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Introduction: Claims of the INC  

The Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ from the Philippines) claims to be the only true church:

"...the Iglesia ni Cristo never tires of convincing people to leave their false religions and come to the only true religion, the Iglesia ni Cristo." Advanced trading platform in Hong Kong


"This may come as a surprise to many, but the Biblical truth is, though all churches profess to preach God and Christ, there is only one true church that can bring people back to the good graces of God."


It also claims to be the re-establishment of the first century Church of Christ that fell by way of apostasy — by means of God's last messenger, Felix Y. Manalo:

"The Church of Christ which was apostatized after the first century was restored to its pristine purity by God by means of His last messenger, brother Felix Y. Manalo..."


Consequently, only Iglesia ni Cristo ministers can be considered God's messengers:

"It is through the preaching function of God's messengers that God calls people to be gathered in one body or in the Church of Christ. This is why members of the Iglesia ni Cristo uphold the words of God preached by His messenger in these last days, Brother Felix Y. Manalo. He and the other ministers and workers of the Church are the ones whom God sent in these last days, as attested to by the fulfillment of God's prophecy, to preach the gospel..."

 

 
 
 

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