Statement of Faith

    
We Believe:
 
  • The Bible (66 books), in its original text, is the only inspired (God-breathed), infallible inerrant Word of God. The Bible contains the standard after which we are to model our lives. --John 1:1, Romans 15:4, II Peter 1:21, II Timothy 3:16-17

  • There is one God who is eternally existent in three equal persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. God is perfectly holy, righteous and sovereign. --John1:1-5, 10:30, 17:1-5, Philippians 2:6-11, Colossians 2:9-10, Hebrews 1:3

  • The Creation of man was a direct act of God, not evolution. --Genesis 1:26-27

  • In the virgin birth and full deity of Jesus Christ. --Matthew 1:18, Luke 1:26-35

  • Man is sinful by nature. --Romans 3:23, 5:12

  • In the vicarious death of Jesus Christ alone for our sins. --Romans 4:25, Hebrews 9:22

  • God's love for mankind was the motivation for Christ to come and die for us. --John 3:16, Romans 5:8

  • In His bodily resurrection. --Luke 24:5-7, 24:37-43, John 20:27

  • Jesus is the ONLY way to eternal salvation. Salvation from sin is by grace alone through faith alone in Jesus Christ--Acts 16:31, John 3:36, 14:6, Romans 6:23, Ephesians 2:8-9, Titus 3:5, Acts 16:31

  • The enabling power of the Holy Spirit is necessary to live the Christian life. --John 6:63-65, 16:13-15, Acts 2:4

  • In the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death. --Genesis 1:26-27, Jeremiah 1:5, Psalm 139:13, Psalms 8:4-7, Exodus 20:13, Amos 1:13, II Kings 17:17-18, Psalm 106, Proverbs 24:11-12, Isaiah 1:16

  • Marriage of one man and one woman is a sacred institution. Marriage and families are ordained and defined by God at creation. --Genesis 1:27-28, 2:20-24, Malachi 2:14-16, Matthew 19:4-6

  • Parents have the God-given responsibility for the care and training of their children. --Proverbs 22:6, Deuteronomy 6:4-7, Psalm 84, Ephesians 6