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red button   We Believe that the Bible (i.e. the Old and New Testaments excluding the Apocrypha), is the   inspired Word of God. The infallible, all sufficient rule for faith and practice. (2 Timothy 3:15,16; 2 Peter 1:21)
     
 red button    We Believe in the unity of the One True and Living God Who is the Eternal, Self-existent "I AM," Who has also revealed Himself as One being in three Persons -Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Deuteronomy 6:4; Mark 12:29, Matthew 28:19.)
     
 red button    We Believe in the Virgin Birth, Sinless Life, Miraculous Ministry, Substitutionary Atoning Death, Bodily Resurrection, Triumphant Ascension and Abiding Intercession of the Lord Jesus Christ and in His Pre-millenial Second Advent as the blessed hope set before all believers. (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23; Hebrews 7:26; 1 Peter 2:22; Acts 2:22; 10:38; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 9:12; Luke 24:39; 1 Corinthians 15:4; Acts 1:9; Ephesians 4:8-10; Romans 8:34; Hebrews 7:25; 1 Corinthians 15:22-24 & 51-57; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Revelation 20:1-6.  
       
red button   We Believe in the fall of man, who was created pure and upright, but fell by voluntary transgression. (Genesis 1:26-31; 3:1-7; Romans 5:12-21.)  
       
red button   We Believe in salvation through faith in Christ, Who died for our sins according to the scriptures, was buried and was raised from among the dead on the third day according to the Scriptures, and through His blood we have Redemption. (Titus 2:11; 3:5-7; Romans 10:8-15; 1 Corinthians 15:3,4). This experience is also known as the New Birth, and is an instantaneous and complete operation of the Holy Spirit upon initial faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. (John 3:5,6; James 1:18; 1 Peter 1:23; 1 John 5:1.)  
       
red button   We Believe that Baptism by immersion is enjoined upon all who have really repented and have truly believed with all their hearts in Christ as Saviour and Lord.
(Matthew 28;19; Acts 10:47,48; Acts 2:38,39.)
 
       
red button   We Believe in the Baptism in the Holy Spirit, the initial evidence of which is the speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance. (Acts 2:4; 10:44-46; 11:14-16; 19:6; Isaiah 8:18.)  
       
red button   We Believe that the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and the Offices have been set by God in the Church as recorded in the New Testament. (1 Corinthians 12:4-11 & 28; Ephesians 4:7-16.)  
   
 
red button   We Believe in holiness of life and conduct in obedience to the command of God "Be ye holy for I am holy." (1 Peter 1:14-16; Hebrews 12:14; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; 1 John 2:6; also 1 Corinthians 13).  
       
red button   We Believe that deliverance from sickness, by Divine Healing is provided for in the Atonement. (Isaiah 53:4 & 5; Matthew 8:16 & 17; James 5:13-16.)  
       
red button   We Believe that Breaking of Bread is enjoined upon all believers until the Lord comes. (Luke 22:14-20; 1 Cor¬inthians 11:20-34.)  
       
red button   We Believe in the bodily resurrection of all men, the everlasting conscious bliss of all who truly believe in our Lord Jesus Christ and that everlasting conscious punishment is the portion of all whose names are not written in the Book of Life.
(John 5:28 & 29; 1 Corinthians 15:22-24; Daniel 12:2 & 3; Matthew 25:46; 2 Thessalonians 1:9; Revelation 20:10-15.)