STATEMENT OF BELIEF

WE BELIEVE

The Bible is the inspired and only infallible and authoritative written Word of God.

(2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:19-21)


There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.

(Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians 13:14)


In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death,

His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal future

return to this earth in power and glory to rule a thousand years.

In the blessed hope, the rapture of the church at Christ's coming.

(1 Thessalonians 4:17)

 

In the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the one to everlasting life and the other to everlasting damnation.

(Daniel 12:2; John 11:25-26; Revelation 21:7,8)


The only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious blood of Christ.

(Ephesians 1:7)


Regeneration by the Holy Spirit is part of personal salvation.

(John 1:13 and 3:3; 1 Peter 1:23)


In the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling, the Christian is enabled to live a holy life.

(Galatians 5:16)


The baptism of the Holy Spirit according to Acts 2:4 is given to believers who ask.

(Luke 11:13)

 

In the present day reality of the supernatural operation of the gifts of the Spirit.

(1 Corinthians 12:8-10; Hebrews 2:3-4)


In the observance of the ordinances of Christian baptism by immersion for believers, and the Lord's Supper.

(Matthew 28:19; Acts 2:38; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26)