Our Beliefs

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About the Bible

The Bible is God's Revelation to Man.

"All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”
          — 2 Timothy 3:16,17 —
Hebrews 4:12 | 2 Peter 1:20-21 | Matthew 5:18 | Psalm 119 

About God

There is one True and Living God.

“...one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all…”
          — Ephesians 4:6 —
“...in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”
          — Matthew 28:19 —
Genesis 1:1, 26, 27, 3:22 | Ephesians 1:3-6, 13-14 | Philippians 2:5-6 | John 1:1, 3, 14, 18 | Isaiah 9:6

ABOUT Man and sin

Man's condition is one of sin and separation from God.

“So God created man in His own image...but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.”
          — Genesis 1:26; 2:17 —
“For the wages of sin is death…”
          — Romans 6:23 —
Revelation 20:10; Isaiah 14:12-17

ABOUT salvation

God has acted in Jesus Christ to save/deliver us from sin.

“For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself a ransom for all…”
          — 1 Timothy 2:5 —
“…he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life…And I give them eternal life, and they never perish; neither Shall anyone snatch them out of My hand…”
          — John 5:24; 10:28 —
Acts 4:12 | Ephesians 2:8-9 | John 3:16-19 | John 5:24, 6:47, 10:28-30 | 1 John 3:2-3

ABOUT the church

Jesus established the church to continue his mission and ministry on earth.

“...on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.”
          — Matthew 16:18 —
“...Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for it…”
          — Ephesians 5:25 —
Colossians 1:18 | Matthew 28:19-20 | Hebrews 13:7, 17 | Ephesians 4:7-12

ABOUT Last Things

jesus christ will return and god's plan for eternity will be carried out.

“...this same Jesus, who was taken up from you into Heaven, will so come in like manner as you saw Him go…”
          — Acts 1:11 —
“…looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ…”
          — Titus 2:13 —
Matthew 16:27 | Luke 17:21-23 | 1 Thessalonians 4:14-18 | 2 Peter 3:7-14 | Revelation 20-22

ABOUT death and resurrection

everyone will face judgment before god; some to eternal life, others to eternal condemnation.

“...it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment…”
          — Hebrews 9:27 —
“...to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.”
          — 2 Corinthians 5:8 —
“And I saw the dead, small and great, standing before God...And they were judged, each according to his works.  Then Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire.”
          — Revelation 20:12-14 —
Revelation 6:9-11 | 20:6,13-15 | Philippians 1:23 | 1 Corinthians 15 | 2 Corinthians 5:8

ABOUT the devil or satan

THe devil is a real being.

The devil was once holy and lived in the presence of God with heavenly honors.  Through his pride and ambition to be as the Almighty he fell and was cast down with the host of angels that followed after him.  Satan is now active in the world to lead others astray.  Satan will face ultimate defeat and eternal condemnation from God.
Isaiah 14:12-15 | Luke 10:18 | Revelation 1