What we believe

In essential beliefs, we have unity.

In non-essential beliefs, we have liberty.

In all our beliefs, we show charity.


These essentials we believe:


ABOUT GOD

God is the Creator and Ruler of the universe. He exists eternally in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirt. These three are co-equal and are one God.

In the Bible: Genesis 1:1,26,27 3:22 Psalm 90:2 Matthew 28:19 1 Peter 1:2 2 Corinthians 13:14


ABOUT JESUS CHRIST

Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He is co-equal with the Father. Jesus lived a sinless human life and offered Himself as the perfect sacrifice for the sins of all people by dying on a cross. He arose from the dead after three days to demonstrate His power over sin and death. He ascended to Heaven's glory and will return again someday to earth to reign as King of Kings and Lord or Lords. 

In the Bible: Matthew 1:22,23 Isaiah 9:6 John 1:1-5 14:10-30 Hebrews 4:14,15 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 Romans 1:3-4 Acts 1:9-11

1 Timothy 6:14,15 Titus 2:13


ABOUT THE HOLY SPIRIT

The Holy Spirit is co-equal with the Father and the Son of God. He is present in the world to make men aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He also lives in every Christian from the moment of salvation. He provides the Christian with power of living, understanding, of spiritual truth, and guidance in doing what is right. He gives every believer a spiritual gift when they are saved. As Christians we seek to live under His control daily. 

In The Bible: 2 Corinthians 3:17 John 16:7-13 14:16,17 Acts 1:8 1 Corinthians 2:12 3:16 Ephesians 1:13 Galatians 5:25 Ephesians 5:18


ABOUT THE BIBLE

The Bible is God's Word to us. It was written by human authors, under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. It is the supreme source of truth for Christian beliefs and living. Because it is inspired by God, it is the truth without any mixture of error. 

In the Bible: 2 Timothy 3:16 2 Peter 1:20,21 2 Timothy 1:13 Psalm119:105,160 12:6 Proverbs 30:5


ABOUT OTHERS

People are made in the spiritual image of God, to be like Him in character. People are the supreme object of God's creation. Although every person has tremendous potential for good, all of us are marred by an attitude of disobedience toward God called "sin". This attitude separates us from God and causes many problems in life. 

In the Bible: Genesis 1:27 Psalm 8:3-6 Isaiah 53:6a Romans 3:23 Isaiah 59:1,2


ABOUT SALVATION

Salvation is God's free gift to us but we must accept it. We can never make up for our sin by self-improvement or good works. Only by trusting in Jesus Christ as God's offer of forgiveness can anyone by saved from sin's penalty. When we turn from our self-ruled life and turn to Jesus in faith we are saved. Eternal life begins the moment one receives Jesus Christ into his life by faith. 

In the Bible: Romans 6:26 Ephesians 2:8-9 John 14:6 1:2 Titus 3:5 Galatians 3:26 Romans 5:1


ABOUT ETERNITY

People were created to exist forever. We will either exist eternally separated from God by sin or eternally with God through forgiveness and salvation. To be eternally separated from God is Hell. To be eternally in union with Him is eternal life. Heaven and Hell are real places of eternal existence. 

In the Bible: John 3:16 John 14:17 Romans 8:17-18 Revelation 20:15 2 Corinthians 2:7-9