OUR BELIEFS ARE ROOTED IN THE WORD OF GOD
AND BASED ON BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES.
There is One God (Deuteronomy 6:4); Who as Father, is the creator and source of all things (Genesis 1:1); in the Son was made manifest to the world (I Timothy 3:16); and as the Holy Ghost, dwells in mankind by His Spirit (John 14:17, 18).
The Bible is inspired by God, and is the infallible and authoritative written Word of God (II Timothy 3:16-17; II Peter 3:2).
The Gospel, or the “good news of Jesus Christ,” is that He has suffered the curse of sin once (and for all men), thus providing deliverance (salvation) to all who receive by faith what He has done (Romans 1:16, 17; Acts 2:37-39).
Salvation for mankind is only provided through the shed blood of Jesus Christ. (1 John 1:7-9). Salvation is the gift of God (Ephesians 2:8). When one accepts the message of Christ by faith, they will be “obedient to the faith.” (Romans 16:26) is what the believer does in appropriating the fullness of Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection to their own life. Christ died and we “die to the old life” through repentance (II Corinthians 5:17). Christ was buried and we are buried with Him in water baptism in Jesus name (Romans 6:4). Christ was resurrected and we are resurrected with Him through the infilling of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues. (Romans 6:5, 8:10-11, I Corinthians 15:45). The Apostle Peter taught this very message on the day of Pentecost (Acts 2:38).
THE NAME OF JESUS
The authority of God is vested in the Name of Jesus (Philippians 2:9-11, Mark 16:17, John 14:14, Acts 4:12). All that a believer does in “word or deed” is to be done in Jesus Name (Colossians 3:16-17). The name of Jesus becomes our new “family name.” (I Corinthians 1:12-15, II Corinthians 5:17-21), replacing the old “family name” of “Adam” (I Corinthians 15:45-50).
THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST
Jesus will return to the earth to catch the church away (I Thessalonians 4:16-17), and shall, after a time, return to set up His kingdom on earth (Matthew 24:29-31, Revelation 19:22).
We believe that every believer must have a personal and intimate relationship with Jesus Christ, for apart from Him we can do nothing. Each person has a ministry from God that no one else can fill. (John 15:1-8, Hebrews 13:5-6). We believe that we are to wash and renew our minds daily by the Word of God. (Titus 3:5, Ephesians 5:26) We must learn His ways and exchange our way of thinking for His. We are to be conformed to the Kingdom of God by the molding and shaping of His hands (Romans 12:1-2, Ephesians 4:20-32, Philippians 4:8). We believe that in Godly living and the pursuit of a holy life should be the goal of every believer. (Hebrews 12:14, Philippians 3:14)
In our services we play musical instruments, sing, dance, clap, and raise our hands to the Lord. (Psalms 47:1, 134:2, 150:1-6, John 4:24).
We believe that Christians should partake of the communion elements, which represent the Lord’s body and blood. It is by participating in the Lord’s Supper that we proclaim His death until His return (Mark 14:22-25, John 6:53-58, I Corinthians 11:23-34).
BAPTISM OF THE SPIRIT
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues. We believe that the Holy Spirit dwelling inside us represents a changed life. (Acts 2:4-11, Acts 10:46, Acts 19:6, Ephesians 5:18, Jude 20, I John 4:11-13)
GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT
We believe in the manifestation of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. He ministers to His people through tongues, interpretation of tongues, prophecy, words of knowledge and wisdom, discerning of spirits, faith, working of miracles, healing, helps and government. (Mark 16:15-18, Acts 5:16, I Corinthians 12:1-11)