is an important step of obedience following salvation. It is an opportunity for a Christian to publicly profess their faith in Christ.
Acts 2:38 – Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
is a practice observed throughout the life of a Christian. It is when we take time to remember Jesus Christ and all He has done for us in His life, death, and resurrection.
1 Corinthians 11:23-24 – For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you: that the Lord Jesus on the same night in which He was betrayed took bread; and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, “Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”
is a covenant relationship between God, one man and one woman. The Scriptures limit human sexual behavior to a marital relationship between a man and a woman, which is the only biblical accepted marriage relationship.
Genesis 2:24 – Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Committed believers tithe their income in a way of honoring God. We recognize that giving the first 10% of our income is the biblical standard of giving.
Malachi 3:10 – Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this,” Says the LORD of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven And pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it.
Proverbs 3:9 – Honor the LORD with your possessions, And with the first fruits of all your increase.
There is one God (Deuteronomy 6:4) who co-exists in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Trinity is equal in authority and nature, but they fulfil different roles.
Genesis 1:26 – Then God said, “Let us make man in our image.”
2 Corinthians 13:14 – The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen.
Matthew 28:19 – Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
God has already done His part to restore our relationship to Him. He took the initiative. Because of Jesus’ death and resurrection, salvation is offered to all who by faith accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
John 3:16 – For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
Romans 10:9-10 – If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Every believer is in-dwelt by the Holy Spirit at conversion. Every believer can also live a Spirit-filled and Spirit-empowered life. We believe all the gifts of the Holy Spirit are in operation in the church today through the lives of believers.
John 14:16-17 – And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever— the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you. Acts 1:8 – But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.
1 Corinthians 12:4-7 – There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all.
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