Faith Statement

The Bible

The 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. 
Hebrews 4:12

There is One Living and True God, the First Person of the Trinity

He 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. 
Matthew 28:19
We have only One Father, and He is in Heaven. 
Matthew 23:9
For God so loved the world He gave His one and only son. 
John 3:16
Jesus said, “I and my Father are one.” 
John 10:30
There is One God and Father of all who is over all. 
Ephesians 4:6

The Lord Jesus Christ is the Second Person of the Trinity

He was virgin born. 
Isaiah 7:14
He was God in the flesh. 
John 1:1-14
He lived a perfect life. 
II Corinthians 5:21
He died for every person. 
I Peter 1:18-19
He rose from the dead. 
Romans 4:25
He ascended to heaven to reign on high. 
Acts 1:9

The Holy Spirit is the Third Person of the Trinity

The Holy Spirit indwells us at salvation. 
Romans 8:9
The Holy Spirit empowers us to do God’s will. 
Acts 1:8
It is God’s will for us to be filled with the Holy Spirit. 
Ephesians 5:15-21
The Holy Spirit is grieved when we sin. 
Ephesians 4:30

Concerning Our Relationship with God

We are created in His image.  
Genesis 1:27
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.
Romans 6:23

Salvation is Offered to All

We are saved by grace through faith. 
Ephesians 2:8-9
Christ died in our place. 
I Corinthians 15:3-4
Confess with our mouth and believe in our heart. 
Romans 10:9
We can be absolutely certain of our salvation. 
I John 5:12-13

Christian Living – One Another Principles

Love one another. 
John 13:34
Be kind and forgive one another. 
Ephesians 4:32
Pray for one another. 
James 5:16
Submit to one another. 
Ephesians 5:21

Giving

A tenth of your produce is the Lord’s. 
Leviticus 27:30
Everything belongs to God. 
I Chronicles 29:11
It is more blessed to give than receive. 
Acts 20:35
Bring your tithe into the church. 
Malachi 3:8-10

Concerning Our Future Events

Once 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.