WHAT WE BELIEVE

We believe the Bible is the complete and verbally inspired Word of God. It is made up of 66 books and is without error in its original manuscripts. As a result, it is the supreme standard for faith and conduct.

We believe in one living, eternal and true God, existing in three persons as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. These three are coeternal, and coequal from all eternity. Each has distinct personalities, but all are of one essence, having the same attributes and perfections.

We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of the Living God, coexistent with the Father and the Holy Spirit. We believe that He came to the world as a man without ceasing to be God. He was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, lived a sinless life, and died on the cross as a vicarious substitutionary sacrifice for all sin. He was buried, rose again bodily from the dead, and ascended to the right hand of the Father in heaven. He now acts as High Priest and serves as Intercessor and Advocate.

We believe in the personal, imminent, pre-millennial return of the Lord Jesus Christ in the air for His Church. We further believe that at least seven years later He will return again to the earth with His church. This return will be a personal, visible, physical, and glorious return at which time He will establish His Millennial Kingdom and reign in righteousness, justice, and true holiness.

We believe in the personal work of the Holy Spirit. This work includes the following:

  • Conviction of sin, righteousness, and judgment
  • The regeneration of sinners
  • The indwelling and sealing of believers, keeping them secure in Christ forever.

  • We further believe that there is but one baptism of the Spirit into the Body of Christ, and that occurs at the time of Salvation. We also believe that Pentecost is an historical event and is not to be repeated. Furthermore, we believe that the Holy Spirit guides the believer into all truth, and that it is the believer's privilege and responsibility to be continually filled with the Holy Spirit.

    We believe man was created in the image of God. In Adam's sin the human race fell, inherited a sinful nature, and became alienated from God. We further believe that man, being totally depraved, is, of himself, unable to remedy his lost condition.

    We believe that salvation for the sinner is wholly of grace through personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. It is a gift from God, and all who receive Christ are born again of the Holy Spirit, thereby becoming children of God. We further believe that all the redeemed, once saved, are kept secure by God's power.

    We believe that all those who are justified by faith in Jesus Christ, will spend eternity in full enjoyment of God's presence. Those who refuse to accept God's offer of Salvation, and refuse to trust Him, and Him alone, to forgive their sin, will spend eternity in everlasting punishment.

    We believe that all believers should live a God-honoring life that is above reproach and separated from religious apostasy and sinful pleasures and practices.

    We believe that every believer has been made responsible for involvement in fulfilling the "Great Commission" of the Lord Jesus Christ to give the Gospel to every creature throughout the world.

    We believe that Satan is a person (apparently the highest created angel), the author of sin, the cause of the fall, the open and declared enemy of God and man; he shall be eternally punished in the lake of fire.

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