STATEMENT OF FAITH

 
 

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    • We believe the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible and authoritative Word of God. We believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament as being verbally and completely inerrant in the original writings and of supreme and final authority in faith and life. We believe that God has not added to, deleted from, or altered the canon of the Bible with subsequent writings and Therefore our ministry emphasizes the exposition of God’s Word from Genesis to Revelation.

     

    • We believe there is only one God, Who is eternal and immortal revealed in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

     

    • We believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His promised return in power and glory
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    • We believe that the lost and sinful man must be saved, and that man’s only hope of redemption is through the shed blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins according to the Scripture as a representative and substitutionary sacrifice, and that all who believe in Him are redeemed and justified on the grounds of His shed blood.
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    • We believe that salvation is by grace, through faith, and is a free gift from God. It is not attained by our own works. Therefore it cannot be earned by good works apart from faith. We believe that being born again is absolutely essential for personal salvation.
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    • We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life; we further believe His power and gifts are available to believers

     

    • We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost:
             They that are saved unto the resurrection of life, and they that are lost unto destruction of eternal     
  2.          damnation along with Satan and his fallen angels.

     

    • We believe that man was created in the image of God; that man sinned and thereby incurred not only physical death but also spiritual death (separation from God) and that all human beings are born with a sin nature.

     

    • We believe that The Holy Spirit is our Comforter, Teacher and the guarantee of our inheritance.

     

    • We believe in a literal devil and his host of fallen angels, and that he is at work in the world today. We believe that Satan is a created being, and as such he is limited in presence and power.

     

    • We believe in a literal Heaven and Hell as described in the word of God

     

    • We believe that God is worthy of all praise, reverence, and love.

     

    • We believe that our supreme purpose is to love God with all our heart, mind and soul. (Matthew 22:37)
       
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    • Marriage: Marriage has been ordained by God. This church defines “marriage” as the exclusive covenantal union of one man and one woman in which such union is a lifetime commitment.

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