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Our Beliefs - Marriage
December 31st, 2020
The Bible teaches that God ordained the family as the foundational institution of human society. The family unit is composed of persons related to one another by marriage, blood, or adoption (or conne...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Stewardship
December 31st, 2020
God is the Source of all blessings. All that we have, we ultimately owe to Him. God commands His people to be good stewards. Christians have a spiritual obligation to the entire world, a holy trustees...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Healing
December 31st, 2020
It is God’s will to heal the sick through various means – including, but not limited to, the laying on of hands, the prayer of faith, anointing with oil, and the operation of the gifts of the Holy Spi...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
December 31st, 2020
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are supernatural endowments that equip believers, contribute to the edifying and building up of the Church, and demonstrate Christ’s power and character to the world. Thes...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - The Baptism in the Holy Spirit
December 31st, 2020
The baptism in the Holy Spirit is a promise offered to all believers that is distinct from the new birth. With it comes power for life, power for service, and the bestowment of gifts of the Holy Spiri...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - The Great Commission
December 31st, 2020
It is the duty and privilege of every believer and church to actively endeavor to make disciples of all nations. We are charged by Christ to constantly seek to win the lost through our verbal witness,...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - The Final Judgment
December 31st, 2020
The Bible teaches that there will be a final judgment in which the wicked dead will be raised and judged according to their works. Whosoever is not found written in the Book of Life, together with the...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Hell
December 31st, 2020
The one who physically dies in his sins without accepting Christ is eternally lost in the lake of fire and therefore has no further opportunity of hearing the Gospel or of repenting. The lake of fire ...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Resurrection
December 31st, 2020
Jesus Christ was physically resurrected from the dead in a glorified body three days after His death on the Cross. We believe in the return of the resurrected Christ for His saints, both those alive o...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Last Things
December 31st, 2020
In His own time and in His own way, God will bring this age to its appropriate conclusion. At the end of this age, Jesus Christ will return personally and visibly. The dead will be raised, and Christ ...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Communion
December 31st, 2020
The Scriptures established Communion as an ordinance to be celebrated until Jesus comes. The Lord’s Supper consists of the elements – bread and the fruit of the vine – which represent the broken body ...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Water Baptism
December 31st, 2020
Scripture commands all who repent and who receive Jesus Christ as Lord to be water-baptized. In this act, Christians declare to the world that they have died with Christ and have been raised with Him ...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - The Church
December 31st, 2020
The Church is the habitation of God through the Spirit on the earth. It is visibly experienced in a local congregation of water-baptized believers who are related by faith and fellowship of the Gospel...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Sanctification
December 31st, 2020
We believe sanctification is a definite, yet progressive work of grace, commencing at the time of regeneration and continuing until the consummation of salvation at Christ’s return. Although sanctific...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Salvation
December 31st, 2020
Man’s only hope of salvation is through the blood of Jesus Christ. Salvation is the gift of God to man, separate from works and the Law, and is made operative by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, p...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - Man, His Fall & His Redemption
December 31st, 2020
Man is a created being, made in the likeness and image of God. But through Adam’s transgression and fall, sin came into the world. Man thereby incurred not only physical death but also spiritual death...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - God the Holy Spirit
December 31st, 2020
The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of God and is fully divine. He exalts Christ. He convicts men of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment. He calls men to Christ and effects regeneration. He supernaturall...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - God the Son
December 31st, 2020
Christ is the eternal Son of God. Jesus Christ was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He honored the divine law by His personal obedience, and in His substitutionary death on th...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - God the Father
December 31st, 2020
God the Father reigns with care over His created universe and over all His creatures, including man, who is created in His image. God orchestrates human history according to the purposes of His grace....  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - God
December 31st, 2020
There is One and only One living and true God. The eternal triune God reveals Himself to us as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – three distinct Persons – with distinct personal attributes, but without di...  Read More
by Jay Randolph
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Our Beliefs - The Scriptures
December 31st, 2020
The Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, is alone the only infallible, inspired Word of God, and its authority is ultimate, final, and eternal. It cannot be added to, subtracted from, or supe...  Read More
by Jay Randolph

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