Beliefs

Scripture Inspired

All scripture is the inspired word of God and the infallible revelation of God to man.                                           (2 Timothy 3:15, 1 Thes. 2:13, 2 Peter 1:21)

The One True God

(Dt.6:4, Is. 43: 10-11, Mt. 28:19, Lk. 3:22)

The Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ

a.  His Virgin Birth (Mt. 1:23, Lk. 1:31-35)

b.  His Sinless Life (Heb. 7:26, 1 Peter 2:22)

c.  His Miracles (Acts 2:22, Acts 10:38)

d.  His Substitutionary Work On the Cross (1 Cor. 15:3, 2 Cor. 5:21)

e. His Bodily Resurrection From the Dead (Mt.28:6, Lk.24:39, 1 cor.5:21)

f. His Exaltation To the Right Hand of God (Acts 1:9,11: 2:33, Phil.2:9-11, Heb.1:3)

The Fall Of Man

Man was created and upright, but by voluntary transgression fell and incurred not only physical death, but spiritual death, which is sepration from God.

The Salvation Of Man

Man's only hope of redemption is through the shed blood of Jesus Christ.  By the washing of regeneration and being justified by grace through faith, man becomes heirs of God.   (Lk.24:47, Jn.3:3, Rom.10:13-15, Eph.2:8, Tit.2:11; 3:5-7)

The Ordinances Of the Church

a. Water Baptism: All who repent and believe on Jesus as Savior and Lord are to be baptized in water.  By this they declare to the world that they also have died with Jesus and have been raised with Him to walk in the newness of life. (Mt28:19, Mt.16:16, Acts 10:47-48, Romans 6:4)

b. Holy Communion (The Lord's Supper): The Lord's supper consist of elements of bread and fruit of the vine.

BREAD - the sysmbol of Jesus body that was broken and all the provisions that He provided in that sacrifice.  (Is.53:5)

FRUIT OF THE VINE - this is the symbol of the blood that was shed for atonement of our sins. (Mt.26:28, Lev.17:10-14, Heb 9:14)

The Holy Spirit - Holy Ghost

The Holy Spirit is a gift given to the world by God.  It is the manifested presence of God to the world.  The Holy Spirit has many facets and functions among people.

a. DRAW PEOPLE TO JESUS CHRIST (Jn.16:8-11)

b. TEACH US TRUTH (Jn 3: 3-5, Jn.14:26, Is.32:15)

c. EMPOWER US TO OPERATE IN THE SUPERNATURAL (Rom.8:11, Jn.2:20)

d. PERSONAL EDIFICATION and INTERCESSION (Rom 8:26)

e. PERFECTED PRAISE (1 Cor 14:15)

The Gifts Of the Holy Spirit

The gifts of the Holy Spirit operate in the lives of the born-again believer for the purpose of edifying the Body of Christ (Church).

a. MOTIVE GIFT - Each individual has their own motive gift or personality gift

b. MINISTRY GIFT - There are God given ministry gifts fot the maturing of the body. Prophets, Apostles, Evangelist, Pastors, Teachers. (Eph.4:11)

c. SPIRITUAL GIFTS - There are Spiritual Gifts in which the Holy Spirit administers, according to where the need may be.  These operate soley by the unction of the Holy Spirit for the purpose of edifying the Body of Christ.

Renewing Of The Mind In Progression

The restoring of the soul of man back to the nature of God comes through the progressive study and understanding of God's Word.  This knowledge is to become more than just information but also a lifestyle.  (2 Cor.4:16, James 1:21, Rom.10:8-9)

The Church And It's Mission

a. The Church is the Bride of Christ (Eph.5:22-32)

b. The Mission of the Church "Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel". (Mk.16:15)

Divine Healing (James 5:14-15)

a. Individual Prayer Of Faith

b. Prayer Of Agreement

c. Laying On Of Hands

The New Covenant

We are now living in the dispensation of grace and our works are through Jesus Christ (Mt.28:18-20)

Millennial Reign Of Christ

The joining of Jesus and His bride to rule and reign on this Earth for 1000 years. (Rev.19:20)

The New Heaven and The New Earth

After 1000 year millennial where God Himself dwells among men (Rev.21:3)

 

 
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