We are an old-fashion independent Baptist church.
I. The Bible:
A. We believe in divine inspiration
B. We believe in divine preservation
C. We use only the King James Version
II. The Trinity:
A. We believe in the Father, Son,
and Holy Spirit
B. We believe that these three are
one (I.John 5:7).
A. Man was created in the image of
B. Man through willful disobedience
to the Word of God fell from the original state of perfection.
C. Man is, as a result of this fall,
totally depraved and in need of redemption. (I Cor. 15:22,
Rom. 5:12, Ps. 51:5)
A. Salvation can only be obtained
by the sacrifice of he perfect Lamb of God on Calvary.
B. Salvation is by grace through faith
plus nothing and minus nothing! (Eph. 2:8-9)
C. The sinner must have "repentance
toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ."
D. Salvation is, for the true believer,
V. The Virgin Birth:
A. Christ was conceived of the Holy
Ghost in the womb of a young Jewess virgin named Mary. (Lk.
B. Christ who was born of a woman
had a sinless nature.
VI. The Blood Atonement:
A. Blood is what is required in atonement:
(Lev.17:11; Heb. 9:22 )
B. Only the sinless blood of Jesus
can atone for the sin of man (Heb. 9:12, 25; 10:4 )
C. "O precious is the flow, that
makes me white as snow. No other fount I know. Nothing but
the blood of Jesus!"
VII. The Regeneration of the Believer:
A. True believers are born again by
the Spirit of God and have His Spirit and nature. (II Cor.
5:17; Jn. 1:12-13; I. John 4:4)
B. To be regenerated is to be
VIII. Heaven and Hell:
A. Heaven is a literal place where
believers will go to be with Christ after this life. (Jn.
B. Hell is a literal place of fire
and torment where the damned will spend eternity after this
existence. (Lk. 16:19-31)
IX. The Church:
A. Instituted into the world by Christ
Himself: (Matt. 16:18)
B. We believe in the universal church
made up of all born again believers which is His Body, Bride,
and Building. (Eph. 5:23-33; I. Pet. 2:5)
C. We believe in the local church
made up of born-again baptized believers, which is His operation
and organization in the world today.
D. There are two offices within the
local church, which are the pastor and the deacon.
E. There are two ordinances to be
observed by the church, which are the Lord's Supper and Baptism
by immersion of new believers.
X. The Second Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
A. He is coming first in the "rapture"
to receive his "Bride" (the Church).
B. He is coming secondly, bodily to
the earth with His Bride to take control of all governments
of the world and to establish his
kingdom over all the world for a thousand years!
C. He is coming soon!!