Deuteronomy 6:4; 2 Corinthians 13:14; John 1:1
The Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is equal with the Father and the Son as God. He is present in the world to make men aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He also lives in every Christian from the moment of salvation. He provides the Christian with power for living, understanding of spiritual truth, and guidance in doing what is right. The Christian seeks to live under His direction daily.
2 Corinthians 3:17; John 16:7-13, 14:16-17; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 2:12, 3:16; Ephesians 1:13, 5:18; Galatians 5:25
2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21; Proverbs 30:5; Romans 16:25-26
John 1:1,14, 20:28; 1 Timothy 3:16; Isaiah 9:6; Philippians 2:5-6; 1 Timothy 2:5
Ephesians 1:22, 2:19-22; Hebrews 12:23; John 17:11, 20-23
Simplified Statement of Faith
2 Timothy 3:16
Nothing in creation “just happened.” God made it all.
God is one; infinite in power, holy in nature, and personal in His love for mankind and through redemption has revealed himself as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Deuteronomy 6:4, 2 Corinthians 13:14, John 1:1
Jesus was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary, and as such is fully God and fully man. He is the son of God in whom the completeness of God exists.
I Timothy 3:16, Matthew 1:23
Grace is the only way to have a relationship with God.
We are buried with our Lord Jesus Christ in the waters of baptism.
Matthew 28:19, Acts 2:38, Romans 6:4
Through His Holy Spirit, God lives in and through us now.
Acts 1:8, 19:1-6
The fruit and gifts of the Spirit are to be a part of the believer’s life.
1 Corinthians 12, 13, 14
1 Corinthians 12:27
Faith is the only way to grow in our relationship with God.
There are eternal rewards and judgments. Death is a beginning, not the end.
Hebrews 9:27, Revelation 22:12, 1 Corinthians 3:12-15
Tithe and offerings are an expression of heartfelt worship and a part of our culture of generosity.
2 Corinthians 9:6-11, Malachi 3:8-11
Believers should live in unity regardless of doctrinal persuasion or racial diversity.
1 Corinthians 12:12-14
The church is to serve people like Jesus served people.
James 1:27, Matthew 25:45
Sex is a gift for marriage and marriage is between one man and one woman.
Matthew 19:4-6, Hebrews 13:4
Healing is made available by Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 2:24
Jesus is coming again.