STATEMENT OF FAITH
We believe…GOD – There is but one God, who is the maker of all things visible and invisible.
Gen 1:1, Psalm 86:9, John 1:1-3
THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, and that He is the incarnation of God, very God of very God, for Whom and by Whom all things were created.
John 1:1-4, John 14:9, Is. 7:14, Is. 9:6, Matt. 1:18-25
THE HOLY SPIRIT
The Holy Spirit, the third person in the Trinity, proceeded from the Father and the Son, and is of one substance, majesty and glory, with the Father and the Son.
John 14:16-18, John 15 :26, Matthew 3:16, 1 Thess. 4:8, Eph 4:30, Acts 13:2-4
THE INSPIRATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES
We believe in the inspiration of the Holy Scriptures as the revelation of the mind and will of God; on the authority of the LORD Jesus Christ, we accept them in their original form as the Divine Word, which, when heaven and earth are passed away, shall yet endure.
2 Tim 3:16-17, 2 Peter 1:19-21, Matt 24:35, John 5:39
JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH
Through simply believing unto obedience in the atoning death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, we receive remission of all our sins and the gift of eternal life.
Rom 10:9-10, Rom 5:1, Rom 4:25, Gal. 3:8-11, 24
We believe, single immersion in water in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, is symbolical of our death, burial and resurrection with our Lord Jesus Christ.
Matt 28:19-20, Acts 19:48, Rom 6:3-5, Col 2:12, Acts 8:35-39
It is the glorious privilege of every believer in Christ to be made pure in heart and wholly sanctified through the operation of the Holy Spirit.
John 17:15-19, 1 Thess 4:3-4, Heb 2:11, 1 Thess 5:23-24, Heb 10:10-16, Rom 12:1-2
THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
The gift of the Holy Spirit is promised to all believers and is received by faith, subsequent to conversion. a definite physical manifestation accompanies this glorious experience.
John 6:37-39, Acts 1:4-5, Acts 2:4, Acts 8:15-19, Acts 10:44-47, Acts 19:1-7, Gal 3:2,14, Mark 16:17
In accordance with the teachings of the Scriptures, we trust our Heavenly Father to protect and heal our bodies from sickness and disease. We believe that Divine Healing for the body was purchased for us by the atoning blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, and that by His stripes we were healed.
Ex. 15:26, Isaiah 53:4-5, Matt 8:16-17, 1 Peter 2:24, Psalm 103:3-4, James 5:14-16, Mark 16:17-18
THE LORD’S SUPPER
In accordance with our Lord’s command, we partake of this Sacrament remembering His words “This do ye in remembrance of me.”
Luke 22:15-20, Matt 26:21-28, 1 Cor 11:23-25
PRE-MILLENNIAL COMING OF CHRIST
It is our glorious hope and earnest expectation that our Lord will soon return for His Church and catch her away to a place prepared before the Great Tribulation bursts upon this world. Having this hope we purify ourselves even as He is pure so that we may be ready to meet Him when He comes to gather His people to Himself.
John 13:1-3, 1 Thess 4:17, 2 Thess 2:1, Ezek 37:22-25, Dan 7:13-14, Zech 14:4-7, Rev 11:15
PUNISHMENT OF THE WICKED
We believe in the everlasting punishment of the wicked [in the sense of eternal torment] who wilfully reject and despise the Love of God manifested in the great sacrifice of His only Son upon the Cross of Calvary for their salvation.
Matt 13:49-50, 2 Thess 1:8-9, Rom 6:23, Rev 20:11-15
We believe in the return of our Lord Jesus Christ to set up His millennium reign on this earth.
Zech 14:5, Dan 7:22, Micah 4:1-7, Rev 5:9-10, Psalm 72, Psalm 96:10-13, Isaiah 11
We believe in the personality of the devil, who by his influence and power, brought about the downfall of man, and now seeks to destroy the faith of every believer of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Gen 3:1-4, Matt. 4:1-11, Luke 4:1-3, James 4:7, 1 Peter 5:8, John 13:2