Our Beliefs

The Scriptures Inspired

The Bible is verbally inspired of God and is our infallible rule of faith and conduct.

2 Timothy 3:15-17; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Peter 1:21

The One True God

There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Deuteronomy 6:4; Isaiah 43:10,11; Matthew 28:19; Luke 3:22

The Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ

The Lord Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God. The scriptures declare his deity, virgin birth, sinless life, miracles, death, resurrection, and exaltation.

Matthew 1:23; Luke 1:31; Luke 1:35; Hebrews 7:26; 1 Peter 2:22; Acts 2:22; Acts 10:38; Matthew 28:6; Luke 24:39; 1 Corinthians 15:4; Acts 1:9

The Fall of Man

Mankind was created good and upright. However, through voluntary sin, incurred both physical and spiritual death, which is separation from God.

Genesis 1:26,27; Genesis 2:17; Genesis 3:6; Romans 5:12-19

The Salvation of Man

The only hope of redemption is through the shed blood of Jesus Christ.

Luke 24:47; John 3:3; Romans 10:13-15; Ephesians 2:8; Titus 2:11; Titus 3:5-7; Romans 8:16; Ephesians 4:24; Titus 2:12

The Ordinances of the Church

Baptism by immersion and communion are both symbolic expressions of faith in Jesus.

Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:16; Acts 10:47,48; Romans 6:4; 2 Peter 1:4; 1 Corinthians 11:26

The Baptism in the Holy Spirit

The Baptism in the Holy Spirit is a subsequent experience to salvation and is for all believers.

Luke 24:49; Acts 1:4; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 12:1-31; Acts 8:12-17; Acts 10:44-46; Acts 11:14-16; Acts 15:7-9

The Initial Physical Evidence of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit

The Baptism in the Holy Spirit is marked by the initial, physical evidence of speaking in tongues.

Acts 2:4; Acts 10:44-46; Acts 19:4-7

The Sanctification of Believers

Sanctification is an act of separation from evil and of dedication to God.

 Romans 12:1-2; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; Hebrews 13:12; Hebrews 12:14; 1 Peter 1:15,16; Romans 6:1-13; Romans 8:1-2; Romans 8:13; Galatians 2:20; Philippians 2:12-13; 1 Peter 1:5

The Church and Its Mission

The purpose of the church is to evangelize, to worship, to make disciples and to be the example of God’s love to the whole world.

Ephesians 1:22,23; Ephesians 2:22; Hebrews 12:23

The Ministry

God calls individuals to places of ministry to assist the church in fulfilling its purpose.

Mark 16:15-20; John 4:23-24; Ephesians 4:11-16; Psalms 112:9; Galatians 2:10; Galatians 6:10; James 1:27

Divine Healing

Divine healing is an integral part of the gospel and is the privilege of all believers.

Isaiah 53:4-5; Matthew 8:16-17; James 5:14-16

The Blessed Hope

Jesus will come again, raise the dead, and gather His followers to be with Him forever.

1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Romans 8:23; Titus 2:13; 1 Corinthians 15:51-52

The Millennial Reign of Christ

The second coming of Christ includes the rapture of the saints; our blessed hope, followed by the visible return of Christ who with the saints will reign on earth for one thousand years.

Zechariah 14:5; Matthew 24:27; Matthew 24:30; Revelation 1:7; Revelation 19:11-14; Revelation 20:1-6; Ezekiel 37:21-22; Zephaniah 3:19,20; Romans 11:26,27; Isaiah 11:6-9; Psalms 72:3-8; Micah 4:3,4

The Final Judgment

The final judgment is where the wicked dead will be judged according to their works. Anyone who’s name isn’t found in the Book of Life will enter into everlasting punishment. This is the second death.

Matthew 25:46; Mark 9:43-48; Revelation 19:20; Revelation 20:11-15; Revelation 21:8

The New Heavens and the New Earth

God will establish new heavens and a new earth following the final judgment.

2 Peter 3:13; Revelation 21; Revelation 22