Statement of Faith

We Believe

  • The Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired Word of God without error in the original writings, the complete revelation of His will for the salvation of man, and the Divine and final authority for all Christian faith and life. (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21)
  • In the Trinity of the Godhead – one God, eternally existent in the persons of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19)
  • In the Deity of Christ (1 John 5:7,20), His virgin birth (Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:23, Luke 1:35), His sinless life (Hebrews 4:15), His miracles (John 2:11), His vicarious and atoning death (1 Corinthians 15:3), His resurrection (John 11:25, 1 Corinthians 15:4, Acts 2:24), His ascension to the right hand of God (Mark 16:19, Romans 8:34), His personal return in power and glory (Acts 1:11, Matthew 25:31). He is our High Priest and Advocate. (1 John 2:1, Hebrews 9:11)DSCF7024
  • In the absolute necessity of regeneration by the Holy Spirit for salvation because of the sinfulness of human nature (Titus 3:5). People are justified on the single ground of faith in the shed blood of Christ and only by God’s grace and through faith alone are we saved. (John 3:16-19, 5:24, Romans 3:23, 5:8-9, Ephesians 2:8-10)
  • In the creation of the universe and of man by a direct act of God apart from any process of evolution. (Colossians 1:15-17)
  • In God immutably creating each person as male and female.  These two distinct genders are made in the image of God.  (Genesis 1:26-27)
  • In marriage as the uniting of one man and one woman in a single exclusive union.  (Genesis 2:18-25)
  • In God intending sexual intimacy to occur only between a man and a woman who are married to each other.  (Hebrews 13:4)
  • In the personal existence of angels, demons, and Satan. (Revelation 12:7-9)
  • In the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 8:9, 1 Corinthians 12:12-13, Galatians 3:26-29, Ephesians 4:3-4, Colossians 3:12-14)
  • In the eternal salvation of sinful people through personal faith in Jesus Christ, whose blood was shed for the remission of sins. (Acts 13:38,39)
  • In the bodily resurrection of all men; of the believer to everlasting blessedness and joy with the Lord, of the unbeliever to judgment and everlasting punishment. (John 5:28-29, Matthew 25:46)
  • In the personal return of our Lord Jesus Christ in power and great glory. (Luke 17:23,24)