Our Beliefs

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+   The Holy Scriptures

We believe the Holy Bible is the inspired, infallible, and authoritative source of the Christian faith and practice. The Bible is a supreme revelation from God, superior to conscience and reason, though not contrary to reason.

II Timothy 3:16-17

+   The Nature of God

We believe in one God, manifested in three Persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

Genesis 1:26; Matthew 3:16-17; John 1:1-3

+   The Sinfulness of Man

We believe that man was created in by God, but as a result of sin is lost and powerless to save himself.

Genesis 2:7; Romans 3:23

+  Repentance and Redemption

We believe all sin must be confessed to be forgiven and that repentance is commanded of God and necessary for forgiveness of sins.

Psalm 32:3-5; Ephesians 1:7; 2 Peter3:9

+   Christ Jesus

That Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God, conceived of the Holy Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary. That Jesus was crucified, buried, and rose from the dead. That He ascended to heaven and is today at the right Hand of God, the Father.

Matthew 1:18-23, 17:9; Luke 23 & 24; Hebrews 7:25-27, 12:2

+   Salvation

We believe that one is saved through faith by confessing with the mouth and believing in the heart that in Jesus Christ become Man, lived, died, and resurrection. We believe that salvation is by grace through faith alone. No amount of good works will produce justification before God.

Romans 10:9-10, 13; John 3:16; Ephesians 2:8-9

+   Baptism and Spiritual Gifts

We believe in Water baptism by immersion and Holy Spirit Baptism for empowerment and gifting for Christian service. An evidence of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit is speaking in other tongues as the Holy Spirit gives the utterance. The Holy Spirit also enables believers to live a Christ-like life exhibiting Godly character.

Acts 2:38; Acts 2:4, 8:17, 19:6; Galatians 5:22-23; I Corinthians 12:8-10

+   Healing

We believe in Divine Healing but do not discredit healing by medical assistance. We believe the gift of healing and miracles are still in operation where the Holy Spirit rules.

Matthew 10:8; Acts 5:16; 19:12; 2 Corinthians 3:17

+   The Body of Christ

We believe that the Church is the Body of Christ, both universal and local. It is composed of individuals who, through faith in Jesus Christ, have been regenerated by the Holy Spirit. We believe that Christ Jesus is the Head and Lord of the Church. The mission of the Church is worship, evangelism, discipleship and the nurturing and care of one another.

Matthew 28:18-20; Colossians 1:18; Ephesians 2:19-22, 5:23-25

+   Eternity

We believe man was created to exist forever. He will either exist eternally separated from God by sin or in union with God through forgiveness and salvation. To be eternally separated from God is hell. To be eternally in union with him is eternal life. Heaven and hell are places of eternal existence. We believe in the return of Jesus Christ and that there will be bodily resurrection, eternal life for the righteous and eternal punishment for the wicked.

1 Thessalonians 4:16-18; Revelation 20:12-15

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