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Lemoore, Ca 93245
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Our Beliefs

 

First Pentecostal Church is a vibrant congregation of spirit-filled believers

with the ultimate objective of fulfilling the Great Commission of the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

OUR CHURCH IS A COMMUNITY OF BELIEVERS WITH JESUS CHRIST AS ITS HEAD.

 

WE SEEK TO LOVE, RESPECT AND CARE FOR ONE ANOTHER AS A DEMONSTRATION OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD...

By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. (John 13:35)

 

WE SING WITH ALL OUR HEARTS...

O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. (Psalms 95:1)

 

WE CLAP OUR HANDS AND SHOUT UNTO GOD...

O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph. (Psalms 47:1)

 

WE PRAY TOGETHER ALOUD...

And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord... (Acts 4:24)

 

WE LIFT OUR HANDS IN PRAISE...

I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting. (1 Timothy 2:8)

 

WE BELIEVE IN THE OPERATION OF THE GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT...

How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, everyone of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying. (1 Corinthians 14:26)

 

WE ANOINT WITH OIL AND BELIEVE IN DIVINE HEALING...

Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:  (James 5:14)

 

 

Welcome to First Pentecostal Church, where our doors are wide open to people from all backgrounds.

We truly welcome you to come and grow with us!

 

What visitors usually notice first is the fact that we are a church with members from all walks of life, nationalities and cultures given to vibrant spirit-filled worship. We are a busy congregation offering a wide range of ministries to serve our community. We are not a cold church but a warm loving people who are so excited about what God is doing in our lives that we just can't keep it to ourselves! We are sure He can do the same fore you! 

Our weekly objective is to REACH UP, REACH IN and REACH OUT. 

We 
REACH UP together in our exciting services to worship God because he is mighty, merciful and inhabits true worship and praise.

We 
REACH IN through consecration, prayer and fasting. This allows God to perfect our spirit in such a way that we can take upon us His nature.

We 
REACH OUT through accountability to God and the church, and reach out to bring a lost and hurting world to salvation.

Together, we're striving to become the kind of church described in the Bible... a church with relevant teaching, heart-felt worship, honest friendships, constant prayer, and compassionate care for those in need. In short, we'd like to have the kind of contagious Christianity that can influence and encourage the entire community, one life at a time.

So whether you're a spiritual seeker who's just starting to ask questions about God, or a committed Christian who wants to sink the roots of your faith even deeper, you can find a home here at First Pentecostal Church.

 

You'll find that this is a place where you really matter... because you matter to God.

 

The Apostle's Doctrine

This booklet is being printed and distributed with a sincere prayer that it may strengthen and establish the believer and that it may enlighten the thousands of perplexed and bewildered souls who are earnestly seeking, amid the maze of men's traditions to find the true doctrine of our Lord Jesus Christ. 

Pentecost: What's That?

The day of Pentecost was observed in Jerusalem fifty days after the celebration of the Passover, which commemorated Israel's deliverance out of Egypt. It is significant that this day was chosen by the Lord to begin the fulfillment of Joel 2:28: I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh....

Questions on the Godhead

Receive the answers to questions concerning the Godhead as found in the Bible.

You'll find answers such as:

Is the word trinity in the Bible? No.

Does the Bible say that there are three persons in the Godhead? No.

Does the Bible speak of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost? Yes.

And many, many, more... 

What Is Sin?

This question is of vital importance because of the fearful judgment against those who commit sin. The soul that sinneth, it shall die, thunders the Old Testament (Ezekiel 18:20). In like tones, the New Testament declares: The wages of sin is death (Romans 6:23). The one who lives in sin throughout his earthly life and faces God without having obtained divine forgiveness will be sentenced to eternal perdition. 

Except Ye Repent

The three words of this title come from Luke 13:5, which reads, Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Plainly, then, the tragic alternative to repentance is eternal perdition.

In view of this fact, it is extremely important that everyone knows what repentance is and how it is accomplished. 

Why We Baptize in Jesus' Name

The subject of water baptism has long been called a great issue and no doubt has been made such by many church leaders of the past and present. In our study of it, let us first consider its importance, or the necessity of being baptized. 

The Gift of the Holy Ghost

The gift of the Holy Spirit has become the topic of much discussion in our day. Men and women of all persuasions and from all walks of life have become interested enough to search for greater understanding of this phenomenal spiritual experience. Capturing headlines, dominating the content of many religious periodicals, and generally creating excitement, this canon of apostolic faith deserves a sincere appraisal. 

Why Did God Choose Tongues?

He was a deacon in a fashionable church, but he did not believe in the Pentecostal doctrine relative to the baptism of the Holy Ghost. Yet he had been exposed to that belief through members of his immediate family. One night, at the close of an Evangelistic service in an Apostolic church, he went forward to pray and was overwhelmingly filled with the Spirit of God. He spoke in other tongues fluently and was so inundated in the Spirit that even hours later he could not speak English. Definitely, this was a biblical experience accompanied not only by speaking in another tongue, but also by the joy and peace of the Holy Ghost.  

After Death: What?

Can anyone think of a more relevant question? All of us pass through the narrow passageway leading from this life to the next-the passageway we call death. We shall all experience the transition into a new realm, another existence beyond this life and world we know today. 

Divine Healing

God is the Great Physician. His knowledge of the human mind and body is complete. He can do more for the sick and the diseased than can all earthly doctors and surgeons combined. He created us; is it not reasonable, then, to believe that He can heal us when we are sick? 

The Scriptures Decree Modesty in Dress

In ancient times, as throughout many countries today, a person's social rank could be determined by his dress. Similarly, dress is a significant measurement of Christian conduct and practice. Christians can often by identified as such by their outward appearance. 

The Way We Worship

If you have never had the opportunity to be in a Spirit-filled service before, you will discover that Biblical expressions of worship are still practiced today. Join in with us as we praise God together in spirit and in truth.