Knowing Jesus & Making Jesus Known
Al Scripture contained in the Old and New Testaments is inspired by God. It is the authoritative guide for all Christian understanding, life and ministry.
There is but one God eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Each is infinite, eternal, and almighty. That Jesus Christ, the Son, is fully God and fully man. He was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, and He lived a sinless life. He died; shedding His blood for all sinners, then was buried, arose from the grave, ascended into heaven, and is now seated at the right hand of the Father.
The Holy Spirit, who is Lord and giver of life, convicts the world of sin, righteousness and judgment, and unites man to Jesus Christ by faith. We believe the Holy Spirit seals and fills all believers.
That man was created in the image and likeness of God. It was by man's free volition that he disobeyed God, incurring physical and spiritual death (separation from God).
Each human being is born with a sin nature. Because of this, each human is a sinner by nature and is in need of a divine salvation. Salvation is a gift from God and was accomplished by Christ's substitutionary death. All who believe in Him are justified by the shedding of His blood. Because salvation is given by grace, the believer's salvation is eternally secure.
The Baptism of the Holy Spirit is sent upon all who believe in Jesus Christ. This takes place in each believer at the moment of salvation. Continual infilling may follow. Each gift given by the Holy Spirit is for the edification of the Body of Christ and is still present today.
That the church is the body and the bride of Christ. It is dedicated to the worship and service of God. The primary task of the church in all ages is to teach all nations and to make disciples through the preaching and teaching of the Word of God.
That we must love our fellow men as our Lord loved us.