Ø The Bible
o We believe the Bible is inspired by God.
§ 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Ø The Trinity
o We believe in the Trinity, that God is three: Father, Son & Holy Spirit who are one.
§ 2 Corinthians 13:14
Ø The Fall of Man
o We believe that all people were created in the image of God, but that by voluntary disobedience fell from perfection.
§ Proverbs 5:12
Ø The Plan of Salvation
o We believe that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us, offering forgiveness to all who believe on Him.
§ John 3:16, Romans 5:6
Ø Salvation through Grace
o We believe that salvation is not a result of our efforts, but is the free gift of God.
§ Ephesians 2:8-9
Ø Repentance & Acceptance
o We believe that upon sincere repentance, and whole hearted acceptance of Christ, we are forgiven and become children of God.
§ 1 John 1:12
Ø The New Birth
o We believe that salvation is a spiritual new birth that offers new life in Christ.
§ 2 Corinthians 5:17, John 3:5-7
Ø Daily Christian Life
o We believe that God desires every believer to live for Him daily.
§ Hebrews 6:1, Galatians 2:20
Ø Baptism & Communion
o We believe that baptism is an outward sign of an inward work and is encouraged by Christ as a public statement of faith. We believe in the commemoration of the Lord’s Supper by the use of bread and juice of the vine.
§ Matthew 28:19, 1 Corinthians 11:24-25
Ø Holy Living
o We believe that one purpose of the Holy Spirit is to fill the believer with power, and that His presence enables believers to live a victorious Christian life.
§ 1 Peter 1:13-16, 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24
Ø The Spirit-Filled Life
o We believe that it is the Will of God that we walk in daily obedience to the guidance of the Spirit.
§ Ephesians 4:15-16, Romans 12:1-2
Ø Spiritual Gifts
o We believe that the Holy Spirit has given spiritual gifts to every believer. Spiritual gifts are meant to be used and developed to strengthen the Body of Christ.
§ Romans 12:4-8
Ø Divine Healing
o We believe that God heals the sick in answer to the prayer of faith.
§ James 5:14-16
Ø The Second Coming of Christ
o We believe in the second coming of Christ where He will come for His church.
§ 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17
Ø The Final Judgment
o We believe that each person will stand someday before the judgment seat of God; and there receive eternal life or death.
§ 2 Corinthians 5:10
o We believe that heaven is the glorious eternal home of believers.
§ John 14:1-3, Revelation 7:15-17
o We believe that hell is the place of eternal judgment for all who reject Christ as their Savior.
§ Revelation 20:10, 15
o We believe that sharing Christ with others is the responsibility and the privilege of all believers.
§ James 5:20, 2 Corinthians 5:17-21