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  • Phone: (731)-421-2670
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  • Mailing Address: PO Box 11535 Jackson, TN 38308

 

 

What We Believe

Holy Bible - We believe The Holy Bible, both the Old and New Testaments, is the authoritative Word of God. It alone is the final authority for determining all doctrinal truths. In its original writing, the Bible is inspired, infallible and inerrant.  (Proverbs 30:5; Romans 16:25-26; 2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21)

The Godhead - We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:      Father, Son (Jesus Christ) and Holy Spirit. These three are coequal and coeternal. (Genesis 1:26; Isaiah 9:6; Matthew 3:16-17; Luke 1:35; Hebrews 3:7-11; I John 5:7)

Jesus Christ - We believe Jesus Christ is God the Son, the second person of the Trinity. On earth, Jesus was 100% God and 100% man. He was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, performed miracles, died on the cross for humanity and thus, atoned for our sins through the shedding of His blood. He rose from the dead on third day according to scriptures, ascended to the right hand of the Father, and will return again in power and glory.  (Isaiah 9:6; John 1:1,14, 20:28; Philippians 2:5-6; 1 Timothy 2:5, 3:16)

Man, His Fall, Redemption and Salvation - Man is created being, make in the likeness and image of God, but through Adam’s transgression and fall, sin came into the world.  “All have sinned and come short of the glory of God.”  “As it is written, there is none righteous, no not one”.  Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who shed His blood to redeem and restore man back to God.  (Roman 5:12; Rom 3:23) We believe man was created in the image of God but through voluntary            disobedience sinned and fell. Consequently, all of humanity shares in man's lost and sinful nature, and humanity's only hope for redemption is in Jesus Christ, the Son of God. (Genesis 1:26-31, 3:1-7; Romans 5:12-21)              

We believe man is saved by grace alone, through personal faith in Jesus Christ. Salvation is a gift from God, not a result of our good works or of any human effort. Through repentance of our sins, we receive forgiveness of our sins.    Repentance is the commitment to turn away from sin in every area of our lives and to follow Jesus Christ, thus allowing us to be redeemed.(Romans 10:9-10; Acts 3:19, 16:31; Galatians 2:16, 3:8; Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5; Hebrews 9:22)

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 (Eph 2:8) This new birth is necessary to all men and when fulfilled produces eternal life. (John 3)

Two Sacraments- We believe that the ordinances of the Church, by the command of Jesus Christ, are water baptism by immersion and the Lord's Supper, both of which are administered to those who are born again.

  1. Water Baptism - Following faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, the new convert is commanded by the Word of God to be baptized in water in the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and in Jesus’ name. (Matthew 28:19; Acts 2:38; Romans 6:4)

  2. Communion - A unique time of communion in the presence of God when the elements of bread and grape juice (the Body and Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ) are taken in remembrance of Jesus’ sacrifice on the Cross. (Matthew 26:26-29, 28:19; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38, 8:12, 36-38, 10:47,48; 1 Corinthians 10:16, 11:23-26)

Sanctification – We believe the Bible teaches that without Holiness no man can see the Lord. The doctrine of Sanctification is a definite, yet progressive work of grace, commencing at the time of regeneration and continuing until the consummation of Salvation. (Romans 8:29, 12:1-2; 2 Corinthians 3:18, 6:14-18; Philippians 3:12-14; 1 Thessalonians 4:3, 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3, 5:23; 2 Peter 3:18; Hebrews 2:11, 12:14)

Baptism in the Holy Spirit - We believe the baptism in the Holy Spirit, given at Pentecost and the subsequent experience is the promise of the Father for all believers as a definite endowment of power for service and can occur at the point of salvation or subsequent to salvation. (Act 1:8; Acts 2:38-39)

Divine Healing -  Healing is for the physical ills of the human body and is wrought by the power of God through the prayer of faith, and by the laying on of Hands.  It is provided for in the atonement of Christ, and it is the privilege of every believer. (Mark 16:18; James 5:14-20; I Peter 2:24; Matt 8:17; Isa 53;4-5)

Heaven and Hell - Heaven is the eternal dwelling place for all believers in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. After living on earth, the unbelievers will be judged by God and sent to Hell where they will be eternally with the Devil and the Fallen Angels. Heaven and Hell are places of eternal existence. (Matthew 5:3,12,20, 6:20, 19:21, 25:34, 25:41; Mark 9:43-48; John 5:11-13,17:24; 2 Corinthians 5:1; Hebrews 9:27, 11:16; 1 Peter 1:4; Revelation 14:9-11, 20:12-15, 21:8)

Second Coming - We believe Jesus Christ will physically, visibly, and gloriously return to earth for the second time to establish His kingdom. This will occur at an undisclosed date. (Matthew 24:30, 26:63-64; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-8; Revelation 1:7)