What we Believe...

We believe that the Bible is the divinely inspired and inerrant Word of God, that it is the revelation of God's mind and will to man, in its infallibility and all-sufficiency for salvation, and all aspects of the Christian life and testimony (2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21).

In one God, the Creator of all, eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In the sovereignty of God, and in the free will of man to accept or reject the gospel of Christ. (2 Thessalonians 1:8).

In the full deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, that He is true God and true Man, begotten of the Holy Spirit, born of a virgin as the perfect and sinless Man. (John 1:1; Philippians 2:6; Matthew 1:23-25; 1 John 3:5).

In the depravity of man through the fall in the Garden of Eden, humanity being tempted and deceived by Satan. Man is unrighteous and sinful in nature (Romans 5:12-19; 3:10-12)

In man's inability to save himself from eternal punishment by self-righteousness or good works (Genesis 3; Romans 3:23; Ephesians 2:8-9).

In the finished work of Christ on the cross of Calvary, through which Christ offered Himself as a sacrifice and accomplished complete and eternal redemption for man (Romans 3:24; Ephesians 1:7). God raised Christ bodily from the dead and seated Him at His own right hand in Heaven as a proof of God's acceptance of Christ's sacrifice.

In the bodily resurrection of believers and unbelievers, the everlasting blessedness of the saved (1 Thessalonians 4:17), and the everlasting, conscious punishment of the lost (Revelation 20:15).

In the formation of the Church on the Day of Pentecost and Christ is the only Head of the Church (Ephesians 1:20-23; Colossians 1:18). He is the Lord of the individual (John 13:13), the High Priest over the House of God (Hebrews 7:20-28; 10:21), the Advocate on behalf of His people (1 John 2:1), and the Judge of all (Acts 17:31).

In the instantaneous and eternal salvation of every person who truly believes on Christ, and places their faith upon the finished work of Christ as the only ground on which a holy God can forgive sins.

In the two ordinances of Christ, which are water baptisms by immersion and observance of the Lord's Supper, and that all believers are to faithfully obey them (Acts 8:36-39; 1 Corinthians 11:23-34).

That all who by faith receive the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior are instantly born again of the Holy Spirit, indwelt by Him, and by the same Holy Spirit are baptized into the one Body of Christ the Church (1 Corinthians 12:12-14).

That the Church today meets together and continues steadfastly in the Apostle's doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers (Acts 2:42).

In the personal, imminent, and premillennial coming of the Lord Jesus to the air to receive the Church (1 Thessalonians 4:13-17).

In the second coming of the Lord Jesus in glory, to literally establish His kingdom on earth and to reign in righteousness (2 Thessalonians 1:6-10), thereafter shall be the Great White Throne judgment in the heavens for the judgment of "the dead, small and great" (Revelation 20:15), finally the present heavens and earth will pass away and a new heaven and earth will be formed wherein righteousness shall dwell and the eternal Sabbath shall begin (2 Peter 3:10-13).










Copyright 2008 God and Man. All rights reserved