We believe…

 

That there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. (Isaiah 44:8; 1 John 5:7)

That Jesus Christ was and is the Son of God. (John 3:16)

In His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of God  the Father and in His personal return to this earth in power and glory. (Luke 1:27; 1 Cor. 15:20; Hebrews 4;14,15)

That all have sinned and that the only means of being cleansed from sin is through the blood of Christ. (Heb. 9:22)

That regeneration by the Holy Spirit is essential for personal salvation. (Titus 3:5)

That man is justified by faith in Jesus Christ apart from works. (Ephesians 2:8,9)

That the redemptive work of Christ provides healing for the whole man: body, soul, and spirit. (l Thes. 5:23)

According to the Scriptures, every believer should seek to be baptized in the Holy Spirit.  The initial evidence of this baptism will be speaking with other tongues.  (Acts 1:5, 8, 2:4)

In the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling presence the believer is enabled to live a godly life which manifests the fruit of the Spirit.  (Gal 5:22-25)

That the gifts of the Holy Spirit, as enumerated in I Corinthians 12 to 14, are for the church today.

In the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, the saved to everlasting life and the lost to eternal judgment. (John 5:29)

In water baptism by immersion in the name of the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit, and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Matt. 28:19; 1 Peter 3:21)

That the Bible is the infallible Word of God given to men by inspiration of God. (2 Tim. 3:16; Heb. 4:12)

In the reality and personality of our enemy Satan. (1 Peter 5:8)

That Jesus’ death is remembered in the ordinance of the Lord’s supper. His blood purchased salvation for us. His broken body purchased healing for us.  (1 Cor. 11:24)

That God calls some people to the five offices of Ephesians 4:11, or that of elder or deacon.

That God is preparing a bride for His Son. The dead in Christ shall rise followed by all Christians that remain on the earth and we shall meet the Lord in the air. (1 Thes. 4:16,17)