We Believe:

1. The Bible is the Word of God and is completely trustworthy. It represents a critical component of our faith in Christ. 2 Timothy 3:15-16; 2 Peter 1:21.

2. There is one, true, and living God who exists eternally by Himself. He is one being in three persons, The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Deuteronomy 6:4; Exodus 3:14; Matthew 28:19; Mark 12:29; John 8:58.

3. Man is fallen. While initially created pure and innocent, he fell into sin through voluntary transgression. Genesis 1:26-27; 3:17; Romans 5:21.

4. Salvation occurs through Jesus Christ alone. Through his death, burial, and resurrection we have been redeemed. Romans 10:8-15, 1 Corinthians 15:3-4, Titus 2:11; 3:5-7.

5. Water baptism is required of those who repent and receive Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:6, Acts 10:47-48.

6. Every believer should receive communion until the return of the Lord. Luke 22:14-20, Luke 22:14-20, 1 Corinthians 11:23-24.

7. The baptism of the Holy Spirit, which initially manifests by speaking in tongues. Acts 2:4-8, 10:44-46, 19:6.

8. In living a godly life by bringing our thoughts, words, and conduct under obedience to Christ according to the divine command: “Be holy.” 1 Peter 1:15-16, 1 Thessalonians 5:23, Hebrews 12:14, 1 John 2

9. The second coming of our Lord Jesus-Christ, a blessed hope in the heart of every believer. 1 Corinthians 15:20-24; 1Thessalonians 4:13-17, Revelation 20:4-5.

10. The eternal punishment of those who are not in the book of life. Matthew 25:46, Revelation 20:11-15.

11. The gifts of the Holy Spirit and the various ministries, according to the New Testament. Ephesians 4:11-12, 1 Corinthians 12