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What Steps must I take to become a member of The Rugby Deliverance Tabernacle?

1. Accept God’s gifts of salvation, Jesus Christ. If you have not, please go to, My Steps in Christ, What is Salvation?


2. Be further instructed in the Words of God, and be baptized in water by immersion. This is a Christian sacrament, not essential to salvation from sin but a requirement for membership. It follows conversion and is an outward witness or sign that one has truly decided to follow Christ and be His disciple. Single immersion, in the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, is the recommended mode. Matthew 28:19 


3. Agree to our Membership Commitment. The Membership Commitment are as follows:

A. Commitment to God the Father

  • Love the Lord thy God – Deut. 6:5
  • To worship God and on other gods – Exodus 34:14 “For thou shall worship no other God”
  • Always seek to know the spiritual things of God – St. Matthew 6:33 “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness.”


B. Commitment to Self

  • To use one’s time and resources wisely, by making an effort to build up self, family and others
  • To abstain from using any substance or doing anything that is destructive to your physical, mental and spiritual well-being - I Thess. 5:22
  • To walk in the Spirit of God and not the lust of the flesh – Gal. 5:16,17
  • To live an exemplary Christ life – Phil. 2:14,15


C. Commitment to Jesus Christ

  • Accept Christ teachings about Christian living – Rom. 15:4
  • Be diligent in all your efforts for the cause of Jesus Christ – I Cor. 15:58
  • To spread the Good News of Salvation – Mark 16:15,16


D. Commitment to Family

  • Husband and wife submitting to each other – Ephesians 5:21
  • Husband love your wife as head of the home – Ephesians 5:23-25
  • Train up children in the fear of the Lord – Proverbs 22:6
  • Children to obey their parents in the Lord – Ephesians 6:1-3


E. Commitment to the Church

  • Always promote the goals and vision of your church - Acts 1:8
  • Always maintain the integrity of the church through: doctrine, worship, and discipline - Heb10:25
  • Contribute cheerfully and regularly to the church - II Cor. 9:6-9
  • Pray for and honor the Godly leader, the pastor of the church – Heb. 13:17


F. Commitment to Members of the Church

  • To love one another - John 13:34-35
  • Watch over one another - 1 Peter 1:22
  • Pray for one another - James 5:16
  • Bear with each other - Col. 3:13
  • Forgive one another - Col. 3:13
  • Live in harmony with one other - Rom. 9:50
  • Bear one another’s burden – Gal. 6:2


G. Commitment to Community

  • To love your neighbor – Matt. 22:39
  • Pray for the leaders of our country – I Timothy 1:1,2
  • Obey the laws of the country as long as it does not contradict scripture – Rom. 13:1
  • Do good to all regardless of sex, color, race, and religious persuasion – Gal. 6:10