STATEMENT

OF FAITH

We believe:

  • The Bible as God’s Holy Word, inspired, inerrant, and infallible. 2 Timothy 3:16

  • The Bible to be God’s written revelation of Himself to mankind and our guide in all matters of faith; therefore, we look to the Bible as our highest authority for doctrine, practice, organization, and discipline. 2 Timothy 3:16

  • In one God eternally existing in three persons; namely, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19; John 14:15-18

  • That Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Spirit, and born of the Virgin Mary. John 3:16; Luke 1:26-38

  • That Jesus lived a sinless life. Hebrews 4:14-15 

  • That Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised from the dead. John 19 & 20

  • That Jesus ascended to heaven and is today at the right hand of the Father as the Intercessor. Acts 1:4-11; Mark 16:19

  • That all have sinned and come short of the glory of God and that repentance is commanded of God for all and necessary for forgiveness of sins. Romans 3:23

  • That justification, regeneration, and the new birth are wrought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1; Ephesians 1:3-7

  • In sanctification subsequent to the new birth, through faith in the blood of Christ; through the Word, and by the Holy Spirit. Holiness to be God's standard of living for His people. 2 Thessalonians 2:13

  • In the baptism with the Holy Spirit subsequent to a clean heart. Acts 1:4-5

  • In the Gifts of the Spirit and the Fruits of the Spirit working in all believers as the Holy Spirit wills. 1 Corinthians 12:7-11; Galatians 5:22-23

  • In water baptism by immersion, and all who repent should be baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19

  • In the Sacrement of Holy Communion. 1 Corinthians 11:23-27

  • In the regular gathering together of the saints in worship and to build the church. Acts 2:42-47; Ephesians 4:11-16; Hebrews 10:24-25

  • In the second coming of Jesus. First, to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air. Second, to reign on the earth a thousand years. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17

  • That satan, hell, death and sin will be destroyed forever. Revelation 20 & 21

  • There will be a new heaven and earth and the righteous will live with the Lord God in glory forever. Revelation 20-22