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Statement of Faith

1. The Bible :

We believe the Bible to be the only infallible, authoritative, inspired Word of God.

2. God :

We believe that there is only one God, eternally existent in three persons : Father,

Son and Holy Spirit.

3. Jesus Christ :

We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life,

in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His

bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His

personal return in power and glory.

4. Man and Sin :

We believe that for salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is

absolutely essential.

5. The Holy Spirit :

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the

Christian is enabled to live a good life.

6. The thereafter :

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost : they that are saved

unto he resurrection of eternal life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of

eternal damnation.

7. The Church :

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.