Statement of Faith

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WE BELIEVE…

  • The Bible is the inspired and only infallible and authoritative written Word of God.  (2 Peter 1:19-21; 2 Timothy 3:16)
  • There is one God, eternal existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.  (Deut. 6:4, Hebrews 1:3; Acts 5:3-4)
  • In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal future return to this earth in power and glory to rule for a thousand years.  (John 1:1-18, 20-28; Hebrews 4:15; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; Mark 16:10; Revelation 20:4) 
  • In the pre-tribulation rapture of the Church.  (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)
  • The only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious blood of Christ.  (Acts 16:30-31; 1 John 1:7-10)
  • That regeneration by the Holy Spirit (to be born again) is absolutely essential for personal salvation. (John 3:16; Titus 3:5)
  • The baptism of the Holy spirit, according to Acts 2:4, is given to all believers who ask for it.  (1 Corinthians 12:13; Acts 1:8; Luke 11:13)
  • In the sanctifying power of the Holy spirit by whose indwelling, the Christian is enabled to live a holy life.  (Romans 8:11; 1 Peter 1:2)
  • In the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, one to everlasting life and the other to everlasting damnation.  (Matthew 25:31-46; Revelation 20:11-15)