Statement of Faith

  Statement of Faith  
STATEMENT OF FAITH
 
We believe that the Bible contains the inspired and infallible Word of God.
(2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1: 20-21)
 
We believe that there is only one God eternally existent in three persons; God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.
(Ephesians 4:5-6, Gen. 1:26, Matthew 3:16-17)

We believe in the deity of Christ.  (John 1: 1-4; John 10:30; Hebrews 1:1-5)
a.  He was born of a virgin.  (Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:30-35)
b.  He was conceived of the Holy Spirit.  (Matthew 1:18-25, Luke 1:30-35)
c.  He died.  (John 19:30-35)
d.  He rose again from the dead bodily.  (John 20:25-29, Luke 24:36-40)
e.  He ascended into heaven bodily.  (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Luke 24:51, Mark 16:19, Acts 1:9)
 
We believe in the rapture of the church and the Second coming of Christ.
(1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Matthew 24-36)
 
We believe that the only means of being cleansed from sin is repentance and faith in the precious blood of Jesus
(Acts 3:19, Luke 24:47; Ephesians 1:7)
 
We believe regeneration by the power of the Holy Spirit through the Word of God is essential for personal salvation.
(Titus 2:5, John 3:3-5, Ephesians 5:25-27)
 
We believe that the redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides divine healing for the body, salvation for the soul of everyone that believes.
(1 Peter 2: 24; Acts 3: 16, Acts 9: 32 – 35)
 
We believe that when an individual receives the Holy Spirit, he receives divine enablement for Christian service and witness.
(Acts 1: 8; 2:4; 3:1 – 26; 4:5 - 12)
 
We believe in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit.
(Romans 15: 16; 1 Corinthians 6:11)

We believe in the final resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the former to eternal life and the latter to eternal judgement.
(Revelations 20: 11 – 15; 1 Corinthians 15: 12 - 23)