A. THE SCRIPTURES:
We believe all 66 books of the Bible, in its original language and context to be inerrant and inspired by God. (2 Pet 2:20).
Written at the hands of men, as divinely inspired and directed by the Holy Spirit, it is the final authority in all matters relating to faith and morality. (2 Tim 3:16f).
Our sole source for a deeper and lasting relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (Jn 5:39).
As a "Living Word", the Bible is timeless in its message to the world (Mal 3:6, Ps 100:5).
B. THE GODHEAD:
We believe in one GOD, eternally revealted as GOD the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. (Jn1:1f, Jn14:9f, Jn16:7, Eph4:4f).
- GOD the Father: Creator and sustainer of all things visible and invisible.
a. He is eternal: (Deut 33:27, 1 Tim 1:17, Ps 90:2).
b. God is omniscienct (all knowing): (Acts 15:18, Mt 10:29, Ps 147:4f).
c. God is omnipresent: As Jonah learned, God is everywhere (Ps 139:7-10).
d. He is immutable (unchanging): (Jms 1:17, Mal 3:6).
e. God is omnipotent (all powerful): (Gen 1:1f, Heb 4:13, Jer 10:10-12).
f. God is Holy: (Hab 1:13, Ps 113:5f, Isa 6:3).
g. God is Love: (1 Jn 4:8b, Eph2:4f, Jn 3:16)
- GOD the SON: Jesus, the Christ (Messiah)
a. The express image of God Himself: (Heb 1:3, Jn 14:9).
b. His eternal pre-existence: (Micah 5:2, 1Jn 1:1-3, Isa 9:6, Mk 15:37).
c. He was born of a virgin: (Isa 7:14, Mt 1:23, Lk 1:35)
d. His Humanity: (Heb 2:17f, Phil 2:7, Jn 8:40).
e. Spotless "Lamb of God": (Heb 4:15, 1Pet 3:18).
f. Bodily Resurrection: (Lk 24:36-39, 1Cor 15:12-19)
g. He will come again: (Acts 1:11, 2Thes 1:8, 1Thes 4:13-17).
- GOD the Holy Spirit