What We Believe

 

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1. The Scriptures Inspired  

  • 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 

  • 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; 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; 2:33; Philippians 2:9-11; Hebrews 1:3)  

4. The Fall of Man 

  • Genesis 1:26,27; 2:17; 3:6; Romans 5:12-19   

5. The Salvation of Man 

  • Conditions to Salvation (Luke 24:47; John 3:3; Romans 10:13-15; Ephesians 2:8; Titus 2:11; 3:5-7) 

  • The Evidences of Salvation (Romans 8:16)
  • The outward evidence to all men is a life of righteousness 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 (2 Peter 1:4; 1 Corinthians 11:26; 1 Corinthians 11:26)

7. The Baptism in the Holy Spirit 

  • Luke 24:49; Acts 1:4,8; 1 Corinthians 12:1-31; Acts 8:12-17; 10:44-46; 11:14-16; 15:7-9; John 7:37-39; Acts 4:8; Acts 2:43; Hebrews 12:28; Acts 2:42; Mark 16:20  

8. The Initial Physical Evidence of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit 

  • Acts 2:4; 1 Corinthians 12:4-10,28

9. Sanctification 

  • Romans 12:1,2; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; Hebrews 13:12; Hebrews 12:14; 1 Peter 1:15,16; Romans 6:1-11,13; 8:1,2,13; Galatians 2:20; Philippians 2:12,13; 1 Peter 1:5 

10. The Church and Its Mission 

  • Ephesians 1:22,23; 2:22; Hebrews 12:23; Acts 1:8; Matthew 28:19,20; Mark 16:15,16; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Ephesians 4:11-16; 1 Corinthians 12:28; 14:12; Psalms 112:9; Galatians 2:10; 6:10; James 1:27; Mark 16:15-20; Acts 4:29-31; Hebrews 2:3,4; 1 Corinthians 2:10-16; 1; Corinthians 12-14; Galatians 5:22-26; Matthew 25:37-40; Galatians 6:10; 1 Corinthians 14:12; Ephesians 4:11,12; 1 Corinthians 12:28; Colossians 1:29; Galatians 5:22-26

11. The Ministry 

  • Mark 16:15-20; John 4:23,24; Ephesians 4:11,16; Psalms 112:9; Galatians 2:10; 6:10; James 1:27  

12. Divine Healing 

  • Divine healing is an integral part of the gospel. Deliverance from sickness is provided for in the Atonement, and is the privilege of all believers (Isaiah 53:4,5; Matthew 8:16,17; James 5:14-16).  

13. The Blessed Hope 

  • 1 Thessalonians 4:16,17; Romans 8:23; Titus 2:13; 1 Corinthians 15:51,52  

14. The Millennial Reign of Christ 

  • Zechariah 14:5; Matthew 24:27,30; Revelation 1:7; 19:11-14; 20:1-6; Ezekiel 37:21,22; Zephaniah 3:19,20; Romans 

  • 11:26,27; Isaiah 11:6-9; Psalm 72:3-8; Micah 4:3,4  

15. The Final Judgment 

  • Matthew 25:46; Mark 9:43-48; Revelation 19:20; 20:11-15; 21:8  

16. The New Heavens and the New Earth 

  • 2 Peter 3:13; Revelation 21,22

 

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