1. Holy Scriptures
WE believe the Bible,
consisting of 66 books which make up the Old and New Testaments, to be the
verbally inspired word of God and that it is with out error in the original
writings. It is the final authority in all matters concerning doctrine, faith,
[II Timothy 3:15, II Timothy 3:16-17, Hebrews 4:12-13, II PETER 1:20-21]
We believe that there
is only one God, and that God is a Spirit. He is an infinite being, all
sufficient, Holy, just and merciful.
[I Corinthians 8:4-6, John 4:24, Deuteronomy 6:4, Psalm 145:17-20]
3. The Trinity
We believe in one God,
ever eternal, existing in three persons; the Father, the Son and the Holy
[Matthew 3:16-17, II Corinthians 13:4, Titus 3:4-6, John 15:26]
4. The Creation and Fall of Man
We believe that God created the Heavens and the Earth. We believe that man was created in the image of God.
We believe that when man sinned, he incurred both physical and spiritual death, which is separation from God.
We believe that all human beings
are born with a sin nature.
[Genesis 1:1, Genesis 2:1, Genesis 2:7, John 1:1-3, Acts 17:26, Romans 5:12, Romans 5:19-20, Colossians 1:16]
5. The Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
We believe that Jesus Christ is fully God and fully man. We believe that Jesus Christ died for our sins as the Scriptures clearly state. He is our substitutionary sacrifice and our mediator. Life and salvation for mankind is only through Him. We believe Jesus Christ died on a cross, was buried and rose again on the third day after His death in the same physical body. We believe He ascended into Heaven and is seated on the right hand of God the Father.
We believe that by His finished
work on the cross He has SECURED for every believer redemption, salvation and
[Mark 16:19, John 3:16-17, John 19:16-19, John 19:40-42, Romans 1:4, Romans 5:8-9, I Corinthians 15:3-4, I Peter 1:3]
6. The Holy Spirit
We believe that the Holy
Spirit is the third person of the trinity. We believe that He convicts the
world of sin, of righteousness and of judgment. He indwells the body of every
believer of Jesus Christ. He seals, empowers, enlightens and instructs every
person who is born again.
[John 14:16-17&26, John 16:7-8, Acts 1:8, Ephesians 4:30]
7. Heaven and Hell
We believe in a literal Heaven and a literal Hell. Heaven is a place where all born again believers will be with Jesus.
A place where there is no more crying, or tears
or pain. Hell is the place of eternal torment and punishment for all who reject
[Psalm 9:17, John 8:24, John 14:1-6, II Thessalonians 1:7-9, Revelation 20:10-15, Revelation 21:1-3]
We believe that Satan
is an actual being. He is a fallen angel. He is known as; the prince of demons,
the god of this age, a liar, an enticer, a deceiver, and adversary of Jesus
Christ and His church and the accuser of the brethren.
[Isaiah 14:12-15, Ezekiel 28:12-19, II Corinthians 4:3-4, Revelation 12:7-9, Revelation 20:7-10]
9. Separation and Sanctification
We believe that the
Bible clearly teaches that true followers of Christ are not to conform to this
world that those who are "Born Again" should be separated from the
world unto Jesus Christ. This means that "Born Again" believers
should live their lives separating themselves from sinful practices and to be
Holy as He is Holy. God’s provision for living a Holy life is the Believer
identifying himself with Jesus Christ in His death, Burial and resurrection as
well as the indwelling of the person of the Holy Spirit and the powerful Word
of God. We support this statement with the following scriptures:
[Colossians 3:1-5, II Corinthians 6:14-17, Titus 2:14, II Corinthians 7:1, Romans 6:1-14, John 17:17]
10. The Resurrection of the Dead
We believe in the
bodily resurrection of the dead, the just at the rapture of the church and the
unjust at the end of time. We support this with the following:
[I Thessalonians 4:16-17, I Corinthians 15:51-57, Revelation 20:11-15, John 5:28-29]