wHAT we believe

STATEMENT OF FAITH

About the Bible

The Bible is the inspired, infallible, and authoritative written Word of God for salvation and Christian living. (See II Timothy 3:15-17; Ephesians 3:5; II Peter 3:2)


About God

There is one God, who has revealed Himself as our Father (Creator), as Son Jesus Christ (Savior), and as the Holy Ghost (Indwelling Spirit). Jesus Christ is God manifested in flesh. He is both God and man.  Jesus is the only saving name. (See Deuteronomy 6:4; Ephesians 4:4-6; Colossians 2:9; I Timothy 3:16; Acts 4:12)

About Sin and Salvation

Everyone has sinned and needs salvation. Salvation comes by grace through faith based on the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ. (See Romans 3:23-25; 6:23; Ephesians 2:8-9)

About the Gospel

The saving gospel is the good news that Jesus died for our sins, was buried, and rose again. We obey the gospel (II Thessalonians 1:8; I Peter 4:17) by repentance (death to sin), water baptism by immersion in the name of Jesus Christ (burial), and the infilling of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance (resurrection). (See I Corinthians 15:1-4; Acts 2:4, 37-39; Romans 6:3-4)


About Christian Living

As Christians we are to love God and others. We should live a holy life inwardly and outwardly, and worship God joyfully. The supernatural gifts of the Spirit, including healing, are for the church today. (See Mark 12:28-31; II Corinthians 7:1; Hebrews 12:14; I Corinthians 12:8-10)


About the Future

Jesus Christ is coming again to catch away His church. In the end will be the final resurrection and the final judgment. The righteous will inherit eternal life, and the unrighteous eternal death. (See I Thessalonians 4:16-17; Revelation 20:11-15)

"Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost." (Acts 2:38)