What We Believe

General statement of belief

  • That Jesus Christ is the son of the living God, and the only saviour from sin.
  • That Jesus Christ is the great physician and the healer of the body through the atonement.
  • That Jesus Christ is the baptiser with the Holy Spirit, today just as he was on the day of Pentecost.
  • That Jesus Christ is the soon coming king, coming back to earth again as the only hope for a dying world.
  • That Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday and today and forever.

 

Creedal statement

We believe:

  • In the verbal inspiration of the original scriptures
  • In the absolute trinity of the eternal God-head
  • In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • In the personality and the deity of the Holy Spirit
  • In the reality and the personality of the Devil
  • In the natural depravity of the human race
  • In the substitutionary atonement
  • In the propitiation for sin only by the blood of Christ.
  • In the full salvation by grace through faith and not of works
  • In the divine healing through the atonement and prayer for the sick
  • In the personal baptism of the Holy Spirit
  • In the necessity of the new birth
  • In water baptism by immersion at an age of accountability
  • In the true church composed of all blood washed believers
  • In the evangelism of the heathen and the nations of the world
  • In obedience to civil government
  • In divorce only on New Testament scriptural grounds
  • In church government, loyalty and obedience to those in authority over us in the Lord
  • In tithing as God’s financial plan
  • in the restitution for past wrongs whenever possible
  • In the open table at the Lord’s supper
  • In the maintenance of good works and holy living
  • In the victorious life over sin, self and bad habits by Bible study and a prayer life.
  • In Christian perfection and holiness, through absolute surrender and consecration.
  • In Christian modesty in matters of dress and wearing apparel
  • In the keeping of the Lord’s day as a matter of privilege rather than law.
  • As regards recreation – liberty of conscience and a Godly example to the world.
  • In the immortality and conscious existence of the soul
  • In the resurrection of our literal bodies, the just and the unjust.
  • In a literal heaven and life everlasting for all true believers
  • In a final day of judgement for the incorrigible wicked
  • In the everlasting punishment of the impenitent
  • In the personal, literal, bodily pre-millennial coming of Jesus Christ.
  • In a future, literal, bodily pre-millennial coming of Jesus Christ.
  • In a future, literal 1000 year reign of Christ on earth with His Saints
  • In the judgement seat of Christ where the saints will be finally rewarded for their deeds of commission and omission.
  • In Christian tolerance to all the denominations of Christian faith “In essentials unity; in non-essentials liberty; in all things charity.