Article #1 - The Oneness of God

We believe in the one true God who is sovereign and eternal.  He is not three persons in one, but he is one deity manifested in ways.

  Ephesians 4:5; Isaiah 44:5-9; Revelation 1:11; Corinthians 12:3; John 12:44-45; John 14:7-12

 

Article #2 - Salvation by Grace Alone

We believe that Salvation is an act of God whereby sinners are redeemed and saved from the consequence of sin, which is death.

  John 3:16; Acts 15:11; Ephesians 2:8-10; Romans 10:9-10; Acts 4:33

 

Article #3 - Redemption Through the Blood of Jesus

We believe that there is atonement for our sins through the blood of Jesus and that because of the blood we are redeemed from a life of sin and shame.

Hebrews 9:16-17; Acts 20:28; Romans 5:8-9; Colossians 1:12-14; Ephesians 1:7-10; Ephesians 2:13-14; Hebrews 9:11- 14; 1 Peter 1:18-19

 

Article #4 - The Oneness of the Body of Christ

We believe that the Saints should live together peaceable, and continually seek to persuade each other to speak  and do the same things, working together to fulfill the work of God.

  Psalm 133:1; Romans 12:16; 1 Corinthians 12:20

 

Article #5 - Spirit Baptism

We believe that Spirit Baptism is a critical step of regeneration , which is needed to receive power from God in order to become a vessel of righteousness.

1 Peter 1:22-23; 2 Timothy 2:19; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Romans 12:2; John 3:1-8; Acts 1:6-8; Acts 2:1-4;Genesis 11:9; Genesis 2:7; Acts 2:21; John 7:38; Acts 2:37-38; Ephesians 1:13-14; 1 Corinthians 14:22; Mark 16:17

 

Article #6 - Water Baptism in Jesus' Name

We believe that the act of water immersion, in the authority of Jesus Christ, is a necessity for every believer in order that their sins may be taken away.

 Matthew 28:19-20; Romans 6:1-5; Colossians 3:17; Acts 19:4-5; Acts 10:46-48

 

Article #7 - God's Commandments

We believe that the commandments of God identify the Holy lifestyle that he expects from true repentant believers.  Adherence to them shows God the proper love and appreciation for his great sacrifice on the Cross.

  Exodus 20:1-17; James 2:10; Luke 10:27; Revelation 14:12; Revelation 12:17

 

Article #8 - Spiritual Gifts

We believe that Spiritual Gifts continue to operate for the blessing of the saints and confirmation of the Word of God;  that through those chosen and anointed, he ministers to people through words of wisdom, words of knowledge, faith, healing, working of miracles, prophecy, discerning of spirits, divers tongues, and interpretation of tongues.

  1 Corinthians 12:1-11; Romans 12:6-8; Ephesians 4:7-12

 

Article #9 - Election of the Saints through the Foreknowledge of God

We believe that Saints are chosen based upon the knowledge God has concerning the future choices of man.

Romans 8:29-30; Matthew 22:14; Ephesians 2:8-10; Isaiah 65:9; Romans 11:7;  Jeremiah 1:5; 1 Peter

 

Article #10 - Eternal Existence of the Saints with Christ

We believe that Jesus will return and take us away to an eternal kingdom, the New Jerusalem.

  John 14:19; Luke 18:29-30; John 3:14-16; John 3:36; 1 Thessalonians 4:17; John 14:1-2

 

Article #11 - A Holy Diet for a Holy People

We believe that God created a holy diet to sanctify his people.  The creation of the Lord is wonderful and good.  every animal or plant that God created was not meant to be food.  However, every thing has its God ordained purpose for existing.

  Leviticus 11:1-3; Isaiah 66:17; 1 Timothy 4:1-5

 

Article #12 - Tithes and Offerings

We believe that Gods financial plan includes tithing and the giving of offerings as a means to sustain the ministry and bless the givers.

Malachi 3:8-10; Leviticus 27:30-32; Deuteronomy 12:11; Hebrews 7:5; Numbers 18:24-28; Nehemiah 10:37

 

Article #13 - The Seventh Day Sabbath

We believe, as the bible teaches, that the Seventh Day Sabbath and other Feasts, as described in Leviticus 23, are just as beneficial for God's people today as they ever were prior to the New Covenant, and therefore should be kept according to scripture.

  Exodus 20:8-11; Ezekiel 20:12; Nehemiah 13:15-22; Luke 4:16; Acts 13:14; Matthew 28:1-2

 

Article #14 - Feasts as Memorials of God's Great Acts

We believe that the biblical Feasts commemorate great acts of God and should be kept as memorials and testaments to his great power.

  Leviticus 23; John 2:23; 1 Corinthians 5:6-8; Acts 18:21; John 7:37

 

Article #15 - Sanctification as a Result of Salvation

We believe that the people of God should live a life holiness, which is a life separated from worldly and fleshly lusts.

2 Corinthians 6:14-18; Deuteronomy 22:5; 1 Corinthians 11:1; Exodus 32:1-4; Deuteronomy 15:17

 

Article #16 - The Bible is God's Direction for Living

We believe that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, which represents the living word placed in our hearts.  It is the sound doctrine that provides direction to the Christian of today.

  2 Timothy 3:15-17

 

Article #17 - Ecclesiastical Authority

We believe that God invests his authority in church leadership.

  Romans 13:1; Matthew 16:19; Matthew 18:18