Statement of Faith

GOD:
There is but one God, who is the maker of all things visible and invisible. 
Gen 1:1. Psalm 86:9-10. John 1:1-3.

THE LORD JESUS CHRIST:
We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, His Virgin birth, that He is the incarnation of God, very God of very God, for Whom and by Whom all things were created.
John 1:1-14. John 14:9. Isaiah 7:14. Isaiah 9:6 . Matt 1:18-25.

THE HOLY SPIRIT:
The Holy Spirit, the third person in the Trinity, proceeded from the Father and the Son and is of one substance, majesty and glory, with the Father and the Son.
John 14:16-17. John 15:26. Matt 3:16. I Thess 4:8 Ephes 4:30. Acts 13:2-4.

THE INSPIRATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES:
We believe in the inspiration of the Holy Scriptures as the revelation of the mind and Will of God; on the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ, we accept them in their original form as the Divine Word, which, when heaven and earth are passed away, shall yet endure.
2 Tim 3:16-17. 2 Peter 1:19-21. Matt 24:35. John 5:39.

THE DEVIL:
We believe in the personality of the devil, who by his influence and power, brought about the downfall of man, and now seeks to destroy the faith of every believer of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Gen 3:1-5. Matt 4:1-11. Luke 4:1-11. James 4:7. 1 Pet 5:8.

JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH:
Through simply believing unto obedience in the atoning death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, we receive remission of all our sins and the gift of eternal life.
Rom 10:9-10. Rom 5:1. Rom 4:25. Gal 3:8,11,24.

WATER BAPTISM:
Single immersion in water in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, identifies us with our Lord Jesus Christ in His death, burial and resurrection.
Matt 28:19-20. Acts 10:28. Rom 6:3-5. Col 2:12. Acts 8:35-39.

SANCTIFICATION:
It is the glorious privilege of every believer in Christ to be made pure in heart and wholly sanctified through the operation of the Holy Spirit.
Jn 17:15-19. I Thess 4:3-4. Heb 2:11 I Thess 5:23-24. Heb 10:10-16. Rom 12:1-2.

THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT:
The gift of the Holy Spirit is promised to all believers and is received by faith, subsequent to conversion with the evidence of speaking in tongues.
Jn 7:37-39. Acts 1:4-5. Acts 2:4. Acts 8:15-19. Acts 10:44-47. Acts 19:1-7.
Gal 3:2, 14. Mark 16:17.

DIVINE HEALING:
In accordance with the teachings of the Scriptures, we trust our Heavenly Father to protect and heal our bodies from sickness and disease. We believe that Divine Healing for the body was purchased for us by the atoning blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, and that by His stripes we were healed.
Exod 15:26. Isaiah 53:4-5. Matt 8:16-17. 1 Peter 2:24. Psalm 103:3-4.
James 5:14-16. Mark 16:17-18.

THE LORD’S SUPPER:
In accordance with our Lord’s command, we partake of this Sacrament remembering His words, “This do ye in remembrance of me.”
Luke 22:15-20. Matt 26:21-28. I Cor 11:23-26.