Articles of Faith
We affirm that the 66 books of the Bible are the complete inspired Word of God and are our only rule for faith and practice.
(Psalms 119:89; 2 Timothy 3:15-16)
We further affirm that the 66 books of the Bible exclusively comprise the canon of Scripture; are the inspired Word of God (Psalm 119:89) and are our only rule for faith and practice (Deuteronomy 4:2; Galatians 1:6-10).
We teach the inerrancy, infallibility, and plenary inspiration of the Holy Scriptures (2 Timothy 3:15-16) and that they are God’s written, objective, propositional revelation to man (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Peter 1:19-21).
We hold that the literal, grammatical-historical, exegetical interpretation of Scripture is the manner in which God’s Word is to be understood (John 10:35).
We affirm that the Scriptures were originally written without error in all matters addressed whether it be faith, science, history, etc., and that they contain everything necessary for us to be mature and ready Christians for the service and glory of God (2 Timothy 3:16-17).
We affirm that, whereas there may be several applications of any given passage of Scripture, there is but one true interpretation, and we affirm that the Holy Spirit Himself illumines us to believe and receive that which the Scriptures say as they are preached, as we search them out, and as we seek to obey them (John 5:39; John 7:17; 16:12-15; 1 Corinthians 2:9-12).
We affirm that it is imperative that we faithfully preach and teach the Word of God from the pulpit of this church knowing that one day we will give an account to God of our faithfulness and conformity to His Word (1 Peter 1:25; 2 Timothy 4:1-2).
We believe God has preserved His Word throughout history (Matthew 24:35; 5:18) and that the original languages are to be translated and made available in every language so that all men might have the same comfort and hope from the Scriptures that we experience holding to a literal translation of scripture as the reliable revealed Word of God. (Romans 15:4).