Statement of beliefs

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Statement of beliefs

We are committed to God’s Word and our tenets of faith are grounded in scripture from the Holy Bible.

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Our Tenets of Faith

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We believe that there is but one God...

Deuteronomy 6:4
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:

Mark 12:29
And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:

1 Timothy 2:5
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;

1 Corinthians 8:6
But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.

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Genesis 17:1
And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.

Revelation 1:8
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

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1 Samuel 2:3
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Proverbs 5:21
For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he pondereth all his goings.

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Psalms 139:7
Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?

Jeremiah 23:23
Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off?

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Who is the creator and sustainer of all things visible and invisible

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Nehemiah 9:6
Thou, even thou, art LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.

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Revealed in three persons – Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

Genesis 1:26a
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness:

1 John 5:7
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

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Who is the Son of God, born by the virgin birth

Luke 1:34-35
Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man? And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

Matthew 1:23
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

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Who is the Head of the Body of Christ

Colossians 1:18
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

Ephesians 1:22-23
And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

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And that He rose again from the dead and will return for His church.

2 Corinthians 4:14
Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you.

1 Thessalonians 4:16-17
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

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Who is the person of the Trinity appointed to bring God’s power in the earth, and to indwell God’s people and enable them to fulfil the commission of Jesus Christ.

1 John 5:7
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

Luke 24:49
And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.

Acts 1:8
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

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That Jesus died on a cross that we might be saved, healed and made whole by the power of His blood shed at Calvary for everyone to be redeemed.

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Matthew 1:21
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save (σωζω sozo) his people from their sins.

Matthew 18:11
For the Son of man is come to save (σωζω sozo) that which was lost.

Matthew 9:22
But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole (σωζω sozo) from that hour.

Luke 8:36
They also which saw it told them by what means he that was possessed of the devils was healed (σωζω sozo).

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John 3:17
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved (σωζω sozo).

Acts 2:21
And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved (σωζω sozo).

Romans 5:9
Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved (σωζω sozo) from wrath through him.

Revelation 21:24
And the nations of them which are saved (σωζω sozo) shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.

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That it is inspired by God and

2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Should be uncompromised by man,

Deuteronomy 4:2
Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

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And is the final authority over men’s tradition and denominational doctrine.

Isaiah 8:20
To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Matthew 5:19
Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Mark 7:9
And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

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Is to receive salvation through Jesus Christ by grace.

John 14:6
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Acts 4:10-12
Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole. This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

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That all repentant believers are commanded to acknowledge their faith by full immersion in water to receive their regeneration and to become part of the Body of Christ.

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Matthew 3:13-15
Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me? And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

Matthew 28:19
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

John 3:5
Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

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Acts 2:38
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Titus 3:5
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

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That God spiritually separates His people from the world and that individuals need to bring their lives in line with the Word of God in order to live a life set aside with God.

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Exodus 19:6
And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.

Leviticus 11:45
For I am the LORD that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.

Leviticus 19:2
Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Ye shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy.

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1 Chronicles 16:29
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Luke 1:74-75
That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear, In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.

2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

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