The BibleThe Word of the Lord will endure forever.
I Peter 1:24-25
The Bible is God’s written revelation to man, given to us by inspiration of the Holy Spirit.
II Peter 1:20-21
The Word of God is absolutely inerrant in the original documents, infallible and God-breathed.
II Timothy 3:16
The Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword.
There is One Living and True God, the First Person of the TrinityHe is the Creator of Heaven and Earth.
Genesis 1:1, Deuteronomy 6:4, Psalm 90:2
One in essence, eternally exists in Three Persons. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit each equally deserving worship and obedience.
We have only One Father, and He is in Heaven.
For God so loved the world He gave His one and only son.
Jesus said, “I and my Father are one.”
There is One God and Father of all who is over all.
The Lord Jesus Christ is the Second Person of the TrinityHe was virgin born.
He was God in the flesh.
He lived a perfect life.
II Corinthians 5:21
He died for every person.
I Peter 1:18-19
He rose from the dead.
He ascended to heaven to reign on high.
The Holy Spirit is the Third Person of the TrinityThe Holy Spirit indwells us at salvation.
The Holy Spirit empowers us to do God’s will.
It is God’s will for us to be filled with the Holy Spirit.
The Holy Spirit is grieved when we sin.
Concerning Our Relationship with GodWe are created in His image.
All have sinned and are separated from God.
Romans 3:23 & 5:12
We are in need of salvation.
I John 5:11-12
Without salvation we will spend an eternity separated from God.
Salvation is Offered to AllWe are saved by grace through faith.
Christ died in our place.
I Corinthians 15:3-4
Confess with our mouth and believe in our heart.
We can be absolutely certain of our salvation.
I John 5:12-13
Christian Living – One Another PrinciplesLove one another.
Be kind and forgive one another.
Pray for one another.
Submit to one another.
GivingA tenth of your produce is the Lord’s.
Everything belongs to God.
I Chronicles 29:11
It is more blessed to give than receive.
Bring your tithe into the church.
Concerning Our Future EventsOnce a believer dies, they are passed instantly into the presence of God.
II Corinthians 5:8
Calling out (the Rapture) of believers could take place at any time.
I Thessalonians 4:14-17
There will be a period of tribulation on the earth before His second return.
Matthew 24:21 & Revelation 19
For a more in depth look at the Faith Statement please refer to THE BAPTIST FAITH AND MESSAGE 2000 found on the Southern Baptist Conventions website.