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I. Scriptures
II. The True God
III. The Lord Jesus Christ
IV. The Holy Spirit
V. The Devil or Satan
VI. The Creation
VII. Salvation
VIII. The Church
IX. Civil Government
X. Future Events

I. The Scriptures

We believe that the Holy Bible was written by men supernaturally inspired; that it has truth without any admixture of error for its matter; and therefore is, and shall remain to the end of the age, the only complete and final revelation of the will of God to man; the true center of Christian union and the supreme standard by which all human conduct, creeds, and opinions should be tried. By "The Holy Bible," we mean that collection of sixty-six books, from Genesis to Revelation, which as originally written, does not only contain and convey the Word of God, but IS the very Word of God. By "inspiration," we mean that the books of the Bible were written by holy men of old, as they were moved by the Holy Spirit, in such a definite way that their writings were supernaturally and verbally inspired and are free from error, as no other writings have ever been or every will be inspired.  (Psalms 19:7-11; Psalms 119:89,105,130,160; Proverbs 30:5,6; Isaiah 8:20; Luke 16:31; Luke 24:25-27,44,45; John 5:39,45-47; John 12:48; John 17:17; Acts 1:16; Acts 28:25; Romans 3:4; Romans 5:4; Ephesians 6:17; II Timothy 3:16,17; I Peter 1:23; II Peter 1:19-21; Revelations 22:19)

II. The True God

We believe that there is one, and only one, living and true God; infinite, intelligent Spirit, the Maker and Supreme Ruler of heaven and earth; inexpressibly glorious in holiness and worthy of all possible honor, confidence and love; that in the unity of the Godhead there are three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, equal in every divine perfection, and executing distinct but harmonious offices in the great work of redemption. (Genesis 17:1; Exodus 15:1; Exodus 20:2,3; Psalms 83:18; Psalms 90:2; Psalms 147:5; Jeremiah 10:10; Matthew 28:19; Mark 12:30; John 4:24; John 15:26; Romans 11:33-36; I Corinthians 8:6; I Corinthians 12:4-6; Ephesians 4:6; I Timothy 1:17; Revelations 4:11)

III. The Lord Jesus Christ

The Second Person of the Triune God is the Son Whose name is the Lord Jesus Christ.  He existed eternally with the Father, and at the time of His incarnation, without change in His deity, became a man through the miracle of His divine conception and virgin birth.  He lived a sinless impeccable life, died a substitutionary death for all men; was buried and arose from the grave physically the third day. He ascended into Heaven; promised to return to rapture the church prior to the Tribulation, at the conclusion of which He will institute His Davidic reign over Israel and the nations. (Matthew 1:20-25; Matthew 17:5; Luke 1:26-35; John 8:28; John 14:3 I Corinthians 15:4; I Thessalonians 4:13-18; Hebrews 4:15; Hebrews 9:24; Hebrews 10:12; I John 2:2)

IV. The Holy Spirit

We believe that the Holy Spirit is a divine person; equal with God the Father and God the Son and of the same nature; that He was active in the creation; that in His relation to the unbelieving world, He restrains the Evil One until God's purpose is fulfilled; that He convicts of sin, of righteousness, and of judgement; that He bears witness to the Truth of the Gospel in preaching and testimony; that He is the agent in the New Birth; that He seals, baptizes, endues, guides, teaches, witnesses, sanctifies, and helps the believer. (Genesis 1:1-3; Matthew 3:11; Matthew 28:19; Mark 1:8; Luke 1:35; Luke 3:16; Luke 24:49; John 1:33; John 3:5,6; John 14:16,17,26; John 15:26,27; John 16:8-11,13; Acts 5:30-32; Acts 11:16; Romans 8:14,16,26,27; Ephesians 1:13,14; II Thessalonians 2:7,13; Hebrews 9:14, I Peter 1:2)

Regarding the ministry of spiritual gifts, we believe that God is sovereign in the bestowment of all His gifts; that the gifts of evangelists, pastors, and teachers are sufficient for the perfecting of the saints today; that speaking in tongues and the working of sign miracles gradually ceased as the New Testament Scriptures were completed and their authority become established. (I Corinthians 12:4-11; II Corinthians 12:12; Ephesians 4:7-12)

We believe that God does hear and answer the prayer of faith, in accord with His own will, for the sick and afflicted. (John 15:7; James 5:14,15; I John 5:14,15)

V. The Devil or Satan

 

 

 

 

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