Statement of Faith

The Bible is composed of 66 books penned by 40 authors over thousands of years, and was given to mankind through the agency of the prophets and the apostles, all confirming each other. It is an integrated whole which bears evidence of supernatural engineering in every detail of life and creation.

The Scriptures reveal to us that there is one God, eternally existent, the creator of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.

The Scriptures reveal to us that mankind was originally created in the image of God, but fell through rebellion. That historic fall brought all mankind into the state of being “fallen.” The Scriptures clearly show that mankind is not born with “a clean slate,” nor with a predilection to goodness, but is born in fallenness, and thus every human being is needs to be “born again,” through faith in the atonement God has provided, which was accomplished for us in Jesus Christ. Anyone rejecting the atonement made in Jesus Christ will, at death, take his place in a literal hell, a place of anguish and eternal separation from God and all that is good.

The Scriptures reveal to us that Jesus Christ is the only-begotten Son of God, God himself, who became flesh and was born of Mary, who was a virgin at his birth, in Bethlehem, Israel. Jesus came in order to become the perfect and sinless atonement for the sins of fallen mankind. The atonement was accomplished in his crucifixion and death for us, the righteous for the unrighteous, and in his resurrection from the dead. His atonement satisfied divine justice and accomplished salvation for all who trust in him ALONE.

On the third day after his death, Jesus Christ arose from the dead having conquered death, hell, and the grave, and was seen by upwards of 500 persons.

Forty days later He ascended to heaven, and took his rightful place at the right hand of the Father, and became the only mediator between God and man.

The Lord Jesus, before returning to heaven, promised to send the Holy Spirit for us, the divine Spirit of God himself, to walk with the believer, to indwell the believer, convicting of sin, drawing sinners to Christ, imparting new life to them upon conversion, enabling the believer to overcome the world, the flesh, and the devil, and bringing to mind all that the Scriptures have said. The Spirit of God enables the believer to perform all works which God has prepared for that individual believer before the foundation of the earth.

The Scriptures have foretold that the last seven years of this age will be a time of great sorrow, a time when the wrath of God will be poured out on the Christ-rejecting world. That time period is known as the "Tribulation." The Scriptures have also foretold that before that time begins, Jesus Christ will take all who are his from the earth, to spend that time with him in heaven, sparing them the wrath of God.

The Scriptures have also told us that the seven-year period will be a time when God is dealing with Israel, preparing her to receive her Messiah, who is the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Lord Jesus Christ will return to this earth to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy. His enemies will be destroyed, Satan will be bound, and the Lord Jesus will establish his physical Kingdom on the earth, ruling and reigning upon the Throne of David in Jerusalem. He will restore all things and His Kingdom shall have no end.