YET believes that the sixty six books of the bible are the basic foundation of belief. However There are additional books such as Enoch, Jubilees and the Didache, that may have very valuable information for believers. A full list of our primary, secondary, and tertiary books that inform doctrine, and understanding are listed in our members only section.
YET is governed by the apostolic doctrine. Decision making in the Yahad is shared between the Elders, deacons, general body, and overseer. No one person is greater than his brethren.
YET believes that the assembly is not the place for bigotry, hatred or discrimination of any type.
Yahshua is the head and chief cornerstone of The assembly.
The Yahad will always be a safe place for anyone looking for fellowship.
We believe that sisters who are qualified according to scripture may attain to servant leadership along with men as elders and deacons, single or married.
We believe that the weekly Shabbats, as well as the annual moedim are to be observed in the assembly according to LEV 23.
YET believes in all of the clean food laws found in LEV 11, and DEUT 14.
We believe that the Nazarenes of the first century were one of the middle Judaism’s. As such we conduct our lives as Jewish believers in messiah Yahshua.
The Yahad of East Tennessee fully believes in the right of apostolic succession, passed down through the laying on of hands to any candidate for any area of ministry.
We believe in mikveh baptism as an outward expression of faith for all believers.
We believe that circumcision of both the heart, and body are essential to walking in covenant with our master YHWH, and the assembly of faith.
We believe that the dead will be resurrected, some to eternal life, and others to permanent separation from YHWH.
We believe that YHWH rewards those whom obey His Torah, and disciplines those who transgress it.
We believe that YHWH, created and rules all creation.
We believe in the greater, and lesser YHWH. The father in whom dwells all of the sovereignty and power of the godhead, and the son which is the lesser YHWH to whom all judgement has been given.
We believe in the four-fold ministry, and In word, sacrament and order.
YET believes in Hebraic-style marriage between a man and woman exclusively.
We believe that all of the gifts given in the first century to the legal body of messiah in the earth are still operational in today’s assemblies.