We believe:

1. The whole Bible from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation 22:21 as the verbally inspired, preserved, and infallible Word of God. II Timothy 3:15, I Peter 1:25, Matthew 24:35, Isaiah 40:8, Psalm 119:52

2. One God eternally exists in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Matthew 3:16&17, I Corinthians 8:6, II Corinthians 13:14, I John 5:7

3. Jesus Christ was begotten by the Holy Spirit, born of a virgin Mary, and is true God and true man. Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 18:25, John 1:1, 14

4.The Holy Spirit is a divine person, equal with God the Father and God the Son and of the same nature. The Holy Spirit: was active in creation; in his realtion to the unbelieving world, restrains the Evil one until God's pirpose is fulfilled; convicts of sin, judgement and of righteousness; bears witness to the truth of the Gospel in preaching and testimony; is the agent in teh New Birth; and seals, endues, guides, teaches, witnesses, sanctifies and helps the believer. John 14:16-17, Matthew 28:19, John 3:5-6, Genesis 1:2, John 14:26

5. Man was created in the image of God; man sinned and thereby incurred not only physical death, but also that spiritual death which is seperation from God; and all human beings are born with a sinful nature. Genesis 1:26, 2:16&17, Romans 5:12

6. Christ died for our sins as a substitutionary sacrifice, and all who believe in Him are justified only by His shed blood. John 3:16, Romans 5:1,8,9 Hebrews 7:25, I Timothy 2:5

7. The crucified body of our Lord was resurrected from the dead; He ascended into heaven and is our Intercessor. Matthew 28:6, I Corinthians 15:4, Acts 1:9-11

8. The personal, pre-tribulation rapture of the church and pre-millennial return of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ is imminent. John 14:3, Acts 1:11, Revelation 4:1

9. All who repent of their sins and receive by faith the Lord Jesus Christ are born again of the Holy Spirit, and become the children of God. Acts 20:21, John 3:3,5, John 1:12

10. All beleivers are baptized by the Holy Spirit into thi son eTrue Body and are set apart to a Holy Walk. I Corinthians 12:13, I Corinthians 1:30-31

11. All true believers, having been born again into the family of God, are possessors of everlasting life, shall never perish and are ternally secure. John 10:28, I Peter 2:23

12. The bodily resurrection of the just and the unjust is certain, resulting in teh everlasting blessedness of the saved and teh everlasting punishment of the lost. I Thessalnians 4:13-18, revelation 20:11-15, John 5:28-29, II Corinthians 5:10, Romans 14:10

13. Baptist identifies the beleiver with the Lord Jesus Christ and is the first act of obedience after salvation. Immersion is the only Scriptural mode of baptist and is for beleivers only. Baptism is a public testimony of the new convert's identification with jesus Christ by symbolizing His death, burial and resurrection. Baptism is a picture of the beleiver's death to sin and resurrection to a new life in Christ and does not constitute in part or in whole salvation or redemption. Roamns 6:3-4, Acts 8:36-38, MAtthew 3:13-17

14. The Lord's Supper is a commemoration of His death until He comes and is to be celebrated as outlined in scrupture. The Lord's Supper is a memorial ordinance of the church. It is for beleivers only, preceded always by the individual examination and teaching found in I Corinthians 10:14-22 and 11:17-34, Matthew 26:17-30, Mark 14:12-26 and Luke 22:17-20

15. As children of teh Lord, we should endeavor,by God's grace. to live a Christian life consistent with the Word of God and Christ's example, an dto refrain from worldliness in general, to so conduct ourselves that we will not be a stumbling block to anyone. Romans 12:1-2, Romans 14, Colossians 3:1-17

16. The command to give the gosple to the world is clear and unmistakable and this Commission was given to the churhes. The Commission is to continue the redemptive work of the Lord Jesus Christ. John 20:21, Matthew 28:16-20, Mark 16:14-20, Luke 24:45-49, John 20:19-23 and Acts 1:8. It is also the churches responsibility and focus to be mission-minded; a chruch continues to train up, support both financially and with prayer, and send out missionaries who are called by God. Acts 13:1-5