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OUR BELIEFS

1 // WE BELIEVE in the Scriptures of the Old + New Testaments as verbaly inspired of God (II Timothy 3:16-17; II Peter 1:21), inerrant in the original writings (Proverbs 30:5), and that they are the supreme, complete, and final authority in faith and life (Matthew 5:17-18).

2 // WE BELIEVE in one God (Deuteronomy 6:4), eternally existing in three persons -- Father, Son + Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19; John 15:26; II Corithians 13:14).

3 // WE BELIEVE that Jesus Christ was begotten by the Holy Spirit (Luke 1:35), and born of the Virgin Mary (Matthew 1: 18, 23), and is true God and true man (I Timothy 2:3), with a perfect and sinless humanity (I Peter 2:22, 3:18; Hebrews 7:26).

4 // WE BELIEVE that man was created in the images of God (Genesis 1:27), that he sinned by disobedience (Romans 5:19), and thereby incurred not only physical death but also that spiritual death which is separation from God (II Thessalonians 1:8-9). We further believe that all human beings are born with a sinful nature (Psalm 51:5), and are sinners in thought, word, and deed, not of constraint, but by choice (Isaiah 53:6).

5 // WE BELIEVE that the Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures (I Corinthians 15:3-4) as representative and substitutionary sacrifice (Isaiah 53:4-5; I Peter 2:24; II Corinthians 5:21; Galatians 3:13), and that all who believe in Him are justified on the ground of HIs shed blood (Romans 3:24-25; John 3:16).

6 // WE BELIEVE in the resurrection of the crucified body of our Lord (I Corinthians 15:20), in His ascension into heaven (Acts 1:11), and in His present life there for us, as High Priest and Advocate (Hebrews 9:24-26).

7 // WE BELIEVE in "that blessed hope" (Titus 2:13), the personal (Acts 1:11), premillennial (I Thessalonians 4:16-17), and the imminent (Revelation 22:20) return of our Lord Jesus Christ.

8 // WE BELIEVE that all who received by faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as personal Saviour are born again through the Word (I Peter 1:3, 23), by the Holy Spirit (John 3:3-7), and thereby become children of God (Romans 8:14-16).

9 // WE BELIEVE in the bodily resurrection of the just and the unjust (John 5:18-29), the everlasting blessedness of the saved (John 3:15, 26), and the everlasting, conscious punishment of the lost (II Thessalonians 1:7-10).

10 // WE BELIEVE in the personal existence of Satan, the father of lies, a murderer from the beginning (John 8:44), the false accuser (Revelation 12:10), the great deceiver of the nations (Revelation 12:9). We believe that his power was broken at Calvary (John 12:31), and that he will be finally committed into the lake of fire with all his angels to be tormented forever and ever (Revelation 20:10).

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