What We Believe

                                                                     Our Statement of Faith


We believe the Bible to be the inspired inerrant(free from error) and in fallible(no error) Word of God. We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in 3 persons - God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit.

                       (II Timothy 3:16-17 / l Peter 1:21 / Matthew 3:15-17 / ll Corinthians 13-14)

We believe that Jesus Christ in the flesh was both God and man, that He was born of a virgin and that He lived a sinless life, in which He taught and wrought (formed/created) mighty works, wonder, and signs as revealed in the Gospels: that He was crucified, died for our sins and was raised from the dead. Later He ascended to the Father's right hand where He is head of the Church, intercedes for believers(you), and shall return in a personal, visible, and imminent(forthcoming) manifestation.

                 (Matthew 1:18, 21-23 / Hebrews 4:15 / Matthew 28:6 / Matthew 16:18 / Acts 1:11)

We believe in salvation through the redeeming blood of Christ by repentance to God. We are justified by our faith in Jesus Christ and our confession of His Lordship in our lives. We believe that such salvation is entirely apart from good works, baptism, church membership, or our effort and is of pure grace.

                     (Hebrews 9:22 / Romans 10:9-10, 13 / Ephesians 2:8-9 / Romans 6:23)

We believe that the redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides divine healing for us in answer to believing prayer.

                                    (l Peter 2:24 / Psalms 103:2-3 / James 5:15)

We believe thata true believer is eternally secure, that we cannot lose our salvation, but the sin will interrupt the joy of our fellowship with God and bring the loving chastisement of our Heavenly Father, but sin without repentance can cause us to lose our salvation.

                            (John 10:28-30 / John 3:16 / Romans 8:1/ Hebrews 10:26)

We believe that it is the goal of every believer to grow in spiritual maturity through obedience to the Word of God and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.

                                    (John 10:10/ Ephesians 3:20/ Philippans 4:13)

We believe in water Baptism and the observance of the Lord's Supper.

                       (John 22:19-20/ mark 14:22-24/ Matthew 26:26-28/ Matthew 28:19-20)



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