Statement of Faith

What I Believe

I. About the Scriptures

  We recognize only the King James 1611 Authorized Bible, as the inspired, preserved, and infallible Word of God in English. All that is preached, taught, and practiced comes from this Bible and nothing else.

Psalm 12;6-7.- "The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purrified seven times. Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever."

Matthew 4:4b; "...Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth our of the mouth of God,"

II_Timothy 3;16 17.· All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine for reproof for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."

II. About God

  We believe that God is one All-Powerful and All-Holy God in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit, and that He is a God of both love and wrath. We recognize that Jesus Christ was God come to earth to dwell among men in the body of a man, for the purpose of dying on the cross for men's sins. In this way, the love of God was manifested to all who will repent of sin and receive the Lord Jesus Christ as their sin bearer. All who reject this free gift must suffer eternal punishment for their sins in a horrible lake of fire. In this way, the wrath of God will be revealed against all wickedness and unbelief.

I John 5:7: "For there are three that bear record in heaven. The Father The Word and The Holy Ghost: and these Three are One."

Hebrews 12:29 "For our God is a consuming fire,

1 Timothy 1:15 "This is a faithful saying, and worthy ofall acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief:

Revelation 21:8; "But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth withfire and brimstone: which is the second death."

III. About Salvation
  We believe that mankind is hopelessly lost in sin and that without the new birth all men will die in their sins and go to Hell.

  We know that Jesus Christ died to save individuals from the penalty of sin by bearing their sins in His body on the cross. This act provided the payment for sin and God has accepted it. This payment is the free gift of God and it can only be obtained by faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and by your acceptance of Him as personal Savior. No amount of good works, church membership, baptism, or religious exercise is sufficient to atone for sin. Only the blood of Jesus Christ can save.

  We encourage you to repent of your sin and ask Him to become your personal Savior today, If you will put your trust in Him, God promises you a place in Heaven when you die.

John 3:3; "Jesus answered and said unto him, verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom ofGod."

I Peter 3:18: "For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit."

Titus 3;5a: "Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us...

Phillippians 3:8b-9: ". .. and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, And befound in Him, not having mine own righteousness which is of the law but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith."

About Biblical Baptism

We believe that baptism is an IMMERSION. A person who has been baptized is a person who has been immersed in something, because that's what the word means. We believe that A person is baptized by the Holy Ghost the very moment they receive Christ as Lord and Savior (I Cor. 12:13). This particular baptism is a SPIRITUAL baptism, and it should never be confused with WATER baptism (although it usually is). This spiritual baptism can be found in I Corinthians 12:13, Ephesians 4:5, Romans 6:3-4, and Galatians 3:27. It is not a water baptism, for water baptism places no one into the body of Christ. A person is saved by grace through faith (Eph. 2:8-9). Paul said that Christ sent him not to baptize, but to preach the gospel in I Corinthians 1:17, and "the gospel" does NOT include water baptism (I Cor. 15:1-4).

        We believe that Water baptism is very important, for it pictures the death, the burial, and the resurrection of Christ. I Peter 3:21 tells us that it is a "figure." Obedient Christians will submit to water baptism, but they should never confuse it with their salvation. Remember, the repentant thief was saved WITHOUT being baptized in water (Luk. 23:42-43), and the eunuch of Acts chapter eight wasn't permitted to be baptized until he first BELIEVED on Christ (Acts 8:37-38).

IV. About Christian Growth

II Peter 3:18: "But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be glory both now and forever Amen."

Study your King James Bible Daily

Ii Timothv 2:15: "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."

Pray daily - many times

Psalm 55:17: "Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice."

Faithfully attend a King James Bible-believing church
Psalm 122: 1"I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord."

Concern for the salvation of others

Proverbs 11:30: "The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise."

Christ in the home

Joshua 24;15: "- but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord."

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