What We Believe

  1. We believe in the Bible as the inspired word of God and final authority for all matter of faith and doctrine (II Tim. 3:16)
  2. We believe in one God: Father, Son and Holy Ghost.  (Matt. 3:16,17;  Matt. 28:19;  II Cor. 13:14;  Eph. 2:18)
  3. We believe in the Creation, Test and Fall of man, as recorded in Genesis; his total spiritual depravity and inability to attain to Divine Righteousness. (Rom. 5:12,18)
  4. We believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, the Saviour of men, conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, very God and very Man. (Luke 1:26-35;  John 1:18; Isa. 7:14; 9:6)
  5. We believe Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again the third day, and personally appeared to His disciples. (I Cor. 15:1-4; Rom. 4:25)
  6. We believe in the bodily ascension of Jesus to heaven, His exaltation, and personal, literal and bodily coming again the second time for the Church. (John 14:2,3;  I Thes. 4:13-18)
  7. We believe in the Salvation of sinners by Grace through Repentance and Faith in the perfect and sufficient work of the Cross of Calvary by which we obtain remission of sins. (Eph. 2:8-9; Heb. 9:12-22)
  8. We believe in Water Baptism by immersion in the Name of the Eternal Godhead in order to fulfill the Command of Christ. (Matt. 28:19;  Acts 2:34-36;  19:1-6)
  9. We believe in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit with the accompanying power which is promised in Acts 1:8.
  10. We believe in the operation of the Gifts of the Spirit as enumerated in I Cor. 12-14 as manifested in the Early Church.
  11. We believe in the Spirit-filled life, a life of separation from the world and perfecting of holiness in the fear of God as an expression of Christian faith. (Eph. 5:18;  II Cor. 6:14; 7:1)
  12. We believe the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is a Body of Believers who partake of the sacraments, who are under recognized, delegated authorities, and who assemble to worship, carry forth the Great Commission and minister as the Holy Ghost leads. (Matt. 16:18;  28:19,20; Acts 2:40-47;  Eph. 5:22-32)
  13. We believe in the healing of the body by Divine Power, or Divine Healing in its varied aspects as practiced by the Early Church. (Acts 4:30;  Rom. 8:11;  I Cor. 12:9)
  14. We believe in the Table of the Lord, commonly called Communion or the Lord’s Supper, for believers. (I Cor. 11:28-32)
  15. We believe in Eternal Life in heaven for the Believer (John 5:24; 3:16), and Eternal Punishment in hell of the Unbeliever. (Mark 9:43-58; II Thes. 1:9; Rev. 20:10-15)
  16. We believe in the reality and personality of Satan and the Eternal Judgment of Satan and his angels. (Matt. 25:41;  Rev. 20:10-15)