This is a simple overview of the core Beliefs that the Bible teaches and what we hold to. It's an important outline of the historical identifiers of Authentic Christianity.
That God is. He is the Creator of all, and Ruler of all. He eternally exists in three persons: the Scriptural Godhead God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. These three are co-equal and one. Genesis 1:1, 26, 27; 3:22 | 2 Corinthians 13:14 | 1 Peter 1:2 | Matthew 28:19 | Psalm 90:2.
There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. These three are coequal and co-eternal 1 John 5:7 | Genesis 1:26 | Matthew 3:16-17, 28:19 | Luke 1:35 | Isaiah 9:6 | Hebrews 3:7-11.
In Jesus Christ. Jesus is God, and was conceived of the Holy Ghost and born of the virgin Mary. He was/is sinless, perfect sacrifice for the sin, died on the cross, was buried, arose from the dead after three days, and ascended to Heaven He is King of kings and Lord of lords. Matthew 1:22-23 | Romans 1:3-4 | Hebrews 4:14-15 | Isaiah 9:6 | Acts 1:9-11 | John 1:1-5; 14:10-30, 14:16-17.
In the Bible that it is God’s Words to us. Written by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. It is the supreme source of truth for Christian belief and practice. The Bible is the inspired words of God, and is The Truth without error. And it is inspired, infallible and inerrant. That God has given us His words contained in the King James Bible. We believe that it is the inspired and preserved word of God in the English language. We reject all modern versions. 2 Timothy 1:13; 3:16 | 2 Peter 1:20-21 | Psalm 119:105, 160; 12:6 | Proverbs 30:5.
Jesus Christ was conceived by God the Father, through the Holy Spirit (the third person of the Trinity) in the virgin Mary’s womb; therefore, He is the Son of God Matthew 1:18, 25 | Luke 1:35 | Isaiah 7:14 | Luke 1:27-35.
Man was created good and upright, but by voluntary transgression he fell; his only hope of redemption is in Jesus Christ, the Son of God Genesis 1:26-31, 3:1-7 | Romans 5:12-21.
Salvation is by grace through faith, being born again, believing in the Lord Jesus Christ only for salvation without works. Salvation is received by putting your trust in Jesus Christ and in His death, burial, and resurrection for the payment of your sins. The Bible clearly teaches the eternal security of the believer (once saved, always saved). A believer can never lose their salvation. There is nothing you can do to earn salvation. It’s a free gift from God through Jesus Christ. Romans 5:8-10 | Romans 6:23 | Titus 3:5 | John 14:6; 1:12 | Galatians 3:26 | Ephesians 2:8-9 | Romans 5:1.
Sanctification is the ongoing process of yielding to God’s Word and His Spirit in order to complete the development of Christ’s character in us. It is through the present ministry of the Holy Spirit and the Word of God that the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life 1 Thessalonians 4:3, 5:23 | 2 Corinthians 3:18, 6:14-18 | | 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3 | Romans 8:29, 12:1-2 | Hebrews 2:11.
That all true believers are The Church all those, anywhere, who acknowledge Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and are truly born again make up the one true church. Matthew 28:18-20 | Mark 16:15-16 | Acts 2:38-41, 42-47, 38-41 | Colossians 1:18 | Hebrews 10:24-25, 13:17 | 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, 12:12-13.
Jesus Christ was physically resurrected from the dead in a glorified body three days after His death on the cross. In addition, both the saved and the lost will be resurrected; they that are saved to the resurrection of life and they that are lost to the resurrection of eternal damnation Luke 24:16, 36, 39 | John 2:19-21, 20:26-28, 21:4 | Acts 24:15 | 2 Corinthians 15:42, 44 | Philippians 1:21-23, 3:21.
Jesus is coming again (His second coming), the rapture (His taking us up to be with Him) will take place after the tribulation (post-tribulation). We do not believe in a so-called “secret pre tribulation rapture.” We reject dispensationalism, pre-tribulationism, and pre-millennialism. Mark 14:62 | Hebrews 9:28 | Mark 13:10 | Acts 1:8-11 | Matthew 28:20 | Mark 13:21-23 | 1 John 2:18; 4:1-3 | Luke 12:32 | Revelation 21:1-5 | 2 Peter 3:13 | Matthew 28:18.
That life begins at conception (fertilization) and reject all forms of abortion which is murder we are (anti-abortion), including surgical abortion, contraceptives, birth control pills, and all other processes that end life after conception.
EVOLUTION AND THE WORLD SYSTEM
That evolution is a satanic lie from hell. We believe in a literal six-day, 24 hour, creation account and that God created man. Genesis Chapters. 1 and 2. We oppose worldliness, modernism, formalism, culturalism, ecumenicalism, and liberalism