The Word

We believe in the inerrancy of the Scriptures, that the Old and New Testaments are the Word of God, fully inspired, without error in the original manuscripts, and the infallible rule for faith and practice.

 

Father

We believe that there is one living and true GOD, eternally existing in three persons: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, equal in power and glory; that this triune God created all, upholds all, and governs all things.


We believe in the person of God the Father, an Infinite, personal Spirit, perfect in holiness, wisdom, power and love; that He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs of men; that He hears and answers prayer; and that He saves from sin and death all those who come to Him through Jesus Christ

 

Son

We believe that Jesus Christ is fully God and fully human, that He was born of a virgin and lived a sinless life. We believe that He provided for the atonement of our sins by His vicarious (substitutionary) death on the Cross, was bodily resurrected, ascended back to the right hand of God the Father, and ever lives to make intercession for us.


We believe in the Second Coming of Jesus Christ which is His personal, visible return to earth and the establishment of His millennial kingdom, in the resurrection of the body, the final judgment and eternal blessing of the righteous and endless suffering of the wicked

 

Holy Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit, who came forth from the Father and the Son to convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment, and to regenerate, sanctify, and empower for ministry all who believe in Christ. We believe the Holy Spirit indwells every believer in Jesus Christ, that He is an abiding helper, teacher and guide. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit and in the exercise of all Biblical gifts of the Spirit.

humanity

We believe that all people are by nature separated from God and responsible for their own sin, but that salvation, redemption, and forgiveness of sin are freely offered to all by the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. When a person repents of sin and accepts Jesus Christ as personal Savior and Lord, trusting Him to save, we believe that person is immediately born again and sealed by the Holy Spirit, all his/her sins are forgiven, and that person becomes a child of God, destined to spend eternity with the Lord.

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