What We Believe
We believe that every word of the Bible was inspired by God and is infallible (
II Timothy 3:16,
I Corinthians 2:13).
We believe that God is eternal, has revealed Himself as ONE God existing in THREE persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, the trinity. (
II Corinthians 13:14).
We believe in the creation, test and fall of man as recorded in Genesis; his total spiritual depravity and inability to attain righteousness on his own (
We believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, the Savior of men, conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, very God and very man (
Isaiah 7:14; 9:6).
We believe Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again the third day, and personally appeared to His disciples (
I Corinthians 15:1-8;
We believe Jesus ascended to Heaven and will come to Earth again for the Church (
We believe in the salvation of sinners by grace, through repentance and faith in the work of the cross by which our sin was atoned (
We believe in the necessity of water baptism by immersion in order to fulfill the command of Christ (
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit as an experience subsequent to salvation, typically evidenced by speaking in other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance (
Acts 2:1- 4; 8:14-17; 10:44-46; 19:1-6).
We believe in the operations of the gifts of the Holy Spirit as described in
I Corinthians 12:14.
We believe in a life of separation from the world (in the world but not of the world (
James 4:4), and perfecting of holiness. (
II Corinthians 6:14, 7:1).
We believe in the healing of the body by Divine power, or Divine healing (
I Corinthians 12:9;
We believe in the Table of the Lord, commonly called Communion or the Lord's Supper, for believers (
We believe in eternal life in Heaven for believers (
) and eternal punishment in Hell for unbelievers (
II Thessalonians 1:8-9;
We believe in the reality and personality of Satan and the eternal judgment of Satan and his angels (