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Preamble to the Articles of Faith:

In order that we may preserve our God-given heritage, the faith once delivered to the saints, especially the doctrine and experience of entire sanctification as a second work of grace, and also that we may cooperate effectually with other branches of the Church of Jesus Christ in advancing God’s kingdom, we, the ministers and lay members of the Church of the Nazarene, in accordance with the principles of constitutional legislation established among us, do hereby ordain, adopt, and set forth as the fundamental law or Constitution of the Church of the Nazarene the Articles of Faith.


1. The Triune God -- 2. Jesus Christ -- 3. The Holy Spirit -- 4. The Holy Scriptures -- 5. Sin, Original and Personal -- 6. Atonement -- 7. Prevenient Grace -- 8. Repentance -- 9. Justification, Regeneration, and Adoption -- 10. Christian Holiness and Entire Sanctification -- 11. The Church -- 12. Baptism -- 13. The Lord's Supper -- 14. Divine Healing -- 15. Second Coming of Christ -- 16. Resurrection, Judgment, and Destiny.