- In one eternal God, existing as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
(Matthew 3:16,17; 1 John 5:7).
- That God has revealed Himself in the Scriptures of the Old
and New Testament, the inspired Word of God, and supremely
in His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ (2 Timothy 3:16; Hebrews
- That in the beginning God created all things by His Son. He
created man in His own image, with free will, moral
character and a spiritual nature (Hebrews 1:1,2; Genesis
- That man fell into sin, bringing depravity and death upon
the race; that as sinner, man is self-centered and self-willed,
unwilling and unable to break with sin (Genesis 3:1-19; Ephesians 2:1-3).
- That there is one mediator between God and men, the Man
Christ Jesus, Who died for our redemption from sin and arose
for our justification (1 Timothy 2:5; 2 Corinthians 5:21;
- That salvation is by grace through faith in Christ, a free
gift bestowed by God on those who repent and believe
- That the Holy Spirit convicts of sin, effects the new birth,
gives guidance in life, empowers for service, enables
perseverance in faith and holiness (John 16:7-15; Galatians
- That the Church is the body of Christ, the brotherhood of
the redeemed, a disciplined people obedient to the Word of
God, and a fellowship of love, intercession, and healing
(1 Corinthians 3:16; Ephesians 2:11-22; 1 Peter 2:9).
- That Christ commissioned the Church to go into all the
world, making disciples of all nations, and ministering to
human need (Matthew 28:19,20; Mark 16:15; Romans 1:14-17).
- It is the will of God that there should be ministers to
preach the Word, to serve as leaders, to administer the
ordinances, to guide the Church in the exercise of
discipline, and to serve as pastors and teachers (Titus 1:5-9;
1 Timothy 3:1-13; Hebrews 13:17).
- That those who repent and believe should be baptized with
water as a symbol of the baptism of the Spirit, cleansing
from sin, and commitment to Christ (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts
- That the Church should observe the Communion of the Lord's
Supper as a symbol of His broken body and shed blood, and of
the fellowship of His Church until His return (1 Corinthians
- That the washing of the saints feet is a symbol of
brotherhood, cleansing, and service; and the giving of the
right hand of fellowship and the holy kiss are symbols of
Christian love (John 13:1-17; Romans 16:16; Galatians 2:9).
- That God's order of authority as stated in His Word is: God,
Christ, man, woman. That God has established unique roles
for man and woman when praying or prophesying, symbolized by
man's uncovered head and by woman's
veiled head (Genesis 2:18-25; 1 Corinthians 11:1-16).
- That Christian marriage is intended by God to be the union
of one man and one woman for life,
and that Christians should marry only in the Lord (Mark 10:2-12;
1 Corinthians 7:39).
- That Christians should not be conformed to the world, but
should seek to conform to the will of God in every area of
life (2 Corinthians 6:14-18; Romans 12:1,2; Matthew 6:25-34;
- That Christians are to be open and transparent in life, ever
speaking the truth, and not employing oaths (Matthew 5:33-37).
- It is the will of God that Christians refrain from carnal
force and violence in human relations and show Christian
love to all men (Matthew 5:38-40; John 18:36; 2 Corinthians
- That the Church and state are two separate organizations
with separate responsibilities and functions. That the
government is ordained of God to maintain order in society,
while the mission of the Church in the world is to glorify
God and lead others to faith and trust in Him (John 15:19;
- That Christians should honor rulers, be subject to
authorities, and pray for governments (Romans 13:1-7;
1 Timothy 2:1-3; Acts 5:29).
- That after death the unsaved enter into everlasting
punishment and the saved into conscious bliss with Christ,
Who is coming again and will raise the dead, sit in
judgment, and bring in God's everlasting kingdom (Matthew
25:3-46; 2 Corinthians 10:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; 5:4;
2 Peter 3:3-13).