Statement of Faith

WE BELIEVE:

1. The Bible to be the only inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God.

John 16:13;  2 Timothy 3:15-17;  2 Peter 1:21;  1 Thessalonians 2:13

2. That there is one God, eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Deuteronomy 6:4;  Isaiah 43:10-11; Matthew 28:19;  Luke 3:22;  John 14:16

3. In the deity of our Lord Jesus the Messiah.

John 1:1, John 1:14; John 20:28-29;  Philippians 2:6-11;  Isaiah 9:6;  Colossians 2:9

4. His virgin birth

Matthew 1:18;  Luke 1:34-35;  Isaiah 7:14

5. His sinless life

2 Corinthians 5:21;  Hebrews 4:15; Hebrews 7:26-27;  1 John 3:5;  1 Peter 2:22

6. His miracles.

Matthew 4:23;  Luke 6:17-19;  John 3:2

7. His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood.

Colossians 1:14, Colossians 1:20; Romans 5:8-9; Romans 1:7

8. His bodily resurrection.

1 Corinthians 15:3-4;  Luke 24:4-7, Luke 24:36-48;  Revelation 1:17-18

9. His ascension to the right hand of the Father.

Acts 2:33; Acts 5:30-31;  1 Peter 3:22

10. His personal return in power and in glory. 

Acts 1:11;  Philippians 2:9-11;  1 Thessalonians 1:10; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18;  John 14:1-3

11. That justification by faith in the atonement of Jesus the Messiah and regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential for the salvation of lost and sinful man. 

Romans 3:24-25;  John 3:3-7;  1 John 5:11-13;  Ephesians 2:1-16;  Revelation 5:9;  Acts 4:12;  1 Corinthians 6:11

12. In the present ministry of the Holy Spirit which includes: the Baptism in the Holy Spirit as an experience distinct from regeneration; His indwelling, by which the Christian is enabled to live a godly life; His supernatural gifting and empowering all believers to function in power, purity and advance the kingdom of God.

Luke 24:49;  Acts 1:4-8; Acts 2:1-4; Acts 10:44-46;  1 Corinthians 12; 1 Corinthians 14

13. In the return of Jesus the Messiah, to consummate His Kingdom, in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; those who are saved unto the resurrection of life, and those who are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

John 5:28-29;  Mark 14:62; 2 Thessalonians 1:2-10;  Revelation 1:5-7; Revelation 20:4-5, Revelation 20:11-12

14. In the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus the Messiah.

John 17:11, John 21-23;  Romans 12:4-5;  Ephesians 4:11-16

15. We believe in a literal interpretation of prophetic promises concerning Israel and their fulfillment in our day.

Ezekiel 36:26-36; Ezekiel 37: 1-11; Ezekiel 36:24-28; Isaiah 43: 5,6; Romans 11:1; Romans 11:11-12; Romans 11:25-26