Statement of Faith

I. Bible

We believe in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament as verbally inspired by god, and inerrant in the original writing, and that they are of supreme and final authority in faith and life. (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21, 1 Peter 1:12, Hebrews 1:1, & 1 John 1:1-5)

II. The Trinity

We believe in One God, eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (John 10:30, Matthew 28:19, 2 Corinthians 13:14)

III. God the Father

We believe in God the Father, perfect in holiness, infinite in wisdom, measureless in power. We rejoice that He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of men, that He hears and answers prayer, and that He saves from sin and death all who come to Him through Jesus Christ.

(Eph. 4:6, Psalm 145:17, 1 John 3:20, Matt. 19:26, Rev. 19:6, John 16:27, Titus 3:5, Psalm 65:2, Acts 12:5-1, 1 John 4:9, & Romans 5:6-8)

IV. Jesus Christ (Son)

We believe in Jesus Christ; the eternal and only begotten Son of God, conceived of the Holy Spirit, of virgin birth, sinless in His life, making atonement for the sins of the world, by the shedding of His blood at His death on Calvary. We believe in His bodily resurrection, His ascension and visible bodily return, (that blessed hope) to the world according to His promise. (John 1:1-3; 14, Matthew 1:20; 23, 2 Cor. 5:21, Rom. 3:25-26, 2 Cor. 5:15-16, Mark 16:6, Luke 24:39, John 20:17, 1 Thess. 4:16-18, & Luke 24:51)

V. Holy Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit who came forth from God to convince (convict) the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgement; and regenerate, sanctify and comfort those who believe in Jesus Christ. (John 16:8-11, Galatians 5:22-23, 2 Tim. 1:7, Rom. 5:5, Acts 1:8, & Eph. 5:18)

VI. Man

We believe that man was created in the image of God, that man sinned, and thereby incurred, not only physical death, but also that spiritual death which is eternal separation from God, and that all human beings are born with a sinful nature, and, in the case of these who reach moral responsibility become sinners in thought word, and deed. (Genesis 1:26, Romans 5:12, Romans 5:17-19, Psalm 51:5, & Romans 3:23)

VII. Justification

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures, as a representative and substitutionary sacrifice; and that all who believe in Him are justified on the ground of His shed blood. (Romans 5:6, Romans 5:8-9; 11, Romans 3:24) 

VIII. Salvation

We believe that all who receive, by grace through faith, the Lord Jesus Christ are born again of the Holy Spirit, and thereby become children of God. (Ephesians 2:8-9 & John 1:12)

IX. Eternity

We believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and unjust, the everlasting blessedness of the saved, and everlasting punishment of the lost. (2 Cor. 4:14, Luke 14:14, Acts 24:15, 1 Thess. 5:9, 2 Thess. 2:12, & Romans 2:9)

We believe in a literal Hell where the lost will burn forever and a literal Heaven where the saved will live in the presence of God forever. (2 Cor. 4:14, Luke 14:14, Acts 25:15, 1 Thess. 5:9, 2 Thess. 2:12, & Romans 2:9) 

X. Mediator

We believe there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. (1 Timothy 2:5)

XI. Eternal Security of the Believer

We believe in the eternal salvation of the believer (according to John 6:37-40, John 10:28-29, & Romans 8:35-39); and the earnest or witness or salvation in the changed life of the believer (according to, 2 Cor. 5:17 & Eph. 1:13-14).