We believe that
The Bible, including both the Old and New Testaments, is inspired by God, is without error, and is our foundation for faith and practice.
God is infinite and eternal Spirit, who exists in three persons, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
• Deuteronomy 6:4
• Matthew 3:16-17
• 2 Corinthians 13:4
Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is the divine person who has taken on humanity and is, therefore, the God-man. He accomplished God's plan of salvation through his life, death, resurrection, and exaltation.
• Philippians 2:6-11
The Holy Spirit is the divine person who regenerates and applies to us the benefits of salvation.
• John 3:5-6
• 2 Thessalonians 2:13
• Ephesians 1:13-14
Men and Women are the creation of God and are made in his image. They inherit the sin of the first man, Adam, reject God and his will, and are, as a consequence, declared to be unrighteous and subject to eternal condemnation.
• Genesis 1:27
• Romans 5:12
• Romans 3:23
• Matthew 25:46
Salvation is the activity of God in providing for man's rescue from eternal condemnation. Salvation was accomplished when Christ bore our sin on the cross. Each person must personally accept Jesus Christ as his or her Lord and Saviour through faith.
• Romans 5:1-2
• Romans 5:8
Eternal Salvation is applied to individuals who respond to Jesus Christ and his accomplishments, in repentance and faith.
• Romans 10:9-13
• Acts 4:12
Satan exists as an evil personality, the originator of sin, the archenemy of God and man.
• Matthew 4:1
• 1 Peter 5:8-9
We believe in the personal, bodily and glorious return of the Lord Jesus Christ; in the bodily resurrection of the just and the unjust; in the eternal blessedness of the redeemed and in the judgment and conscious, eternal punishment of the wicked.
• Thessalonians 4:16-18
• Revelation 20:6
The local church is a group of baptized believers banded together for worship, fellowship, discipleship, and outreach.
• Acts 2:42-47
The two ordinances of the church are first, baptism by immersion, upon profession of faith in Jesus Christ; and second, the Lord's Supper, in remembrance of our Saviour's death and resurrection.