They believe that the Iglesia ni Cristo is the fulfillment of the Bible verse, Isaiah 43:5, where east refers to the Philippines where the Church of Christ would be founded. The Iglesia ni Cristo says that the official name of the true church is Church of Christ or Iglesia ni Cristo (in Tagalog).
What religion is Iglesia ni Cristo?
indigenous Christian church Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), (Tagalog: “Church of Christ”) Cristo also spelled Kristo, international Christian religious movement that constitutes the largest indigenous Christian church in the Philippines. It was established by Félix Ysagun Manalo in 1914.
What is the meaning of Iglesia ni Cristo in the Bible?
Popularly known as INC, the Iglesia Ni Cristo or Church Of Christ is a Christian religion whose primary purpose is to worship the Almighty God in a manner taught by the Lord Jesus Christ and His apostles as recorded in the Bible.
How many years is Iglesia ni Cristo?
107 years The Iglesia Ni Cristo turns 107 years old today. No question that it has gone a long way since INC was established in Punta, Sta. Ana, Manila on July 27, 1914. From a handful of adherents, its now the third-largest religious denomination in the Philippines constituting almost 3 percent of our total population.
How was Iglesia ni Cristo formed?
This day in 1914, the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) was officially registered by Felix Manalo, a Catholic who became dissatisfied with theological teachings he grew up with. Manalo came up with new-found doctrines that have become the foundation of a new church which he initially established in Sta Ana, Manila.
Does Iglesia ni Cristo believe in Holy Trinity?
God the Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit The Iglesia ni Cristo believes that God the Father is the creator deity and the only true God. INC rejects the traditional Christian belief in the Trinity as heresy, adopting a version of unitarianism.