What I believe

My Statement of Faith

(The Nicene Creed was first adopted in A.D. 325 at the Council of Nicea in an attempt to unify the Christian church with one doctrine, especially on the issues of the Trinity and the deity and humanity of Jesus Christ.)


The Bible is the inspired written Word of God.
2 Tim 3:16    1 Cor 2:13

The tri-unity of the Godhead.     
Matt 28:19    Gal 3:20  

The creation, test and fall of man, 
as recorded by Genesis, resulting in his original separation from God.
Rom 5:12-18

The Saviour of men, the Lord Jesus Christ, conceived of
the Holy Spirit, born  of the virgin Mary, very God and very Man.
Lk 1:30-35    Jn 1:18    Isa 9:6

The Gospel of the grace of God! Christ died for our sins, 
was buried, and rose again on the third day!
1 Cor 15:1-4    Rom 4:25

The Salvation of sinners by grace alone, 
through faith in the perfect and finished work of the Cross of Calvary, 
by which we receive forgiveness of sin and eternal life.
Eph 2:8-9    Heb 9:12,22     Rom 5:11

The bodily ascension of Jesus to Heaven, His enthronement, 
His personal coming for His Church, at which time there
will be a general Ressurection and final judgment.
Lk 24;51   Eph 1:20  4:8-10   Heb 1:3   1 Thess 4:13-18

The water baptism of believers by immersion
in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Acts 19:5   8: 37-38   10:47-48

The baptism with the Holy Spirit as an experience
following salvation, available to all believers.
Acts 2:1-4   8:14-17   10:44-47   Gal 3:14

The Gifts of the Spirit as listed in 1 Cor 12-14
being exercised and practiced as manifest in the early Church.  
1 Cor 12-14

The Spirit filled life, not in step with the world, 
and the perfecting of holiness in the fear of God
as an expression of Christian faith.
Eph 5:18   2 Cor 6:14 ,  7:1

The healing of the body by Divine power, or Divine healing
in its many aspects as practiced by the early Church.
Acts 4:30   Rom 8:11  1 Cor 12:9   James 5:14

The Lord's memorial, commonly called Supper for believers.
1Cor 11:23-32

The eternal life of the believer ( John 5:24;10:28
and the eternal punishment of the unbeliever.
Mk 9:43-48    2 Thess 1:9    Rev 20:10-15

The reality and personality of Satan.
Job 1:7   2 Cor 11:14

The sovereign autonomous government of the local Church.
Matt 18:17    Acts 15:22    1 Cor 16:12

Jesus is my/our Good Shepherd! :)
Psalm 23


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