STATEMENT OF FAITH

We believe in one God who is seen in three persons: the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
(Matthew 3:16,17; John 1:1,14; John 14:9; Genesis 1:2,26; John 4:24, John 10:30; John 14:16-20)

We believe in God the Father, Creator of all things visible and invisible.
(Genesis 1:1; Acts 17:24-28; Hebrews 11:3)

We believe Jesus was born fully human and fully divine, conceived of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary.
(Philippians 2:7,8; John 1:14; Romans 5:15-17; Colossians 2:9; I John 1:1; Matthew 1:18; Luke 1:26-38).

We believe that mankind was meant to have fellowship with God, but through Adam’s disobedience, sin separated us from God, our source of life.
(Isaiah 59:2; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; Romans 5:12)

We believe that hell is a place that was made for Satan and his demons. Those who do not accept salvation will be thrown into the Lake of Fire without another chance for repentance.
(Matthew 25:41,Hebrews 9:27; Revelation 19:20; Hebrews 6:1,2).

We believe that Jesus suffered and was crucified to pay the price for our sins and to undo the works of the devil.
(I John 3:8; Galatians 3:13 Colossians 2:14,15).

We believe Jesus was buried and resurrected in bodily form on the third day.
(Luke 23:44-24:8; John 20:24-29; I Corinthians 15:3-8)

We believe that salvation and forgiveness of sins is only received by grace through faith in Jesus Christ.
(Matthew 26:28; Romans 5:17; Ephesians 2:8-9; I Peter 1:18-19; I John 1:7-9).

We believe that when someone chooses to give their life to Christ, their spirit nature is made new and they receive eternal life.
(II Corinthians 5:17; John 3:3-5; I John 5:12,13; John 3:16; Romans 10:9,10)

We believe that water baptism is an outward expression of the inward work of salvation.
(Romans 6:4; Matthew 28:19; Colossians 2:12)

We believe that Jesus ascended into Heaven and now sits at the right hand of the Father.
(Luke 22:69; Acts 1:1-9; Colossians 3:1).

We believe that Jesus will return to the earth to judge both the living and the dead.
(Matthew 24:36-42; John 14:1-3; Acts 1:10-11, 10:39-42; I Peter 4:5; I Thessalonians 4:16,17).

We believe in the Holy Spirit, who indwells every Christian.
(John 15:26; John 16:5-15; I Corinthians 3:16, 6:19; II Timothy 1:14)

We believe in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, an experience that empowers the Christian.
(Acts 1:7-8; Romans 8:26-27)

We believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God, written by men who were moved by the Holy Spirit.
(Mark 12:36; John 14:26, 16:12-15; Acts 1:16; I Corinthians 2:12-13; II Timothy 3:14-16; II Peter 1:20-21).

We believe that the Bible is final authority for all matters of faith and conduct.
(Isaiah 40:8; Matthew 5:18, 24:35; Romans 15:4; Hebrews 4:12).