statement of faith
God, The Great I AM
Jesus Christ, The Son of God,
The Saviour of the World, and Our Lord
He is Risen!
The Simple Gospel
That the Bible is the Word of God, written by men, yet inspired by the Holy Spirit. It is the infallible truth and our guide to a godly life.
II Timothy 3:15-17; II Pet.1:20-21; I Thessalonians 2:13
That He is the one true Living God, the Great I AM, and the Creator of Heaven and Earth. He is revealed in three persons: The Father, The Son, and the Holy Spirit.
John 14:26; John 20:21-22; Genesis 1:26
Jesus Christ, The Son of God, The Saviour of the World, and Our Lord
That the Lord Jesus Christ is the Son of God come into the world to redeem creation. The scriptures declare He was born of a virgin, was sinless, and did many miracles.
Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:18-23; John 1: 1-5; Luke 1:26-35; John 21:25; John 14:30
That Jesus Christ died at the cross, spent three days and three nights in the heart of the earth, and rose back to life in victory with the keys of hell and the grave. Later, He ascended to the Father and is alive making intercession for us and guiding His Body as the Head of the Church, bringing us into His image until His second coming.
Matthew 12:40; Romans 8:34; Ephesians 1:22; Ephesians 4:12-16
The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead and the promised gift of the Father that will stay with us forever. He empowers us to be the witnesses of Jesus and convicts the world of sin. He is our comforter, counselor, teacher, helper, strengthener, advocate, intercessor, and best friend.
Acts 1:4, John 14:15-17, John 14:26, John 16: 7-8
That Jesus Christ purchased our salvation through His finished work at the cross. He bore our diseases and our punishment for our sins. He defeated death and the grave and rose again in victory. He is the firstborn of all creation and through His sacrifice redeemed mankind and restored our relationship with the Father. Salvation includes not only going to Heaven, but to live this life as ambassadors of the Kingdom of God in complete freedom from the bondage of sin.
John 3:16; I Corinthians 15: 1-4
Baptism in Water
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
Salvation is obtained by repentance and belief in Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 2:8; John 1:12, Acts 2:38; Romans 10:9
That the Baptism in Water is the outward declaration of dying with Christ and rising with Him in new life.
Matthew 28:19; Acts 10: 47; Romans 6:3-11
That the Baptism of the Holy Spirit is the power of the Holy Spirit coming upon you, empowering you to become a witness to the nations. One of the types of evidence of being filled with the Holy Spirit is praying in a heavenly language.
Acts 2: 1-4; Acts 2; 17-18; Acts 10: 45-46
Walking like a disciple
Gifts for every believer
Hope of our
New Heaven & New Earth
That every believer should be using all the 9 gifts of the Holy Spirit, walk in power and make disciples.
Matthew 10:18; Mark 16: 15-18; Matthew 28:18-20
Every believer has these gifts, with different measures:
Acts of Mercy
Romans 12: 6-8
That sanctification is the process that is empowered by the grace of God that teaches us how to walk in righteousness and purity. This is how we are transformed into His image and how we seek the Kingdom and all righteousness.
Romans 12: 1-2; Hebrews 13:12; Romans 6:1-11; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; 1 Corinthians 1:30
The Church is the Body of Christ, and it is the temple of God through the Holy Spirit. The Body of Christ has the divine assignment of the Great Commission to save souls, make disciples and bring the Kingdom of God to Earth. Each believer is an integral part of the body and essential to accomplish our divine assignment.
Ephesians 1:22-23; Matthew 28:19; Ephesians 2:22; Mark 16:15-20
The church was given the Five-fold ministry for the purpose of equipping the saints to evangelize to the world, to make disciples, and to edify the Saints. The Five-fold offices are Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor, and Teacher.
Ephesians 4: 11-15; Ephesians 2: 20-22
The resurrection of those who have died in Christ and their translation, together with those who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord is the hope of our salvation.
1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; 1 Corinthians 15:51-55; Romans 8:23-24
There will be a final judgment at which all men will be judged. The wicked dead will be raised and judged according to their works. Whoever is not found written in the Book of Life, together with the devil, his angels, the beast and the false prophet, will be thrown alive into everlasting punishment in the lake of fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
Matthew 25:46; Mark 9:43-48; Revelation 19:20; 20:11-15, 21:8
The first Heaven and the first Earth will pass away, and He will create a new Heaven and a new Earth, where righteousness abides.
2 Peter 3:13; Revelation 21:1; Revelation 7: 15-17