Verbal Inspiration:  The whole Bible, comprising sixty-six books, is God’s Word, verbally inspired by the Holy Spirit, as the supreme authority for faith and conduct.  Psalms 119:160; II Timothy 3:16-17; II Peter 1:20-21; Matt. 5:18; Rev. 22:18-19.  

 

God:  The one true God eternally exists as three Persons:  The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit  They are identical in nature,  equal in power and glory, and have precisely the same attributes and perfections.  Gen. 1:1; Deut. 6:4; Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; John 4:24; II Cor. 13:14; Acts 5:3-4.  

 

Jesus Christ:  Jesus Christ is the Savior of mankind and, being Himself both God and Man, is the only mediator between God and Man. I John 4:14; Rom. 1:16; I Tim. 2:5; Col. 2:9; Phil. 2:5-8.  

 

Virgin Birth:  Jesus Christ was miraculously begotten of the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin in fulfillment of prophecy.  Isa. 7:14; Luke 1:34-35.  

 

Blood Atonement:  The shed blood of Christ, signifying His death, is the only complete atonement for sin.  Acts 20:28; Rom. 3:25-26; Rom. 5:9, Heb. 9:12-14, 23-24.  

 

Resurrection:  Our crucified Lord was bodily resurrected, ascended into Heaven, and is present there as our Great High Priest. Believers will be bodily resurrected at the coming of Christ and be like Him and with Him forever. Luke 24:39; Heb. 4:14; I Cor. 15:3-4, 35, 37; I John 3:2; I Thess. 4:13-17.  

 

Last Things: The return of our Lord Jesus Christ is imminent and pre-millennial; He will gather the saints to Himself and reward them for their works. John 14:1-3; 15:3; 1 Cor. 3:11-15, 15:51-53; 2 Cor. 5:10; 1 Thess. 4:13-17; Rev. 3:10;  Immediately after this, a seven-year period known as the Tribulation will begin in which God will pour out His wrath on the inhabitants on the earth. Daniel 9:27, 12:1; 2 Thess. 2: 7-12; Rev. 16:1-19, 21, 19: 1-21. After seven years, the Lord will return to the earth with His saints to destroy His enemies, establish His kingdom on earth, and reign for a thousand years. Isaiah 65:17-25; Ezekiel 37:21-28; Acts 1:11; Rev. 19:11, 20:1-6.  At the close of a thousand years, the unsaved shall be raised and condemned to eternal punishment, while the saved shall enjoy the new heavens and  the new earth in the presence of God forever. Matt. 25:46; 2 Peter 3:10-13; Rev 20:11-15, 21:1-4, 22:5, 11.  

 

Eternal Security:  All believers in Christ are eternally secure. John 5:24; John 10:28; Rom. 8:38-39; Heb. 7:25; Eph. 1:13-14, Rom. 8:16, 11:29; 2 Tim 2:12, 4:18; Jude 24-25.  

 

Salvation and Justification by Faith:  Salvation is by believing in the Lord, and confessing with the mouth that Jesus is Lord, and that God has raised Him from the dead.  Believers in Christ are justified by faith only, and not by their works.  Rom 10:9-13; Rom. 5:1; Eph. 2:8-10; Acts 16:30-31; Titus 3:5-6.  

 

Person and Work of the Holy Spirit:  The Holy Spirit, as the third Person of the Godhead, convicts of sin, and permanently indwells, seals, and baptizes the believer into the body of Christ at the time of regeneration.  He also enables, enlightens, guides, and gifts all true believers for Godly living and service.  Rom. 8:9; John 16:7-14; I Cor. 3:16, I Cor. 12:4-13; II Cor. 3:18: 1 John 4:13.  

 

Sin:  By nature and by choice, all are sinners and under the condemnation of death.  Rom. 3:23; Rom. 5:12; Rom. 6:23; Isa 53:6.  

 

Person and Work of Satan:  Satan, the Devil, is a created being.  He is a deceiver, an imposter, an accuser.  He is the adversary of Christ and of all believers.  His complete defeat is accomplished by Jesus Christ.  Rev. 12:9-17; Rev. 20:10; Luke 4:6; Job 1:6-11; 1 John 3:8.  

 

Heaven:  Heaven is the place where God’s throne is, and where believers eternally enjoy the presence of God and serve Him. John 17:24; Rev. 22:3-4.  

 

The Church:  All true believers in Christ are members of Christ’s body, which is His Church.  I Cor.  12:12-13.  

 

Baptism:  Baptism is the immersion of a believer in water, in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, signifying the believer’s identification with Christ’s death, burial and resurrection.    

 

The Lord’s Supper: is a commemoration of the Lord’s death until He comes.  Matt.  28:19-20; Matt. 26:28-29; Acts 8:34-39; I Cor. 11:24, 26.  

 

Separation:  All believers in Christ are called into a life of separation to Godly living, and from all worldly and sinful practices. James 2:14-18; James 4:4; Romans 12:1-2; I John 2:16; II Cor. 6:14.  

 

Missions:  The responsibility of all believers in Christ is to hold forth the Word of Life, and to make disciples in every nation.  Matt 18:14; Matt. 23:18-20; Acts 1:8; II Cor. 4:3.  

 

Marriage: Marriage is an institution ordained by God to be between one man and one woman. Genesis 2:14, 24; Matt.19:6; 1 Cor. 7:12; Heb 3:4.  

 

Sanctity of Life: Every person is created in the image of God. Therefore, all innocent life should be protected, from conception to natural death. Exodus 21:22-25; Lev. 20: 1-5; Psalm 139: 13-16; Proverbs 6:16-19; Jer. 1:5; Luke 1:15.

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