Core Beliefs

 

We believe the Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired Word of
God, without error in the original writings, the complete revelation of His will for the
salvation of men, and the Divine and final authority for all Christian faith and life.

We believe in one God, Creator of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existing in
three persons, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

We believe that Jesus Christ is true God and true man, having been conceived of the
Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. He died on the cross as sacrifice for our sins
according to the Scriptures. Further, He rose bodily from the dead, ascended into heaven,
where at the right hand of the Majesty on High, He now is our High Priest and Advocate.

We believe that the ministry of the Holy Spirit is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ, and
during this age to convict men, regenerate the believing sinner, indwell, guide, instruct
and empower the believer for godly living and service.

We believe that man was created in the image of God but fell into sin and is therefore
lost and only through regeneration by the Holy Spirit can salvation and spiritual life be
obtained.

We believe that the shed blood of Jesus Christ and His resurrection provide the only
ground for justification and salvation for all who believe, and only such as receive Jesus
Christ are born of the Holy Spirit, and thus become children of God.

We believe that water baptism and the Lord's Supper are ordinances to be observed by
the Church during the present age. They are, however, not to be regarded as means of
salvation.

We believe that the true church is composed of all such persons who through saving faith
in Jesus Christ have been regenerated by the Holy Spirit and are united together in the
Body of Christ of which He is the head.

We believe that only those who are thus members of the true Church shall be eligible for
membership in the local church.

We believe that Jesus Christ is the Lord and Head of the Church, and that every local
church has the right under Christ to decide and govern its own affairs.

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