Our Beliefs: Anchored in Scripture
Discover our foundational beliefs rooted in the Word of God. Explore our Statement of Faith, referencing biblical chapters and verses.
The scriptures reveal the Old and New Testaments are both the inspired Word of God. We believe that it is the complete revelation of the will of God, concerning humanity. It reveals the only way of salvation, life and practices.
John 14:6, 2 Timothy 3:16,2 Peter 1:19-21
The scriptures reveal one God, that exists eternally in three distinct persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. All three are equal in power Glory and Grace. They are harmonious in their roles and the work of our redemption.
Ephesians 2:18, Exodus 20:2-3, Matthew 3:16-17, 1 Corinthians 8:6
The scriptures reveal that man was created in the image and likeness of God and that through transgression, humanity fell from their sinless condition and died spiritually. This resulted in physical death and the curse being activated in the world. Fallen humanity has a sin nature and is led by the senses, so sin is commonplace. Humanity went from spirit, soul and body, to body soul and spirit, so the treasure of humanities divine origins in God, became hidden in the field, now, the whole world is God’s mission field. Jesus Christ gave His life as a ransom for many.
Genesis 1:26-27, Isaiah 53:6,Romans 3:23, 5:12-19, 1 Timothy 2:6, John 12:24, Matthew 13:44-46, Romans 8:22-24
The scriptures reveal that through faith all believers are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and will spend eternity in the presence of God in His Kingdom, however, free will reveals that God must honour our choices, so eternal separation awaits those who through impenitence and unbelief refuse to accept God’s offer of salvation, mercy and grace. However, all who call upon the name of the Lord will be saved, it is not God’s will that any would perish.
Jeremiah 29:12-13, John 3:16-18, Psalm 16:11, Matthew 25:34-46, John 14:2-6, Romans 10:13, Acts 16:31, 2 peter 3:9
The scriptures reveal the deity of the pre-incarnate Jesus Christ. His miraculous conception through the Holy Spirit and His divinely orchestrated virgin birth. He lived a totally sinless life and kept the law to fulfill it, prior to introducing the new covenant, through His substitutionary sacrificial death on the cross, His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His prophesied imminent return.
Genesis 1:26, Isaiah 7:14, John 1:1, Matthew 1:18-25, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
The scriptures reveal that the salvation of fallen humanity is only by a work of divine Grace, where the Son of God became our substitutional sacrifice for all humanity for all time. Salvation cannot be earned and is conditional upon repentance and faith in Jesus Christ. At Salvation, the sinner is born again and receives a new nature. Through the incarnation, the Son of God became the Son of man to reveal to the son of man that he is really the son of God. Redemption reveals the God who has always known us.
Deuteronomy 32:18, Matthew 16:18, Ephesians 2:8-9, 1 Peter 1:3, 2 Peter 1:4, Jeremiah 1:5, 1 Corinthians 13:12, John 3:3-6, Acts 13:39, 16:31, 2 Corinthians 7:10
The scriptures reveal the church is comprised of believers who have exercised their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and whom the Holy Spirit has regenerated. As born again believers, we practice the ordinances of Jesus Christ, His law of faith and of love, we operate in the gifts of the Holy Spirit, and accept our inheritance and His many promises as revealed in His Word. We are co-heirs who are co-seated with Him in heavenly places. We believe the five fold ministry is still in operation, with offices of apostles, prophets, pastors, evangelists, teachers, bishops, deacons and elders, and that God is restoring the church according to His divine design and plan. The great commission is the call of the church, the book of Acts is often called the Acts of the Holy Spirit.
Matthew 28:19,20, Mark 16:15-19, Acts 2:41-42, Romans 8;17, 1 Corinthians 3:16, Ephesians 2:6, 4:11-13, 1 Timothy 3:1-3, Titus 1:5-9
The scriptures reveal that Christian baptism in the name of the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit, means full immersion in water, as an outward and public declaration of faith, that the believer has left their old unregenerate life behind, rising out of the water, representing their newly resurrected identity as a born again child of God. Baptism is considered a Holy sacrament along with Holy Communion, and only born-again believers have access to the privileges of Holy Communion, which represents the purchase of our healing needs, forgiveness for our sins, the removal of the sinful nature, and the remembrance of His prophesied return.
Matthew 28:19-20, Acts 8:36-39, Romans 6, 1 Corinthians 11:23-28
The scriptures reveal the devil as a created angel that rebelled against God and that he is the “god of this age; also called Lucifer the prince of the power of the air,”. He is cunning and subtle, always seeking to frustrate the plans and purposes of God and His church. He ensnares all of humanity, but mainly through their ignorance of spiritual truth.
Isaiah 14:12-15, Ephesians 2:2, Revelation 12:9-11, 2 Corinthians 4:3-4
The scripture reveals that all who are born again should have their mind renewed to the Word of God, outwardly revealing the divinely recreated nature. When we are born again (from above) we have a new spirit, but our mind is not born again, so we are required by Jesus to be teachable disciples, being planted in a church fellowship with access to regular spiritual instruction and encouragement, forsaking ungodly worldly practices, while being built up in the faith of a Holy community.
Psalm 1, John 15;5, Hebrews 10:25, 1 Timothy 4:1-3, Romans 12:1-2, Ephesians 4:23, 2 Corinthians 6:14-18
The scriptures reveal the Holy Spirit as the third person of the Godhead, being equal to the Father and the Son and existing in perfect harmony. He is also known as the Spirit of Jesus, He works to sanctify, regenerate and transform believers, He can also be grieved and must be acknowledged, without Him, we have no spiritual power at all. He opens the scriptures to us. The scripture reveals that the baptism of the Holy Spirit is something that is to be greatly desired, and very necessary for a victorious Christian life. It is very common to be born again and not be filled with the Spirit. We believe that all the gifts of the Holy Spirit are for today.
Luke 24:45, Matthew 7:9-11, Philippians 1:19, Acts 19:2, Acts 1:1-8, Corinthians 12:4-11, Ephesians 1:17, 4:30-31
The scriptures reveal that Jesus Christ has always existed prior to His earthly incarnation and that He is the same, yesterday, today, and forever. We live in biblical times, and bible prophesy is continually being fulfilled. On the way to Calvary, Jesus went to the whipping post to purchase our healing. Jesus Christ was then crucified for our sins, He took upon Himself the fallen nature of all humanity. He was baptised into our death so that we could be baptised into His life. Jesus Christ fulfilled the law and introduced a New priesthood and New Covenant, as the second and last Adam, He came to give birth to a brand new humanity, a new species. Jesus Christ still heals, saves, and delivers. In faith, when the Word of God is preached, signs usually follow. All believers are called to be living witnesses to the success of the cross, as what was lost in the Garden of Eden, was taken back through the cross. As all of humanity fell through the transgression of one, even so, by one perfect sacrifice are many made righteous through Jesus Christ our Lord, Saviour and soon coming King!
Daniel 11;32, Colossians 1:16-20, Isaiah 52:13-15, Isaiah 53:4-6, Matthew 8:17, 1 Peter 2;24, Luke 12:50, Matthew 16:19-21, 2 Corinthians 5:17-21, Hebrews 10:14, 12;2, 13;8, Romans 5:17-21, 1 Corinthians 15:45, Revelation 1;18, Revelation 22:12-20