What We Believe/The Tenets of Our Faith
- We believe the Holy Bible is the inspired word of God and by it all mankind will be judged. →
We hold the Authorized King James Version of the Holy Scriptures, as translated out of the original tongues, to be the inspired words of God; given to man as a revelation of God. They are inerrant, infallible, authoritative, complete, and are the ultimate rule of faith and conduct; by which all will be judged.
(2 Timothy 3:15-17; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Peter 1:21) *Read it
- We believe in the Trinity of God; God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost. →
We believe that the Triune Godhead, as taught by Jesus Christ, is comprised of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost and that they exist as three distinct persons working in unity as the one true, self-existent, Lord God Almighty.
(Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians 13:14; John 1:18, 14:16, 17, 15:26, 17:11, 17:21; Zechariah 14:9) *Read it
- We believe Mankind fell from grace in the Garden of Eden. →
We believe mankind voluntarily sinned in the Garden of Eden and thereby incurred physical and spiritual death; which is separation from God.
(Genesis 1:26-27, 2:17, 3:6; Romans 5:12-19) *Read it
- We believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God and He came to Earth to save Mankind. →
We believe God sent His only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to redeem mankind and that He was born of a virgin, shed His blood and died on the cross, was resurrected on the third day and sits at the right hand of the Father in heaven.
(Matthew 1:23; Luke 1:31,35; 1 Corinthians 15:3; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Matthew 28:6; Luke 24:39; 1 Corinthians 15:4; Acts 1:9,11,2:33; Philippians 2:9-11; Hebrews 1:3) *Read it
- We believe Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation. →
We believe Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation and that salvation can only be received by repentance to God and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; who paid the redemption for all sins with His shed blood on Calvary, making mankind an escape from eternal death by the receiving of the gift of eternal life and becoming joint heirs with Christ.
(Luke 24:47; John 3:3; Romans 10:13-15; Ephesians 2:8; Titus 2:11, 3:5-7) *Read it
- We believe in the baptism of the Holy Ghost. →
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Ghost and fire as poured out on the Day of Pentecost, with the evidence of speaking in unknown tongues as the Spirit gives utterance and believe it to be distinct from and subsequent to the new birth experience.
(Luke 24:49; Acts 1:4+8; 1 Corinthians 12:1-31; Acts 2:4, 8:12-17, 10:44-46, 11:14-16, 15:7-9) *Read it
- We believe God will resurrect and rapture His Saints prior to the Great Tribulation. →
We look for the Pre-Tribulation resurrection of the dead in Christ, together with the rapture of those who remain alive in Christ and Christ’s physical second coming and Millennial reign on Earth with His Saints.
(1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Romans 8:23; Titus 2:13; 1Corinthians 15:51-52; Zechariah 14:5; Matthew 24:27,30; Revelation 1:7, 19:11-14, 20:1-6) *Read it
- We believe there will be a Final Judgement Day. →
We believe there will come a day of Final Judgment, in which all mankind, living and dead, will be judged. All who are found in the Book of Life will receive their eternal reward in heaven and all who are not found there in, will be consigned to everlasting punishment in the lake of fire with the devil, his angels, the beast and the false prophet; which is the second death. After which, God will create a new heaven and a new earth.
(Matthew 25:46; Mark 9:43-48; 2 Peter 3:13; Revelation 19:20, 20:11-15; Revelation 21-22) *Read it
- We believe divine healing is still an integral part of the gospel. →
We believe divine healing is an integral part of the gospel; that deliverance from sickness was provided for in the Atonement and is the privilege of all believers.
(Isaiah 53:4-5; Matthew 8:16-17; James 5:14-16) *Read it
- We believe baptism, by water submersion, is symbolic of the washing away of sins. →
We follow the ordinance of baptism, by water submersion and believe it to be an outward declaration by a born again believer that they walk in the newness of life.
(Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:16; Acts 10:47-48; Romans 6:4) *Read it
- We believe Holy Communion should be observed by all believers till Christ comes again. →
We observe Holy Communion or The Lord’s Supper; consisting of bread and fruit of the vine, as a symbol expressing our sharing the divine nature of our Lord Jesus Christ , as a memorial of His suffering and death, as a prophecy of His second coming and believe it should be observed by all believers “till He come”.
(2 Peter 1:4; 1 Corinthians 11:26) *Read it