What We Believe
What We Believe About God (Theology)
God is revealed in nature, providence, conscience and word. He is revealed in nature as the Creator and Sustainer; In providence as the Administrator and Regulator; In conscience as the Law Giver and Arbiter and in word as the Redeemer, Saviour, Lord and King.
We believe that God is the Creator of all (Isaiah 40:28).
We believe that God is the Father of all born again believers who were born not of blood, nor of the will of man, but of God (St. John 1:12-13)
We believe that God is Sovereign. The Holy Scripture best explains God’s deity, as well as, his characteristics in both the Old and New Testaments.
What We Believe About Jesus Christ (Christology)
We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, the second person in the Godhead. We believe that Jesus is eternal in His person and nature as the Son of God and was with God in the beginning of creation (St. John 1:1).
We believe that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, was born of a virgin called Mary according to the Holy Scriptures (St. Matthew 1:18).
We believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross and resurrected from the grave to redeem man from sin and reconcile man back to God (Romans 5:8-10).
We believe that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is now the mediator between man and God.
What We Believe About Holy Spirit (Pneumatology)
We believe that Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost is the third person of the Trinity. He proceeds from the Father and Son and, is co-equal in power and glory.
We believe that Holy Spirit is a gift given to the believer for the purpose of equipping and empowering the believer for service to humanity.
We believe that Holy Spirit teaches and guides born again believers into all truth (St. John 16:13, Acts 1:8).
What We Believe About The Word of God (Bibliology)
We hold the Scriptures as contained in both the Old Testament and New Testament of our Holy Bible as our rule of Faith and Practice. We hold the Word of God to be the only authority in all matters
We believe in full inspiration of the Word of God. By inspiration, we mean the act whereby God, through Holy Spirit, gave and communicated His truths (scripture) to fallible men. We acknowledge human penmanship and communication of the scripture; however, we believe God to be the Primary Author (I Peter 1:21; II Timothy 3:16).
We believe that the bible is the Word of God and contains one harmonious and sufficiently complete system of doctrine that does not contain error , contradictions or discrepancies(John 1:1; II Timothy 3:16-17)
We believe that all of its parts are consistent with each other.
We believe it is our responsibility to discover these consistencies through careful study and discernment of the scriptures.
We assert that no doctrine can be true or essential if we do not find it consistent with God’s Holy Word.
What We Believe About Sin (Hamartiology)
We believe sin contradicts all that is God (Proverbs 8:36; Luke 13:27; Romans 9:14; Hebrews 10:26).
We believe sin is an active violation of God’s commandments (I John 3:4-6).
We believe sin alienates man from God (Ephesians 4:18; Hebrews 12:14; James 4:3-4).
We believe in the need for repentance of Sin (Luke 24:47; Mark 1:15).
We believe that failure to repent of sins results in divine judgment and eternal separation from God (Hebrew 10:28-31).
What We Believe About Salvation (Soteriology)
We believe that salvation is a result of the redemptive work of Christ on behalf of the sinner whereby restoring divine favor and communion with God.
We believe salvation is a gift from God.
We believe that man is saved by exercising faith in the redemptive works of Christ and not by good works (Ephesians 2:8).
We believe that this restorative relations with God brings about Justification (Romans 5:1-10), Regeneration (Titus 3:5-7) and Sanctification (1 Corinthians 1:30).
What We Believe About Spiritual Gifts
We believe in spiritual gifts and acknowledge the diversity of operations (I Corinthians 12: 8-10).
We believe that all gifts are administered as it pleases the Almighty God for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry and for the edifying of the body of Christ.
What We Believe About The Second Coming of Christ
We believe in the second coming of Christ. We believe that he shall come from Heaven to Earth personally, bodily, and visibly and that the Church, the bride, will be caught up to meet him in the air (St. John 14:2-3, I Thessalonians 4:14-17).