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God is the Creator and Ruler of the universe. He has eternally existed in three personalities: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. These three are co-equal, and are one.
Gen. 1:1, 26,27; Psalm 90:2; Matt. 28:19; 1 Pet. 1:2; 2 Cor. 13:14
About Jesus Christ
Jesus is the Son of God. He is co-equal with the Father. He lived a sinless human life and offered Himself as the perfect sacrifice for sins by dying on a cross, and then rose from the dead. He ascended to Heaven, and will come again some day to reign on earth as King of Kings, and to gather all believers together to be with Him forever.
Matt. 1:22, 23; Isaiah 9:6; John 1:1-5, 14:10-30; Heb. 4:14, 15; 1 Corinth. 15:3,4; Rom. 1:3,4; Acts 1:9-11, 1 Tim. 6:14
About The Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is co-equal with the Father and Son. He is present in the world to make all people aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He comes into one life at the moment of salvation, and He gives every believer at least one spiritual gift He guides us in the power for living, understanding God truths, and guidance in doing what is right. As believers, we seek to live under His control.
2 Corinth. 3:17, John 16:7-13, 14:16; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinth. 2:12; 3:13; Eph. 1:13, 5:18; Galat. 5:25;
About The Bible
The Bible is God's Holy Word to us. It was written by human authors, under the influence of the Holy Spirit. It is the supreme source of truth for believers, and for non-believers. It is the absolute truth, and has no mixture of error due to being inspired by God Himself.
2 Tim. 3:16, 1:13; 2 Pet. 1:20, 21; Psalm 119:105, 160, 12:6; Prov. 30:5
About Human Beings
People are made in the image of God, to be like Him in character. People are the supreme object of God's creation. Although every person has tremendous potential for good, all of us are marred by sin. This separates us from God, and results in a personal need for Jesus Christ forgiveness in order to experience Heaven.
Gen. 1:17; Psa. 8:3-6; Isa. 53:6; Rom. 3:23; Isa. 59:1,2
About Eternal Life
Salvation is God's free gift to us, but we must accept it personally, and the lifestyle that follows. We can never make up for sin by self-improvement, or good deeds. Only by trusting personally in Jesus can we receive God's forgiveness. When we turn from sin, and turn to Jesus, eternal life begins at that very moment.
Rom. 6:23; Eph 2:8,9; John 14:6, 1:12; Titus 3:5; Gal. 3:26; Rom. 5:1
About Eternal Security
Because God gives us eternal life through Christ, the true believer is secure in that salvation for all of eternity. It cannot be lost. Salvation is maintained by God's grace, not by the self-effort of the Christian.
John 10:29, 2 Tim. 1:12, Heb. 7:25, 10:10, 1 Pet. 1:3-5
People will exist forever, and were created for that purpose. We will live in Heaven or Hell, and the decision is up to the individual. Heaven and Hell are real places of eternal existence.
Rom 6:23; Rev. 20:15
About The Lord's Supper
The Lord's Supper is symbolic of the work of Jesus Christ both in His earthly ministry and in His work on the cross. The bread and the juice are not magically transformed into the blood and body of Jesus, but are again symbols of the totality of Jesus. The Lord's Supper is to be taken with purity of heart and motive. It is a time of worship that is to be performed from time to time in remembrance of all Jesus has done and is doing for us.
Baptism is a public testimony of faith in Jesus Christ. It is not necessary for salvation, but it is a part of the proof that someone has accepted Jesus Christ personally. Scripture clearly states by the rendering of the Greek language that "baptizo" means fully immersed; therefore, baptism should be done by immersion to symbolize the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.