Foundation

We Believe:

  1. The Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments are werbally inspired of God and are the revelation of God to man, the infallible, authoritative rule of faith and conduct.
    • 2 Timothy 3:15-17, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Peter 1:21
  2. The one true God
    • Deuteronomy 6:4, Isaiah 43:10-11, Matthew 28:19, Luke 3:22
  3. The Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ. The Lord Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God. The scriptures declare:
    • His virgin birth.
      • Matthew 1:23, Luke 1:31&35
    • His sinless life
      • Hebrews 7:26, 1 Peter 2:22
    • His miracles
      • Acts 2:22, Acts 10:38
    • His substitutionary work on the cross
      • 1 Corinthians 15:3, 2 Corinthians 5:21
    • His bodily resurrection from the dead
      • Matthew 28:6, Luke 24:39, 1 Corinthians 15:4
    • His exaltation to the right hand of God
      • Acts 1:9&11, Acts 2:33, Phillipians 2:9-11, Hebrews 1:3
  4. The fall of man
    • Genesis 1:26&27, Genesis 2:17, Genesis 3:6, Romans 5:12-19
  5. The salvation of man
    • Luke 24:47, John 3:3, Romans 10:13-15, Ephesians 2:8, Titus 2:11, Titus 3:5-7
      • The inward evidence of salvation is the direct witness of the Spirit
        • Romans 8:16
      • The outward evidence to all men is a life of righeousness and true holiness
        • Ephesians 4:24, Titus 2:12
  6. The ordinances of the church
    • Baptism in water
      • Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:16, Acts 10:47&48, Romans 6:4
    • Holy communion
      • The Lord’s supper consisting of the elements, bread and the fruit of the vine, is the symbol expressing our sharing of the divine nature of our Lord Jesus Christ
        • 2 Peter 1:4
      • A memorial of His suffering and death
        • 1 Corinthians 11:26
      • And a prophesy of His second coming
        • 1 Corinthians 11:26
      • And is enjoined on all believers “Till He comes!”
  7. The Baptism in the Holy Ghost This experience is distinct from and subsequent to the experience of the new birth
    • Acts 8:12-17, 10:44-46, 11:14-16, 15:7-9, 19:1-6
  8. The Initial Physical Evidence of the Baptism in the Holy Ghost Is witnesses by th eintial physical sign of speaking with other tougues as the Spirit of God gives them utterance
    • Acts 2:4
  9. Sanctification
    • Romans 12:1&2, 1Thessalonians 5:23, Hebrews 13:12,
      • Scriptures teach a life of “holiness without which no man shall see the Lord”
        • Hebrews 12:14
      • By the power of the Holy Ghost we are able to obey the command: “Be ye holy, for I amd holy”
        • 1 Peter 15&16
  10. Divine Healing
    • Isaiah 53:4&5, Matthew 8:16&17, James 5:14-16
  11. The Rapture
    • The resurrection of those who have fallen asleep in Christ and their translation together with those who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord is the imminent and blessed hope of the Church
      • 1Thessalonians 4:16&17, Romans 8:23, Titus 2:13, 1 Corinthians 15:51&52
  12. The Millennial Reign of Christ
    • Zecgariah 14:5, Matthew 24:27&30, Revelation 1:7, 19:11-14, 20:1-6
      • This millennial reign will bring the salvation of national Israel
        • Ezekiel 37:21&22, Zephaniah 3:19&20, Romans 11:26&27
      • And the establishment of universal peace
        • Isaiah 11:6-9, Psalm 72:3-8, Micah 4:3&4
  13. The Final Judgment
    • Matthew 25:46, Mark 9:43-48, Revelation 19:20, 20:11-15, 21:8
  14. The New Heavens and the New Earth
    • “We according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherin dwelleth righteousness”
      • 2 Peter 3:13, Revelation 21, Revelation 2