He comforts, sustains and empowers the faithful and guides them into all truth.
The grace of God is seen by people through the work of the Holy Spirit in their lives and their world.
Methodists believe baptism is God's gift at any age, and as soon as possible.
Communion - Communion is a sacrament in which participants eat bread and drink juice to show that they continue to take part in Christ's redeeming resurrection by symbolically participating in His body (the bread) and blood (the juice).
Logic and Reason - The most fundamental distinction of Methodist teaching is that people must use logic and reason in all matters of faith.
Sin and Free Will - Methodist teach that man is fallen from righteousness and, apart from the grace of Jesus Christ, is destitute of holiness and inclined to evil.
Humans have broken this covenant by their sins, and can only be forgiven if they truly have faith in the love and saving grace of Jesus Christ.
The offering Christ made on the cross is the perfect and sufficient sacrifice for the sins of the whole world, redeeming man from all sin so that no other satisfaction is required.
Reconciliation - God is Master of all creation and humans are meant to live in holy covenant with him.
The Holy Scriptures - Close adherence to the teachings of Scripture is essential to the faith because Scripture is the Word of God.
It is to be received through the Holy Spirit as the true rule and guide for faith and practice.
He is eternal Savior and Mediator, who intercedes for his followers, and by him, all men will be judged.
The Holy Spirit - The Holy Spirit proceeds from and is one in being with the Father and the Son.