Doctrinal basis

We believe in...

The Divine inspiration, infallibility and entire trustworthiness of Holy Scripture as orginally given and its sole authority in all matters of faith and conduct.
2 Tim 3:15-17, John 17:18, 2 Pet 1:21

The eternal existence, unity and sovereignty of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit in Redemption, Creation, Revelation and Final Judgement.
Gen 1:1, John 1:1-4, 17:3, 17:21, Col 1:12-20, Rom 3:24, 2:3, 2:16, Heb 9:27

The universal sinfulness and guilt of all mankind because of the Fall, rendering man subject to God's wrath, condemnation, punishment and separation.
Isa 53:6, 64:6, John 3:36, Rom 1:18-32, 3:10-23, 5:12, Matt 25:30

Redemption from the guilt, penalty and power of sin only through the sacrificial death (as our Representative and Substitute) of Jesus Christ, the Incarnate Son of God.
Isa 53:4-6, Mk 10:45, Acts 4:12, Rom 5:18-19, 8:1, 2 Cor 5:15-21, Gal 3:13, 1 Pet 1:18-21, 2:24, 3:18, Heb 10:10-12

The incarnation of the Son of God who was born of the virgin Mary by the Holy Spirit, lived a sinless life and was bodily raised from the dead.
Lk 1:35, Matt 1:20, Heb 4:15, 7:26, Matt 28:1-28, Mk 16:1-20, Lk 24:1-53, Jn 20:1-31, 21:1-25, Acts 2:24-36, 3:15, 4:10, 13:30-37, 1 Cor 15:3-4, 15:20

The necessity of the work of the Holy Spirit in regeneration to make the death of Christ effective to the individual sinner, granting him repentance towards God and faith in Jesus Christ.
Jn 3:3-8, 16:7-11, Acts 11:18, 20:21, Rom 8:9-11, Eph 2:1-10, Titus 3:5

The justification of the sinner freely by grace through faith alone in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Rom 3:24-26, Eph 2:8-9

The work of the Holy Spirit indwelling, sanctifying and filling the believer, resulting in Christlikeness, holiness, worship and evangelism.
Jn 14:16-17, 14:26, 16:13-15, 1 Pet 1:14-17, 1 Thess 4:3, Acts 1:4, 1:8, 2:4, 2:38, 4:31, Eph 5:18, Rom 8:29, 2 Cor 6:14-18, Eph 1:4, Jn 4:24, Acts 4:31, 4:33, 13:1-5

The personal return of the Lord Jesus Christ, the resurrection of the dead, the final judgement, the everlasting punishment of the wicked and the everlasting blessedness of the righteous.
Matt 24:27-31, 24:44, Acts 1:6-11, 1 Thess 4:13-18, Rev 20:11-15, Matt 25:14-30 Rev 19:1-10, 21:23-27

The One Holy Universal Church, the Body of Christ, to which all regenerate believers belong, under the Headship of Christ and the local church, a company of believers, meeting regularly on the basis of the Apostles' doctrine.
Eph 1:22-23, Col 1:18, Acts 2:47, Eph 5:24-29, 1 Cor 12:27, Rom 12:5, 1 Cor 4:17, 2 Thess 1:4, Acts 2:42