and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty;
from there He shall come to judge the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy universal church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting.
(1) The Bible is the Word of God.
"Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth." - John 17:17
"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:"-II Timothy 3:16
(2) The nature of God is One God in three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
"And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: and lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."-Matthew 3:16,17
"Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit:" -Matthew 28:19
(3) A. The Deity of Christ.
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God...And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth." -John 1:1,14
"For in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily." -Colossians 2:9
B. The Virgin Birth.
"Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit." -Matthew 1:18
"Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us." -Matthew 1:23 (Isaiah 7:14)
(4) Sin separates man from God.
"For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;" -Roman3:23
"For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." -Romans 6:23
(5) The Resurrection and Ascension of Christ.
"For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures;" -I Corinthians 15:3,4
"Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise us up also by Jesus, shall present us with you." -II Corinthians 4:14
"So then, after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God." -Mark 16:19
(6) Salvation by God's Grace Through Faith in Christ.
"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast." -Ephesians 2:8,9
"And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise, grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace:" -Romans 11:6
(7) Salvation only through Christ.
"Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life, no man comes unto the Father, but by me." -John14:6
"Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved." -Acts 4:12
(8) The New Birth.
"That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again." -John 3:6,7
"Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and abides for ever." -1 Peter 1:23
(9) Assurance of Salvation through Christ's shed blood.
"But God commends his love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him." -Romans 5:8,9
"But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ hisSon cleanses us from all sin." -1 John 1:7
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." -John 3:16
"These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God." -I John 5:13
(10) God wants you to be saved Now.
"Wherefore (as the Holy Spirit says, Today if you will hear his voice, Harden not your hearts," -Hebrews 3:7,8
"(For he says, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succored thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)" -II Corinthians 6:2
(11) The Second Coming of Christ.
"For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord." -I Thessalonians 4:16,17
"And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory...But of that day and hour knows no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only." -Matthew 24:30,36
(12) The Immortality of the Soul and Eternal Judgment.
"And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:" -Hebrews 9:27
"When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: ...Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: ...Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels: ...And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal." -Matthew 25:31,34,41,46
Afternoon Bible study for women and men meets at 2 PM. All are welcomed.
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