BIBLE

We believe in the verbal inspiration of the Bible.

Matthew 5:17,18Luke 16:171 Peter 1:10,112 Peter 1:20,212 Timothy 3:16,17

GOD

We believe in one God eternally existing in three persons; namely, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Deuteronomy 6:41 Corinthians 8:4-6Matthew 28:192 Corinthians 13:14John 1:1,2Hebrews 9:14

JESUS CHRIST

We believe that Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Spirit, and born of the Virgin Mary. That Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised from the dead. That He ascended to heaven and is today at the right hand of the Father as the Intercessor.

Matthew 1:23John 20:28Romans 9:5Hebrews 1:8Luke 2:7Acts 2:22Hebrews 2:16,17Hebrews 5:1Matthew 1:18-20Luke 1:26-35John 1:14John 1:18John 3:16Matthew 17:5Hebrews 4:151 John 3:5Acts 3:22,23Luke 13:33Hebrews 7:17Hebrews 7:24,25Acts 2:30Hebrews 1:82 Corinthians 5:19-211 Timothy 2:6Matthew 20:28Hebrews 2:9Luke 24:36-40Luke 24:26;Luke 24:51Acts 1:1-3Acts 1:9-111 Corinthians 15:3,4

MAN

That all have sinned and come short of the glory of God and that repentance is commanded of God for all and necessary for forgiveness of sins.

Romans 3:9Romans 3:23Luke 13:1-3Acts 2:38Luke 24:47Acts 17:30

SALVATION

We believe that justification, regeneration, and the new birth are wrought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ.

Romans 3:19,20Romans 3:2425Romans 4:2,3Romans 4:22-25John 1:12,13John 3:3John 3:5,6Ephesians 2:1Ephesians 4:23,24Colossians 3:102 Peter 1:3,41 Peter 1:23

SANCTIFICATION

We believe in sanctification subsequent to the new birth, through faith in the blood of Christ; through the Word, and by the Holy Spirit.

1 John 1:92 Corinthians 7:1Romans 8:2,12,13; Romans 6,7,11,12,17,18; John 17:6,9,15,17,19,20Acts 26:18

HOLINESS

We believe holiness to be God’s standard of living for His people.

Deuteronomy 18:13Mark 12:29-31Romans 13:8-101 John 4:16-181 John 5:18Micah 6:8James 1:27Hebrews 12:14

HOLY SPIRIT

We believe in the baptism with the Holy Spirit subsequent to a clean heart.

Mark 1:7,8Acts 1:5,8Acts 2:4John 14:16,17Luke 11:13Acts 8:1214-16Acts 19:1-6

TONGUES

We believe in speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance and that it is the initial evidence of the baptism of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 2:4,7,8Acts 8:17-19Acts 10:44-46Acts 11:15-17Acts 19:5,6

WATER BAPTISM

We believe in water baptism by immersion, and all who repent should be baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 6:4,5Colossians 2:11,121 Peter 3:21Matthew 3:7,8Acts 2:38Matthew 28:19

HEALING

We believe in Divine healing is provided for all in the atonement.

Psalm 103:2,3Isaiah 53:4,5Matthew 8:16,171 Peter 2:24James 5:14-16

SACRAMENTS

We believe in the Lord’s Supper and washing of the saints’ feet.

Matthew 26:26-291 Corinthians 11:23-26John 13:3-17

SECOND COMING

We believe in the premillennial second coming of Jesus. First, to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air. Second, to reign on the earth a thousand years.

Matthew 24:27John 14:31 Corinthians 15:22-241 Thessalonians 4:13-18Hebrews 9:28Philippians 3:20,211 John 3:2Revelation 20:1-3

LAST THINGS

We believe in the bodily resurrection; eternal life for the righteous, and eternal punishment for the wicked.

Daniel 12:2Matthew 5:29,30Mark 9:43-48John 5:24-29Romans 6:23Revelation 20:4-613-15