What We Believe

The Bible

 
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The Bible is the Word of God. The Old and the New Testaments are fully inspired by the Holy Spirit. The Scriptures are without error in the original manuscripts. The Bible is infallible and authoritative regarding faith and life.
 
2 Timothy 3:16-17
 
2 Peter 1:20-21
 
Mark 13:31
 

The Trinity

 
 
The Trinity: There is only one true God who is the Creator of everything. Eternally existing and revealed to us as the Trinity; The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit, three persons and yet one God.
Genesis 1:1, Deuteronomy 6:4, 1 Corinthians 8:6
 
God the Father: God the Father is a personal spirit, infinite in scope, eternal in existence, perfect in holiness, wisdom, power and love. The Father exists and operates outside of time end space. Therefore He has foreknowledge of all that has and will happen. As the Father, God is actively involved in the life of His creation, He hears and answers prayers and graciously provides salvation to all who come to Him through Jesus Christ.
John 4:24, Matthew 23:9, John 3:16
 
God the Son
: Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God. He was conceived by he Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary and is both fully God and fully human. Jesus revealed the Father to mankind while being the exact expression of the Father. Luke 1:35, John 1:1,14, Colossians 1:15
Jesus accomplished redemption for those who call on Him through His shed blood and sacrificial death on the cross for sin. His death reconciled man was made sure and complete by His literal physical resurrection from the dead. 1 Peter 2:24, Romans 5:10, 1 Peter 1:3
Jesus has ascended to heaven where He is exalted at the right hand of God the Father. As our High Priest, Jesus represents, intercede and advocates on behalf of those He has redeemed. Acts 1:9, Hebrews 9:24-25, Romans 8:34
 
God the Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit came forth from the Father and the Son to convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment. He regenerates, sanctifies, and empowers all who believe in Christ . The Spirit indwells every believer as The Helper who teaches, guides and illuminates the scriptures.
John 15:26, John 16:7-11, 1 Corinthians 3:16 
 

The Core of Salvation

 
 
Regeneration: 
Man was created by God in His own image. However, man sinned and the deserved punishment is spiritual and eternal death which is separation from God. All of mankind(apart from Jesus) are born with a sin nature and are sinners by choice resulting in condemnation. Those who repent and place their faith in the person and work of Jesus Christ are regenerated by the Holy Spirit and reconciled to the Father.
 
Genesis 1:26, Genesis 3, Romans 3:21-26, Acts 4:12, Titus 3:4-5
 
Eternal Security: 
The scriptures clearly teach that once a person is saved, they are eternally saved. The blood of Christ cleanses from all sin past, present and future. The substitutionary atonement of Christ is complete and final. The believer is kept by the power of God and sealed by the Holy Spirit.
 
John 10:28-29, Romans 8:31-39, Ephesians 1:13-14