True Jesus Kirk
The True Jesus Kirk is an independent indeeginous Kirk that stairtit oot in Beijing, Cheenae an it wis foondit bi Paul Wei in 1917. Its current Preses is Yung-Ji Lin. The kirk haes aboot atween 1.5 tae fower million follaers in fowerty kintras aa ower the warld an is conseidered a Cheenese affshuit o the Pentecostal brainch o Christianity that emerged throu the stairt o the 1900s. The kirk disagrees wi Treenity an hauds tae Aneness Pentecostal theolgy insteid. In 1978, immigrants frae Hong Kong estaiblished the kirk in Edinburrie, Scotland..
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The Five Main Doctrines
"Watter Bapteesm is the sacrement for the remeession o Sins for tae regenerate. The kirk believes that bapteesm shoud tak place in naitural leevin watter, sic as that fae rivers, burns, the sea or springs.
The Baptist, that haes aareadies recieved bapteesm o watter an the Haly Speerit, conducts the bapteesm in the name o the Laird Jesus Christ. The kirk believes that the body resievin the bapteesm be haily immersed intae watter wi the heid bowed an face dounwart".
Ilka body that haes recieved watter bapteesm shoud hae their feet wuishen in the name o Jesus Christ. Mutual feet washin micht aye be practiced whaniver is richt".
It allous us tae partak o the flesh an bluid o oor Laird an tae be in communion wi Him sae that we can hae eternal life an be raised on the Last Day. This sacriment is hauden sae aften as possible. Anerly ae unleavened bap an grape juice is uised".
"The Sawbath day, the sievent day of the week (Setturday), is a Haly Day, blessit an sanctifee'd bi God. It is observed unner the Laird's grace for the commemoration o God's creation an salvation an wi the howp o eternal rest in the life tae come".
Later on in the 1980s, mair wis eikit tae thir five main doctrines for tae become the 10 basic beliefs o the True Jesus Kirk:
"Jesus Christ, the Ward that became flesh, Dee'd on the ruid for the redemption o sinners, ressurrectit on the third day an ascendit tae heaven. He is the ae Saviour o mankind, the Creator o the hivens an yird, an the ae true God".
"The True Jesus Kirk, estaiblished bi our Laird Jesus Christ, throu the Haily Speerit durin the time o the 'lattere rain', is the restored true kirk o the Apostolic time".
"The Laird's Seicont Comein will tak place on the Last Day whan He desends frae heiven tae juidge the warld: the juist will recieve eternall life, while the wickit will be eternally condemned".