What We Believe

1.  We believe the Bible is the inspired word of God, the product of men of old who spoke and wrote as they were moved by Holy Spirit.
     (2 Tim 3:16    1 Thess 2:13)

2.  We believe Our God is One, manifested in 3 separate persons: The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit, all being equal. God is greater than all, the source of the
     Word (logos) and the Begetter.
    (John 14:28    John 16:28    John 1:14)

3.  We believe The Son is the Word, the One Begotten, and has existed with The Father from the beginning.
    (John 1:1    John 1:18)

4.  We believe The Holy Spirit represents bothe The Father and The Son and is eternal.
    (John 16:13)

5.  We believe man is a created being, made in the image and likeness of God. Through Adam's transgression and fall, sin came in to the world. Jesus Christ,
     the Son of God, was manifest to undo the work of the devil, give His life, and shed His blood to redeem and restore man back to God.
    (Rom 5:12    Rom 3:23    Rom 3:10)

6.  We believe man's first step towards salvation is Godly sorrow that brings repentance. The new birth is necessary for all men and, when fulfilled, produces eternal
     life with The Father.
    (2 Cor 7:10    1 John 5:12    John 3:35)

7.  We believe Baptism in water is by immersion and is a direct commandment of our Lord, and is for believers only. The ordinance is a symbol of the Christian's
     identification with Christ in His death, burial and resurrection.
    (Matt 28:19    Rom 6:4    Col 2:12    Acts 8:36-39) 

8.  We believe the baptism by Holy Spirit and fire is a gift from God as promised by the Lord Jesus Christ to all believers and is received subsequent to the new
     birth. This experience is accompanied by the initial evidence of speaking in other tongues as Holy Spirit Himself gives utterance.
    (Matt 3:11    John 14:16-17    Acts 2:38-39    Acts 19:1-7    Acts 2:4)

9.  We believe the bible teaches that without holiness, no man can see the Lord. We believe in the doctrine of sanctification as a definite yet progressive work of grace.
     It commences at the time of the new birth.
    (Heb 12:4    1 Thess 5:23    2 Pet 3:18    Phil 3:12-14    1 Cor 1:30)

10. We believe healing is for mental and physical ills by faith in God, who is the healer.
     (Mark 16:18    James 5:14-15    1 Pet 2:24    Matt 8:17    Isaiah 53:4-5)

11. We believe in the return of the Lord Jesus Christ, the second coming.
     (Acts 1:1-11    1 Thess 4:16-17)

12. We believe the one who physically dies in his sin without Christ is hopelessly and eternally lost in the lake of fire. Therefore, has no further opportunity of
      repentance. We believe the lake of fire is a literal place. The term eternal used in describing the duration of the punishment, carries the same meaning as
     everlasting.
     (Heb 9:27    Luke 16:19-31    John 3:36)

13. We believe the ordinance of the Lord's Supper (communion)  shall be observed regularly as demonstrated in the Word of God.
     (Luke 22:19-20    1 Cor 11:23-26)

14. We believe in a heterosexual relationship between a natural man and a natural woman within the confines of marriage as ordained by the Lord.
     (1 Cor 6:9 & 19    Heb 13:4    Gen 1:27)

15. We believe that human life, which begins at conception, is precious and to be cherished. No person has the right before the Lord to intentionally destroy the
     life of another.
     (Psalm 127:3    Exodus 21:22-25    Deut 5:15).
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