Statement of Faith

Article 1. We believe in the one true and living God, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, and these three are one.
Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:4, Exodus 3:14, Psalms 90:2, Psalms 42:2, 1 John 5:7, John 1:1, John 10:30, John 3:13

Article 2. We believe that the Scripture of the Old and New Testaments are the Word of God, and the only rule of faith and practice; and we believe the Scriptures of the 1611 King James Version to be the infallible Word of God.
Scripture: II Timothy 3:16, II Peter 1:21, Hebrews 1:2, Romans 15:4, II Peter 1:19-20, Acts 17:2

Article 3. We believe that God elected or chose His people in Christ before the foundation of the world, that they should be holy and without blame before Him in love.
Scripture: Ephesians1:4, Psalms 65:4, John 17:2, I Peter 1:2, Romans 8:29-30, 9:11,  II Timothy 1:9, Titus 1:1-2

Article 4. We believe in the doctrine of original sin and man’s impotency to recover himself from the fallen state he is in by nature by his own free will and ability.
Scripture: Genesis 6:5, Jeremiah 17:9, Psalms 51:5, Romans 3:9, 5:12, I Corinthians 15:21-22, Ephesians 2:1-3, John 6:44, Romans 7:14, I Corinthians 2:14, Ephesians 2:1-3, Job 14:4, Romans 8:7, Matthew 12:33

Article 5. We believe that sinners are justified in the sight of God only by the imputed righteousness of Jesus Christ.
Scripture: II Corinthians 5:21, Romans 3:25, 8:29-33, Titus 3:7, I Corinthians 1:30-31, John 1:29, Hebrew 10:14

Article 6. We believe that God’s elect shall be effectually called, regenerated and sanctified by the Holy Ghost and shall persevere in grace and never finally fall away.
Scripture: Galatians 4:6, John 5:25, John 6:37, Titus 3:5, Romans 8:30, 15:16, Ephesians 2:1-9, 5:26, 1 Thessalonians 5:23, Jude 1:1, 1 Thessalonians 5:23, Philippians 1:6, Matthew 1:21, John 6:37, Romans 8:35-39, 1 John 3:9

Article 7. We believe that baptism and the Lord’s Supper are ordinances of Jesus Christ, and true believers are the only subjects of the ordinances and the true mode of baptism is immersion.
Scripture: Matthew 26:26-29, 28:18-20, Mark 14:22-25, Luke 22:15-20, I Corinthians 11:23-29, John 3:23, Acts 8:36-38

Article 8. We believe in the resurrection of the dead and a general judgment and that the punishment of the wicked will be everlasting and the joys of the righteous will be eternal.
Scripture: John 5:28-29, Matthew 25:31-46, Acts 17:31, Acts 24:15, I Corinthians 15:42-47, I Thessalonians 1:7-10

Article 9. We believe that no minister has the right to administer the ordinances only such as are called of God as was Aaron, and come under the imposition of hands by a presbytery and are in fellowship with the church which he is a member.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:14, Hebrews 5:4, Mark 3:14, I Timothy 2:7

Article 10. We believe that God has ordained good works, that His children should walk in them, and that good works are only such as God commanded them in His word, and not such as without the warrant thereof are devised by men out of blind zeal or upon any pretense of good intention.
Scripture: Ephesians 2:10, James 2:14-26, Micah 6:8, Hebrews 12:21, Matthew 15:9, Isaiah 29:13

Article 11. We believe that washing the saints’ feet was ordained by Jesus Christ to be done by His children in a church capacity until His second coming.
Scripture: John 13:8-14, I Timothy 5:10