What We Believe:
What We Believe:
About The Bible:
The Bible is the infallible Word of GOD, inspired by God Himself, and has the authority teach eternal salvation and wholesome Christian living. (2 Timothy 3:15-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21)
There is one GOD (Deuteronomy 6:4), who has revealed Himself to humanity as our Father in Creation, the Son (flesh) of God as our Savior (Matt. 1:23; John 1:1,14) and as the Holy Ghost or indwelling Spirit (Acts 1:8). Jesus Christ is GOD manifested in flesh and ALL the fullness of the Godhead dwells in Him! (Ephesians 4:4-6; Colossians 2:8-9; 1 Timothy 3:16)
About Sin and Salvation:
Everyone has sinned and needs salvation. Salvation comes by grace through faith based on the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ. (Romans 3:23-25; 6:23; Ephesians 2:8-9)
About The Gospel:
The saving gospel is the good news that Jesus died for our sins, was buried, and rose again. We obey the gospel by repentance (death to sin), water baptism by immersion in the name of Jesus Christ (burial), and receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost by the evidence of speaking in other tongues (resurrection). (Acts 2:4; 37-39; 8:6-17; 10:1-6, 44-48; 19:1-7; Romans 6:3-4)
About Christian Living:
As Christians we are to love GOD and others. We should live a Holy life inwardly and outwardly, and worship GOD joyfully. The supernatural gifts of the Spirit, including healing, are for the church today.
(Mark 12:28-31; 2 Corinthians 7:1; Hebrews 12:14; 1 Corinthians 12:8-11)
About The Future:
Jesus Christ is coming again to catch away his church. In the end will be the final resurrection and the final judgment. The righteous will inherit eternal life, and the unrighteous eternal death. (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Revelation 20:11; 20:15)
How We Worship:
We raise our hands because...
1Timothy 2:8 says: I will therefore that men pray everywhere lifting up holy hands
We clap our hands because...
Psalm 47:1 says: O clap your hands, all ye people
We sing and play music because...
Ephesians 5:19 says to worship: In psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to The Lord , Psalm 150 says: to praise GOD with musical instruments
We worship with a joyful noise because...
Psalm 66:1 says: Make a joyful noise unto GOD, all ye lands.
We pray aloud because the early church “lifted up their voice to GOD with one accord” in prayer (Acts 4:24.)
We dance in the Spirit because...
Psalm 149:3 says Let them praise his name in the dance.
We include testimonies, teaching, preaching, and spiritual gifts because...
1 Corinthians 14:26 says: Whenever you come together, each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation.