Statement of Faith

Statement of Faith

Article 1
We believe in the verbal inspiration of the Bible
2 Timothy:3:162 Peter:1:21

Article 2
We believe in one God eternally in three persons;
Namely the Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
Deuteronomy:6:4, 1 Corinthians:8:6, James:2:19, Genesis:1:26, John:3:16, John:14:26, John:15:26, Matthew:28:19

Article 3
We believe that Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father,
Conceived of the Holy Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary.
That Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised from the dead.
That He ascended to heaven and is today at the right hand
of the Father as our Intercessor.
Isaiah:7:14, Matthew:1:20-25, John:3:16, 1 Corinthians:15:12-21, Luke:24:5-7

Article 4
We believe that all have sinned and come short of the glory of God
and that repentance is commanded of God for all
and necessary for forgiveness of sins.
Romans:3:23, Mark:6:12, Luke:13:5, Acts:2:38

Article 5
We believe that justification, regeneration, and the new birth
are wrought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ.
Romans:3:23-25, Titus:3:5, 1 John:1:7-9, 1 Corinthians:6:11

Article 6
We believe in sanctification subsequent to the new birth,
through faith in the blood of Christ; through the Word,
and by the Holy Ghost. That the focus of the work of the Holy Ghost
in the work of sanctification is to conform us into the image of Christ.
Acts:26:18, Romans:15:16, 1 Corinthians:1:2, 1 Corinthians:6:11, Romans:8:29-30

Article 7
We believe holiness to be God’s standard of living for His people.
Hebrews:12:14, Hebrews:12:10, 1 Thessalonians:4:7, Ephesians:4:24

Article 8
We believe in the baptism with the Holy Ghost subsequent to a clean heart.
Acts:19:1-2, Acts:8:4-17

Article 9
We believe in speaking with other tongues as the Spirit give utterance
and that it is also the initial evidence of the baptism of the Holy Ghost.
Acts:2:4, Acts:10:44-46, Acts:19:5-6

Article 10
We believe in water baptism by immersion, and all who repent
should be baptized in the name of the Father,
and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Matthew:28:19, Acts:2:38-41, Acts:8:36-38

Article 11
We believe divine healing is provided for all in the atonement.
James:5:14-15, Mark:16:17-18

Article 12
We believe in the Lord’s Supper and washing of the saints’ feet.
John:13:5-15, 1 Timothy:5:10

Article 13
We believe in the pre-tribulation rapture of the church. First, to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air. We believe in the pre-millennial second coming of Jesus Christ that He will return to earth following the Great Tribulation and reign a thousand years and the saints shall reign with Him.
John:14:1-3, 2 Peter:3:5-14, 1 Thessalonians:4:15-17, 1 Thessalonians:5:1-9, 2 Thessalonians 2, Revelation:19:11-21, Revelation:20:1-6

Article 14
We believe in the bodily resurrection; eternal life for the righteous,
and eternal punishment for the wicked.
John:11:25, Romans:6:5, 1 Corinthians 15:12-28, Revelation:20:5-15, Philippians:3:10-11, Hebrews:6:2