What We Believe
We believe in only one living and true God who is eternal, infinite and perfect. He exists in three persons: Father (Romans 1:7), Son (Hebrews 1:8) and Holy Spirit (Acts 5:3-4) who are equal in essence and in every divine perfection. God is the Creator, Sustainer and Ruler of everything. He is omniscient, omnipresent, omnipotent, holy, just, righteous, loving and changeless in His being. Although He is Spirit, He is a person and not just a force (Genesis 1:1; Psalm 90:2; 139:1-16; Isaiah 45:21; Jeremiah10:12; 23:23,24; Malachi 3:6; John 4:24; Colossians 1:15-17; 1 Timothy 6:15,16; Hebrews 1:3; 4:13; James 1:17; 1 John 4:8)
We believe that Jesus Christ is fully man and fully God, the eternal Son of God who was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. He lived a life of perfect holiness on earth and died as our substitute on the cross where He suffered for our sins. He was raised from the dead for our justification and is now at the right hand of God interceding for us. One day He will come again for us according to His promise. (Isaiah 9:6; Matthew 1:18-25; 16:16; John 1:29; 3:16; Romans 4:25; Hebrews 4:14-16; Revelation 22:12-13)
The Holy Spirit
We believe that the Holy Spirit is a person, the third person in the Godhead, of the same nature as the Father and the Son. He bears witness to the truth of the Gospel in preaching and testimony thereby convicting men of sin, of righteousness and of judgment. He regenerates man, seals, instructs, guides, sanctifies, empowers believers and endows them with spiritual gifts. (John 14:16-17, 26; 16:8-14; 1 Corinthians 3:16; 6:19; 12:4-7; Ephesians 1:13; 2 Thessalonians 2:13)
We believe that all Scripture, the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments, is the only inerrant inspired Word of God, written by men as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit (2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:21). We encourage the teaching of the entire Scriptures according to II Timothy 3:16.
Faith is fundamental to salvation and Christian conduct. Only faith in Jesus Christ and his work of atonement on the cross saves from eternal condemnation (John 1:12; 3:16). Faith, being both the gift of God and act of man (Ephesians. 2:8) is based on the Word of God (John 20:30-31), giving assent to the truth, embracing and appropriating Christ as his Lord and Savior (John 20:25-29).
When a person is saved, there is imparted a new and divine life, a new creation; not the old nature altered or re-invigorated, but a new birth from above (John 3:3-8; Ephesians 2:10; II Corinthians517). We are made partakers of the divine nature (II Peter 1:4). A new governing power comes into the regenerated man’s life, by which he is enabled to become holy in character and conduct; “old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new: (II Corinthians 5:17; I John 5:11-12, 20).
We have become justified through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus (Romans 3:24), and by the faith of Jesus Christ. (Galatians 2:16 Romans 5:1). Therefore, being justified by faith, forgiveness of sin (Ephesians 1:7) is imparted to the believer, and he is fully restored to God’s favor and receives access to all of God’s graces.
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