The Holy Bible: The Bible is the inspired and authoritative Word of God, the product of Holy Men of old who spoke and wrote as they were moved by the Holy Spirit. The New Covenant as recorded in the New Testament, we accept as our infallible guide in matters pertaining to conduct and doctrine.

*(See 2 Timothy 3:16; 1Thess. 2:13, 2 Peter 1:21)

The Trinity: Three in one. There is ONE God, eternally existent in three persons: The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit.
*(See 1 John 5:7; Matt. 3:16-17; Matt. 28:19; Philippians 2:6)

God the Father: Greater than all; the Source of the Word (Logos) and the Begetter.

*(John 14:28; John 16:28; John 1:14

Jesus Christ: He is God's Son, the 2nd Person of the trinity. One with the Father, the Word flesh covered, the One Begotten, and has existed with the Father from the beginning. On earth, Jesus Christ was 100 percent God and 100 percent man. He is the only man that ever lived a completely sinless life. Jesus Christ: was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, performed miracles, died on a cross for all mankind, made atonement for our sins through His shed blood, rose from the grave on the third day, ascended to the right hand of the Father (God), and will return again in power and glory.
*(See John 1:1; 1:14; 1:18; 10:30; 20:28; Isa. 9:6; 1 Tim. 2:5; 3:16)

The Holy Spirit: Proceeds forth from both the Father and the Son and is eternal

*(John 15:26)

The Virgin Birth: The Most Holy Birth Jesus Christ was: conceived by God the Father (He is the Son of God), conceived by the Power of the Holy Ghost (the 3rd Person in the Trinity), conceived in a virgin's womb.
*(See Matt. 1:18, 23-25; Luke 1:35; Isa. 7:14)

Redemption: Only through Jesus Christ (God's Son) Man was created good and upright but by voluntary transgression, he fell; his redemption comes: not by being good, not by works, but only through Jesus Christ (God's Son).
*(See Gen. 1:26-31; Gen. 3:1-7; Rom. 5:12-21)

Regeneration: Means to rebuild When we come to God, and accept His Son, Jesus, we are building a new life on the Solid Rock, the Rock of Christ; without Him we will crumble. For anyone to know God, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential to: hear from God, accept Jesus as Savior, to grow, and to move freely in the Gifts.
*(See John 3:1-12; John 6:44-65)
* Remember, He is the Potter, we are the clay. When He molds us we become a pure vessel that He can use.

Salvation: Is a gift from God. We are saved by faith in: Jesus Christ, His Death, His Burial, and His Resurrection.
*(See Eph. 2:8-9; Gal. 2:16; 3:8; Rom. 10:9-10; Acts 16:31; Heb. 9:22 )

Repentance: Means the commitment to turn away from sin. When we repent from every sin in our lives and turn to Jesus, we receive: acceptance, unconditional love, and forgiveness.
*(See Matthew 3:1-2 amplified; Acts 2:21; 3:19; 1 John 1:9)

Sanctification: Enables Christian's to live a godly life. Sanctification is the ongoing process of: yielding to God, yielding to God's Word (The Bible), and yielding to God's Spirit (The Holy Spirit).
*(See 1 Thess. 4:3; 5:23; 2 Cor. 3:18; 6:14-18; Rom. 12:1-2; Heb. 2:11; Phil. 2:12; Prov. 4:21-27; Ps. 4:4-5; 1 John 5:18)

Jesus' Blood: Enables all those who believe in Him to be free from the penalty of sin. The blood that Jesus shed on the cross at Calvary: is sinless, 100% sufficient to cleanse all mankind of all sin, and sets us free from the penalty of sin (DEATH).
*(See 1 John 1:7; Rev. 1:5; 5:9; Col. 1:20; Rom. 5:9; John 1:29 )

Jesus Christ indwells all believers: Christians are people who have invited the Lord Jesus Christ to live inside of them by His Holy Spirit. When believers accept Christ they: give all authority in their lives to Him, make Jesus Lord of their lives, and put their trust in what Jesus accomplished for them when He died.
*(See John 1:12; 14:17-23; 15:4; Rom. 8:11; Rev. 3:20; Eph. 3:16-21 amplified)

Baptism in The Holy Spirit: A Spiritual Baptism. Baptism of the Holy Spirit: was given on the day of Pentecost, is the Promise of the Father sent by Jesus, and empowers the church to preach the gospel throughout the whole earth.
*(See Joel 2:28-29; Matt. 3:11; Mark 16:17; Acts 1:5; 2:1-4, 17, 38-39; 8:14-17; 10:38, 44-47; 11:15-17; 19:1-6)

The Gift of the Holy Spirit: Given to each believer in variations. The Holy Spirit is manifested through a variety of spiritual gifts to: build and sanctify the church, demonstrate the validity of the Resurrection, and confirm the power of the gospel.
*(See Heb. 2:4; Rom. 1:11; 12:4-8; 1 Cor. 12:1-31; 14:1-40; 1 Pet. 4:10)

The Church: Is not a building, it's the people of God. The Church is: the Body of Christ, the habitation of God through the Spirit, and unity among all believers through the Lord Jesus Christ.
*(See Eph. 1:22; 2:19-22; Heb. 12:23; John 17:11, 20-23)

Five Fold Ministry: The five fold ministry of Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors and Teachers for the equipping of the saints should be fully functional within the local church.

*(See 1 Cor. 12:28; Acts 13:1-2; Luke 11:49)

Sexuality: All human beings as either a heterosexual male or female. We are not to alter one's sexual identity and that sexual union is permissible only between those of the opposite sex in the boundaries of marriage.

*(Gen. 5:1-2; Mark 10:6-9; Deut. 22:5; 1 Cor. 6:9-10; Lev. 18:22; Lev. 20:13)

Marriage: By definition of the Bible, marriage is one person born a male, married by ceremony to one person born a female; that the married couple be equally yoked by virtue of the born-again experience. Marriage is to be honored and encouraged among all. It is the reflection of Jesus to His Church which is called His Bride.

*(Gen. 1:22-24; Matt. 19:4-5; Heb. 13:4; Eph. 5:25-27; Rev. 19:7-9)

Two Sacraments: Water baptism & the Lord's Supper
Water baptism consists of: new converts being baptized in water in the name of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
*(See Matt. 28:19; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; 8:12-36; 10:47)
The Lord's Supper consists of: Communion in the presence of God in which the believer partakes of bread (the Lord's body) and grape juice (the Lord's blood which was poured out for our sins) as taken in remembrance of Jesus' sacrifice on the cross.
*(See Matt. 26:26-29; 1 Cor. 10:16; 11:23-25)

Healing of the sick: To pray & lay hands on those who are ill for healing. Healing of the sick is: illustrated in the life and ministry of Jesus, included in the Commission of Jesus to His disciples, one of the gifts of the Spirit, and given as a sign that follows believers.
*(See Ps. 103:2-3; Isa. 53:5; Matt. 8:16-17; Mark 16:17-18; Acts 8:6-7; James 5:14-16; 1 Cor. 12:9-28; Rom. 11:29)

God's Will for provision: God takes care of His own. It is God's will for believer's to be whole, healthy, and successful in each area of the believer's life: spiritual *(See John 3:3-11; 2 Cor. 5:17-21; Rom 10:9-10), mental *(See 2 Tim. 1:7; 2:11; Phil. 4:7-8; Rom. 12:2; Isa. 26: 3), physical *(See Isa. 53:4-5; Matt. 8:17; 1 Pet. 2:24), and financial *(See Joshua 1:8; Mal. 3:10-11; Luke 6:38; 2 Cor. 9:6-10; Deut. 28:1-14; Ps. 34:10; 84:11; Phil. 4:19).

The Resurrection: Means to raise to new life. Jesus Christ was physically resurrected from the dead in a glorified body three days after his death on the cross. There are three resurrections: resurrection of Christ, resurrection of life for those who accepted Jesus Christ, and resurrection of damnation to those who are lost.
*(See Luke 24:16-39; John 2:19-21; 20:26-28; 21:4; Acts 24:15; 1 Cor. 15:42-44; Phil. 1:21-23; 3:21)

Heaven: The eternal dwelling place for all believers.
*(See Matt. 5:3-20; 6:20; 19:21; 25:34; John 17:24; 2 Cor. 5:1; Heb. 11:16; 1 Pet. 1:4)

Hell: Eternal place of torture for unbelievers. After living one's life on earth, the unbelievers will be judged by God where they will be: eternally tormented with the devil and the fallen angels.
*(See Matt. 25:41; Mark 9:43-48; Heb. 9:27, Rev. 14:9-11; 20:12-15, 21:8)

Second Coming: Jesus Christ will physically and visibly return to earth for the second time to establish His Kingdom. This will occur at a date undisclosed by the Scriptures.
*(See Matt. 24:30; 26:63, 64; Acts 1:9-11; 1Thess. 1:7, 8; 4:15-17; Rev. 1:7)

 

We have 26 guests and no members online