What We Believe

What We Believe

About God and the word of god

  1. The Bible is the inspired and only infallible Word of God.
  2. There is one true God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.

About Jesus and the holy spirit

  1. In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His priestly-sacrificial atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal future return to the earth in power and glory to rule for a thousand years.
  2. In the blessed hope, the visible and public rapture of the church at Christ’s second coming.
  3. The Baptism of the Holy Spirit, according to Acts 2:4, is given to believers who ask for it.

About Man and the church

  1. In the fall and sinfulness of man and that the only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious blood of Christ.
  2. Divine healing is available through the Redemptive work of Christ on the cross.
  3. The Church of Jesus Christ is the universal, spiritual body of believers from every tribe, tongue, kindred, and race of peoples, and is indwelt by God through the Holy Spirit and divinely empowered to fulfill ministry and her Great Commission on earth.
  4. In the resurrection and final judgment of both the saved and the lost, the one to everlasting life and the other to everlasting damnation.

About Salvation

  1. Regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential to personal salvation.
  2. In the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is empowered to live a holy life.
  3. In entire sanctification, a second work of grace wrought by the Spirit of God through faith in Jesus Christ, that produces perfect love for God and man, completely removes the sinful nature, and establishes the child of God in a state of true holiness and heart purity.