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We believe that the scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, are the inspired Word of God, without error in
the original manuscripts, the complete revelation of His will for the salvation of men, and the divine
and final authority for all Christian faith and life.
(Deuteronomy 4:2; 2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21; Psalm 119:105; Proverbs 30:5; Revelation 22:18-19)
We believe that there is one God, Creator of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existing in three
persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
(Genesis 1:1, 26-27; 3:22; Psalm 90:2; Matthew 28:19; 1 Peter 1:2;
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 a sacrifice for our sins according to the Scriptures. Further,
Jesus Christ arose bodily from the dead, ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the
Majesty on High as our High Priest and Advocate.
(Isaiah 7:14; 9:6; Matthew 1:22-23; Luke 1:27, 34; John 1:1-5; John 14:10-31; Hebrews 4:14-15; Acts 1:9-11; Titus 2:13; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11)
The Holy Spirit
We believe that during the present age, the Holy Spirit glorifies the Lord Jesus Christ by convicting
people of sin, regenerating believing sinners, and indwelling, guiding, instructing, and empowering
believers for godly living and service. The Holy Spirit brings a variety of spiritual gifts, in varying
forms, to the believer. Such gifts allow a follower of Christ to produce His fruit in their life and
living. We believe the Holy Spirit is active in guiding our lives.
(2 Corinthians 3:17; John 16:7-14; John 14:25-26; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 2:12; 1 Corinthians Chapter 12; Ephesians 1:13, 5:18; Galatians 5:25)
We believe that man was created in the image of God but fell into sin and is therefore lost. Only through
regeneration by the Holy Spirit can salvation and spiritual life be obtained.
(Genesis 1:27; Psalm 8:3-6; Ezekiel 36:25-27; Isaiah 53:6; 59:1-2 Jeremiah 17:9; Ephesians 1:13; Romans 3:23)
We believe that the shed blood of Jesus Christ and His resurrection from the dead will 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 are therefore, children of God by grace through faith in Him alone.
(Ezekiel 36:26-27; John 1:12, 3:16-17, 14:6; Romans 5:1, 6:23; Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5; Galatians 3:26)
We believe the church, under the general heading "Evangelical Church" is made up of all believers who have
professed their faith in Christ alone for the forgiveness of their sins. We form a large group of people,
some here on earth and many already in heaven, who recognize that Christ alone is the head of His church,
which is one church, not many. Membership is not confined only to those who belong to one particular
church or denomination. We strive to foster and enjoy relationships and serving with believers of
any biblical evangelical congregation. We will submit to Christ and His authority as found in
Scripture and as guided by the Holy Spirit.
(Matthew 16:16-18; Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:5; 1 Corinthians 12:12-27; Ephesians 1:19-23; Colossians 3:14-15)
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