We Believe

1. The Bible is the inspired and infallible authoritative Word of God.  II Timothy 3:16-17 & Matt. 4:4.

2. There is one God, eternally manifested in the persons of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  John 10:30 & 15:26

3. In the virgin birth of Jesus Christ, in His vicarious and redeeming sacrifice through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension, and His personal return in power and glory upon the earth.  Luke 1:27 / I John 1:7 / Mark 16:6 / Luke 24:51 / Jude 14-15.

4. Regeneration and conversion through faith in Jesus Christ is absolutely essential for salvation of lost, sinful humanity.  Romans 10:9-13 / Acts 16:31

5. The gospel includes: Holiness of heart and life, healing of the spirit, soul & body, the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance, whereby the gifts of the Spirit become active in the life of the believer.  Heb. 12:14 /I Thes. 5:23-24 / Matt. 3:11 / Acts 1:8 / 2:1-4 / I Cor. 12:1-11

6. The baptism in the Holy Spirit, with the evidence of speaking in other tongues is given to all believers who ask for it. Joel 2:28 / Acts 2:4.

7. A life awareness of the presence of Gods Kingdom here on the earth today, and faith in the complete restoration of the Kingdom of God here on the earth when Jesus Christ returns with His saints.  Luke 17:20-21 / Rev. 19:11-16.

8. In the bodily resurrection of all believers, and in the rapture of the church at the return of Jesus Christ at the end of the age.  In a tribulation period of seven years where God will draw the nation of Israel to Himself, and judge unbelievers, In a thousand year reign of Jesus Christ with His saints on the earth.  I Thes. 4:13-18 / Matt Chapters 24 & 25 / Rev. 20:1-7

9. In the ordinance of the Lords supper (Holy Communion) as given in 1 Cor. 11:20-34 .  And in the baptism of believers only, by immersion as given in Acts 8:36-39 & Mark 16:15-18.

10 In unity of all born again believers in our Lord Jesus Christ as found in: Romans 10:9-10.

11 In the continual fellowshipping of one another in the Lord as found in Heb. 10:25 & 1 John 1:6-7.

 

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