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WE BELIEVE IN GOD

  • We believe that God is a righteous God who requires that God’s children be righteous.

  • We believe that God is a loving God who loves us as a parent loves their children.

  • We believe that God is a sovereign God who is supreme ruler over all.  [The Sovereignty of God].

  • We believe that God has a plan for every individual and every nation and no individual nation can ultimately thwart that plan. [Predestination]

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST

  • We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

  • We believe that Jesus Christ is the Savior of People.

  • We believe that Jesus Christ is Lord of every Christian.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT

  • We believe that the Holy Spirit is God's Spirit at work in the world today.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN THE BIBLE

  • We believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God.

  • We believe that the Bible is the only sure and certain textbook for faith and life.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN THE CHURCH

  • We believe that the Church is the body of Christ for carrying on Christ's work in the world.

  • We believe that every Church which accepts Christ as Lord and Savior is a true church.

  • We make a distinction between the Visible Church [those who have their names on the Church rolls], and in the Invisible Church. [Those who are true Christians in their hears and lives.]

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN PEOPLE

  • We believe that people were created in the spiritual image of God, but sin has marred and distorted that image.

  • We believe that God ordinarily works through people to achieve his purposes in human society.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN SIN

  • We believe that the basic sin is putting ourselves in the place of God, and playing the part of little gods.

  • We believe that every part of people's natures [minds, wills, hearts, and souls] are tainted with sin.  [Total Depravity].

  • We believe that no person of themselves are capable of saving themselves from their sinful nature.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN SALVATION

  • We believe that people are saved by the unmerited favor of God by their faith in Jesus Christ.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN A REPRESENTATIVE FORM OF CHURCH GOVERNMENT

  • We believe that the representative form of Church Government is taught in the Scriptures and is the best form of Church Government, but not the only form.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN BAPTISM

  • We believe that Baptism is a symbol of our cleansing from sin, of the coming of the Holy Spirit into our lives, and of our formal reception into the family of God's people.

  • We believe that sprinkling, as a mode of Baptism, is taught in the Scriptures, and is the best mode of Baptism, but not the only mode.

  • We believe that children of Christian parents are members of God's family here on earth and as such, have a right to the sacrament of Baptism.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN THE LORD'S SUPPER

  • We believe that the Lord's Supper is a symbol of Christ's death for us.

  • We believe that Christ is spiritually present at His table.

  • We believe that every Christian who is sincerely sorry for his sins and who desires Christ's help that he might live a better life may partake of the Lord's Supper.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN HEAVEN

  • We believe that Heaven is where the love of God reigns supreme.

 

 

WE BELIEVE IN HELL

  • We believe that Hell is where the love of God is rejected.

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