Statement of Basic Beliefs
We affirm the Holy Bible as the inspired word of God and the basis for our beliefs. We voluntarily bond ourselves together as a body of baptized believers in Jesus Christ personally committed to sharing the good news of salvation to lost mankind. The ordinances of the church are believer’s baptism and the Lord’s Supper.
In the Holy Bible as the inspired and only infallible, authoritative written Word of God. It is used exclusively as the source for teaching and doctrine, not in conjunction with any other alleged sacred writings or scriptures.
2 Timothy 3:15-17; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Peter 1:20-21; Galatians 1:8
That there is only one God who is eternal and exists in three persons – God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
Deuteronomy 6:4; Isaiah 43:10-11; Matthew 28:19; Luke 3:22; 1 John 5:7-8; John 14:26; 2 Corinthians 13:14
In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ – that he was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, performed miracles, died a vicarious and atoning death for our sins, rose from the dead on the third day, and was exalted to the right hand of the Father.
Matthew 1:23; Luke 1:31-35; Hebrews 7:26; 1 Peter 2:22; Acts 2:22, 10:38; 1 Corinthians 15:3, 2 Corinthians 5:21; Matthew 28:6; Luke 24:39; 1 Corinthians 15:4; Acts 1:9-11, 2:33; Philippians 2:9-11; Hebrews 1:1-3
That Jesus will someday personally return to gather His saints, and will at some future time return to the earth in power and glory to rule for a thousand years, then throughout eternity.
1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Matthew 24:30-31; Revelation 20:1-6
That the only means of being saved and cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious blood of Jesus Christ. Salvation is a gift of God’s grace which cannot be earned by works and comes only through faith in Jesus, the only mediator between God and man. The Holy Spirit regenerates and indwells the heart of every true believer.
Luke 24:47; John 3:3; Romans 10:13-15; Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 2:11, 3:5-7; 1 Timothy 2:5; Romans 8:9
That God hears and answers the prayers of His people in accordance to His will.
Matthew 7:7-11; 1 John 5:14-15
That there will someday be a resurrection of both the saved and the lost, one to everlasting life in Heaven, and the other to everlasting damnation in the Lake of Fire.
Matthew 25:46; Mark 9:43-48; Revelation 19:20, 20:11-15, 21:8