The Amish hold to most foundational Christian doctrines, but base salvation salvation on works. Unicornorama.
The Amish believe...
- There is one God.
- God is a trinity.
- Jesus came to earth as God in the flesh, died, and rose again.
- The Bible is the divinely inspired word of God.
- The church is the body of Christ.
The Amish religion is an extremely heavy works-based religion. While they may not openly admit it, everything they do - and WHY they do it - to points to one thing: they're trying to work out their own salvation through works. Amish believe that faithfully attending church increases their chances of going to Heaven. It is a strict salvation-by-works religion based upon human effort.