Statement of Faith
We are persuaded that these tenets of faith are consistent with the truth and set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us. (i.e. that we all speak the same thing) (1 Corinthians 1:10).
- Holy Scripture: We believe the bible to be inspired and the only infallible and authoritative Word of God (2 Peter. 1:20-21; Hebrews.1: 1-2; 2 Timothy 3:16).
- The Trinity: We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: God the father, God the son and God the Holy Ghost (1Corinthians 8:6; Ephesians 4: 6).
- Deity of Christ:
- We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ;
- We believe in His Virgin birth;
- We believe in his sinless life;
- We believe in miracles;
- His vicarious and atoning death;
- His bodily resurrection;
- His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and
- His personal return to this earth in power and glory to rule a thousand years (Revelations 20:4; John 14:1-3; Acts 1:11-12).
- We believe that the only means of being cleansed from sin is repentance and faith in the precious blood of Christ (Hebrews 10:29, 13:13).
- We believe that regeneration of the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential for personal salvation.
- We believe in the sanctifying Power of the Holy Spirit by whose in dwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Holy life
(Romans 15:16; 1 Peter 1:2; John 14: 17).
- Divine Healing: We believe that the redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides healing of the human body in answer to believing prayer (Isaiah 53:5).
- Baptism of the Holy Spirit: We believe that the baptism in the Holy Spirit according to Acts 2:4 is given to believers who ask for it (Mark 7:7-8; Luke 11: 9-13; Mark 9:23).
- Heaven and Hell: We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, the one to everlasting life, and the other everlasting damnation to Hell (Revelations 20:12-15; 1 Corinthians 15:51-52).
AUTHORITY OF TENETS OF FAITH
The tenets of faith as listed above do not exhaust the extent of our faith. The Bible itself is the sole and final source of all that we believe. We do believe, however, that the foregoing tenets of faith accurately represent the teaching of the Bible, and are therefore, binding upon all members. All literature used in the Church shall be in complete agreement with the tenets of faith.