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Doctrinal Statement

1. We believe that love one for another as Jesus loves the believer manifests our discipleship, proves our love for God & symbolizes our authority as New Testament churches. Love is therefore the great commandment of the LORD Jesus Christ upon which all others are dependentJohn 5:1-3; Rev. 2:4, 5).

2. We believe in the infallible, verbal inspiration of the whole Bible & that the Bible is the all-sufficient rule of faith & practice160; 2 Tim 3:16, 17).

3. We believe in the personal triune God: Father, Son & Holy Spirit, equal in divine perfection

4. We believe in the Genesis account of Creation

5. We believe that Satan is a fallen angel, the archenemy of God & man, the unholy god of this world, & that his destiny is the eternal lake of fireRev. 20:10)

6. We believe in the vigin birth & sinless humanity of Jesus Christ (Matt. 1:18-20; 2 Cor. 5:21; 1 Peter 2:22).

7. We believe in the deity of Jesus Christ

8. We believe the Holy Spirit is the divine Administrator for Jesus Christ in His churches

9. We believe that miraculous spiritual manifestation gifts were done away with when the Bible was completed. Faith, Hope, & Love are the vital abiding Spiritual Gifts

10. We believe that man was created in the image of God  & lived in innocency until he fell by voluntary transgression from his sinless state, the result being that all mankind are sinnersRom. 5:12, 19).

11. We believe that the suffering & death of Jesus Christ was substitutionary for all mankind & is efficacious only to those who believe

12. We believe in the bodily resurrection & asbodily resurrection of His saintsThess. 4:13-18).

13. We believe in the premillennial, personal,bodily return of Christ as the crowning event of the Gentile age. This event will include the resurrection of the righteous to eternal heaven, & the millennium will be followed by the resurrection of the unrighteous unto eternal punishment in the lake of fire & that the righteous shall enter into the heaven ageRev. 21:8).

14. We believe that the depraved sinner is saved wholly by grace throughrepentance toward God & faith in the Lord Jesus ChristJohn 3:16-18; Acts 20:21; Rom. 6:23; Eph. 2:8, 9;),convicts (John 3:6;

15. We believe that all who trust Jesus Christ for salvation are eternally secure in Him & shall not perish10:27-30; Rom. 8: 35-39; Heb. 10:39; 1 Peter 1:5).

16. We believe that God deals with His believers as children, that He chastises the disobedient, & that He rewards the obedientMatt. 25:14-23; John 1:12; Heb. 12:5-11; 2 John 8; Rev. 22:12).

 

Town understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.