Basis of Faith
- The full
inspiration of the Holy Scriptures; their authority and sufficiency as not
only containing, but
being in themselves, the word of God; the reliability
of the New Testament in its testimony to the
Character and authorship of the
Old Testament; and the need of the teaching of the Holy Spirit to a
spiritual understanding of the whole.
- The unity of the
Godhead the divine co-equality of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit;
sovereignty of God in creation, providence and redemption.
- The total depravity
of human nature in consequence of the Fall, and the necessity for
- The true and proper
Deity of our Lord Jesus Christ; His virgin birth; His real and perfect
the authority of His teaching, and the infallibility of all His
utterances; His work of atonement
for sinners of mankind by His
substitutionary sufferings and death; His bodily resurrection and
ascension into Heaven; and His present priestly intercession for His people.
- The justification
of the sinner solely by faith in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
- The necessity of
the work of the Holy Spirit in regeneration, conversion, and sanctification;
ministry and worship.
- The Universal
Church, the body of which Christ is the Head, embracing all the redeemed,
called by God
through the Gospel, born of the Spirit and justified by faith;
the local church, comprising such believers
as the expression of the
Universal Church; and fellowship between such churches manifesting the unity
of the body of Christ.
- The ordinances of
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper as being instituted by our Lord Jesus Christ,
but not in Baptism as conveying regenerating grace, nor in the Lord’s Supper
as being a sacrifice for sin or involving
any change in the bread and wine.
- The personal return
of the Lord Jesus Christ in glory.
- The resurrection of
the body; the judgment of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ, with the
blessedness of the righteous and the eternal punishment of the
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