Statement of Faith

1. The Bible, both Old and New Testaments, is the inspired and infallible Word of God.  Psalm 19:7-11II Timothy 3:15-17II Peter 1:20-21

2. There is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  Matthew 28:19John 1:1-18I Corinthians 8:6II Corinthians 13:14

3. Jesus is the Christ, conceived by the Holy Spirit and virgin born:  the son of God, the one and only Savior, the Lord of all.  Matthew 1:20.

4. Man was created in the image of God; he sinned, and thereby incurred, not only physical death, but also that spiritual death which is separation from God.  All human beings are born with a sinful nature, and, in the case of those who reach moral responsibility, become sinners in thought, word, and deed.  Genesis 1:273:6-24Romans 3:23

5. Christ sacrificially died on the cross and shed His blood for the atonement of sin. Hebrews 2:17

6. God raised Him from the dead bodily.  Then Christ ascended into Heaven, and He will visibly return in glory according to His promise.  Matthew 28:6Acts 1:9-11I Thessalonians 4:13-17

7. Salvation is God’s gift for eternal life presented to all who, by faith, accept Jesus Christ as Savior and receive spiritual new birth by the Holy Spirit. Romans 6:23John 1:12-13

8. The Spirit filled Christian life is possible only for those who continually yield their lives to the power and control of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Ephesians 5:18John 10:10

9. We believe in the spiritual unity of the believers in our Lord Jesus Christ. Psalms 13:1Philippians 2:2John 17:21

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