Truth In Scripture
The Scriptures are true, authoritative and sufficient.
One True God
There is only one true God, Creator of heaven and earth, who eternally exists in three distinct persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
All things exist for the glory of God.
All Have Sin
All humanity—Christ excluded—is sinful by both birth and action.
Sin Equals Death
The deserved penalty for sin is physical and spiritual death.
Jesus' Virgin Birth
Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God, was born of a virgin and is both fully God and fully human.
Jesus Christ died as the sacrificial substitute to pay the penalty for sin.
Jesus Christ physically rose from the dead, ascended into heaven and will one day physically return.
Future Resurrection of the Dead
There will be a future physical resurrection of the dead. Only those who turn from sin and to Jesus in faith and repentance will be raised to eternal reward. Those who do not turn from sin and to Jesus will be raised to eternal punishment.
Our Reconciliation to the Father
Only through faith in the person and work of Jesus Christ and repentance from sin can one be reconciled to God and experience true life and joy.
It would be impossible to overemphasize the importance of sound doctrine in the life of a Christian.