Doctrinal Statements

STATEMENT OF FAITH

WHAT WE BELIEVE

  1. The verbal inspiration and plenary authority of the Bible in its original writings. (2 Timothy 3:16, 17; 2 Peter 1:21)
  2. The eternal Trinity of the Godhead. (Deuteronomy 6:4, Ephesians 4:4-6; 2 Corinthians 13:14)
  3. The eternal Deity, the virgin birth, the spotless humanity and the vicarious death of the Lord Jesus Christ. (Luke 1:35; Philippians 2:6-9)
  4. The personality and Deity of the Holy Spirit. (John 16:8; Titus 3:5; Ephesians 1:13, 17, 18)
  5. The sinfulness of man by nature. (Ephesians 2:1-3; Romans 3:9-12)
  6. The Salvation by Grace, through faith in the crucified, risen and glorified Christ. (Romans 3:24-28; 5:1-9; Ephesians 2:8-9)
  7. The privilege and duty of all the saved to walk as Children of Light. (Romans 6:6-14; Galatians 5:16-25; Ephesians 5:1-21)
  8. The unity of all believers of the present dispensation, as Members of the one true, universal Church, the Body of Christ. (Ephesians 1:22, 23; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Ephesians 4:1-6)
  9. The communion of the Lord’s Supper, “till He come” (1 Corinthians 11:23-26)
  10. The one divine Baptism, the operation of the Holy Spirit by which all true believers are made Members of the Body of Christ. (1 Corinthians 12:13; Ephesians 4:5; Romans 6:3, 4)
  11. The non-sign gifts are the only gifts necessary for the building up of the Body of Christ. (Ephesians 4:7-16; Romans 12:3-8; 1 Corinthians 12:1-31)
  12. The pre-tribulation Rapture of the Church, the resurrection of the Body, and the personal Pre-Millennial return of Christ to reign on earth. (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Philippians 3:20; Matthew 24:15-31; Zechariah 14:4, 9; Revelation 19:11-16)