- In one Holy, Almighty God, eternally existing in three persons, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit – co-eternal in being, co-identical in nature, co-equal in power and glory, each with distinct personal attributes, but without division of nature, essence or being.
Deut 6:4, Matt 28:19, Jn 1:1-12, II Cor 13:14, Phil 2:6.
- In the verbal and plenary inspiration of the Old and New Testaments; that they are infallible, inerrable in the original writings, and the final authority for faith and life.
II Tim 3:16, II Pet 1:20-21, Matt 5:18, John 16:12-13.
- That the Lord Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God, without ceasing to be God, became man by the Holy Spirit and virgin birth, that He lived a sinless life on earth; that He died at Calvary as a satisfactory substitutional sacrifice for sinners; that His body was buried in and arose from the tomb, that He ascended to heaven and was glorified as a man at God’s right hand, that He is coming again for His own and then to set up His Kingdom.
Jn 1:1, Matt 1:20-23, II Cor 5:21, Heb 1:3; Heb 10:12, Jn16:7-11, Matt 19:28, Matt 25:31, Tim 2:8.
- That the Holy Spirit is a divine person who convicts theworld of sin, of righteousness and of judgment, that he is that supernatural agent in regeneration by whom all believers are baptized into the body of Christ, that he indwells and seals them until the day of redemption. He is the divine teacher and helper who guide believers into all truth. It is the privilege of all believers to be filled with the Spirit.
Jn 16:7-15, I Cor 12:13, II Cor 1:22, Eph 1:13.
- That God created man in His own image and in the state of innocence. Through Adam’s transgression “sin entered into the world, and death through sin” and consequently, mankind inherited a corrupt nature, being born in sin and under condemnation. As soon as men are capable of moral action they become actual transgressors in thought, word and deed.
Gen 1:26-27, Rom 5:12, Rom 3:23, I Jn 1:8, Eph 2:3.
- That salvation is the gift of God brought to man by grace and received only through personal repentance for sin andfaith in the person and the finished work and the atoning blood of Jesus Christ.
Eph 1:7, 2:1-10, Jn 1:12.
- In the bodily resurrection of all men, the saved to eternal life and the unsaved to everlasting punishment. That the souls of the redeemed are, at death, absent from the body and present with the Lord where, in conscious bliss they await the first resurrection when spirit, soul, and body are reunited to be glorified for ever with the Lord.
Rev 20, Acts 24:15, Jn 5:28-29, Luke 16:19-31, II Cor 5:8, I Thes 4:14-17, I Jn 3:2.
- That the Church universal is a spiritual organism composed of the regenerated who are baptized into that body by the Holy Spirit at the time of the new birth and that the local Church, the visible manifestation of this body, has the responsibility to provide for the fellowship and edification of believers and to propagate the Gospel in all the world.
Acts 2, ICor 12:13, Eph 5:27, Mark 16:15.
“Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever.” – Daniel 12:3