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We believe the bible is the complete and infallible Word of God, verbally inspired and is the supreme and final authority in all matters pertaining to faith and practice -- IITimothy 3:16.

We believe in one God eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit -- John 14:16; Matthew 3:16-17; Matthew 28:19.

We believe that Jesus Christ was begotten of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary and that He is true God and true man -- Matthew 1:20; Luke 1:25; John 1:1-2; John 12:45; John 14:9.

We believe that Jesus Christ is the one all-sufficient mediator between God and man -- I Timothy 2:5.

We believe in the personality of the Holy Spirit and that His ministry is to reveal Christ to men in the regeneration and sanctification of their souls -- John 16:7-11; John 14:17.

We believe that man was created in the image of God and he sinned and thereby incurred spiritual death, which is everlasting punishment -- Genesis 1:26; Genesis 3:3.

We believe in the vicarious death of the Lord Jesus Christ for our sins and that all who believe in Him are justified on the grounds of His shed blood, in the resurrection of His body, His ascension into heaven and His personal and visible return to earth -- I Peter 1:19; I Corinthians 15:3; Acts 1:10-11; I Peter 3:18; I Thessalonians 4:14-18, II Timothy 2:8.

We believe in the Resurrection of the dead, both the just and the unjust, the righteous going to everlasting life and the wicked to everlasting punishment – Acts 24:15; John 5:8-29.

We believe that salvation is the gift of God, and is received and experienced only through personal faith in Him – Ephesians 2:8-9; Acts 16:31; John 3:16,36; John 10:28-29; I John 5:11-12.

We believe that the immersion of the believer in water is Baptism, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, as set forth in the New Testament – Romans 6:1-11; Matthew 3:13-17; Acts 2:38; Acts 8:36-39.

We believe that the ordinance of the Lord's Supper commemorates His death until He comes – Matthew 26:26-30; I Corinthians 11:23-30.

We believe that each local church has the right to be independent and autonomous and must be free from interference by any ecclesiastical or political authority – Acts 6:2-3; Acts 4:18-20; I Corinthians 8:1-9.

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