Beliefs

Beliefs

God

We believe that the Godhead eternally exists in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and that these three persons are one God.

  • Mark 12:29
  • Deuteronomy 6:4
  • II Corinthians 13:14
  • John 1:1-4
  • Acts 5:3,4
  • Hebrews 1:1-3
  • I John 5:7


Jesus

We believe in the Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ.

His virgin birth.

  • Luke 1:26-33
  • John 1:1-5
  • Philippians 2:6-8
  • John 1:14
  • Isaiah 7:14
  • Isaiah 9:6
  • Hebrews 1:1-3

His substitutionary atonement.

  • Romans 5:9
  • Ephesians 1:7
  • Hebrews 9:22
  • I Peter 1:19
  • Revelation 1:5
  • Hebrews 2:9
  • John 3:1-18
  • I Peter 2:24
  • I Corinthians 15:3
  • Isaiah 53

His physical resurrection.

  • I Corinthians 15:3-23
  • John 20
  • Psalms 167:10,11
  • Act 2:22-36

His bodily ascension to the Father.

  • Acts 1:9-11
  • Hebrews 9:24
  • Acts 7:55,56
  • John 20:17
  • Hebrews 8:11

His personal return for the church (the rapture).

  • John 14:3
  • I Thessalonians 4:13-18
  • Titus 2:13
  • I Corinthians 15:22,23,51 and 52


The Holy Spirit

We believe in the person of the Holy Spirit; and in His work of conviction of sin and regenerating; His indwelling the believer to give victory over sin and to give power in service.

  • John 14:16,17,26
  • John 16:7-11
  • Romans 8:8-16
  • Titus 3:5
  • Acts 1:8
  • Ephesians 5:18
  • I Corinthians 6:19,20


The Bible

We believe the Bible in its original languages is the plenary, verbal, inspired Word of God and is both authoritative and infallible.

  • II Timothy 3:15-17
  • II Peter 1:19-21


Sin

We believe in the universality and exceeding sinfulness of sin.

  • Romans 7:13
  • Romans 3:10-23
  • Romans 6:23


Regeneration

We believe in the New Birth by the Spirit of God, whereby we are made the Children and Heirs of God.

  • John 3:3-16
  • John 1:11-13
  • Titus 3:5-7
  • Romans 8:16,17
  • John 14:6
  • Acts 4:12
  • Acts 16:31


Fruitful Life

We believe the Bible Teaches a separated life for the Christian.

  • Romans 12:1,2
  • II Corinthians 6:17
  • I Corinthians 8:13
  • Hebrews 12:2
  • II Timothy 2:19
  • Ephesians 4-6


Eternity

We believe in the eternal salvation of the regenerate and in the eternal condemnation of the unregenerate.

  • John 1:27-29
  • Romans 14:12
  • I John 5:18
  • Romans 8:37-39
  • Revelation 22:1-5
  • I Thessalonians 4:17
  • Matthew 25:46
  • II Thessalonians 1:7-9
  • Revelation 20:10-15


Satan

We believe in the personality and reality of Satan.

  • Matthew 13:39
  • Matthew 4:1-11
  • Ephesians 6:11
  • John 13:2
  • John 8:44
  • Acts 5:3
  • Revelation 12:9,10
  • I Peter 5:8
  • Revelation 20:1-4
  • Luke 10:18
  • Genesis ChapterĀ 3