Swahili Baptist Church Sharing God’s love with Swahili speakers in the Des Moines Metro and around the world.
Sharing God’s love with Swahili speakers in the Des Moines Metro and around the world.

Our Beliefs

Below are our Fundamental Beliefs:

BIBLE: We believe in the Bible as a Holy Book as well as Holy Writings from The Almighty God and written by the Selected People Inspired by the True Holy Spirit: 2 Timothy 3:16-17, 2 Peter 1:20-21

TRINITY: We believe in the Trinity as well as God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit: Isaiah 9:6, 1 John 5:20, Deuteronomy 6:4, Matthew 28:19, John 5:20.

         *The Father: Genesis 1:1, Ephesians 4:6

         *The Son: Luke 1:30-35, Philippians 3:20-21

         *The Holy Spirit: John 16:7-15, 1 Peter 4:10-11

HOLY SPIRIT: We believe that the Holy Spirit is not speaking in tongues, but the Inside True Spirit of God who Directs and Controls a Human Being in order to follow the Right Ways of God and to Avoid the wrong ways of Satan: Romans 8:5-13

SALVATION: We believe that it’s accepting the True Salvation from the Death of Our Saviour and Lord Jesus Christ on the Cross at the Golgotha: 2 Corinthians 5:17, Acts 26:20

MAN: We believe that a man is a Created Person on the Image of The Almighty God: Genesis 1:26, Isaiah 59:1-2

SATAN: We believe that satan is not only an evil spirit inside of a Human Being, but the counterfeiter of the growing of the Kingdom of God on the earth as well as a fallen angel, a tempter, an accuser, an attacker, and a destroyer of the believer’ Faith: Ezekiel 28:11-19, Job 1-2, James 4:7

CHURCH: We believe that a Church is not meant the building, but the Body of Christ. The Holy Place in which God’s People as requested to Glorify, Worship, Serve and Fellowship with Him(True God): Acts 1:8, Colossians 1:24-29.

We believe in:

*The Water Baptism by Immersion as a symbolical picture of the new believer’s death to sin, burial of the old life, and resurrection to the New Life(conversion): Colossians 2:12, Romans 6: 3- 4, 1Peter 3:21.

*The Lord’s Supper as a Fellowship and Communion with Christ as well as a symbolical commemoration to His Death, and anticipation to His Second Coming. We celebrate it any time as we decide to do so to remember Him(Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Savior): Luc 22:19-20, 1 Corinthians 11:23-28.