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Our Beliefs //

Trinity

God exists as one entity in three persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Each member of the Trinity serves an individually different function and purpose, yet they each possess the equal power and authority. God has existed in relationship with Himself for all eternity.

Genesis 1:26 ; Isaiah 61:1 ; Matthew 28:19 ; Luke 1:35 ; John 5:21-23, 14:10, 16 ; Romans 8:9-11 1 Corinthians 8:6 ; 2 Corinthians 13:14 ; Hebrews 1:8-10 ; James 2:19

The Father

God is love.  He is awesome, all powerful, all knowing, with us everywhere we turn, never changing, never forsaking, holy, and perfect.  God is great.  He is our Father in Heaven, always watching over us with compassion.  

Numbers 23:19 ; Leviticus 11:44-45 ; Psalm 11:4-6 ; John 3:16 ; Acts 17:28

The Son

Jesus Christ.  Completely human, yet completely God.  Jesus is the only way and plan for people to be brought back into a right relationship with God.  He was born of a virgin birth, lived a perfect life, and was the perfect sacrifice for our sins.  He was buried, resurrected, and lives today.  

Isaiah 7:14 ; Matthew 1:18-23, 3:17, 28:5-6 ; Luke 22:70 ; John 1:1 ; Acts 1:9  

Romans 1:3-4, 8:1-3, 10:4 ; 1 Corinthians 8:6 ; Philippians 2:5-11 ; 1 Timothy 2:5-6, 3:16

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit guides us in our everyday walk with God.  He exalts God and the truth.  He convicts people of their sin, comforts us and has sanctifying power to enable each of us to overcome our obstacles to become more like Christ through His holiness.  The Holy Spirit is promised to all believers, subsequent to salvation, as the entrance into a Spirit filled life including: baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues, and for the gifts and power to be witnesses and anointed workers for God.

Genesis 1:2 ; Isaiah 61:1-3 ; Joel 2:28-32 ; Mark 1:10 ; Luke 1:35, 11:13 ; John 15:26, 16:7-14

Acts 1:8, 2:1-4, 13:2 ; 1 Corinthians 3:16, 14:14-15 ; Galatians 5:22-23 ; Ephesians 1:13-14

1 Thessalonians 4:3 ; 2 Peter 1:21, 3:18 ; Revelation 22:17

The Bible

The Bible is God's Holy word to all people.  Written by human authors under the divine inspiration of the Holy Spirit.  It is God's very word, therefore it is truth, without any error and relevant to our lives

Deutoronomy 4:1-2 ; Isaiah 40:8 ; 2 Timothy 3:15-17 ; 1 Peter 1:25 ; 2 Peter 1:20-21

2 Peter 3:16 ; Revelation 22:18-19

Eternity

Man will exist forever.  He will exist either eternally separated from God by sin or in unity with God through salvation. The punishment for sin is Hell.  The gift of God ​through salvation is a union with Him in Heaven.  Heaven and Hell are real, and are eternal places for existence.

John 3:16 ; Romans 6:23 ; 1 John 2:25 ; Revelation 20:15

Man

Man was created by God, in the image of God.  Man was created to have fellowship with God but became separated from God through disobedience; Sin.  Man cannot get back to a right relationship with God except through the forgiveness and salvation through Jesus Christ.

Genesis 1:26-30, 2:7, 18-22 ; 3 ; Isaiah 6:5 ; Jeremiah 17:5 ; Acts 17:26-31 ; Romans 1:19-32

1 Corinthians 1:21-31, 15:19 ; Ephesians 2 ; Colossians 1:21-23

Salvation

Salvation, and the only way to restore a relationship with God is through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross for the forgiveness of sin.  By placing faith in the death and ressurection of Christ as payment for sin we are saved.  There is nothing we can do to be saved other than through Jesus Christ.

Genesis 1:26-30, 2:7, 18-22 ; 3 ; Isaiah 6:5 ; Jeremiah 17:5 ; Acts 17:26-31 ; Romans 1:19-32

1 Corinthians 1:21-31, 15:19 ; Ephesians 2 ; Colossians 1:21-23

The Church

The Church is made up of God's children, the believers.  It is a community of saved believers in Christ.  It fulfills Gods commandments and teachings to spread the Gospel of Christ to the world. 

Matthew 16:18-19, 18:15-20 ; Acts 2:41-47, 14:23, 16:5, 20:28 ; 1 Corinthians 7:17, 9:13-14, 12 Ephesians1:22-23, 2:19-22 ; Colossians 1:18, 3:15 ; 1 Timothy 4:14 ; 1 Peter 5:1-4

Revelation 21:2-3