What We Believe
the Bible, is the infallible, authoritative rule of faith and conduct.
there is only one true God-revealed in three persons...Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (commonly known as the Trinity).
in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ. As God's son Jesus was both human and divine.
though originally good, man willingly fell to sin - ushering evil and death, both physical and spiritual, into the world.
every person can have restored fellowship with God by trusting Christ, through faith and repentance, to be their personal Savior.
and practice two ordinances: (1) water baptism by immersion after repenting of one's sins and receiving Christ's gift of salvation, and (2) communion (the Lord's Supper) as a symbolic remembrance of Christ's suffering and death for our salvation.
the baptism in the Holy Spirit is a special experience following salvation that empowers believers for witnessing and effective service, just as it did in New Testament times.
sanctification initially occurs at salvation and is not only a declaration that a believer is holy, but also a progressive lifelong process of separating from evil as believers continually draw closer to God and become more Christ-like.
the Church has a mission to seek and save all who are lost in sin. We believe 'the Church' is the Body of Christ and consists of the people who, throughout time, have accepted God's offer of redemption through the sacrificial death of His son Jesus Christ.
divine healing of the sick is a privilege for Christians today and is provided for because of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
in The Blessed Hope - when Jesus returns for His Church. At this future moment in time all believers who are alive will be caught up in the air to be with the Lord forever.
a final judgment will take place for those who have rejected Christ. They will be judged for their sin and consigned to eternal punishment in a literal hell that the Bible calls The Lake of Fire.
and look forward to the perfect New Heavens and a New Earth that Christ is preparing for all people, of all time, who have accepted Him. We will live and dwell with Him there forever. 'And so shall we forever be with the Lord!'
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