Trinity

There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, co-eternal in being, co-eternal in nature, co-equal in power and glory.

Deut 6:4; 2Cor 12:12-14

The Son

Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God, became man without ceasing to be God, having been conceived by the Holy Spirit, and born of the Virgin Mary, in order that He might reveal God and redeem sinful man.

John 1:1, 2, 14;  Luke 1:35

Salvation

That Jesus accomplished our redemption through His death on the Cross as a representative, vicarious, substitutionary sacrifice, and that our justification is made sure by His literal, physical resurrection from the dead.

Rom 3:24;  1Pet 2:24;  Eph 1:7;  1Pet 1:3-5

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and those who are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

Rev 20:11-15

Ascension

Jesus Christ ascended into heaven and is now exalted at the right hand of God, where, as our High Priest, he fulfils the ministry as Representative, Intercessor, and Advocate, and will return to earth in the future in Power and Glory.

Acts 1:9, 10;  Heb 7:25, 9:24;  Rom 8:34;  1John 2:1-2

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is a person who convicts the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgement; and that He is the Supernatural Agent in regeneration.

John 16:8-11;  1Cor 12:12-14;  1Cor 12:12-14;  Rom 8:9;  Eph 5:18

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life. He provides the Christian with power for living, understanding of spiritual truth, and guidance in doing what is right.

John 14:26;  John 16:13;  1John 2:27

We believe in the baptism with the Holy Spirit and in the evidence of speaking in new tongues. That the Spirit gives gifts to men for the extension of His Kingdom upon the earth.

1Cor 12:1-10; Rom 12:3-8; Eph 4:11-13

Man

That man was created in the image and likeness of God, but that through Adam’s sin the race fell, inherited a sinful nature, and became alienated from God; man is totally depraved, and of himself utterly unable to remedy his lost condition.

Gen 1:26, 27;  Rom 3:22, 23,  5:12;  Eph 2:1-3, 12

The Church

The church, which is the body of Christ, is a spiritual organism made up of all born-again believers.

Eph 1:22, 23; 5:25-27;  1Cor 12:12-14;  2Cor 11:2

The establishment and continuance of local churches is clearly taught and defined in the New Testament.

Acts 14:27, 18:22, 20:17; Tim 3:1-3;  Titus 1:5-11

The autonomy of the local churches, free of any external authority and control

Acts 13:1-4, 15:19-31, 20:28;  Rom 16:1, 4;  1Cor 3:9, 16, 5:4-7;  1Pet 5:1-4

 Believer’s baptism and the Lord’s supper as instituted by Jesus are scriptural means of testimony for the church

Matt 28:19, 20;  Acts 2:41, 42; 18:8;  1Cor 11:23-26