OUR STATEMENT OF FAITH

We believe in one God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

  • Matthew 28:19, 2 Corinthians 13:14, 1 Peter 1:1-2

We believe God is the creator of all things, visible and invisible.

  • Gen. 1:1; Acts 17:24-28; Heb. 11:3

We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s one and only Son, our one and only Savior.

  • John 1:14; 3:16; 1 John 4:9; 2 Pet. 3:18
  • Conceived by the Holy Spirit – Matt. 1:18
  • Born of a virgin – Matt. 1:18; Luke 1:26-27
  • Fully human and fully divine – John 1:1-2, 14; 10:30; Phil 2:5-8; Col. 2:9
  • Died on the cross, was buried and rose from the grave – Luke 23:44-24:8
  • Ascended into heaven and is seated at the Father’s right side – Luke 22:69; Col. 3:1
  • Will return to earth to judge both the living and the dead – Matt. 24:36-42;
  • John 14:1-3; Acts 1:10-11; 10:39-42; 1 Pet. 4:5

We believe in the Holy Spirit.

  • A person who is part of the triune God – John 16:5-15; Acts 1:7-8; Matt. 28:19
  • Who indwells every Christian – 1 Cor. 3:16; 6:19; 2 Tim. 1:14
  • Who empowers Christians for works of service – 1 Cor. 12:4-11
  • Who enables us to live Christ-like lives – Gal. 5:16-25

We believe in the Bible, God’s Holy Word, without error in its original form and inspired by the Holy Spirit.

  • Matt. 12:36; John 14:26; Acts 1:16
  • 1 Cor. 2:12-13; 2 Tim. 3:14-16; 2 Pet. 1:20-21

We believe that humanity, created by God, willfully sinned, and is lost and without hope apart from Jesus Christ.

  • Acts 4:12; Rom. 3:23

We believe that forgiveness of sin is by grace through Jesus Christ.

  • Matt. 26:28; Acts 2:38; Rom. 5:9; Eph. 2:4-9; 1 Pet. 1:18-19; 1 John 1:17

We believe that the church is the body and bride of Christ.

  • Founded on the day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere - Matt 16 13-18; Acts 2:1, 14-47

We believe that death seals the eternal destiny of each person.

  • When Jesus returns, He will pronounce the eternal fate of each individual, both living and dead.
  • The Saved will receive eternal life, the unsaved, eternal separation from God.
  • John 5:28-29; 6:39; Rom 8:10-11, 19-23