The Bible is the inspired Word of God and as such the authority for His church.
Romans 15:4; II Timothy 3:16, 17; Hebrews 4:12
The Bible teaches…
...One God. Deuteronomy 4:39; I Cor. 8:4-6
...That Jesus the Nazarene is God’s Son. (Matt. 3:16, 17); God has made Him both Lord and Christ (Acts 2:22, 32, 36); there is salvation in no one else but Jesus Christ. (Acts 4:12; 10:43)
...That God’s mercy and grace has provided salvation through the blood of Jesus Christ (Eph. 2:4, 5; Romans 3:24; 5:9; Hebrews 9:14; I Peter 1:18, 19)
...That salvation is forgiveness of sin and being made sons of God (Eph. 1:5-7)
...That the church is the body and bride of Christ, founded on the day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere. Matthew 16:13-18; Acts 2:14-47
...That it is God’s plan for the elders to lead the local church. Acts 20:28; I Timothy 3:1-7; I Peter 5:1-4
...That God is the creator of man and of all things.
Genesis 1:1; Acts 17:24-28
…That any man may receive salvation upon faith that
- Jesus the Nazarene died for your sins and was raised from the dead by God, making Jesus both Lord and Christ.
- Repent and accept Jesus Christ as Lord of your life.
- Be immersed in the name of Jesus Christ.
- Walk in faith by following the apostles’ teaching. (Matt. 28:19, 20; Acts 2:22-47; I Cor. 15:1-4)
...That the Holy Spirit is active in the world, convicting the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment. (John 16:8-11)
...That the Holy Spirit lives in the disciples of Christ (Matt. 28:19; Acts 2:38; Romans 8:10-16; I Cor. 6:19; II Cor. 5:5; Eph. 1:13, 14; II Thess. 2:13-17) that we may gain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
...That man, created by God, willfully sinned and as a result, is lost and without hope apart from Jesus Christ. (Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; I John 1:7)
...That death seals the eternal destiny of each person. The saved will inherit eternal life; the unsaved, eternal separation from God. (Romans 8:10, 11; Daniel 12:2; John 6:47)