Statement of Faith

WE BELIEVE

There is only one true God who is the eternal King, Creator and Redeemer of all. He is perfectly holy, just, loving and truthful. He has revealed Himself to be eternally self- existent - one being in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. 

The Lord Jesus Christ, the one and only Son of God, was conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, and is God's Anointed One. He was crucified for our sins, died, was buried, resurrected and ascended into Heaven, and is now alive today in the presence of God the Father and in His people. He is "true God" and "true man”, and is empowered by the Holy Spirit to bring God's Kingdom on earth.

The Bible is the inspired, infallible and authoritative Word of God. 

We were created in the image of God to know and enjoy Him. Yet we willfully rejected the Lordship and glory of God for which we were intended, and because of this, sickness, death and judgement entered the world. As a result creation now experiences the effects and consequences of sin. 

We are saved by God's grace, through faith in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Anyone can be restored to fellowship with God through repenting, believing and receiving Jesus as their Saviour and Lord. The Holy Spirit convicts, regenerates, justifies, and adopts us as we enter the Kingdom of God as His sons and daughters. 

We believe in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a holy life and minister supernaturally. The baptism of the Holy Spirit according to Acts 1:4-8 and 2:4 is poured out on believers that they might have God’s almighty power to be witnesses to the world and to bring healing and restoration to all people. 

The victorious redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides freedom from the enemy and freedom from sin, lies, sickness and torment. 

The Church consists of all who put their faith in Jesus Christ. He gave His church the ordinances of Baptism, Communion and Marriage. Marriage is the covenanting together of one man and one woman in a union to the exclusion of all others. The Church exists to carry on the ministry of Jesus Christ and advance His kingdom by undoing the works of the enemy, preaching and living the good news of God's love, discipling the nations, baptizing and teaching them to love and obey God. 

All believers are called to unity in Jesus Christ and with one another. We want to become more like Him in every way, who is the Head of His Body, the Church. We are called to love Him and one another and are enabled to do this only as His life flows through us.

There will be a resurrection of every person, to eternal life for those who are saved and to eternal death for those who are lost. 

We believe in the ever increasing government of God, His Kingdom and our Christian hope, which is the glorious visible return of our Lord Jesus Christ for His overcoming bride His church.

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