In the Trinity
In one eternal and living God who reveals Himself in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The triune God possesses distinct and personal attributes but is without division in nature, essence or being.
Matthew 3:16-17; John 1:1-5; Psalm 90:1-2
The Bible is True
The Holy Bible to be the inspired Word of God, without error in the original writings, the complete revelation of God's will for the salvation of men, and the final authority for Christian faith and life.
2 Peter 1:20-21; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Hebrews 4:12
Jesus Christ is God and Sinless
Jesus Christ is fully God and fully man. Having been conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of Virgin Mary, Jesus lived a sinless life, died on the cross for our sins, was buried, rose bodily from the dead, ascended into Heaven and is now our High Priest and Advocate.
Luke 1:34-35; John 1:1-14; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; Hebrews 7:24-26
We cannot save ourselves from Sin.
Mankind was created in the image of God and for the glory of God, but fell into sin and is therefore lost and powerless to save ourselves.
Genesis 1:26; Romans 1:20-21; Romans 3:23; Romans 6:23
Jesus Christ is the only way to Salvation.
The only hope for man is to believe and trust in Jesus Christ for salvation. Salvation is by grace alone though faith and is expressed through holy living and righteous works.
Romans 10:9-13; Ephesians 2:1-10
Indwelling of the Holy Spirit for Believers
The Holy Spirit indwells all believers and through the Holy Spirit believers are empowered to live the victorious Christian life, exhibit Christ-like character and to serve the needs of others and the Church.
Acts 1:8; Acts 10:44-48; Galatians 5:22-23; 1 Corinthians 12; 1 Corinthians 14
Heaven is the eternal home for all believers
Eternal life with Jesus Christ is the reward of all who believe and receive Him as their Lord and Savior. There is eternal separation from God and all that is good for those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as their sin offering.
Matthew 25:46; John 3:16, 36; Revelation 20:11-15
The Church is the Body of Christ
The Church is the body of Christ both universally and locally, and is composed of individuals who through faith in Jesus Christ have been regenerated by the Holy Spirit. Jesus Christ is the Head and Lord of the Church.
Romans 12:3-8; Colossians 1:18; Ephesians 2:19-22
The Mission of the Church
The mission of the Church is to worship God, proclaim His word, witness to the lost, serve, nurture and care for its members. The responsibility of the Church is to recognize, equip, train and commission believers to use their ministry gifts for the edification of the body of Christ.
Matthew 28:18-20; Ephesians 4:11-13; 1 Corinthians 12:12-30
Jesus Christ’s return to Earth is imminent
Jesus Christ will return personally and visibly in glory to Earth, the dead will be raised, the kingdom of God will be consummated and all things spoken by the prophets since the world began will be fulfilled.
Matthew 24:42-44; Acts 1:11, 3:19-21; Revelation 11:15