Statement of Faith
WE BELIEVE…the entire Bible is the inspired Word of God, the product of ordinary men who spoke and wrote under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. It is the only infallible, authoritative Word of God, upon which we base our faith, conduct and doctrine.
(2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21; John 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; Hebrews 4:12)
WE BELIEVE…in one God who exists in three distinct persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and who is the Creator of all things.
(Genesis 1:26; Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians 13:14; Genesis 1:1-2; John 1:1-3; Colossians 1:16)
WE BELIEVE…Jesus Christ is the Son of God, conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary, who came to this earth as Savior of the world, and through Him we can live in victory and triumph.
(John 1:1-2, 14; Luke 1:31, 35; Matthew 1:21; John 3:16; John 12:47; 1 Corinthians 15:57; 2 Corinthians 2:14)
WE BELIEVE…Jesus died on the cross and shed His blood for the forgiveness of our sins – past, present, and future. We believe that salvation is found by placing our faith in what Jesus did for us on the cross. We believe Jesus rose from the dead, is sitting at the right hand of the Father, and is coming again.
(Ephesians 1:7; Hebrews 9:12; Ephesians 2:8-9; 1 Corinthians 15:1-4; Hebrews 12:2; Acts 1:9-11; Revelation 1:7-8; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)
WE BELIEVE…in three baptisms; baptism into the Body of Christ, baptism with the Holy Spirit, and water baptism.
(Acts 2:38-39; 1 Corinthians 12:13-14; Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:8; Luke 3:16; John 1:29-34; Acts 1:4-5; Acts 2:1-4; Acts 8:14-17; Acts 10:44-48; Acts 19:1-6; Matthew 28:19; Acts 8:36-39; Romans 6:1-14)
WE BELIEVE…in the regular taking of Communion, also known as the Lord’s Supper, as an act of remembering what the Lord Jesus did for us through His death, burial, resurrection, and ascension.
(1 Corinthians 11:23-32)
WE BELIEVE…in divine healing, and through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, healing was provided for in the atonement as part of the new covenant available for all people today.
(Isaiah 53:4; Matthew 8:16-17; Isaiah 53:5; 1 Peter 2:24; Acts 10:38; Hebrews 13:8)
WE BELIEVE…every believer should be in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ by obeying God’s Word, yielding to the Holy Spirit, and by being conformed to the image of Christ.
(Matthew 7:24; James 1:22; Colossians 3:14; Ephesians 2:10; Galatians 5:16, 25; Romans 8:29; 2 Corinthians 3:18; Ephesians 4:17-24)
WE BELIEVE…as children of God, we aspire to be faithful overcomers who will stand before the Judgment Seat of Christ and receive rewards or suffer loss of rewards. As we pursue faithfulness, we believe God intends for each of us to experience the abundant life He has in store for us.
(Galatians 3:26; 1 John 4:4; Romans 8:37; John 10:10; Revelation 2 & 3)
“Study the Bible in light of the new covenant and according to who you are in Christ. Why? Because that’s the way God is relating to the human race today!”