishment of the Church of God by Jesus Christ, but you may be wondering about the organization of the Church, including our headquarters, head, membership, ministry and congregations.

The Bible explains that Jesus is the head of the church - or the body (Ephesians 1:22 - 23; Colossians 1:24). He has but one body (Ephesians 4:4). Yes, Christ is the head of the body (or church) which He built - purchased with His own blood (Acts 20:28).

Source of Doctrine

Doctrine is important. Jesus taught the Word or doctrine that He received from God (John 7:16). The Apostles taught the very same doctrine, exactly as they received from Jesus, to the early Church of God. Down through the ages, faithful men and women have continued to preach that same truth (doctrine) and lived it out through good times and bad.

You will hear the very same doctrine preached in the Church of God today! God has faithfully kept His word down through time and His doctrine (salvation, sanctification, unity, divine healing, baptism, feet-washing, Lord’s supper, etc.) is still held by those who love and worship Him (Jude 3).

Man’s ideas fail; but, the Word of God will never fail. The Word, when read with an honest heart, will lead you to understand truth and enable you to discern false doctrine. “Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, if ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:31 - 32).

Would you like to know more about the doctrine of Jesus Christ - or about a specific doctrine? Contact us!

History

The Church of God was fully established in AD33 - before the Catholic Church and long before modern-day protestant churches. In fact, the Church of God traces her history back to a time long before Martin Luther ever thought about taking a stand against the Catholic Church, bringing about the protestant movement.

Jesus built the Church (Matthew 16:18) and named it after the Father, Church of God (see Ephesians 3:14 - 15). After Jesus died and was resurrected, the Church of God continued to grow. As many as 3,000 souls were added to Her membership in a single day (Acts 2:41 - 44)!

The Church of God has come down through the ages - preserved and kept alive by the Word and the Spirit of God. She is still holy and pure - the same as when she was established. She stands for all the truth that Jesus taught. God continues to use His Church to give hope to the hopeless, healing for the brokenhearted, freedom from the bondage of sin and sinful habits. Souls are still finding their way to God and are obtaining an experience of salvation that brings satisfaction, contentment and happiness.

There is much more history to be told. Interested in hearing more? Contact us today!

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