We Believe

THE BIBLE

The verbally inspired Word of God, infallible and inerrant in the original writings.

The father and the Son

John 1:1-2, 141 John 1:1-2
There is only one living and true God, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible. Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God who was with God in the beginning.

The Holy Ghost

1 John 5:7Luke 11:13John 14:16-17John 14:26John 15:26Acts 1:4-5Acts 1:8Acts 2:17-18, 33, 39
We believe in the Holy Ghost which proceeds from the Father and Son and is equal with the Father and Son. The Holy Spirit is a gift to the believer.

Resurrection

Matthew 1:18-25Mark 16Luke 23:32-29Luke 24Matthew 24:29-31Matthew 25:31-462 Thessalonians 1:7-101 Peter 4:5-6Revelation 1:1-7Daniel 7:13-14Zechariah 14:1-5Revelation 19:11-21Revelation 20:11-15
We believe in the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. He suffered, was crucified, died and buried, and the third day He arose again. He ascended into heaven and sits on the right hand of the Father. Jesus will return in order to judge the quick and dead.

Satan

Isaiah 14:12-15Ezekiel 28:12-15Matthew 4:1-112 Corinthians 11:14 •  1 Peter 5:8
We believe Satan is a fallen angel and is the adversary of God and man.

Man

Genesis 1:26-27, 2:7, 3:1-19Romans 5:12-14 1 Corinthians 15:21-22
Man was created in the image of God and sinned, bringing death to all mankind in his fall.

Repentance

Matthew 4:17John 19:34Romans 5:6-102 Corinthians 5:14-15, 17-19 Hebrews 9:14-22 •  1 Peter 1:18-21
We believe in repentance from sin and atonement by the death and shed blood of Jesus Christ.

Salvation

Ephesians 2:8John 1:11-13John 3:1-172 Peter 1:18-23
Salvation is by grace through personal faith in Jesus Christ to then experiene the new birth.

Water Baptism

Matthew 3:13-17Matthew 28:19Mark 16:15-16John 3:22-26Acts 2:38
We believe in baptism by immersion in water.

Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Matthew 3:11-12Mark 1:8Luke 3:16-17John 7:38-39John 14:16-17, 26Acts 1:4Joel 2:28Acts 2:1-4, 17-18, 38-39Acts 4:31Acts 8:14-17Acts 10:44-48Acts 19:1-7
We believe in the baptism, filling and indwelling of the Holy Spirit.

Gifts of the Holy Spirit

1 Corinthians 1:4-7 • 1 Corinthians 12:4-14  •  1 Corinthians 2:4-5 • 1 Corinthians 4:20 • Romans 15:13, 18-19 • Ephesians 4:8 • 2 Timothy 1:6
We believe in the operation of the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the church.

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