What We Believe

Bible:  Divinely inspired, inerrant and authoritative. II Timothy 3:16-17, Psalm 19

God the Father:  Eternal, Love, Creator, Giver, Trinity, All Knowing, All Powerful, Ever Present and Sovereign.  Genesis 1:1, James 1:18, I John 4:8, I Peter 1:2

God the Son:  Jesus the Christ, virgin-born, sinless, died on the cross for our sins, raised from the dead and coming again.  Matthew 1:18, Hebrews 4:15, I Corinthians 15:3-4, John 14:3

God the Spirit: The Holy Spirit, every believer receives, leads, guides, comforts, convicts, and gives spiritual gifts.  Ephesians 1: 13-14, Ephesians 4:11

Sin:  All people are completely depraved by nature.  All people, knowingly as well as unknowingly, sin.  Psalm 51:5, Romans 3:23, Ephesians 2:1-3

Salvation:  Salvation is a free gift, purchased by God, bestowed by God’s grace through faith alone and secures the believer eternally because Salvation belongs to our God. Ephesians 2:1-10, John 10:27-28, John 3:16, Romans 10:9, Revelation 7:10

Baptism:  Baptism is a public declaration of a personal regeneration. Symbolic of Christ’s death, burial and resurrection, Biblical Baptism is immersion in water of a believer.  Acts 8:36-39, Romans 6:1-4

The Church:  The church is the bride of Christ and the universal body of Christ. The church is the expression of Christ to the world. The church cannot be separated form Christ because She is a part of Christ. Matthew 28:18-20, Ephesians 5:25-33, I Corinthians 12