WE BELIEVE
WE BELIEVE…
 
…God is the creator of man and all things. Genesis 1:1Acts 17:24–28

…the Holy Spirit dwells within every Christian. John 16:5–15

…in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son and Savior of the world.  John 3:16Matthew 1:18John 20:24–31

…it is God’s plan for the elders to shepherd the local church.  Acts 20:281 Timothy 3:1–71 Peter 5:1–4

…the Bible is the inspired Word of God and the final authority for all matters of faith.  Romans 15:4Hebrews 4:122 Timothy 3:16

…that man, created by God, willfully sinned, and as a result, is lost and without hope apart from Jesus Christ.  Acts 4:12Romans 3:231 John 1:7

…salvation (the forgiveness of sins) comes by grace through the blood of Jesus Christ (His death on the cross).  Matthew 26:28Romans 5:8–11Ephesians 2:8–9

…the church is the body and bride of Christ, founded on the day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere.  Matthew 16:13–18Acts 2:14–47

…death seals the eternal destiny of each person. The saved will inherit eternal life; the unsaved, eternal separation from God.  Romans 8:10–11Daniel 12:2John 6:47

…the Bible teaches that the pattern to follow to receive Jesus as Savior is to believe in Christ as God’s Son and Savior of the world, to repent of personal sin, to confess Christ as Lord, and to be immersed in baptism.  Luke 24:45–47Acts 2:38Romans 6:1–72 Peter 3:9

…the Bible teaches that God intends for marriage to be a monogamous, life-long loving relationship between a man and a woman and that His design for sex is exclusively within the context of a Biblical marriage.  Genesis 2:24Matthew 19:6Genesis 1:289:7