We believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the verbally inspired Word of God, the final authority for faith and life, inerrant in the original writings, infallible and God-breathed.
We believe in one Triune God, eternally existing in three persons; Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Co-equal in power and glory and having the same attributes.
the Person and Work of Christ
We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God became man without ceasing to be God, having been conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary in order that He might reveal God and redeem sinful man (John 1:12, 14; Luke 1:35). We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ accomplished our redemption through His death on the cross as a representative, vicarious, substitutionary sacrifice, and that our justification is made sure by His literal and physical resurrection from the dead. We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ ascended into heaven and is now exalted at the right hand of God where, as our High Priest, He fulfils the ministry as Representative, Intercessor, and Advocate (Acts 1:9, 10; Hebrews 7:25; Hebrews 9:24; Romans 8:34; 1 John 2:12). We believe Jesus is coming again for His Church and with His Church to judge the living and the dead (1 Peter 4:5; Romans 14:9; 2 Timothy 4:1).
the Person and Work of The Holy Spirit
We believe that the Holy Spirit is a person who convicts the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment; He is the Supernatural Agent in regeneration, baptising all believers into the body of Christ, indwelling and sealing them unto the day of redemption. We believe in the Baptismal of the Holy Spirit as a subsequent experience and in that the initial physical evidence of speaking in tongues (Acts2:4).
We believe that salvation is the gift of God brought to man by grace and received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, whose precious blood was shed on Calvary for the forgiveness of our sins (Ephesians 2:810; John 1:12; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Peter 1:1819).
the Ministry and Spiritual Gifts
We believe that God is sovereign in the bestowing of spiritual gifts. It is, however, the believers’ responsibility to attempt to develop their sovereignly given spiritual gift(s). We also believe that particular spiritual gifts are neither essential, nor prove the presence of the Holy Spirit, nor are an indication of deep spiritual experience. We believe that God does hear and answer the prayer of faith, in accordance with His own will, for the sick and afflicted (John 15:7; 1 John 5:14, 15). We believe that it is the privilege and responsibility of every believer to minister according to the gift(s) and grace of God that is given to him.
We believe that the church, which is the body and espoused bride of Christ, is a spiritual organism made up of all born-again persons. We believe that the establishment and continuance of local churches is clearly taught and defined in the New Testament Scriptures (Acts 14:27; 18:22; 20:17; 1 Timothy 3:13; Titus 1:511). We believe in the autonomy of the local churches, free of any external authority and control. We recognise believers’ baptism and the Lords Supper as scriptural means of testimony for the church.
We believe that those who reject Jesus Christ will be punished eternally in a literal place called ‘Hell’. Those who believe and accept his atoning work will enter the paradise of God known as ‘Heaven’.