WE BELIEVE

THE BIBLE

We Believe the Bible is the word of God, the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments, verbally inspired in all parts and therefore wholly without error as originally given of God.

 

2 Timothy 3:1

 2 Peter 1:21

IN God

We believe there is only one true God, existing eternally as three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

 Luke 3:22

Matthew 28:19

2 Corinthians 13:14

IN JESUS

We believe in Jesus Christ, in His pre-existence and deity, incarnation by virgin birth, sinless life, substitutionary death, bodily resurrection, ascension into heaven, present ministry and coming again.

John 1:1-3

John 1:14

Matthew 1:18-23

Hebrews 4:15

2 Corinthians 5:21

Luke 24:36-43

Hebrews 4:14-16

Acts 1:11

THe HOLY SPIRIT

We believe in the Holy Spirit, in His personality, deity, and work in each believer: baptism and indwelling at the moment of regeneration and filling to empower for Christian life and service.

Acts 5:3-4

1 Corinthians 12:13

Romans 8:9

Ephesians 3:16, 5:18

Acts 1:8 

Galatians 5:22-23

MaN

We believe man is directly created in the image of God, his subsequent fall into sin resulting in spiritual death, and his necessity of new birth for salvation.

Genesis 1:26-28

Genesis 3:1-24

Romans 5:12

John 3:3-5

SALVATION

We believe salvation is a complete and eternal salvation by God's grace alone, received as the gift of God through personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and His finished work. 

 

 

Ephesians 2:8-9

Titus 3:5-7

 1 Peter 1:18-19

THE CHURCH

We believe in the one true Church, the body and bride of Christ composed of all true believers of the present age; and the organization of its members in local churches for worship, for edification of believers, for service, for observing the ordinances of baptism and communion and for worldwide gospel witness; each local church being autonomous but with cooperation in the fellowship and work. 

Ephesians 1:22-23; 5:25-32

1 Corinthians 12:12-13

 Ephesians 4:11–16

Acts 2:42-47

LIFE

We believe in living a life of righteousness, good works and separation unto God from the evil ways of the world.

 

Romans 12:1-2

 Colossians 3:5-17

 Philippians 1:11

1 John 3:3 

Titus 2:12

2 Timothy 2:22 

THE BIBLE

We believe Christians should observe the ordinances of our Lord Jesus Christ which are  baptism of believers by immersion and the communion service.

 

Matthew 28:19

John 13:1-17

 1 Corinthians 11:20-22, 33-34

Jude 12

 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

OUR adversary

We believe in the existence of Satan and his personality as the great adversary of God and His people, his judgment, and his final doom.

 

 

 

Revelation 12:1-10

John 12:31

Revelation 20:10

THE 2nd COming

We believe in the personal, visible, and imminent return of Christ to remove His Church from the earth before the tribulation and afterward to descend with the Church to establish His millennial kingdom upon the earth. 

1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

1 Thessalonians 1:10 

Revelation 3:10

Revelation 19:11-20:6

IN HEaven

We believe in the conscious existence of the dead, the resurrection of the body, the judgment and reward of believers, the judgment and condemnation of unbelievers, the eternal life of the saved, and the eternal punishment of the lost.

 

Philippians 1:21-23

Luke 16:19-31

John 5:28-29

Romans 14:10-12

2 Corinthians 5:10

Revelation 20:11-15

John 3:16

Matthew 25:46

Revelation 20:15