What Do We Believe?

Jesus Christ

We believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, the unique Son of God, fully God; that he was conceived through the power of the Holy Spirit, born to a virgin, fully man. For our sake he was crucified, he suffered death, was buried and on the third day he rose again. He ascended to heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his kingdom will have no end.

The Holy Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit, the promised Comforter, not as a force but as a person who is fully God.

The Bible

We believe that the Bible is the only inspired word of God that expresses the authority of God and being without error in the truths that it declares.

The Church

We believe in the Church as the body and the Bride of the Lord Jesus Christ. It is made up of all who have put their faith in Jesus Christ; that we are a family unified by the Holy Spirit. The church has been given the mandate to carry on the works of Jesus Christ and to advance his Kingdom, living out the good news of God’s love, and making disciples of Jesus in all nations. We believe that Jesus commanded his people to baptise with water and to remember his sacrifice through regularly sharing Communion. We do not believe that people are saved through these practices but that they demonstrate our desire to live for and serve him.

Humanity

We believe that humans were made in the image of God with the purpose of knowing and enjoying God. However, humans made a choice to rebel against God’s loving rule and because of this live broken lives that lead to death.

Salvation

We believe that salvation is a free gift of God, and is by the grace of God, offered to all through faith in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Relationship with God can be restored to anyone through repentance, belief and receiving of Jesus as Saviour and Lord. The Holy Spirit convicts, regenerates, justifies, and adopts us as we enter the kingdom of God as His sons and daughters.

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