"LET US REASON
We Believe in the One God of Israel who is tri-une in nature. This one God is the creator of heaven and earth, of all that exists seen and unseen. This one God is revealed in the Scriptures as eternally existing in three persons- the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ) and the Holy Spirit (the helper/comforter).
Before anything was made God existed, eternally as three persons — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and continues to exist as three in person. God does not change (Mal.3:6). Each is fully God in nature and each is personally distinct from the other. They are all co-equal in their nature, power and holiness, each possessing and sharing the same attributes but are different in position. It is the 2nd person of the tri-une God, the Son, who became a man and came to earth to die for all mankind's sins (Jn.6:38) and continues to live in the same body (glorified) that He died and rose again in.
We Believe the Scripture is of divine inspiration and origin, infallible and inerrant and consists of 66 books. It is the believers guide and final authority in living a life pleasing to God (2 Timothy3:16-17). That each person has a responsibility interpreting the Scripture by the Holy Spirit for their own personal growth. That the Scriptures alone have given us everything pertaining to a life of godliness to be conformed to the Son. The Scriptures alone having the instruction for living a victorious and righteous life.
We Believe Jesus Christ was only-begotten of the Father, conceived by the
Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary. He was both fully God and man in one
person and lived a perfect sinless life fulfilling the law perfectly. That He is
the eternal Son of God who took on an additional nature of humanity through
Mary. His beginning in the flesh only began (Isaiah 9:6) as His eternal nature
(being the Son of God) took upon himself a body (Colossians 1:15-17; Micah 5:2)
for the first time on earth (as the Son of Man) .
We Believe that all mankind was created in the image of God to reflect his
nature. When Adam sinned by choice we incurred his sin and have become sinners
in our nature and the image of God is now marred (Romans 5:1). All of Mankind is
born spiritually separated from God and physically dies as a consequence of sin
We Believe that only through Christ's sacrifice, the Son of God who lived a sinless life and giving it as the atonement for our sins unto the Father so we can be brought back in a relationship with God. That Christ by His own will in pleasing the Father gave himself as a ransom for all mankind. That He bore the full penalty and judgment that God's holiness demands against sin.
We Believe Water baptism is for all believers that have already exercised faith in Jesus Christ, which saved them. Baptism is a token of the New covenant. It is an act of obedience to Christ's command. All New believers in Christ should be baptized in water. Water baptism becomes a visual demonstration that they have been baptized into Christ when they first believed the gospel.
We Believe the Holy Spirit, is sent into the world to convict the world of sin and draws people to Christ.
We Believe that all who repent and exercise faith in Jesus Christ receive salvation as a free gift apart from any work of the law or deed. That only by faith in the Gospel can one receive salvation. Being justified by the merits of Christ's death alone and regenerated by the Holy Spirit and given eternal life. That we are empowered by the Holy Spirit to do good works which are expected of those who have had a change of life (Eph.2:10). We are promised to be continually filled as we die to self and serve our Lord Jesus Christ. He empowers the believer to live Christ-like lives and is our helper though times of turmoil.
We Believe that by faith all believers, both Jews and Gentiles are baptized into his body by the Holy Spirit and become part of the Church. Receiving the Spirit brings us into the universal body of Christ and in unity with born again believers. That we should maintain to keep this unity as much as possible with all those who adhere to the doctrines delivered in Scripture and separate from those who do not.
We believe in the ministry of the Holy Spirit, that God has given us each talents and spiritual gifts to use to fulfill our calling and ministry (1 Corinthians 124-11). These gifts are to lift and point to Jesus Christ. We are indwelled by the Spirit eternally by whom we are given spiritual gifts and talents to use to build up the body and further his spiritual kingdom here on earth until he returns.
We Believe that Christ rose from the dead in a physical body that is glorified, never to die again (firstborn of the dead Revelation 1:18) and He continues living in the same body forever (1 Timothy.2:5; Hebrews 9:15). He ascended and is now sitting at the right hand of the Father mediating as the eternal high priest for His Church and ruling in the heavens.
We believe that his 2nd coming is pre-millennial and will also be physical, He will return to set up His kingdom on the earth. This is when His kingdom will be on earth, not before. At His return believers will co-rule and reign over the earth with Him under His leadership.
We Believe in the immortality of the soul and the resurrection of the body of both the saved and the unsaved. For the saved, eternal life with God. And for those who reject the only gospel for salvation, eternal separation from God and punishment. That at death the redeemed go immediately into the presence of the Lord awaiting the resurrection of their body at Christ's return. The unredeemed await in hell until they are resurrected bodily brought before the great white throne judgment that will judge them according to their works and will be cast into the lake of fire remaining forever separated from God.
We believe that God is not through with the Jews, that all of Israel will be saved (Romans 11) as spoken in Scripture. Thus We are pre-millennial- God has a plan for the church and for Israel and they are not the same. That Israel will recognize their Messiah by and through the Tribulation period that is yet to come upon this earth.
Our Mission Statement:
The heart of Christianity that was delivered to the Apostles, and to us is the Gospel of grace which alone can save us from the the penalty of our sins (Ephesians 2:8-10; 1 Corinthians15:1-4). We are evangelical in that we are motivated with compassion, to bring this message to all, but especially those caught in counterfeits of Christianity and other religions (2 Timothy 4:1-5). With our feet shod with the Gospel of peace we are determined to bring His message to those misled and are taken captive to serve another Jesus, who have accepted another Spirit, and received another Gospel. (2 Corinthians11:4).We intend to do this by firmly challenging those in opposition with respect, without compromising the message or our faith (2 Timothy 2:24-25, Jude 3-4).