WHAT WE BELIEVE

THE BIBLE

The Scriptures, both Old and New Testament, are inspired by God and written by human authors. They are the infallible revelation of God to man and the authority of faith and conduct.  
Deuteronomy 4:1-2; Romans 15:4; 2 Timothy 3:15-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21, 3:16-18; Revelation 22:18-19

THE TRINITY

The one true God exists in three distinct persons; Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit. Each member of the Trinity serves different functions, each possessing equal power and authority.
Deuteronomy 6:4; Matthew 28:19; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 1:35; John 1:1-5; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Colossians 2:9

 

GOD
God has no beginning and no end. He is the creator of all things and the redeemer of mankind.

Genesis 1:1; Numbers 23:19; Deuteronomy 6:4-5; John 3:16-17, 4:23-24; Romans 3:3-4; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Jude 1:25

 


 

JESUS
The Lord Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God and is equal with God. The Scriptures declare His virgin birth, sinless life, miracles, death, resurrection, and ascension to the right hand of God. He will return, as promised, to fulfill the plan and purpose of God.

Isaiah 7:14, 53:1-12; Matthew 1:18-23; John 1:1-4,9-14, 5:25-27, 11:25-27, 17:1-5; Acts 1:6-11, 2:22-24; Romans 1:3-4, 3:23-26, 8:1-3; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Galatians 4:4-5; Philippians 2:5-11; 1 Timothy 2:5-6
 

THE HOLY SPIRIT

The Holy Spirit leads and empowers the believer to live a Christ-centered life. He lives inside the believer giving spiritual gifts and becoming a source of strength and wisdom.
Genesis 1:2; Isaiah 61:1-3; Joel 2:28-32; Luke 11:13; Luke 12:12; John 15:26; Acts 1:8; Romans 8:9-11, 8:26-27; Ephesians 1:13-14

SALVATION

The hope of humanity is through believing in the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, his death, and resurrection. Salvation is received by faith through grace and demonstrated in repentance.

Isaiah 53:5-6; Matthew 27:22-66, 28:1-6; John 1:12, 3:16-17, 3:36; Romans 1:16-18, 3:23-25, 5:8-10; Galatians 2:20, 3:13; Ephesians 2:8-10; Hebrews 9:24-28

WATER BAPTISM
A symbol of the cleansing power of the blood of Jesus Christ and a testimony of one's faith in Jesus Christ. It is the full immersion of water in the name of the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 28:19; Acts 2:38, 41, 8:12;  Romans 6:4; Colossians 2:12

COMMUNION 

Christ consumed bread and drink at the Last Supper to represent His broken body and shed blood on the cross. This continued observance is a reminder of the forgiveness of sin and humanity’s redemption.

Luke 22:17-20; John 6:51-53; 1 Corinthians 11:17-30

 

THE CHURCH  

A local community of believers unified through their faith in Christ Jesus. The church is the representative of Jesus on earth, and its mission is to carry out the Great Commission.  

Matthew 16:18-19; Acts 2:41-47, 5:11-14, 13:1-3, 14:23, 20:28; 1 Corinthians 9:13-14; Ephesians 2:19-22, 5:22-32