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Jesus Only doctrine
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Jesus Only doctrine

The Jesus-Only doctrine is that which is taught by Oneness Pentecostals such as the United Pentecostal Church and other Apostolic denominations. A variant of Sabellianism, this belief states that there is no separate person of God the Father, nor God the Holy Spirit, but that the Godhead is comprised solely of Jesus Christ, or "Jesus Only". They believe that God the Father is incarnate in Christ.

Adherents of this doctrine are taught that a person cannot be saved unless this person first forsakes his belief in the Trinity and is rebaptized "in the Name of Jesus only", according to an interpretation of several scriptures, most notably Acts 2:38. In contrast, the baptismal formula accepted by most Christians is found in Matthew 28:19.