THE TRUTHS WE BELIEVE
The absolute accuracy of the word of God, the Bible, It’s verbal inspiration and all-sufficiency as the Christians rule of life and practice (II Tim 3:16-17).
The one true God, a trinity of Father, Son and Holy Spirit, equal in all things as to eternity, omnipotence, omnipresence and omniscience (Mat. 28:19; II Cor. 13:14).
The virgin birth of Christ (Luke 1:26-35); His absolute sinlessness (II Cor. 5:21; I Peter 2:22); His vicarious death (Rom. 5:6-8); His bodily resurrection from the dead (Rom. 4:25; Luke 24:36-40); His visible ascension (Luke 24:50-51); His present enthronement (Heb. 1:3); His High Priestly ministry and advocacy (Heb. 7:25-26; I John 2:1).
The rapture of the church at the coming of Christ in the air (I Cor. 15:51-57; I Thes. 4:13-18); the revelation of Christ at His coming to the earth prior to the setting up of His Millennial kingdom (II Thes. 1:6-10); the personal literal reign of Christ over this earth for 1,000 years (I Cor. 15:24-28; Rev. 19:11-20:6).
The total depravity of man through the fall of Adam in Eden’s garden (Gen. 3:1-24; Rom. 5:12-19). His absolute helplessness to please God in his unregenerate condition (Rom. 3:9-19, 8:8).
The love of God to the entire world (John 3:16).
The necessity of the new birth. through the word and Spirit of God (John 3:3-7; I Peter 1:23-25).
The uselessness of human works and merit to obtain salvation (Rom. 4:5; Eph. 2:8-9; Tit. 3:5).
The finished work of Christ through which complete atonement for sin has been effected (John 19:30; Heb. 9:26; 10:12).
Salvation by grace alone, through faith (Eph. 2:8-9; Acts 16:30-31).
The efficacy of the blood of Christ, apart from which there can be no salvation (Heb. 9:22; Eph. 1:7; Col. 1:20; I John 1:7)
The complete justification of the believer in Christ (Acts 13:38-39; Rom. 5:1),
The present assurance of salvation (I John 5:11-13).
The present possession of eternal life by every true believer (John 5:24; 6:47).
The eternal security of the genuine believer (John 10:28-30; Rom. 8:35-39).
The immediate entry into a literal hell of every soul dying without Christ (Luke 16:19-31); the resurrection of all such to stand before the Great White Throne of Judgment (John 5:28,29; Rev. 20:11-13); the consignment of all such into a lake of fire forever and ever (Mat. 25:46; Rev. 20:14-15).
The resurrection of all believers at the coming of Christ and the review and reward of their life and works (Luke 14:14; John 5:28-29; Rom. 14:10-12; I Cor 3:11-15; 15:22-23)
Separation from sin and the world by the Christian and a godly life to the glory of God (II Cor. 6:14-17; Tit. 2:11-14).
(These we believe to be the main doctrines of the scriptures; however, we accept all that is taught in the Word of God.)