What We Believe

Doctrinal Statement

I believe in the Holy Trinity of God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. They are all equally God and eternally co-existing. (Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians 13:14; Genesis 1:1-2, 26)

I believe in the Holy Bible to be divinely inspired by the Holy Spirit and written by men. It is infallible in its original manuscripts and has the final say in our lives. (2 Peter 1:20-21; 2 Tim 3:16-17)

I believe that man was created in the image of God, and at the fall man became indwelt with sin and the we are all born totally depraved and incapable of redeeming himself apart from the redemptive work of Jesus Christ on the cross. (Genesis 1:26; 3:1-19; John 3:36; Romans 3:23; 6:23; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Ephesians 2:1-3; 1 Timothy 2:13-14; 1 John 1:8)

I believe in Jesus Christ who was fully God and fully man simultaneously. He was born of the Holy Spirit through the Virgin Mary. He lived a sinless life and gained our redemption by shedding his blood and dying on the cross. On the third day he was resurrected and ascended to the right hand of the Father in heaven. (Colossians 2:9; Matthew 1:23, 25; 28:6; Luke 1:26-35; 24:38-39; Acts 2:30-31)

I believe that there is no justification apart from Jesus Christ; as human beings, we are unable to earn our way into heaven by any deeds of our own. (Ephesians 2:8-10)

I believe that in order for a man to be saved he must repent of his sinful nature, confess his need of a savior in Jesus Christ, and trust and follow him all the rest of his days.(Romans 10:9-10)

I believe that upon a person’s conversion the Holy Spirit indwells them, giving them the power to live lives holy and pleasing to God while testifying to the power of Jesus Christ. (John 17:17, 19; Romans6:1-22; 2 Corinthians 3:18; 1 Thessalonians 4:3-4; 5:23)

I believe in the eternal security of the believer and that those who have faith in Christ will go to heaven and those who reject him will suffer eternal punishment. (John 5:24; 6:37-40; Matthew 25:41; Revelation20:11-15)

I believe that all true believers are the unified body and bride of Christ.(1 Corinthians 12:12-27; Ephesians 1:22-23)

I also believe in the inevitable second coming of the Lord to show his ultimate glory and set things right in the world.(Revelation 19:11-21)

I also believe that it is vital for the growth of all Christians to be part of the local church, that we may build each other up and hold one another accountable. (Hebrews 10:24-25)

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