Our Statement Of Faith

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I: The Bible
We believe the Bible is the inspired and infallible Word of God and it is the final authority on all matters of faith and conduct.
 
II: One Triune God
We believe in and serve the one, eternal, triune God: the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. We believe God exists in three persons: The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit. We believe God is omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent.
 
III: Jesus is God
We believe Jesus Christ is The Son of God. We believe God so loved the world that He planned, before the foundations of the world, to redeem sinful man. God gave His only begotten Son, Jesus, Who was born of a virgin, Mary. Jesus lived a sinless life but took all sin on Himself, died on the cross, was resurrected from the dead, after three days and three nights, by the power of The Holy Spirit. Then ascended to Heaven, and is now seated at the right hand of God the Father.
 
IV: The Holy Spirit
We believe in the present day outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Believers can and should be filled with the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues, and the Holy Spirit gives gifts to the church to be used in the
present time. The Holy Spirit is working today in the same magnitude as on the day of Pentecost with all nine gifts of The Spirit. This continued work is for the church to use for the fulfillment of the Great Commission.
 
V: Heaven and Hell
We believe Heaven and Hell are real places (as real as life itself) and where one spends eternity (life after death) is determined by whether or not one accepts and receives the gift of salvation through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
 
VI: Salvation of Mankind
We believe this salvation in Jesus results in the regenerated, born again spirit, by the power of The Holy Spirit; and, is given to anyone who repents of sin (turns from sin) and who believes with the heart and confesses with the mouth that Jesus is Lord (that Jesus died for our sin, God raised Him from the dead and He ascended to Heaven.) We believe salvation is a free gift from God by grace, through faith in Jesus Christ alone.
 
VII: Security of the Believer
We believe in the security of the believer; that after one believes on Jesus, one is kept by the power of God and saved from eternal damnation: unless, as a mature Christian, one willfully, openly, explicitly and truly denies God.
 
VIII: Water Baptism
We believe that a new believer in Christ should be water baptized; the same as was done by new believers in the book of Acts. Water baptism does not bring salvation; however, it is the outward representation of the inward change that happens at salvation upon believing on Jesus.
 
IX: Jesus’s Return
We believe the Lord Jesus Christ will return bodily, visibly, and personally as found in the scriptures.